The nice thing about a waterbed, Annie, is that it’s easy to turn up the temp (although with a full-size one like ours, it can take hours to respond, so advance planning is key). Deb puts on an extra blanket anyway on her side because she likes the extra weight. And while we slept together naked in our youth (okay, relative youth) in our old age we’re just more comfortable with sleepwear (light in my case, heavier in the winter for Deb); also helps with oh-dark-thirty trips to the loo which are <sigh> all too frequent at our age.

What helps most is me not getting into bed late, so that I have a few minutes to warm up before snuggle time.

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