Tuesday, January 7, 2014

How to Survive the Cold if You Have the Metabolism of a Hummingbird

I'm sure everyone is sick about talking about how cold it is. However, I'm just going to go out on a limb and say that aside from when I'm sleeping at night under my warm down comforter, I haven't felt warm for more than an hour straight over the last week or so. Apparently I have the metabolism of a hummingbird, because once I'm cold there's no going back. So how do I survive the cold with the metabolism of a hummingbird?

I go with a pair of socks, a pair of skinny jean, a pair of knee high socks over said skinny jeans and original pair of socks, and then some boots just for added insulation.


Then on the top, I go for a tank top, a tee, a long-sleeved shirt, and then a sweater. I like to add a scarf and hat to keep heat from leaking out of my head. And then.... then. If I'm still not warm enough, obviously I turn to my hot foil press as a heat source.


And that, my friends, is how I survive the cold with the metabolism of a hummingbird. Hope you're all staying warm out there wherever you may be! And if you live in a warm location... well, just don't talk to me! ;)

6 comments:

  1. Heidi, this was extremely funny and thank you - it was so needed! Too bad I don't have a hot foil press that I can run to to keep my hands warm. For the past week, I have the sniffles the moment I get out of bed. Hopefully after this next snow storm everything will be back to the so called normal :)

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  2. yikes! that sounds as cold as here! ugg! hunker down and stay warm for sure!

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  3. hahahaha..that is so funny. We don't wear shoes in the apt because we have carpeting and stuff so I usually just have socks on with a pullover and a blanket. But.. I just received a gift from my grandmother of monkey slippers so now I'm really toasty.

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  4. I'm in Oregon, not even in the extreme cold, but its reallly very cold here too.. and yes metabolism of a hummingbird is right, i burn off everything i eat and can never stay warm, so layering is all i can do to stay warm. I often wrap up in blankets and switch on heat for 20 or so mins and keep everything closed up and covered to keep the warmth in Thank you!

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  5. Hahaha, I'm the same way. And I'm actually wearing a hat indoors right now, too. Bonus: it means I have to do less to my hair.

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  6. yet another reason to invest in a hot foil press :) i love it.

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