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Dang. Fish pedicures are bad for you.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

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On a recent vacation, I got a "fish pedicure" at a spa, which was a really cool experience. You stick your feet and hands in a big aquarium and little sucker fish go to work, snipping off dead skin. They smoothed the nasty callouses on my heals, nipped off my hangnails, and left my skin smooth as a trout. It also tickled a lot!

And now I read in this Spark Health update that I could have caught all manner of diseases: wfl.sparkpeople.com/reso
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p?health_day=664798


The spa I visited called it a "fish massage," which makes more sense than "fish pedicure." We all know fish ain't got feet.
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  • MCJULIEO
    Curiouser and curiouser......
    2659 days ago
  • PAMATX
    That sounds really interesting. My feet need a jackhammer. I guess I'll have to forgo the fish, now that I know it could turn out badly.

    emoticon emoticon emoticon (closest I could find to a jackhammer)
    2819 days ago
  • PAMNANGEL
    I've heard of those. Wish I could get a few for myself.
    2820 days ago
  • LIBBYL1
    I was thinking of having one! Might still to get rid of the callouses....
    2820 days ago
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