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12 Summer Struggles That Have You Begging For A Cold Beverage

You've waited all year for this, and yet, the struggles are very real. What’s not a struggle is getting a Frozen Lemonade or OREO® Frappé from McDonald's.

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1. When you have a whole swamp in your bottoms and walking becomes waddling.

2. When you open your car door and literally feel like you just unlocked the gates of the underworld with your car key.

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3. When even a slight breeze makes your entire life.

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4. When you're so desperate that you will take anything resembling a shower...anywhere...with anything.

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5. When someone leans in for a hug and you have to issue this warning:

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6. When you're terrified to open the window due to the million mosquitoes waiting to taste your flesh.

7. When you wake up after sweating the bed and feel like you've just been hatched.

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8. When you take one step outside and you're immediately suffering from fatal dehydration.

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9. When your sunburn has you looking like your body has a built-in, white racerback.

10. When the walk through the parking lot to your car be like:

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11. When you go to the beach and just have to accept that sand is now the top layer of your skin.

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12. When bae tries to show you love, but you can't deal with the additional body heat.

But through all the heat, you can always look forward to this light at the end of the tunnel: a McDonald’s Frozen Lemonade or Oreo Frappe.

At participating McDonald’s. For a limited time only.