Do you ever find you feel temperature to extremes of others or...

By Amy
Abernathy, Texas
June 27, 2008 9:26am CST
the opposite? I think I do. Not the opposite but what I perceive as colder or hotter may not be what other people do. And with babies and toddlers you're supposed to go by what you think is warm or hot or cool for bathwater and such! My husband is always about 10 degrees warmer then most. He's really suffering in this weather. He takes care of planes on base and many times has to be outdoors and many times the hanger doors have to be open. When he comes home he's miserable. He goes in the bedroom and stands in front of the air conditioner before takinga shower and laaying down. Exhausted from being in the heat. Baby and I usually lay down with him, it makes for a nice time spent together even if we don't speak. But boy does the day exhaust him. He's a big man - he's Asian - but unlike his parents - he's 6'4. And wide shoulders witha bit of a buddha belly (which I happen to like) since his favourite thing in all the world is good food! What about you, do you feel your perceptions of climate are off from others? Do you feel warmer or cooler then most others?
3 responses
• United States
30 Jun 08
I'm always colder than everyone else in the family. They say its because I'm not getting enough iron in my diet, but even when I take iron supplements for an extended period of time, I am still cold. I always walk around the house with a throw or sometimes a comforter to wrap my legs in. People look at me like I'm crazy, but this is the way I have been all my life. I'm just a cold body!
@sk66rc (4257)
• United States
28 Jun 08
As for me, I'm not sure what I am but I have to keep myself cold all the time... During the winter time it's not that bad but during the summer time, I can actually die from my own body heat... Ever since I was a kid, I have one of those medical conditions where one of my glands that controls body temperature has that "chemically imbalanced" thing going... When I was around 16, I ended up in the hospital for 4 days because of it... My body got over heated & I went into a shock & seizure... I've been taking medication & once in a while, I rub myself down with ice cubes...
@jillhill (37377)
• United States
27 Jun 08
I think I am usually cooler then most....even in the summer when I don't like the heat it doesn't bother me like some. My friend and I when I am at her house..walk around in sweatsuits while her husband is in shorts.....and here I keep the air turned up quite a ways and when my son comes he thinks it's hot in here!