Q: Why did the mushroom get invited to all the parties?
A: ‘Cuz he’s a FUNgi!
I have athlete’s foot. There, I came out and said it. I have to own the fact that I have now joined the legions of high school football players and wrestlers afflicted with the fungus. I definitely didn’t invite it, and it’s definitely not fun!
For 30 Rock fans, it’s like scene when Jack Donaghy makes a public declaration on the subway that he had bed bugs. My initial reaction to my foot fungus diagnosis was that same mix of embarrassment, shame, and then ultimately resignation. As embarrassing as it is, why did I act like it’s the end of the world? I mean, I’m an athlete, and I have feet. I suppose it was inevitable between sweating through three-hour long runs and showering at the gym even when I forget my flip-flops. It was only a matter of time.
Once I got over myself and realized I needed to combat this fungal invasion, treating mild athlete’s foot is a relatively simple process. Read on to find out what to do if your feet get all athletey. Read more >>