02/06/2014 09:08 pm ET Updated Mar 05, 2015

19 Signs You Really Need Some Sunshine In Your Life

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It's bad. You're depressed; you feel sick all the time; you've gotten mean.

This has gone way past seasonal affective disorder. You're not just sick of winter, you're seriously considering quitting your job, packing your things, and moving to a tropical climate.

You need sunshine, you've decided, the way Superman does. It gives you strength, makes the world a better, happier place, and you won't feel right again until you get it.

Below, 19 signs you're in serious sunshine withdrawal:

1. Everything was going fine until someone posted a photo of you and you realized just how pasty you really are:

2. Really, it's scary how pale you are:

3. So you decide you'd rather be orange than pasty:

4. But your skin still feels like it's covered in saw dust, no matter how much lotion you slather on:

5. So you look up flights to a beautiful, tropical island ... and the prices crush your soul:

6. Then someone posts an album of their "awesome" beach vacation on Facebook. You don't handle it well:

7. After all, when he predicted six more weeks of winter, you had some strong words for Punxsutawney Phil:

8. Not even this could make you like winter again:

9. All you want is some sunshine to start your day.

10. And the need for a fabulous pair of sunglasses:

11. And the feeling of warmth on your skin:

12. Even though technically, the days are already getting longer, it.just.doesn'

13. Do you even remember what it feels like to have exposed skin?

14. Since, most of the time, this is how you're dressed:

15. But that doesn't stop you from dreaming about sunshine:

16. And clinging desperately to the slightest hint of it:

17. "Spring is almost here," you tell yourself:

18. And when it comes, you'll be the first to kiss this despicable season goodbye:

19. Suck it, winter:



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