It is Summer, my AC is Broken, and I am Melting
Category : Level Up
What stuff are you putting off too long?
The AC in my car is broken. It has been that way for about 4 years now. I just cannot bring myself to fix it. Because of the broken part and where it is deep inside the dash just past the Black Gate of Mordor, it is a $1500 fix.
Somewhere past that gate is my broken car AC.
Every time I think about fixing it, I wait too long, the weather cools down, and it seems unnecessary. I am writing this right now in the middle of the summer in South Carolina. It’s 98 degrees outside and about 4 billion percent humidity. I want to fix it really bad right now.
But the summer is almost over.
But it costs $1500 bucks
But I need to tough it out
But it is not that bad if I drive really fast with the windows down
The excuses win, and I say I will wait until next summer.
Some of you might be thinking I just need to tough it out or maybe you went without AC for a long time and it did not kill you. Well, that is you.
I am a certified ginger. Heat and sun are my Kryptonite. I have climbed mountains, rucked for days in the Marines, and run 2 marathons. I can handle stress, trouble, and pain. But in the heat, I melt. I do it in stages too. Sweat, turn beet red, and then melt into a puddle leaving a nasty stain where even my sweet caramel core melts down.
Put your Ben and Jerry ice cream in the microwave for 2 minutes and watch it. That is me.
So, what big thing are you making excuses about or willing to endure the pain of?
I am seriously gettng personal and asking this. I know you have something.
Starting your business
Quitting a job
What are you putting off?
If I can help you look at things and make that decision, get in touch.
Dr. Dave the Decision Instigator
PS- In my book Becoming a Turtle about my solo expedition across North America I talk about how I used the windows down-AC off method to determine the need for showers. Check it out!
This message was written by a team of geeks, nerds, gamers, and Dr. David Powers. You can always find us at www.callsignredbeard.com. Thanks for reading!
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