Moving to Wichita Falls? Here's How to Adjust to the Hot Climate
By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
If you just moved to Wichita Falls, the heat and humidity might possibly hit you like a wall, especially during the summertime. Any jealousy you might be sensing departs as the moving company unloads the final cartons out of the moving van in Wichita Falls. Luckily, you'll be able to adjust to a hotter local climate. Unfortunately, normally it takes a little extra time, so chances are you'll need to hang in there and contend with it a bit.
Here are a few steps to acclimatize to the heat and humidity after moving to Wichita Falls:
1. Adjust your schedule. Refrain from venturing out in the whole heat through the day and strive to coordinate chores for the morning as well as evening. If you usually run in the afternoon, adjust it to early morning hours. Dining a tad later may help you cope with the effects of the humidity on your hunger. In case your schedule will allow, there might be a rationale why persons in take siestas.
2. Withstand the temptation to turn the A/C all the way up to freezing levels. It's going to only slow your adaptation, in addition to turning up your power bills. You may also end up becoming too cool when you have been outside. Usually, you'll want to set the A/C to about 10 degrees below the external temperature, no more. Oh, do not ever operate the A/C when the windows are open, you are going to merely squander energy.
3. If you have access to a pool or the ocean, make use of it. Swimming will certainly cool you off, when you stay in for not less than fifteen minutes. Don't ruin it by tanning, though. Furthermore, just wading in the ocean might cool you down.
4. Certainly, you need to drink more, specifically if you are older. Likewise, ensure you consume enough salt (unless you happen to be clearly on a lower sodium diet). Sweating forces you to lose salt, and that can make you sick. High amounts of humidity could make you feel less parched, at the same time making perspiring unbeneficial. In addition, you may want to reduce your alcohol consumption until you are adapted, and if you do imbibe, select a beer or even a tropical cocktail above shots.
5. Wear a hat. Obtain a nice, wide-brimmed sun hat (or maybe more than just one) and use them. Keeping the direct sun away the head will make you feel substantially cooler. In addition, counterintuitively, thin long-sleeved garments will frequently keep you cooler than the usual tank top and shorts. Ensure everything you wear is loose fitting and light in color. Refrain from working out in snug spandex.
6. Make sure to keep eating routinely, even if you are not hungry. High heat along with humidity can cause appetite loss, and not consuming enough will add to any lethargy you currently feel.
7. Alter the way you prepare food. Save the lengthy cooking stews and roasts for winter and prepare recipes which cook for a short period of time and employ the cooktop as little as possible. Have extra salads in addition to fruits. Keep frozen treats or, in case calories are a worry, popsicles in the freezer. You can also freeze blueberries and other berries or cherries and then suck on them. In case you are feeling committed, buy an ice cream maker and try out various flavors.
8. You shouldn't feel bad about being slothful on those long summer days. It often actually is way too scorching to move much.
Bear in mind it can take a few weeks to adjust. The first summer might be unpleasant, nevertheless you can make use of comparable psychological techniques that got you through long winters up north. When summer time comes around once more you'll find you deal with it much better and you could well begin to prefer it.
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