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#21 Joelf

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

Hi Miocean,

Your post reminded me that I actually possess one of those scarves such as you describe with pockets at the ends. It's a super scarf in a very fetching rusty brown patterned colour; my only reservation about it is that it's such a long scarf that I have to wind it around my neck at least four times to enable me to put my hands in the pockets; it would be even more useful for someone with arms down to their ankles like a gorilla! ;) :lol:

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:26 AM

I just came from the Vascular doctor I see for my Raynaud's. The bad news... there is nothing more they can do for me. :( I have exhausted all treatments with no luck. She did ask me if I was planning a trip anywhere warm soon. I would love to just bury my feet and hands in the hottest sand I could find and just lay there!! I guess it really starts to hit home when you realize there is nothing more you can do and you just have to live with your symptoms and try as hard as you may to stay warm. Which isn't easy living in the great white north! Good bit of news was I had my yearly CT scan on my heart and lungs and my echo on my heart and lungs and those are looking good.. So I have something to be happy for!! Have a great weekend everyone.
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:45 AM

Hi Marsha,

Sorry to hear that your vascular doctor is unable to help you anymore with any different treatments for your Raynaud's attacks. It sounds as if unfortunately you won't be able to consider any employment that accentuates the problem and I do hope that you'll be able to keep as warm as possible......climate permitting!

However, (wearing my Pollyanna hat ;) ) at least you've had very good news about your heart and lungs. :emoticons-yes: That certainly is a bonus, anyway!!

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 09:49 AM

Oh Marsha, I am THRILLED JUST thrilled with the solution to your work problem!!! WHEW!!!
It sure can be troublesome when dealing with raynauds as we do, no matter WHERE we happen to be! :(

Yes, please pet the your kitties for me as well and take care from the weather; we've been forecast a foot of snow; we've received 5 inches so far :P
Fortunately, I don't HAVE to go out in it, except to take one of my two dogs out; she has a tendency of running off, whereas the old one can't see/hear well, so she stays close and doesn't stay out long! ;)
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