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COLD FEET ! I think I invented some help!

Posted by Mary D on 1/02/99 at 00:00 (002983)

OK, I shopped 'til I dropped today! I knew the price I would pay, and I did it anyway.
When I got home I took a long soak and put my feet up. I remembered a post about ice on your feet. So I get my emergency ice from the freezer (yes I have emergency ice). It is a flexable ice bag wrapped in a cloth. First I try to rest my feet on it, no luck. The I actually placed my feet inside the sack. BINGO!

Try this idea, and if you invent this, I get a cut!

Wear thin cotton socks. Place a long flexable ice bag in a larger sock (big woolies)Sit back and relax for 10-15 minutes. And there you go...cold feet. AHHHHH, Now try it with the bag warmed in the micro OHHHH.

The swelling in my feet went down and I am able to walk to bed. Good night. Mary D

Re: COLD FEET ! I think I invented some help!

Bea on 1/02/99 at 00:00 (002989)

Sorry, but no cut for you. Ice is the only thing that really helps me besides getting off my feet. I use a reusable ice back that I freeze and put a wash cloth over it. as it warms up I take the wash cloth off & can get about 1/2 hour of real cold & it certainly helps. Thanks for the info anyway & lets keep trying new things.

Re: COLD FEET ! I think I invented some help!

ETA on 1/03/99 at 00:00 (003004)

Ice definitely has helped me...but try using a bag of frozen peas. :)
Always ready, reusable and can't leak

good luck


Re: COLD FEET ! I think I invented some help!

Bea on 1/03/99 at 00:00 (003019)

What a fabulous idea. I have used 3 of those cold packs with the fabric covers & they work but do leak after awhile. Mine are all covered with duck tape b7t the peas are a great idea. Thanks.

Re: COLD FEET ! Frozen Corn bags work too!

Sandy on 1/10/99 at 00:00 (003204)

In addition to frozen peas, frozen corn works too! They mold to your feet but I like the sock idea too