I'm sitting here and I'm hot. I really shouldn't be because it's been bloody cold around here today (well, cold for Seattle - in the teens), but because I haven't been keeping an eye on the thermostat it's been creeping up to 70 in here.
And I really can't stand it warmer than 65 when I'm dressed warmly. It probably doesn't help that I'm wearing two long-sleeve shirts, one of which is some winter sports material that makes you extra hot.
Unfortunately, my husband's metabolism is all screwed up from his stem cell transplant, so the tables are turned and now he's always cold and I'm always hot. What a weird turn of events. I can't really tell him to buck up and freeze him out too much, since he's not generally feeling good altogether and adding death by shivering is a little too cruel and unusual. They say that it takes a year after your transplant for this to go away so hopefully by next year's Freeze Yer Buns, he'll be back to preferring cooler temps.
Fortunately, my husband likes to sleep in an icebox, so turning the heat down to 58 at night is not an issue. What this means, however, is that our bedroom is even colder than that, since the central heating seems to avoid coming anywhere near the duct that leads to our bedroom, much preferring other areas of the house, just on principle. What this also means is that my natural heat source (aka husband) is no longer putting off 2,000 BTUs in bed so I'm even colder than normal.
In any case, I really can't believe this season's challenge is almost over. Thank God. Anyone else looking forward to warmer weather? I say this now, but since I'm acclimated to the cold, I will be bitching when it's above 70. And, when it's time for the summer cooling challenge and it's sweaty ass-crack hot, you bet I'll be complaining. You can count on it.
Anyway, how about you, do you naturally run hot or cold? Does this make turning your heat down more of a problem? Do you have heating/cooling wars with your spouse, roommates, kids because of how you each regulate your body temperature?