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Transitioning from spot CT to spot CT with water

Discussion in 'Cold Thermogenesis' started by fireforlunch, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. CTforlife

    CTforlife New Member

    Nothing is impossible, your mind is your only limitation.
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2013
  2. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    A lot of people here used to wear gloves and a hat and wool socks to start out. Have you tried compression gear?
  3. fireforlunch

    fireforlunch New Member

    I thought compression gear was for when doing spot ct on the chest and stomach?

    I'm in the water now

  4. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    Have you read thru the C/T thread? I know it is huge. I will see what I can find.....
    How is it going today?
  5. fireforlunch

    fireforlunch New Member

    Thank you for posting caroline.

    Having a decent day. At work so I can't CT.

    Got some recent blood work back showing that was somewhat discouraging (I'll post it when it all comes back), otherwise it's been a good day.

    Won't be able to CT for the next two days but will do it Friday and post results.

  6. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    Check out page 23 ..,...., a post by Pamela ....about wearing socks etc......
  7. fireforlunch

    fireforlunch New Member

    Didnt see anything on pg 23 by Pam or about socks.

    Dont think its needed though, the other day i got in for 30 min and it wasnt to bad

  8. jib

    jib New Member

    So.....while you're on duty, you don't take showers or anything like it? Not being judgmental at all, just thinking outside the box, wondering if you could "squeeze" in a cold shower here or there? Don't you do like 3 days on 4 off or some such? Keep pushing the envelope, you're doing great!!!!
  9. fireforlunch

    fireforlunch New Member

    Great question

    I ALWAYS take cold showers when I'm on duty and at home, I just never mention it in my posts because it seems so little I guess.

    Yesterday at I put about 30 lbs of ice in a garbage bag and took it down to the basement and set it on my chest for about 25 minutes before lunch.

    Not sure why I never thought of that before

  10. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    You are doing great!
  11. fireforlunch

    fireforlunch New Member

    Thank u caroline.

    Great news: i told my captain the next spot that opens up at a slow station i would like to move. He saod ok amd now it looks like it will happen in a couple of weeks. it's not a new job but the sleep will be so much better

  12. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Wonderful, Fire! At the beginning it seems the changes needed are close to impossible. But we watch and prepare, and then opportunities present themselves, or we think of new solutions, and bingo!
  13. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    This is so true.......

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