The Struggles of Dealing With the Summer Heat (As Told By The Princess Diaries)

The Struggles of Dealing With the Summer Heat (As Told By The Princess Diaries)


For individuals such as myself who prefer all things winter, summer can be a distressing, uncomfortable time—especially when 100-degree weather decides to blanket itself upon the city. Insects come out of hiding, your sweat game is stronger than usual and worst of all, it’s no longer leather-jacket season, which is obviously the best season of all.

Below are the struggles of dealing with the summer heat, as told by The Princess Diaries.

*Cue “Miracles Happen” by Myra.

When you try to play off how strong your sweat game truly is:

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I’m not sweating, I’m glistening.

When you experience a brief, windy breeze that offers a 0.2-second respite from the heat:

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When you’re forced to leave your air-conditioned house to run errands:

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When you see the sum total of your air condition/electric bill: 

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When you experience mood swings from the discomfort of the heat:

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When you take that first sip of an iced, cold beverage: 

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When your diet consists of ice cream, ice cream and more ice cream: 

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When people try to shame you for your all-ice cream diet: 

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Eleanor Roosevelt would not have condoned the shaming.

When you need to bolt through the heat from your car into a building:

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When you see people rocking cute summer outfits, all while the heat drains you of the energy to put on pants: 

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Teach me your ways, please.

When the humidity takes a terrible toll on your hair: 

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What are some of the struggles you face during the summer heat? Are you, too, a winter person? And are you also obsessed with the flawlessness that is the film The Princess Diaries? Share with us using the hashtag #CampusCropChat on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and be sure to follow us on Snapchat @ASICPP.