To say that I hate summer would be an understatement. I have always hated summer. I believe the reason is due to auto-immune disease. For some reason, people with auto-immune disease have trouble with over-heating. This has been true for me since I was a child. I have been through a string of auto-immune diseases in my life, culminating with ulcerative colitis now.

I have my coping strategies. I try to wear a hat to stay out of the direct heat. We have an air conditioner in our bedroom so that we can sleep at night. We also have a ceiling fan and another fan to keep the room cool. We also have a portable air conditioner in the living room which stay much cooler as it faces north.

I just need to get through it now that it is here. Even the pug is melting.

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  1. I’m with you the heat make me want to cry My place is much smaller then you guys and will have 3 fans and my a/c in the bedroom..I found hats to make me hot, so now when I can go out and not look too dorky I use a parasol they are hard to find, looking at the umbrella store on line the seemed to range fro $40.00 to 80.00 so I got a couple cheap tacky ones from the dollar store. They may look stupid but when I am out I love it, I can aim it in the direction of the sun and it shades me and my head doesn’t get hot

    We will get through this heat !!!!!!!

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