14 Struggles For Those Who Are Waiting for Summer
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14 Struggles For Those Who Are Waiting for Summer

it's months away but feels more like a million years away

14 Struggles For Those Who Are Waiting for Summer

In the middle of February I am sitting outside writing this article in a jean jacket and leggings. But as beautiful as it is out with the sun shining and everyone on campus is taking advantage of the nice weather, we all know that this won't last. Because beginning of the week it will return to below freezing whether and almost unbearable wind chills. For me personally, since now all the major winter holidays are over, and we just went through a "snow storm" already, I can proudly say I am over the heavy jackets and stuffy noses, and ready for warmer weather! The bigger issue is that summer is still over a two month wait. So until then, we can just have Parks and Recreation to relate to the struggles of those like me who would do anything to be laying on a beach right now, and not walking outside anymore into the bitter cold.

1. You suffer extremely from the winter blues

2. Seeing all the spring and summer clothes at the mall

3. When you give in and buy them, however, you still have to hang it in your closet for a couple more months.

4. So you just go back to the lazy winter wardrobe, losing all motivation to look cute.

5. The warm days that tease you that you can wear those clothes, but they backfire once the sun starts to set from being on campus all day.

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6. Then there are the days where it's freezinnnggg in the morning, but by 12PM you just want to start ripping off your clothes.

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7. When you still to your ice coffee 365 days a year, but your hand freezes from walking to class with it.

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10. But then you know you have to after watching all the HGTV specials about tropical island homes and vacations

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11. Getting slammed with midterm exams, and papers when you know this shit doesn't happen during summer break.

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12. ...And Having professors during the spring semester who turn on the AC when it's negative -2 degrees outside

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13. The excitement you get when leaves start growing back on the trees

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14. Counting down the days where you're not experiencing the struggle of adventuring back to your car, dorm, or restaurant when it's either snowing, or high freezing winds.

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