I feel like the universe is doing it's best to deter swimming like, in general this summer.

swimminng pool

The TU is reporting that on this morning's Today Show there was a segment on why that after a day at the pool your eyes end up blood shot and burning.

I know I've been told multiple times (probably by my mother or some adult figure in my youth) oh it's just the chlorine in the pool. Understandable. Well, now the Center for Disease Control is putting thew word out there that it is not just the chlorine that is making this irritating situation happen. Apparently is caused by PEE! Urine in the pool mixing with the chlorine.

The nitrogen in the urine combines with the chlorine and it forms what’s known as chloramine and it’s actually chloramine that causes the red eyes. It’s chlorine mixed with poop and sweat and a lot of other things we bring into the water with us.

Look there's gross stuff everywhere. Thousands of gallons of waste water just spilled into Saratoga Lake, there is amoebas eating peoples brains in fresh water and now in water parks, and there are actual living creatures in the majority of most bodies of water everywhere. So unless you are filling your above ground pool pool with bottles of Evian on daily there's really no avoiding it. So you know, wear goggles, plug your nose, don't drink the water, and by all means don't pee in the pool.