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does anyone build up static?


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S: 17st4lb C: 17st4lb G: 11st1lb BMI: 37.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
I know it sounds really weird, but since I have been doing this diet i find that man made clothes cling to me with static. I can't touch anything metal without getting a bit of a shock :confused::confused::confused:. Is it just me or is there something else going on? If anyone can help I'd be grateful. (it's things like the lining of skirts or nighties that are becoming static)
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S: 24st4lb C: 11st11lb G: 11st3lb BMI: 23.7 Loss: 12st7lb(51.47%)
Not happening here. Maybe it's your electric personalities? Seriously-there must be a sensible expalanation. Sorry that I don't have one as I'm not very sensible....
ooh - i've had this too recently. My hair is really electric - i put this down to running out of conditioner!!!

Also i seem to always get shocks off cars etc - didn't put the two together!


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I got a shock off someone at work the other day - weird! Maybe we have a ready brek glow about us too!
Yes, I do all the time, I have noticed it has got worse recently but hadn't connected it to CD! Maybe it's the weather/atmospheric pressure!
Definitely something to do with the atmosphere or something...my fiance keeps giving the cats static shocks...

And I went to comfort him when his motorbike fell over the over day and zapped his face quite badly!

Mrs B

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S: 24st1.7lb C: 23st1.1lb BMI: 53.8 Loss: 1st0.6lb(4.32%)
I've been told if you rinse your clothes in white vinegar it eliminates the static (put it in the softener drawer in your machine). I've tried the vinegar as a softener for towels and it doesn't smell, honest!