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The Memoirist

COLD SHOWER HELL

A Healthy Addiction to Cold Water

How I learned to love the cold

Photo by Tim Wilson on Unsplash

I shower outside.

I have a hose hanging from a horse chestnut tree in my garden. In the morning, I stand under the icy water for as long as I can. Sometimes it’s two minutes, sometimes ten. Sometimes longer if I’m feeling heroic.

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