I Operate an Extreme Fat Farm.
These are the excuses that float or don't. You decide.
Goal: To walk four lengths of the swimming area roped off by buoys in the local lake.
Excuse: It's too cold.
Answer: That's the point.
Excuse: I can't get there.
Answer: Uber, taxi, city bus, walk, push your car downhill until it starts and jump in.
Excuse: I don't have anything to wear. I haven't worn a bathing suit in years.
Answer: here's a scissors and bring a pair of your old jeans.
Excuse: I can't swim in cut offs.
Answer: We aren't swimming yet. Just walking in water. You can do that in cutoffs and an old tshirt.
Excuse: My legs are hairy and I don't have a razor to shave with.
Answer: the Fish don't mind.
Excuse: The Fish????!
Answer: They haven't bothered me yet.
Excuse: I don't have lake shoes.
Answer:Neither do most folks around here.
Excuse: But you don't guarantee weight loss.
Answer: That's correct.
Excuse: What if I catch a cold from being wet and cold so much?
Answer: You might.
Excuse: What will people think of me jumping in the lake with my clothes on.
Answer: Good entertainment.
The End....is sometimes the beginning.