I Just Got Done Shoveling the Snow
February 5, 2013 2:04pm CST
It snowed a few inches here yesterday, and then it snowed some more this morning. My husband had trouble getting his car in the driveway last night but after it snowed this morning the sun was shining brightly so I thought that some of the snow would melt and that would make the driveway doable. Then a couple of hours ago it started snowing like mad so I knew I was going to have to go shovel. I work out several times a week so it was not hard on heart like it is some people, but that was a heck of a good workout, my upper arms are screaming right now. What is the snow shoveling situation where you are now?
2 people like this
• United States
16 Feb 13
We will probably never have to shovel snow where I live. It's actually been a warm winter. Most days have been in the seventies and the evenings in the fifties. It's been pretty much perfect weather. I guess we're lucky we don't have to shovel snow, but I do actually miss seeing snow. It is always so pretty when it is falling. We really need rain here. We have been in a drought for quite some time.
• United States
7 Feb 13
Snow shoveling is no problem for me. There are two teenagers in this house, and they cannot get it done as fast as I can, or they get tired quickly. My problem is I am a horse, so I have a ton of strength and energy to tackle heavy snow. We're supposed to get six inches tonight, but it won't be a problem. People think I'm crazy for shoveling snow with no coat on, but I get too hot, and I'm a big guy so there isn't much room in the coat to move. In the winter time, I get bigger, heavier, stronger, work harder, and eat a lot more, so I actually don't mind going outside shoveling snow. I shoveled half my block once when we had a bad storm. Also, I get a kick out of helping people push their cars out of the snow, and because I am so big, trucks have gotten easy to push. Wait until I keep growing and push a bus, LOL. We have a snow blower, but I can do more than it. Eventually, they are going to have to use it because me and my growing muscles are staying around here forever. I'm surprised they don't use it because I eat before I go outside and shovel, and eat after I come in. I'm quite sure it costs less to power a snow blower than a musclebound gorilla, but it gives me another excuse to eat. This is what happens when you have a football playing weightlifter in the house.
• Puerto Rico
5 Feb 13
I dealt with snow all of my life and until six years ago I haven't had to shovel snow, Thank God. I lived in New York from the age of six to fifty years old. I remember the big snow storms where you would be shoveling out for days. I don't miss that at all. I remember dealing with my aching back and arms for days after shoveling. I moved to New Mexico where there was only a little bit of snow. When the sun came out it would melt and you never had to shovel. Now almost three years ago I moved to Puerto Rico and thankfully don't have to deal with snow or the cold weather ever again. Its great that you workout because shoveling snow can be very dangerous if you don't do it correctly. Good luck and hope you don't have to much snow this year.