Im freezing! 30 things people who are always cold will relate to

You know who you are... that one person in every family or friend group that cannot stand the cold and who is miserable until at least May every year. From one cold creature to another, here are 30 things only members of the forever frosty club will understand.

1.  You can't feel your feet 90% of the time

2.  You wear tights under your trousers for half the year

3.  Your legs and arms haven't seen sunlight for years

4.  You wear a vest even though you are over 10-years-old

5.  Fluffy socks are your only socks

6.  You have several dressing gowns to choose from

7.  Your hot water bottle is literally your best friend

8.  Your cold hands are the first thing people notice about you

9.  Your granny has never commented on your appearance... except to tell you you look sick

10.  Your go-to outfits would be appropriate for a ski-holiday

11.  Seeing bare ankles makes you shiver

12.  The sight of a stove when you walk into a house can change your mood immediately

13.  Everyone else is in t-shirts and you are dressed for the Arctic

14.  You'd rather die than go for a walk in Winter

15.  You won't buy an outfit if it doesn't go with your winter boots

16.  You will happily sacrifice looking good to be warm

17.  You were beyond happy when turtle necks came back into fashion

18.  You notice yourself subconsciously gravitating towards any open fire

19.  You type 'fleece lining' into the search box when you're shopping online

20.  You have researched various feminist theories about 'room temperature' being a product of the patriarchy

21.  You realise you naturally face the sun when you're outside…Like a plant

22.  You hear yourself bragging about the number of layers you managed to fit on

23.  You wouldn't willingly submerge yourself in any ocean but the med without a wetsuit

25.  Old photos from the 10s of you and your friends going to the disco show 50 pairs of bare legs and one set of covered legs

26.  The person who uses the shower after you complains about being scalded

28.  You realise you've drunk an average of 6 cups of tea each day this winter

29.  People think your the 'hugging type' but really, you give cuddles to get heat

30.  Your feet have been referred to as icicles by everyone who has ever been in a bed with you

With her daughter Evie as her muse, Anna writes about mumhood and all its intersections from mental health to movies, social issues to pop culture. Anna lives in Dublin with her daughter, partner, three younger sisters and parents. She is a dreadful cook, a fair guitar player and thinks caffeine should be given as a yearly vaccine to parents - courtesy of the HSE.

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