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Re: OT:Heat vs. cold poll


When I worked night shift, I was cold all the time. and usually sleepy. I
thought I felt cold because I was sleepy. Now I can't get to sleep if my
feet are cold, and I feel drowsy if I get too warm.
If you look at biorhythms, most people have slower metabolisms and lower
body temperatures very early am, 2-4:00 am. Metabolism and temperature peak
about 12 hours later, 2-4:00 pm. Now, I'm no expert here, just
something I learned that seemed to fit my own experience.
Judy B

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 8:00 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT:Heat vs. cold poll


> 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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