posted on Jun, 2 2016 @ 07:03 AM
a reply to: violet
I haven't been sick in decades. I've worked in giant hotels (in the housekeeping department and also front desk!) being exposed to other people's
germs to the tune of tens of thousands of guests. I've been a server and buffet attendant, have bused tables and worked as a dishwasher operator at
the student union for a while in college (hey, I just needed a quick job - a Nigerian prince also worked there!)!. I've been around babies all my
life, too - hundreds of them. Worked in a health care clinic - sick people coming in every day.
There is a rational level at which one should absolutely wash hands - having come in contact with human waste or effluvium or blood or pus or what
have you it would be highly recommended to wash one's hands - sanitize them even, before touching hands or eyes or mouth or open wounds.
Bandaids in the pool are also extremely gross.....LOL!! Check out Sebastian Maniscalco
for some really
hilarious observations of human weirdness.
but plain old garden soil or dust is not going to hurt you. I often garden without gloves...dirt gets under my fingernails - sometimes remains
there...I'd still wipe my hands on my jeans to brush off the stuck stuff, but worrying about what I can't see (and only imagining the things that
might lurk there!)....not on my to-do list.
My OCD used to be about poison ivy. Now I am able to deal with it. OCD is treatable.
But if you don't think you are suffering, that's fine! If you're driving others to distraction with your nitpicking cleanliness, then it becomes a
Plus, that antibacterial soap stuff? Bad for your skin.
edit on 6/2/2016 by BuzzyWigs because: (no reason given)