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Old 07-28-2010, 12:43   #1
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how do you handle the heat.

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Air Conditioning! ...at least at work

In my apartment I have the windows open, a fan running and cold water in the fridge. Walk in the early morning or late evening when the sun is weakest. Take a cooler shower than normal, sleep under a sheet, wear shorts!

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Air Conditioning! ...at least at work

In my apartment I have the windows open, a fan running and cold water in the fridge. Walk in the early morning or late evening when the sun is weakest. Take a cooler shower than normal, sleep under a sheet, wear shorts!
i am lucke i have air conditioning at home i don t work.

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We air-condition only two rooms of our house - kitchen & living room - and right now during this heat wave, I've been sleeping in the living room where the a/c is! For the rest of the house we have to wait until evening brings cooler outdoor temperatures & then we turn on our enormous attic fan to exhaust the heat & draw in air from outside.




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We air-condition only two rooms of our house - kitchen & living room - and right now during this heat wave, I've been sleeping in the living room where the a/c is! For the rest of the house we have to wait until evening brings cooler outdoor temperatures & then we turn on our enormous attic fan to exhaust the heat & draw in air from outside.
i don t handle the heat well. the heat seems to drain my energy. i am lucky the hole house is air condilion. when we go to lake its drink water and in the lake water.

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My reply was going to be, "very poorly!" Between my thyroid fun and now the icing on my heat-tolerance cake, hot flashes, I have had poor heat tolerance for some time, but this summer is THE WORST.

My home is A/C, my work is A/C, but I wait outside for buses and often end up absolutely DRENCHED. My husband has been picking me up in the afternoon on the hotter days. Not very green, but it seriously feels like a threat to my health!

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how do you handle the heat.
Air conditioning at home and in my car. I could not live without AC.

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I live in San Antonio...I couldnt survive without AC! Summer can be brutal here.

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I don't handle it well at all. I can't afford to run my central A/C all day, but I put a window unit in the bedroom that I run at night. I can't wait for fall, I prefer to have windows open.

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It has been a hot summer. I stay outside with the kids playing in the sprinklers in a shaded part of the yard a lot and I make sure to keep the refrigerator stocked with plenty of water. We try to do our errands after the sun goes down. On the plus side, i'm saving money by drying our clothes on the line. In this heat, doesn't take long at all, though the scratchy towels take some getting use to.

I admit i'm looking forward to fall.

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