Grip, Don’t Slip

Slippin’ and slidin’ may be fun when you’re young, but not so much when a) you have artificial joints, b) you have rheumatoid arthritis.

Fortunately, out here on the coast, that is not too much of a worry.

We have, however, had icy days when sidewalks and parking lots resemble skating rinks.

This is a recent addition to my winter wardrobe. I’d say, “Simply slip them on to your shoes,” but the fact is, if your hands are like mine, you’ll need help stretching these on to your shoes or boots.

Fashionable, they are not, but then, neither is a splayed-out Marianna!

Update: Grannymar mentioned them. Now, thanks to P., I am able to provide you with a link to some “hand-friendly” anti-skid safety soles.

5 Responses to “Grip, Don’t Slip”

  1. Great idea, I bought a pair last winter they have Velcro closings across the instep and round the ankle. They look better than the woollen socks I used over my shoes and boots before that!

    • Grannymar,

      Socks! That’s something I’ve never seen. A creative solution to an icy situation.

      Those velcro closings sound a lot more practical! Do you happen to have a link, please?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: