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Cold Feet
1/23/2013 7:55:46 AM by: pam

It's cold today. Not just a little bit on the cold side. It's gone completely over. The porch thermometer is still reading 12* and it's after 8am. I have a thick robe and slippers on and the electric heater is running. I've had coffee and breakfast. And I'm still cold.

Not Anna. She prefers bare feet no matter the weather. I keep putting her socks back on, but she pulls them off at the first chance. Doesn't she feel how icy cold her feet are? I shiver just thinking about it.

How does the weather affect your special child? We have to be on the lookout when the weather is changing because any change in the barometric pressure increases Anna's seizure activity. So does hot weather. And the full moon. The cold doesn't seem to bother her.  Still, I'm looking forward to summer vacation and have picked a week just this morning. It's eight months away, but it's something to look forward to.

But before that, I know I can look forward to icy feet in my bed tonight. Anna may enjoy bare feet during the day, but she loves to put those icicle toes on my warm legs when we snuggle under the blankets.  *Shiver*

Anyone else have a child who loves their bare feet in all weather?


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