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Friday, February 07, 2014

I wish I had a magic suet cake that made me stay warm until spring!! Vito's thermometer read 10 degrees this morning on my way to work, HOWEVER, the wind chill was -9 degreesF.

IT is to the point that we have to slather moisturizer all over our body parts that are exposed to the air. I could not get warm last night, so showered and warmed up slightly, but finally I doubled very thick afghan and covered up wit hit in my chair.. Within minutes I was out for the count for 1 1/2 hours. DD woke my up to go to bed and I fell into bed and she said she thought I fell on the floor asleep, I started snoring so quickly!! LOL! I do not even remember covering up or anything.. I slept like the dead until my boss called me early and asked me to please come in early.. I was snuggled up in my fleece nightgown, covered with flannel sheets, a flannel blanket, a fleece blanket, and a quilt. NIRVANA!! Since we keep the temp at 55 degrees at night, I did not want to climb out of my cocoon..
Since she does not pay me for sleeping, I did, however, and the above temps are what greeted me outdoors!!

After I got home from work, DD and I made the trek to dad's house to check the mail.. then off to shop for mom's new night's,, found some for her,, got little things like a battery for my garage door opener, nightlight bulbs, an oven light bulb, etc..

I do not want to go outside again until I have to go to work Monday morning..
MY KINGDOM FOR A SPA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    emoticon it's so cold where you are. Try to stay warm.

    1595 days ago
    I always heat my rice. bags and sleep in my recliner when I cannot go back to sleep. It never takes long because my ticking non-Electric clock is a sound from the past. I love to listen to a ticking clock, I concentrate and I am off in no time.
    I am not an early riser like you but 6 to 7 am is when I like to be up.
    Today we have 34 degrees and I walked two miles in our new hospital car parks it was great. No dogs, no bikes and no strollers. I walked alone for 2 miles and it was a nice fast pace. Great find!. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon Stay warm. Pat emoticon to both of you. emoticon
    1595 days ago
    I hear you, it was 16 here this AM. Don't know what the wind chill was. Thank Goodness, I did not have to get out. I do know that my electric bill for this month doubled. Wow! This is one of the worst winters, ever. Stay warm and have a good weekend. Hugs, Judi
    1595 days ago
    I had to move my patients from Wed to tomorrow and then there is Church on Sun so I'll be out and about
    1595 days ago
    Part of the reason the cats are so anxious to come to bed with us is my fleece throw. I can't turn on the electric blanket as they are not recommended for diabetics (circulation and burns I think?) so he sleeps under it without a controller connected.

    Our bedroom gets pretty warm, it's our drafty living room that gets us, hence the plastic on the living room windows. I can't wait for Spring to take the plastic off so I can wash windows again!

    Hang in there, the worst is almost over!
    1595 days ago
    I'm not going outside either. 2nd day of snow. More expected tonight.
    1595 days ago
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