Triple digits are dangerous for everyone. I don't see a way of staying cool outdoors unless you have water spraying on you or in water cool enough to lower the temp of your inner core if you are too hot.
We had days of 100 degree temps here in the Midwest. Our only option was going to work to stay cool and then going home to the a/c. Way too exciting. LOL.
My only option is to walk underground via the subways to keep out of the heat. To and from Mayo is only 3 blocks but with the high heat index I have to walk nearly 12 blocks to get back and forth to the hotel.
I will be finally coming home on Sat the 14th, I am so excited. I will give a complete update on Sunday.
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It is "only" 87 here today. But a week or so ago, it was 110' in the shade. Nasty. Actually a person can get heat stroke if it is only 80' according to a science article that I read.
I know I can get heat sickness very easily, have had trouble with it every summer since the 1970s. At my last job, they kept it overly hot in there, and I could have heat exhaustion within 30 minutes of arriving at work. They kept it so horribly hot to keep the residents 'warm'. Well, they do not have to wear shorts and tank tops if they cannot tolerate regular room temps. I was putting ice chips in my shirt for awhile, but they decided it didnt look "nice". Humph. Neither does gallons of sweat pouring out of me from head to foot. It could be 350' F in the nursing home, and residents would still claim to be "freezing". I once got so sick from the heat that my BP went up to 224/179 because I could not keep my meds down.
I have 5 fans going, and my kids have a small AC in their window. I take lots of COLD showers, eat cold foods and do as little cooking as possible.
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