Polar Vortex -- BEWARE!!!
My mom bought these from the catalog when they first came on the market a million years ago and she loved them and swore by them. They've just been sitting in her drawer untouched since her passing. I used to think she was crazy, that the warmth she felt when wearing them was all in her head. Well, one more time, Mama knew best... At the moment, we're in the middle of a polar vortex complete with snow storm which dumped 13 inches on us yesterday. I had to go out and shovel in biting, sub-zero winds this morning. I have had surgeries and have medical conditions which cause severe pain in my fingers and toes when exposed to cold temperatures for as little as five minutes. Didn't know how I was going to get through a couple of hours of snow shoveling under these brutal conditions. Then, I remembered these gloves. Thought, "what the heck, what do I have to lose?" Well, THEY WERE AWESOME!!!! No kidding.. Two hours and fifteen minutes in blowing snow with wind chills of -15. And I was able to do it without a single bit of pain in either my fingers or toes! I wore the socks on top of my crew-style socks, and the gloves as liners under a regular insulate glove and my hands and feet stayed warm and pain free. I'm on the website now to order a second pair of each so I can alternate. I'd also like to say that these gloves have been worn and washed many times since my mom's original purchase and they still look brand new. Our house gets very cold during the winter. Where I'm sitting right now is usually so cold that my legs and feet get like ice and I spend my computer time sneezing constantly. Not so tonight. I kept the socks on so my feet continue to be toasty warmmmm. If you're thinking about buying these, please don't hesitate.... BUY THEM!!!