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The Top 3 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Got Diagnosed with Raynaud's

The Top 3 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Got Diagnosed with Raynaud's

Nat 06/14/2022 7:27pm

All of a sudden, I had a severe case. Navigating what to do wasn't easy. I faced all sorts of hurdles and wrong turns. Here are some takeaways I've gathered from my own experience dealing with Raynaud’s. The following is just one frosty's perspective. I hope you find something here that helps you... more »

Got Raynaud’s? Warm water may not be your friend

Got Raynaud’s? Warm water may not be your friend

Nat 06/11/2022 6:54pm

When I first started having multiple Raynaud’s flare-ups a day, I swear I spent half my life standing at a faucet. And why not? I thought I’d figured out the most reliable way to reinvigorate my white, bloodless fingers.  First, I’d adjust the knobs to the exact, not-too-hot... more »

Isolation and Hope: My Raynaud’s Journey

Isolation and Hope: My Raynaud’s Journey

Nat 05/30/2022 10:43am

Raynaud’s is one of those “invisible” disabilities that makes a person feel like no one understands. “Invisible?” you might be thinking. "What about the flamboyantly colored fingers that change hues as flashily as a chameleon?" Yes, Raynaud’s is viewable with the naked eye, but... more »

This Raynaud's Picture Cracks Me Up: Nice Try, Internet

This Raynaud's Picture Cracks Me Up: Nice Try, Internet

Nat 05/18/2022 2:28pm

As someone who has a bad case of Raynaud’s Syndrome, I gotta admit the image Google uses for this usually really unfunny malady cracks me up.  Type "Raynaud's" into the world's most popular search engine, and you'll see a girl clutching a SNOWBALL IN HER BARE HAND. She’s in mid windup... more »

Ray-nodes, Ray-nods, Ray-noh? How you REALLY say Raynaud's

Ray-nodes, Ray-nods, Ray-noh? How you REALLY say Raynaud's

Nat 04/13/2022 4:11pm

On top of having to deal with cold hands, people with Raynaud’s must grapple with … not even knowing if they're saying their disease's name right. Ray-NODS? Ray-NODES? Ray-NOH? Another pronunciation entirely? (Spoiler: yes actually!)I go through phases where I'll say it one way or... more »

How Raynaud's Spurred Me to Create the Thinnest Heated Gloves

How Raynaud's Spurred Me to Create the Thinnest Heated Gloves

Nat 02/24/2022 3:38pm

Hello, my name is Natalie, and I’ve got a bad case of Raynaud’s syndrome. It’s why my wife Nico and I started Toasty Touch and created the world’s first-ever Ultra Thin Heated Gloves specifically for people who suffer from this frustrating and poorly understood condition... more »