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I'M SO COLD!!! Any remedies?

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Old 12-07-2004, 05:03 PM   #1
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I'M SO COLD!!! Any remedies?

First off I get cold very easily. I just started a new job and I was told that my desk area is the coldest spot on the floor. Oh Jeesh! Not only is it cold, but it is also windy. I am literally freezing. I am wearing nylons underneath my pants and silk undies to cover up top area of my body. I am also wearing a sweater with my leather coat on. Too boot, I have to wear gloves to keep my hands warm which is not always possible, because I have to type quite a bit.
Any solutions on being warmer? Any medication or herbal products that are helpful? I can't change the area of where I sit. I already asked for the building maintenance to change the air control, but then it just gets re-adjusted. Also, we are not allowed to have space heaters!!! Grrrrrr..... This is horrible! I hate it!

Any advice out there? Please any help would be soooo appreciated! PLEASE HELP!!!! I'M SO COLD!!!

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Old 12-07-2004, 05:20 PM   #2
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Re: I'M SO COLD!!! Any remedies?

ya. maybe ask your employer to invest in some heating. sounds like incredibly bad conditions to work in which can be detrimental to your health. i know i couldn't do it considering my hands would hurt so bad. maybe you should bring it up and let your employer know that it's crappy work conditions.. if it was just a bit chilly i'd understand but if it's to the point you're wearing a ton of layers, i think it's reasonable and in your favour to tell him to fork over some heat on your end.

Old 12-07-2004, 05:25 PM   #3
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Re: I'M SO COLD!!! Any remedies?

well sorry
but, if they won't allow a small heater bacuz it will cost them more elecricity..hmm i think you should find a better job where you won't be freezing all the time..its really no good for the bones..etc.. you should try to find somthing else...

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Re: I'M SO COLD!!! Any remedies?

Have you had your thyroid checked? If not, do so. Thyroid conditions can cause you to be cold. Also if you recently lost a lot of weight you will be cold.

Do you have a therometer to check temperature where you are working? If not, do check it. I could be the area is too cold and then again it could just be your body. Checking the temp will let you know.

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