California dreaming…

After being freezing for the last few days its now gone back to being quite hot again.  This is why we Brits are obsessed with the weather.  It changes so often; sometimes we get all seasons in one day.  It’s a pain in the arse, ‘cos you never know what to wear.  Jumpers in 90° heat is not good, likewise sandals in thunderstorms!!  My favourite seasons are autumn and spring; I don’t like it when its too hot or too cold.  Autumn isn’t that cold, so you don’t   have to wear a big winter coat and there is no snow (which I hate; except to look at) and spring is warm enough, without being too hot.  Being on the voluptuous spectrum, the heat brings a lot of problems, my lipoedema and fibromyalgia just add to the discomfort.  I struggle finding comfortable shoes at the best of times, but in the summer its more difficult ‘cos all you can find are strappy sandals, which tend to dig into my feet when they swell.  Even though I wear compression stockings there is little point having strappy sandals ‘cos most of my feet are covered; its only my toes that stick out.  I am also very self-conscious about my lippy legs and even more so, my lippy arms; so I always cover up,  I never go anywhere without a cardigan.  I can’t remember the last time my legs or arms were exposed to the sun.

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