A Winter Morning in Michigan Described by NFL Players
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A Winter Morning in Michigan Described by NFL Players

This can’t be happening, my bed will be cold without me.

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A Winter Morning in Michigan Described by NFL Players
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It's winter, which means it's cold. I mean like the temperature is lower than my age and I'm 20. After a long vacation, nobody likes getting up and going back to their normal routine, and the cold weather, snow, cloudy days and wind makes it that much harder. Here is a typical morning for anybody living in Michigan or really any cold weather state.

1. The alarm goes off

This can’t be happening, my bed will be cold without me.

2. Getting dressed realizing the temperature won’t go above 20, so it’s a hoodie day…AGAIN

It’s the uniform of college students in Michigan from November until probably April.

3. Trying to stay warm while the shower warms up

Does this count as exercise, because I’m already getting tired

4. Realizing that you can’t go back to bed, despite how cold and wet you are

Why don’t I live anywhere else but Michigan? I am absolutely moving to Florida one day.

5. The first drink of coffee that keeps you going

You know maybe today won’t be so bad. My coffee is fresh, I’m basically in my pajamas, I think it’s going to be a good day.

6. When you realize you forgot to warm up your car and its covered in ice and snow, five minutes before you have to leave.

NOOOOOOO! IT’S COLD OUT THERE. Why do I always forget to do this?

7. When they don’t plow the roads

Really. You had one job. There isn’t even a snowbank for me to “accidentally” back into so I can’t go to school.

8. Watching the out of towners attempt to drive on our snowy roads

You can go faster than 25. Cmon. You won’t slide on the roads, so let’s move it. Move. It. FASTER! Great, now I have to stop at the light. The Lord is testing me today.

9. Arriving at your destination, realizing you have to leave your warm car, and be productive.

I’m too cold to accomplish things. Maybe when I get older, I will work from home. Awww I want to go home!

10. Your hair after taking off your hat in front of everybody around you

Why do I even bother with looking nice? Winter ruins everything.

I love living in Michigan so much, but winter mornings are not always easy. I’m sure many of the states feel this way right now, but that’s what makes us strong. We leave our beds every morning when the temperature is below freezing, and we do things. I know crazy. But, that is a Pure Michigan.

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