Not really, it's usually dark when I run as well so it helps with keeping things out of my way: brush, trash piles, motorists, etc. Holy Cow - good luck with the employee. Ouch. When I got PF I'd go with the strasbourg sock and ibuprofen and it would clear up pretty nicely. That's not a fuck-up, that's SOP for these cases. Once someone starts holding them accountable, they move on to another sucker.