When Abby woke up, she could tell it was below freezing outside. 'Of course it was,' she thought. It always was. The very top of her shoulder that peeked out from beneath the many heavy blankets had turned a light blue colour. It was almost numb when she poked at it. Same with her nose, but after going cross-eyed to look at it she could see it was bright red, not blue.
She really didn't want to leave her insanely warm bed, instead telling herself she would just have a few minutes more of blissful warmth.
Her alarm clock buzzed again, even louder than before. With a groan she rolled over, keeping all body parts except for her head below the blankets. She held her hands clasped tightly between her knees to keep them warm and to stop them from hitting the 'snooze' button again. But, when the sound had risen loudly enough to make her head hurt, she shut it off and twitched the curtain open with a pale finger.
She could tell it was colder than yesterday by the thick layer of fog on the glas