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How do I cope with the August heat???

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

So this week's blog challenge for the Sensational SIsters team is about the high temperatures of August & how I cope with them.

Well this has been an usual August of sorts. In fact it has rained EVERY SINGLE DAY for the past 3 or 4 weeks. So much rain in fact that several communities have flooding issues & some of the roadways there have had to be closed due to standing water. My activities pretty much are limited to inside ---walking in the mall or using my wii. doing some SP Strength Training Exercises. Although I do not miss the 100+ temps, I do miss being able to spend my afternoons &/or weekends out in the sunshine.

Although the temps aren't extreme this summer here, I do always keep ice cold water on hand, aiming for a daily goal of 10 cups daily.

Whatever the weather is, making "ME" a priority is important in reaching my SP Healthy goals. emoticon

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    This summer has been strange here also. Only fifteen days of temperatures in the 90's with those high heat indexes. It has been cool the past few days. But the heat is coming back Monday and Rain tomorrow and over the weekend.

    Hope you have a great day and you get some sunshine soon. emoticon
    1894 days ago
    And of course, high temps where I live is probably just right where you live.....

    Anything above 22 or 23 degrees (celsius) is too warm for me....
    1895 days ago
    Yes! Well said.
    1896 days ago
    hope you get some sunshine soon .. hope the flooding around you dissipates soon .. we had that issue last year, our basment flooded, not real badly, but we have a finished basement, so it was enough .. and we found we didn't have flood insurance .. your doing great on keeping up with your exercise .. so emoticon because emoticon
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  • GABY1948
    It's been an unusual summer just as it was an unusual winter! But I am enjoying it too!
    1896 days ago
    We've been blessed with cooler temperatures here in Southeast, MO! However, when the temps and humidity gets too high.. I won't lie... I stay inside...
    1896 days ago
    We have had 5 days of rain without many hours of "letting up". I really miss being able to get out. Been doing inside walking and strength training like you. Found some here on SP and one I liked on "You Tube". Hoping for emoticon tomorrow!
    1896 days ago
    emoticon blog. The weather has been really acting crazy these days ... long drawn out winter and a "no show" summer! Let's see what the fall is going to bring. I wwold not be surprised if we have a sweltering or snowy fall! I do hope that you get to enjoy some summer sun.
    1896 days ago
    We are in upstate SC and it's been raining!
    1896 days ago
    That is a lot of rain. We are praying for rain and the fire
    season has been brought forward to August 1st. 80%
    of our state is in drought and some say the worse for
    100 years.Send it our way please, lol. I hope that you can
    get some good weather to be able to go out and enjoy the
    sunshine. I'll send you some of ours. emoticon
    1896 days ago
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