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Re: OT:Heat vs. cold poll


You don't get enough sleep OR enough rest woman - please. Cold puts me
into hibernation mode - heat energizes me. Love Texas summers man.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 18 Dec 2003 10:00:39 -0600

>Same here.  When I'm cold, I just want to curl up and get warm.  I am NOT 
>productive when it's cold in my office.  I type 90 words per minute...unless 
>my hands are cold and then they don't want to work at ALL.  I get sleepy 
>when it's cold.  But..I get sleepy when it's too hot too.  I'm just 
>sleepy....all the darn time.  Hmmmm.  What's up with that?
>
>
>
>>From: "Daryl" <pulis@mindspring.com>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT:Heat vs. cold poll
>>Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 10:44:07 -0500
>>
>>Cold makes me want to hibernate. I can tolerate a little, but when I get
>>really chilled, all I want to do is sleep. My mind slows down and my train
>>of thought is derailed. I used to work in the computer room back in the 
>>days
>>when they were kept cold. During my breaks, I'd go out and sit in my car,
>>with the windows rolled up. In the summertime. It was the only thing that
>>kept me functional.
>>
>>Daryl
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 10:33 AM
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: to my friends
>>
>>
>> > > As I recall getting sleepy is one of the first stages of
>> > > hypothermia.
>> >
>> > Now, come on! This woman in my office is not going to get hypothermia
>> > because I lowered the temp in her office from 78 to 77. And even those
>> > of us who lower our temps at home at night (mine is 61 night 67 day - up
>> > to 70 if I do feel cold) to perhaps 60 are not going to get hypothermia
>> > from it. Yes, you get sleepy with hypothermia, but I can't imagine
>> > getting sleepy DURING THE WORKDAY because you're chilly.
>> >
>> >
>> > Conversely, at night WHEN I WANT TO SLEEP, I'm more comfortable in a
>> > cool environment. If I get too warm it will wake me up. So, now that it
>> > is dark outside in the morning so the natural brightening of the room
>> > doesn't wake me up, the steady warming of the room does as the the
>> > programmed thermostat brings it up to 67 degrees.
>> >
>> >
>> > It's not my intention to argue.  How abbout a poll?
>> > During the workday, do you get sleepy if you are too warm or too cold?
>> >
>> > Kitty
>> > > Me too Melody. As I recall getting sleepy is one of the first stages 
>>of
>> > > hypothermia. Got stranded in the mountains in PA (college days) in the
>> > > snow and did everything I could to stay awake. Knew if I succumbed to
>> > > sleep, I'd be a goner.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> > > From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
>> > > Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> > > Date:  Thu, 18 Dec 2003 01:03:49 -0500 (EST)
>> > >
>> > > >Kitty: You get sleepy when you get hot??? That's how I get when I am
>> > > >cold...very sleepy...and it is so difficult to regulate the 
>>temperature
>> > > >in such a large hospital as the one I work in...freezing or
>> > > >boiling...nothing in between.
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>> > > >
>> > > >"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
>> > > >--Albert Einstein
>>
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