Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

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heiders33
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Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby heiders33 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:40 pm

I live in a pretty cold climate, and with winter coming (actually, the cold is already here), I'm looking for a good pair of gloves. The Oxaliplatin makes me extra sensitive to cold in my fingers and toes - it probably lasts for about two weeks after treatment. Has anyone found a good pair of gloves that keeps the fingertips nice and warm in freezing weather?
35 year-old female
May 2017: colonoscopy found cancerous mass in rectum
CT scan showed no spread to distant organs
Endoscopic ultrasound staged at T3aN2M0
June-July 2017: 28 days of chemo/radiation
September 2017: LAR surgery with loop ileostomy
October 2017: started six rounds of mop-up XELOX

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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby NHMike » Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:40 am

It’s 21 degrees right now and I’m heading to the gym in 20 minutes. I have been looking for globes as well but the hard part is that there are so many out there to look at. My current solution is medium weight fleece liners inside Marmot snow gloves which are also lined. It provides protection against snow and water which I don’t need. I also don’t have a good feel for materials as there is a wide variety out there.

I’m thinking of going to Eastern Mountain Sports tomorrow to see what they have. I’ve also considered battery powered gloves but they don’t really seem to work. Microwave heat packs may be a solution too.
06/23/17: ER rectal bleeding; Colonoscopy+Biopsy
07/13/17: Stage 3B rectal cancer. T3, N1b, M0. 5.2 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm. Lymphs: 6 x 4 mm, 8 x 6 mm, 5 x 5 mm.
Xeloda 3,400 mg/day + radiation 07/31 - 09/08.
CEA 2.7; halfway through treatment: 1.9; after treatment: 1.8.
MSS, KRAS G12D
10/06/17: 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm (-90%). Lymphs: 3 x 3 mm (-62.5%), 4 x 3 mm (-75%), 5 x 3 mm (-40%). 5.1 CM from AV.
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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby Aqx99 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:16 am

I wear a basic pair of knit gloves, which are great for indoors too. I've been wearing them since my first infusion in July, since air conditioning was my enemy. It just turned cold here in NC, so I will probably pull out my normal winter gloves shortly.
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2/21/17 Diagnosis
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6/14/17 Robotic LAR with temp loop ileostomy, ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, 2/21 lymph nodes positive
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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby susie0915 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:02 am

I'm always on the lookout for good gloves. I wear them until it hits 50 degrees. I had raynauds before cancer so after oxi it was worse. Also find some warm boots or socks for your feet, I have found mine get cold too now with the neuropathy. I have many gloves and a heated steering wheel. If you find any that really work well let us know.
58 yr old mother of 3 Dx @ 55
5/15 DX T3N0MO/ 2A
6/15 5 wks of chemo/rad
7/15 sigmoidoscopy/scar tissue left
8/15 Pet scan NED
9/15 LAR
0/24 nodes
10/15 Bowel blockage. 3 1/2 weeks in hospital,early ileo rev since
surgery to repair blockage. c-diff inf :(
12/15 6 rds of xelox
5/16 Clear CT lung scarring/inflammation
9/16 clear colonoscopy
4/17 CT 4mm lung nod onc thinks scar tissue
monitored for autoimmune disorder/interstitial lung disease
7/17 no change lung nodule
10/17 Clear CT

heiders33
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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby heiders33 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:08 am

I just ordered a pair of these. Will let you know how they go!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017H ... UTF8&psc=1
35 year-old female
May 2017: colonoscopy found cancerous mass in rectum
CT scan showed no spread to distant organs
Endoscopic ultrasound staged at T3aN2M0
June-July 2017: 28 days of chemo/radiation
September 2017: LAR surgery with loop ileostomy
October 2017: started six rounds of mop-up XELOX

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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby susie0915 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:50 am

heiders33 wrote:I just ordered a pair of these. Will let you know how they go!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017H ... UTF8&psc=1

These look warm and so many options.
58 yr old mother of 3 Dx @ 55
5/15 DX T3N0MO/ 2A
6/15 5 wks of chemo/rad
7/15 sigmoidoscopy/scar tissue left
8/15 Pet scan NED
9/15 LAR
0/24 nodes
10/15 Bowel blockage. 3 1/2 weeks in hospital,early ileo rev since
surgery to repair blockage. c-diff inf :(
12/15 6 rds of xelox
5/16 Clear CT lung scarring/inflammation
9/16 clear colonoscopy
4/17 CT 4mm lung nod onc thinks scar tissue
monitored for autoimmune disorder/interstitial lung disease
7/17 no change lung nodule
10/17 Clear CT

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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby peanut_8 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:46 pm

My sister used to have an alpaca ranch. (long story). She was very generous with alpaca products, socks, scarves, and gloves. I must say the alpaca gloves are very nice and quite warm. Don't know if they would be warm enough for really cold (below 20) weather though. I tend to like natural fibers like wool and cashmere.

I see that you have purchased a fleece lined pair onAmazon. They look very nice.
Good luck,
peanut
Terri aka peanut
diagnosed Jan 14, RC stage 2a, age 56
permanent colostomy
MSS
April 14, 28 chemo/rad with Xeloda
June 14 adjuvant Xeloda 6 rounds
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Re: Recommendations for cold weather gloves?

Postby juliej » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:12 pm

I recommend Uniqlo Heattech gloves, socks, and a scarf (to pull up around your mouth and nose). They kept me warm on oxy!

You might try wearing plain cotton gloves (available in the spa/shower/bath section of stores) around the house too. I wore them all day and they reduced my sensitivity to things that would irritate my fingertips.

Hope this helps!
Stage IV, liver/lung mets 8/4/2010
Xelox+Avastin 8/18/10 to 10/21/11
LAR, liver resec, HAI pump 11/11
Double lung surgery + ileo reversal 2/12
Adjuvant Xeloda 3-9/12
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