- August 10, 2010 at 9:46 pm
Yep, I had that happen too. We had to snorkel over to the Baths on Virgin Gorda when we were on a sailing trip and my waterproof sunblock twinkied out. I was really fried kinda all over and worried for the rest of my trip 'cos of the derm appointment I had the day after we got back.
She walked in…"Kim Jones, don't even tell me your are this sunburned." I told her that it actually looked better than it did the day after it happened and she laughed. And agreed that proximity to the equator was prolly a factor. Also reflected light. She gave me a catalog from Sunday Afternoons and said to get some of those rash guard shirts. ( I got some cute ones and some board shorts.)
I peeled and peeled. Someone did tell me that they liked my 'tan'.
So my friend, it does happen and I am glad that you are living your dream with a great guy and a nameless boat. That's all that matters.
Take good care, K.
PS We know that you are careful about sunscreen and covering up, right? Just checkin'.