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
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