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Old 12-15-2010, 13:56   #21
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LOL It actually does get cold here....it just doesnt stay cold. Winter here is pretty much a series of cold fronts.

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The first few days of cold really do get me but I think my blood must be getting thicker, because it doesn't bother me too much. I like to walk 3-4 miles most days if the wind is not too strong. Actually today it is warm, about 28. I just put on my layers and boots and go do it.

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Well been trying to figure out how I deal with the cold and If I am Going out I dress So Warm!!!!

But my favorite way to warm up is to Cuddle up with
Harley- She is my top Dog- Lays her head across my Neck
Tyson- My Boxer Lays behind my Legs under the Blanket
Liberty- My Ferocious Pit Bull... Usually lays on top of me so she cangive me all the kisses she wants

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When I woke up this morning, the snow was falling and it is really cold. I don't like cold weather and avoid going outside as much as possible. I hate hats and gloves and boots. I deal with cold weather by avoiding going outside but gosh everyone needs groceries at least once a week. How is your weather and how do you cope with the cold?
Right there is your problem. just like having high BG and getting a normal reading now and then your body dont like it.

I work outside year round. if I went out side in 30 degree weather in August (northern hemisphere) I would be cold and miserable too.

since I'm out all year I get used to the cold I acclimate, slowly as the seasons change.

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Right there is your problem. just like having high BG and getting a normal reading now and then your body dont like it.

I work outside year round. if I went out side in 30 degree weather in August (northern hemisphere) I would be cold and miserable too.

since I'm out all year I get used to the cold I acclimate, slowly as the seasons change.
Here in central France (and 2,000 feet up a mountain side), winter bites very hard. We've had temperatures down to -26C (That's -15 F) and it snows quite heavily.

While it's coming down, we hibernate - there isn't much choice and like Shanny we curl up with the woodburning stove and I pat myself on the back for the nice big stack of logs I cut last spring and summer!

After it settles, our dog loves it and if we are properly wrapped up and shod, walking her through the deep snow is (almost) a pleasure.

But the name of the game is "be prepared", so the freezer gets well stocked in November and early December or we starve since driving is next to impossible unless you are using a tractor or a snow plough. Even the bigger 4x4s struggle as we're not quite high enough up the mountain to be allowed to use studded tyres and chains are only good as far as the main road (about a mile). My little Skoda doesn't stand a chance!

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As a retired person (older than dirt), I rarely have to go outside if I don't want to. Weekly trips to the supermarket are mandatory, but otherwise it's a daily trek out to fill the wildlife feeders and their heated bird bath, takes no more than 5 minutes.

The birds, squirrels, etc., appreciate me, and they keep me entertained in even the worst weather.

We get a lot of worst weather in Syracuse, NY.

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I just saw an article about how Syracuse has had record snows this year. I went to college in Rochester back in the late 60's. You guys do get tons of snow. We are in Ohio , now and we get a mere fraction of upstate NY. But we do get the cold and the winds off Lake Erie.

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well I thought I'd add to this post as it's starting to get cold over here! We're used to hot weather... and 5 degrees celcius at night is getting too cold (we can go into minus, but not by much).... brrrr. We don't have snow this part of the country, but we can get some icy winds.
And I've noticed that my BGLs are dropping rather quick with the cold weather too.

 
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Hi Onlymep, we are starting to get into our warm weather. Still pretty wet right now. During our winters it can get quite cold (-20 -30 c). I try to reduce the amount of strenuous work out doors, but sometimes that can be avoided. I just dress warmly, try to eat healthy and keep monitoring my readings.

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Stay in as much as possible with a blanket and my warm fuzzy slippers. Socks only leave my feet for a shower.

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