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Offline VeronicaLynn

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2018, 01:11:32 pm »
I'm the one always turning down the A/C to a perfect 65 degrees...

I love that clothes from the women's section are thinner and cover less skin.  :D

Don't get me started on people that insist on turning on artificial heat when it's not needed, especially sidewalk cafes that have those heat torch things(not sure of proper word) that ruin the entire experience of sitting outside on a cool evening...

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #21 on: September 12, 2018, 01:23:39 pm »
I have found as I have transitioned I have been moving the thermostat up about 5 degrees. Part of it is because my nipples get sensitive to the cold and I hate it when they throb. I mean perky is one thing.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #22 on: September 12, 2018, 03:31:49 pm »
Back when I was single and my body ran on T, I liked the thermostat set at 20C.  My wife, however, always minded the cold, so I got used to 24C.  I found it warm/hot, but I could handle it.  Now that my body runs on E, 24 seems normal., and even 23 seems cold.

I definitely mind the cold a lot more than I used to.

In summer, I take a sweater to the supermarket, because they keep the AC turned down to North Pole temperatures.  I swear you can see your breath in there sometimes.  It looks weird putting on a sweater on a hot day when you go indoors, but it's what a girl has to do!
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #23 on: September 12, 2018, 08:37:03 pm »
Funny... since losing weight and starting HRT, I get really cold easily.   I wear scarfs all the time now to both look and feel good, and be warm.    I too like my home and bedroom around 23 or 24 C now...

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2018, 08:50:28 pm »
...I moved country... ;D
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2018, 08:15:49 am »
It's been hard finding the perfect balance since starting hrt. We used to have to smoke on the porch in the winter, and omg that caused nipple pain that was approaching gall stone level. But we've had a hot summer here and I've pretty much sat inside most of the time, giving up the usual outdoor summer activity's. So I've been sitting directly in front of the ac vent most of the summer with a flannel on. As others have said once it hits about 65 f I start shivering.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2018, 11:12:40 am »
I recently moved to southern Nevada and have had the air conditioning set at 82 all summer. Now that the outside temps are dropping to the mid 90's the air conditioner will be shut off and the house opened up.
When the temps drop below 70 the heavy blankets come out!

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #27 on: September 24, 2018, 12:20:50 pm »
I enjoy reading these replies. It seems E has a large impact on how well we handle the cold.

My mother loves the cold, but then she is very post menopausal. I'm fixin' to bring out the winter clothes. One cold front after another, and my summer clothes won't be doing me any favors.
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #28 on: October 09, 2018, 11:53:22 am »
I love being on the colder side.  Whenever it's get really cold, grey and gloomy, all I can think about is a roaring fire and a good scary movie on tube. 

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #29 on: October 09, 2018, 12:01:20 pm »
I'm not sure, a fireplace is nice. But maybe a man to warm me up would be even nicer lol

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #30 on: October 10, 2018, 04:58:15 pm »
Allison, I like how you think.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #31 on: October 10, 2018, 05:59:21 pm »
I'm not sure, a fireplace is nice. But maybe a man to warm me up would be even nicer lol

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Ah, but that man would turn on the AC in the middle of January. They seem to love the cold.
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2018, 09:00:47 pm »
Silicon nipple covers.
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #33 on: October 11, 2018, 05:51:15 am »
Ah, but that man would turn on the AC in the middle of January. They seem to love the cold.
Hahaha I guess we have to better accommodate for both then..

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2018, 07:24:46 am »
We love the cold, but then, we are Canadians.
We sold our house 8 months ago, and moved so far north in Ontario, there isn’t a highway or neighbor for miles. We live completely off the grid.
We looked at properties even further north in the Yukon, but just couldn’t find the right one.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2018, 09:03:11 am »
I have not even started on hormones yet. My AC in my car is set to 16C (60.8F).

I can’t stand the heat. Summer is killing me. I love the winter. It is much much easier to dress for cold weather than hot. You can’t dress at all in hot weather. Haha

But I’m in Sweden. I travel to northern Sweden to ski each winter. It can be as cold as -15 to -30 C. (5 to -22 F) but colder than -15C...your face will freeze. You need to protect your face while skiing. And eyes.


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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2018, 08:45:51 pm »
I need to shop for cardigans!  To wear in the office during the summer.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2018, 10:45:26 pm »
I was born and raised in the mountains of Colorado. And I've always hated the cold and snow. My solution?

I moved to California. That simple.

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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2018, 11:25:10 pm »
cassie. Beware, you will be called a Liberal. ;D
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Re: How do YOU handle the cold?
« Reply #39 on: October 11, 2018, 11:34:24 pm »
I was born and raised in the mountains of Colorado. And I've always hated the cold and snow. My solution?

I moved to California. That simple.


Isn’t it great that we all love different weather? And there is a place for us all on earth where we thrive. :)

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