I Am Affected By the Weather

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    tadmore254 tadmore254
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2015

    Is It Summer Yet?

    I have SAD (plus anxiety & depression). I hate this time of year. It gets dark at 5. And in my part of the world winter is usually wet. So, not only is daylight scarce but it's usually cloudy too. I get these gray, rainy, cold days & my mood just bottoms out. It makes me...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 14, 2007

    The cold weather makes me sad.

    .. Less active... And hungry! :P
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468
    31-35, F
    Oct 27, 2014


    The weather always affects my moods.  It got down to freezing the other night and two of them died.  I put a heater in there with the rest.  I am proud of all my moods.  I have lazy ones, bright ones, stupid ones and ones of about every kind you could imagine...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2008

    I wasn't always affected by the weather,

    but I think living in sunny Southern California has made me pretty dependent on the sun. I have a tough time getting out of bed in the morning when it isn't sunny and I find myself with less energy on rainy days than I do normally. And when storms linger and it rains for...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77
    46-50, M
    Jan 6, 2016

    The Sun Decides My Moods...

    If I can see the sun and the iceblue sky I'm happy, and energized. Just seeing the sky makes a bad day so much better, sometimes it even turns my day around.I do more on sunny days, speak more, say more (no those are not the same thing), think more, feel more. I even do more...
    EverSparkling EverSparkling
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2012

    Fall/winter is creeping in.

    Can barely hear out if one ear because the atmospheric changes are making my ears feel plugged. Why can't summer come back? It's supposed to snow here in 2 days *sigh*
    danie728 danie728
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    I find trees and sunshine

    and warmth, green grass and flowers and streams to be so life-giving!!! I hate that all of those things disappear in winter. :/ Another way I feel suffocated up here.
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2015
    Reading247 Reading247
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

    I can't tell you how ecstatic I am

    that the sun has been shining and it's actually been warm the past two days! I really am affected by the weather. I'm like a flower. When it's cloudy & cold for so long, I go limp, & I wilt. But when the sunshine & warmth are present, it's like I've got this new life inside of...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    I Can Predict The Future Via The Weather!

    I am a seer when it comes to the weather. If my arms hurt, there will be a change in the weather soon, within the next 48 hours. If its so intense I can't lift them or can barely endure the pain, it'll happen very soon, within the next 24 hours. If my legs hurt, there will be a...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    Jan 6, 2011

    I really try everything in my power to stay

    positive, but the fact of the matter is these days are REALLY hard on me & affect me more than most. The mountains are encased in clouds of gray & it's 34 degrees. You know what that means! It's not just that I get bummed or kinda grumpy or annoyed. . . I feel quite hysterical...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    I hate gray days, it was 70° yesterday

    and today it's in the 40s and tomorrow we're having snow. The weather does really affect my mood it's a lot. I wish I was able to live somewhere else.
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2016

    Possible Tornado Outbreaks In Kansas, Oklahoma And Texas

    The wind has been blowing all day and the clouds have been piling up to the west. The National Weather Service said that there was a possibility of a tornado outbreak throughout Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. The rain has started to fall and the wind is dying down some. I am...
    ltdjim ltdjim
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 29, 2013

    Woah-ho! The sun comes out & boom!

    I have motivation, energy, a better mood . . . Sheesh! I can be such a mess on cloudy days, it's not even funny!
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    Oct 22, 2014

    Isn't everyone affected by the weather?

    Isn't that the reason that it is the single most talked about topic all over the world?
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    This weather is crazy!

    Ths morning it was a clear beautiful day. Then around noon it got cloudy but it was still nice out. So I decided to go for a walk. And then out of no where it started raining! The sun was still shining. And then it stopped. Got in the car and started driving for five minutes and...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    I am energized by the sun!

    I'm so sad that I have to spend most of the day indoors today. :(
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    May 1, 2015

    I wish this wet weather would go away.

    I am shivering and it is only 68 F. I don't want to tirn on the heat for 68 degrees!
    Myzery Myzery
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2015

    I hate it here in the spring!

    It's fricken snowing again!!! Get me out of here!
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    Apr 22, 2015
    lostsoul4888 lostsoul4888
    22-25, F
    Apr 23, 2015

    Summer Solstice

    Is tomorrow.   Even though its freaking hot here, I love summers. All of them, everything about them. I love all seasons but everything associated with of summers is amazing and so vivid. Summer Solstice is a day that i think extremely charming and a little bittersweet...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Jun 20, 2010

    During the summer, for some reason,

    I am overtaken by a debilitating, crushing depression. It even gets to a point where colors look duller, I sleep for outrageous amounts of time, and some mornings, I can't even pull myself out of bed; I just lie there and try to muster the energy to move, but it's like I don't...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2014

    I Don`t Run Hot, But Cold...

