For years, I’ve noticed that my temperature is often lower than what it’s “supposed” to be. On a normal day, it might be 37; if I’ve got chills and other clear symptoms of a fever, it won’t necessarily register over 37. Weird, right? But other people tell me they’ve had the same experience.
There have been several times when my husband and I have hovered over my four-year-old daughter while she was asleep, touching her forehead in confusion. “Does she feel hot? I think she feels hot.” “No, she’s probably just warm from all the blankets.” “No, feel her — she’s really warm. Should we wake her up…