Cold Shower: Days Three, Four, Five & Six

I cheat.  I take a fully hot shower just the way I like it but turn the water to cold for 30 seconds in the middle.  I try to stay under for 15-second each side.  But most of my body is hanging out of the cold water.  I screech the entire time.  Matt laughs and tells me my noises are too inappropriate to do this when we have house guests over the weekend. 
After 30-seconds I turn the water back to hot and warm up.  I find that my face feels really good after the splash of cold and so I don’t hit my face with hot water again.  Still, I know I’m cheating.  I’m nowhere near the three minutes Dr. Oz’s guest  recommended.  Half my body is always hanging out of the water.  And since I reheat I don’t get the invigorating feeling I got after the first day.  But I know I won’t stick to this challenge if I have to get in cold water and stay in cold water.  My new goal is to build up the time (and actually get my body in the water).
Personal Euphoria
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Maggie Downie
Thank you for giving your time to stop and read my blog. I hope it encourages you to keep moving. Move and the body will be happier. And when you're moving you can hike, run, swim in Jell-O, race over non-Newtonian fluids, travel the world or build igloos--if that's your thing. If not, you can watch me do it. This is just a spot to try and feel good about life.

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