    I can`t stand the heat. I would not be able to comfortably live in a place live Arizona. Being a Canadian chick I always like it on the cooler side. I love when it rains; it doesn`t depress me at all.
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    Mother Nature And Her Wrath...

    I know lately, after developing 'seasonal allergies'.... the weather is pretty much a good indicator of  what kind of day I will have.Ugly rainy days have always triggered headaches.  I used to suffer migraines pretty frequently, and the weather always seemed to be a good...
    BooBooBunny BooBooBunny
    46-50, F
    May 2, 2012

    It's Weird...

    ...how the weather affects me. Sunny days make me cranky, lazy and tired because of the darned heat, rainy days make me hyper (seriously, I act like I'm high on caffeine O_o) and cloudy days make me creative.
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2010

    When it's a sunny day,

    I pretty much feel happy and I get to go out to have fun. But since it's pouring rain, every bad thought and emotion rushes through my head. I feel so ugly and gross right now. A pair of jeans I wore before used to fit, no it's tight up above, but the bottom is huge and saggy...
    BooBear99 BooBear99
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2014

    Crappy Friday

    So as some may know depending on where you live it was raining on and off that day. when i got off the buss i had to walk 3 blocks and it got heavier and heavier and i got soaked even with an umbrella the only thing on me that wasnt wet was my head. and a car decided to help me...
    icequeen91 icequeen91
    26-30, F
    Jun 30, 2013

    Why is British weather

    so annoying and cold for 90% of the year. 😞
    LittleHoudini LittleHoudini
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2015
    Reading247 Reading247
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2015

    Winter's coming. It snowed yesterday.

    I'm actually ok with it. I like winter well enough, I guess. I like the change in seasons. It's sort of exciting. I just don't like being cold. I don't like how the snow restricts my access to the wilderness. And I really start to miss the green, all the signs of life. What's...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2014
    MyaA13 MyaA13
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    I'm sure most people would

    rather be in warm weather than the cold weather. For me the cold gets me depressed about everything. I need to move somewhere warm. Take me to Florida. Amen.
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Sep 28, 2014

    It's been snowing in New York

    since December. What's the weather like where you live?
    Reading247 Reading247
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    It's raining with lighting

    and thunder right now. I live in the desert so we don't get much rain. It makes me get anxiety and panic even though I love to hear the rain. I guess it's because I'm scared of the dark.
    sunnylove1009 sunnylove1009
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014
    Hunterzero Hunterzero
    18-21, F
    Aug 4, 2014
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2014

    I am so down today, I hate how the weather

    messes with my moods. I miss the sunny spring weather. Enjoy my photo taken last year this time.
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2016

    I think I have reverse SAD; I love the cold,

    rain, and snow. I hate summertime. Way too warm, I despise being sweaty, and I don't want to go anywhere or do anything when it's like that outside.
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia
    31-35, F
    Jul 25, 2015

    I Try Not To Let It Do That To Me...but Like Kurt Cobain Said

    in a Nirvana song "Weather changes moods" and i agree plus i can remember my grandpa always saying that it was going to rain today because i can feel it in my knees lol probably the change of pressure in the air before a storm or something..idk...but he would always say it and...
    papasmerf21 papasmerf21
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

    Like for example, if it's too sunny

    and every person is like too jolly. I get annoyed.
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2014

    Constant Changes

    I live in Colorado Springs where it's very cold fall/winterish.. coolish to warm for Spring and then freaking hot in the summer. This year is one of the worst and it's killing my allergies. There would be three days of cold and freezing, a day of nice weathers, a day of cold...
    AuntTammy AuntTammy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 5, 2008

    Weather Through The Storm

                                                   In the midst of winter, the mitten state was graced with unseasonably warm weather. It was close to 60 yesterday. Although it rained most of the day, it didn't bother me, but I am worried about getting...
    Cryssy1980 Cryssy1980
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2013

    I Hate Summer..

    I hate hot weather.. I hate it... I don't see anything good in it.. It makes you feel exhausted and I sweat easily.. So i hate summer. But in winter.. It's great to put on some warm clothes and go for a walk. And breath in this pure air that only exists in winter. I love snow...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2007

    The cold and dampness are not my friend.

    I have nerve damage in my lower left leg that causes pain most of the time but is made worse by the weather. I can feel that rain is coming this weekend because the pain was so bad last night that I could not sleep.
    auggie1971 auggie1971
    46-50, M
    Jan 2, 2015


    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle
    16-17, F
    May 4, 2015

    I love rain, but it makes me feel sad

    and depressed. It's the same with cold cloudy weather. I don't really like it when its hot, but when the sun shines through the window and brightens up the house I get happy.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99
    18-21, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    I'm over this weather.

    Don't know if you should have winter or summer clothes on.
    pjmale pjmale
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2016
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