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Tips for keeping warm to ward off the chill

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Sandy_123
Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,853 Disability Gamechanger
With the winter settling in and fuel bills high, a few tips to beat the cold. Cold is an enemy to me as I have Reynolds disease.  Not to mention a few other things. 

  1. Put a jumper on (or vest, socks, extra fleece, warm trousers – you get the picture). ...
  2. Put a blanket on the sofa. ...
  3. Shut doors. ...
  4. Shut the curtains. ...
  5. Use hot water bottles. ...
  6. Use draught excluders. ...
  7. Fit a strip of draught excluder. ...
  8. Curtains, ideally thick curtains with linings.

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Thanks for the tips 

    I would add lots of thin layers underneath 

    Wear a hat 

    Hot drinks 


  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,650 Disability Gamechanger
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    Plenty of cups of tea is a must :) 
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    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,853 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hot drinks definarely and thin layers underneath hot water bottles are good too
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