My local pool had a free event “April Pools Day” on the 14th. There was a bounce house with water just outside, entrance to the pool was free, old music was playing, and they would later give free food. I half-expected that most of the people would be kids, and was right, though there were some young adults/moms that looked alright. After looking around for a while, I was more motivated to swim with the presence of this many people.
Afterwards, I was so tired I was like “No more…”, and lifted myself out. It took me several minutes to recover; I panted many times, my head was pulsing, and I felt like I might need to throw up or use the bathroom. I didn’t feel much better after a few minutes, so I forced myself to “zombie walk” toward the bathroom. After using the bathroom and resting for a while, I finally felt recovered and left the stall.
As I did, a father was coming out of the shower sections (separated from the rest of the bathroom by a shower curtain), and we both