Friday, December 3, 2010

Winter Woes

driving in snow • itchy skin • constant need for lip balm • shivering • cold cars all the way to work • boots • smartwool on every inch of my body • icy roads • bell ringers who look cold so therefore I am cold too • snow drifts • sun goes down before I see it up • visible breath • getting out of my warm bed into the cold world • christmas • blizzards • daily bloody noses • a noisy humidifier • pilly sweaters • excessive layering • I should be drinking even more water than I am already not drinking • a draft • guilt for not being outside ever • stepping out of the shower • never really knowing if I will make it home because of the weather • longer commutes • less motivation for everything • january • driving slow • needing to take vitamin d • people with white winter coats • knitted blankets with holes big enough for my big toe • crunchy footsteps • angry unfriendly wind • frozen february • the word inclement • feeling like a popsicle • window scraping • people telling me I just need more body fat • static cling •

...did I mention I hate being cold. I am such a baby.


7 comments:

Ben Schnell said...

"the word inclement" ha ha thats so funny! I get a lot of people telling me I need more body fat too. And they always think they're so funny. Yeah, like we're going to get fat just for winter. getting out of bed when I sleep in a bus with no heat is a challenge in my icy world too.

Ludine Pierre said...

First, I love the picture.

Second, you are not a baby. You're just cold.

Third, I agree with Ben about body fat.

Nicholas said...

but don't you also sort of love smartwool on every inch of your body? ps you have made me into a sock snob.

chelsea said...

crunchy toes

TaraB said...

JT. You are so precious. Throw a snowball at someone or something.

At night His song is with me said...

i guess i shouldn't laugh at your woes, but this was funny to me. sorry. especially i liked "I should be drinking even more water than I am already not drinking." argentina will be so toasty and disgustingly humid that you might even enjoy your winter woefuland for a day or two. or at least a few minutes. or maybe not at all.

Andrea said...

Amen.