my bedroom needs a couple of things to achieve year round comfort for our little elderly bed buddies...
Carol · Nov. 24, 2010
it needs high energy protection from heat loss windows.
it needs a permanent heat source (the only heat that room has is my little plug in heater)
and it really needs.....
2 bedside, night time handmaidens to tuck us into bed each night.
it is really difficult for me to actually get into bed and get us all covered up well. once i lay down, they surround and immobilze me so i can only cover up any little and frail bodies within my actual arms length reach. and these guys do not lay down until AFTER i lay down...until then they just crowd in as a giant solid herd of needy and frantic to be warm and close ancient ones.
but if we had two quiet and peaceful handmaidens to tuck us into bed each night..i could lay down, the bed buddies could all grab their spots and velcro in, the handmaidens could nicely and warmly cover us all up and then poof! magically disappear to their own cozy homes somewhere else in the freezing night.
what are the chances of this happening? but last night while we were struggling....it was a nice, warm and fuzzy thought.
as silly as this fantasy seems..i will tell you something here...senior and special needs rescue is different then rescue of younger and healthier beings. and because it is different...we actually do need bedtime handmaidens..i can't do it because i too am critical in bed next to them and i haven't figured out how to be a stationary giant hot water bottle AND a mobile, helpful handmaiden at the very same time. maybe if i was younger and more flexible (or had really long arms)...but i am not (and i don't.)
or...maybe realistically.... we just need a warmer room to sleep in on cold winter nights!
(remind me to do something about that freaking cold room...BEFORE next winter sets in!)