I find wearing socks to bed stops my feet from getting warm as they're always cold getting into bed. They usually warm up after I've been in bed a few hours and have just been to the loo. It's really odd. Even if I don't have aching restless legs (rare), my feet refuse to warm up until I've been for a pee!I can’t wear socks in bed either as my usually cold feet get too hot overnight BUT I have discovered leg warmers which warm up my lower legs and keep my feet at a reasonable temperature
To take the worst of the chill off them I usually tuck them into my poor OH's legs (you think he'd learn to change positions to stop me doing this instead of grumbling every night).
I've got leg warmers and they're a bit helpful for my lower legs but I have been thinking of trying wool ones (if I can find them). Wool socks are better for me than those advertised as thermal but sheepskin slippers/boots warm me up the best. Trouble is, any amount of time spent in them brings my plantar fasciitis back so I stick to Fitflops to prevent that particular pain.
I ordered a new pair in the sale a half size bigger than normal and am going to put proper sheepskin insoles (not fake fluffy wool - instant cold wet feet for me) in them. I'll keep you updated in case anyone's interested.
OMG Twi! 73!! I can't imagine the pain and itching (nor do I want to!). I had 8 on all toes except the big ones. My mum knitted me fingerless gloves to wear so I could write/type/use a calculator but still keep my hands warm. I still have the last pair she knitted for me. I use the ones with little studs in the palms now as they don't slip on my crutches. I'm a bit worried now as I've felt a nip of cold on my nose the last few days...