P. S. Binkley
sarahbee at oldwiz.net
Sat Oct 26 07:36:18 PDT 2002
I wear the woolen stump socks and I love them. I don't remember if you
said you wear them or not. One more thing...I believe caffeine
restricts the blood vessels so you may want to go easy on it before
going outdoors...I think it helps.
I saw the news re: Senator Wellstone, family and staff...it is such a
Lindsay Nielsen wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thank you for your responses related to cold. I'll give some of these
> ideas a try. I tend to not wear hats and I forgot about keeping my head
> covered when I'll be outside for long periods, even when it's not super
> cold. Living in MN means that cold is a reality and since I'm outside a
> fair amount, warm ideas are helpful. When I run I don't want my core
> temp. to be any higher than necessary but hanging around on the soccer
> field offers more opportunities. I think I could warm the leg before
> running or skiing which could also help while I'm out. My circulation is
> probably as good as it's going to be since any diminishment is related
> specifically to the amputation. I'm going to get some warmers to put on
> the outside of the prosthesis and last night besides wearing a hat, I
> remembered to jump up and down some on the sidelines which helped.
> Thanks again for taking the time to give me your ideas.
> In serious mourning here because of the deaths of Paul, Sheila and
> Marcia Wellstone. A huge loss for us locally and IMHO for everyone. Paul
> had courage and integrity that isn't seen much in Politics.
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