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oven mits

Postby robbie » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:28 pm

It's like having oven mits when i try doing stuff with my hands, i read this comparison some where and thought this is a good way to describe it. I feel like most of u are fighting not to get like i am and i am fighting not to get like Twisted, Hope something comes soon!
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Postby Niko » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:53 pm

'oven mitts' is a very good description. I've always used 'glovey-feeling' and then have to describe it as wearing winter gloves.

take care,

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Postby jimmylegs » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:35 pm

i'm the same. it's kind of like your hands went to sleep, puffed up and then you dipped them in some kind of semi-stiff coating. just like oven mitts. :wink:
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Postby Niko » Mon Apr 09, 2007 11:42 pm

Now if the neuros. and the researchers could wear oven mitts for a day and *try* to accomplish their tasks... we might all be on to something ;)

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Postby jimmylegs » Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:04 am

no doubt!!
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Postby Wonderfulworld » Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:04 pm

Oh and what about adding some glasses with smeared vaseline on them too to mimic some blurred vision, and putting uneven soled-shoes on them while we're at it?!!
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Postby carolew » Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:11 pm

This is all sooo true. If the neuros could spend a day in our shoes. I would give them a boat with waves, lots of waves, so they would know how it feels like to be off balance. Man, they would find something really quickly to cure this... It always feels good to bitch ..... Carolew
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Postby agate » Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:51 pm

That's it exactly. Trying to do things with my hands is like having oven mitts.

By the way, I HATE oven mitts. I never use them. Potholders for me.
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Postby mambo » Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:14 am

:( yes i have oven mitts think sadly I'm getting used to it but yes i hate it to oven mitts describes it brilliantly x
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Postby Elia » Sat Oct 13, 2007 2:11 pm

Apologies for bumping an old post but I'm entranced by the idea of MS Reality Simulation for neurologists:

Maybe they could be persuaded to spend the day in one of those old-fashioned funfair houses - the ones with sloping floors, irregular sized steps and crooked doorways. As an act of kindness we should provide a loo - possibly one that wobbles.

Alternatively, we could employ small boys to sneak up behind them and tie their shoe laces together.

Oh dear - that does sound rather vengeful,

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Postby AllyB » Sat Oct 13, 2007 2:37 pm

I LOVE it - this should be ms 101 for neuros...

Some say vengeance is sweet, but a dish best served cold :wink:
Please remain unrepentant - enjoying your sense of humour here :twisted:
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Postby jimmylegs » Sat Oct 13, 2007 4:35 pm

ah, hahaha good times :) :) :)
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Postby Loobie » Fri Oct 19, 2007 3:55 am

..........and let's not forget to talk about "clown shoes" while we're at it! Same feeling, I just didn't think it would translate well; me saying "I feel like I've oven mitts on my feet"......
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