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i got a shower from one of those truckers once but they said i had to share the shower is that normal???
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Just found this thread and was suprised no one has mentioned "NO RINSE BODY WASH" as an option. I found out about it during an extended stay in the hospital basically unable to move for a while. One of the attendants came in with a warm pan of what seemed to be soapy water and said it was time for my "bath". Used the "concoction" and afterwards felt like I had just stepped out of the shower.

After the hospital stay, I went to a medical supply store and asked about it and bought a 4 oz bottle. I have used it many times while in the back country on extended hunting/camping trips. A pan of water from a stream, set by a fire to warm and a couple of drops of this and it leaves me feeling clean and fresh, almost like I just stepped out of a shower.

I almost always have it with me when a shower is not readily available.
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If you have a smart phone, there's an app called Trucker Path that shows most of the truckstops on it, as well as a list of the amenities offered at each one. As a truck driver, I personally think that the best showers offered at the chains are the Love's truck stops. One thing that I find helps with the hygiene is baby wipes. Many times I've used them when I couldn't get to a shower for the night.
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