Izquierdo Law August 2018

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The Sun Is Completely Insufferable


any of the enjoyment I got from being outside. Now with every year that goes by, starting from about five years ago, it just feels as though it gets hotter and hotter. I’ve found that the heat is really annoying and threatens to impose on what I enjoy doing outdoors, but I don’t let it stop me, and you shouldn’t either. One of the best ways to prevent the sun from affecting you too dramatically is to stay hydrated. Drinking water is a great way to avoid dehydration, which, if left untreated, can become disastrous. If you’re planning on being outside for an extended amount of time, make sure that everyone has plenty of water to drink. Carry around a refillable water bottle, which can keep your water colder for longer. Keep in mind that when you’re outside enjoying any activities, it’s not a good idea to stand in direct sunlight for too long. Limit your time in the sun by ensuring that there’s someplace to sit and relax in a shaded area. Avoid going out in the heat of the day too — if you have something you want to do outside, do it in the evening or morning when the day is just starting to heat up or cool down. It’s also important to cover up with light clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen. and sun don’t mix — there can be a lot of consequences for drinking in warmer weather. Barbecues, pool parties, or bonfires can be an ideal place for adults to relax and have a cold one. Keeping an eye on how much alcohol you consume is a good idea in any situation but is crucial in this type of situation. Alcohol lowers proper body function, Another critical factor is to limit alcohol consumption if you’re planning to spend a day outside. Alcohol

I never remembered the heat getting to me as bad as it has been recently. This summer has been unbearably hot for me, and it got me thinking about what might cause it to affect me so much. I remember, as little as four or five years ago, I had no issues with the heat, but I’m guessing it might be old age taking its course. I wasn’t unaware of the temperature outside. I definitely noticed it, and it definitely bothered me, but I was always pretty distracted by whatever I was doing to be affected by it. Going to the beach, a pool, or enjoying a round of golf have proven to be great ways to forget the blazing sun above and make it more than bearable. “I’ve found that the heat is really annoying and threatens to impose

affecting the way your body regulates its temperature and causing higher risk of heat stroke or dehydration. It’s also not a good idea to have too much alcohol when you’re around a body of water — you might not have the coordination to pull yourself out of the water if you fall in. The heat is really wearing down on me this year, and knowing how to beat the heat in these dog days of summer will hopefully help you and I get through it. Don’t stop chasing the sun!

on what I enjoy doing outdoors, but I don’t let it stop me, and you shouldn’t either.”

The heat was hard to ignore, even when it didn’t used to affect me like it does now. Before, I was aware of how hot it was, but it didn’t compromise

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