Ring Dilemma!

posted 2 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What do I do?
    Stop asking, and live with my choice. : (6 votes)
    27 %
    Try and convince FI that it's not changing the meaning. : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Purchase one anyway. : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Just don't wear the ring to work. : (12 votes)
    55 %
    Other, please explain. : (2 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    35 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    Why not wrap a piece of gauze around your ring once you get to work? then you can still wear your ring, it won’t rip your gloves, and it can be easily removed when you’re done. No expensive wraps, no hard feelings, and you get to wear your ring!

    Post # 3
    Member
    10986 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I think you should leave your rings exactly as they are and do one of thre things: 1) get a low-profile stand-in ring that you wear to work every day, while leaving your e-ring at home, 2) experiment with ways to wrap your e-ring so that it doesn’t tear your gloves (i.e. placing an adhesive bandage over it in the north-south direction, perhaps), or 3) wear your e-ring everywhere except to work. 

    Post # 4
    Member
    1298 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Google silicone ring wrapper. It will cover your rings sharp edges so hopefully it won’t rip gloves. Or wear it on a necklace at work?

    ETA I don’t think adding a wrap will help. 

    Post # 5
    Member
    6592 posts
    Bee Keeper

    You could also wear your e-ring on a necklace when you’re at work. I once saw online a special pendant for holding e-rings, designed for people in a surgical field.

    Post # 6
    Member
    72 posts
    Worker bee

    Have you checked out Ring Cozies? http://www.theringcozy.com/

     

    I’ve never used them and have no experience with them – but they’re all over Instagram. People seem to use them a lot when they workout, but perhaps they’ll be smooth enough for your gloves to go on without ripping… although they might be really bulky. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    527 posts
    Busy bee

     

    ce0604:  I’m sorry, I mean no disrespect, but I’m LMAO at the ring cozy! It’s ridiculous!

    Post # 9
    Member
    72 posts
    Worker bee

    GreenBayBee:  Lol no worries. Like I said, I’ve never even used one – I just seem them all over Instagram. I think if someone had a super outdoors-y lifestyle it would be good for them. As for me, when I go to the gym I just take my ring off and put it back on after, lol.

    Post # 10
    Member
    527 posts
    Busy bee

    ce0604:  I’m glad I didn’t offend you! Geesh, the stuff people come up with these days to make money! 

    Post # 11
    Member
    950 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2015 - City Hall!

    So great, I was going to suggest the ring wrapper. Glad you got it fixed!!!

    Post # 12
    Member
    2041 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 1995

    Well once you are married you could just wear your wedding band at work… you won’t feel naked and you can add the e ring back when you get home. Lots of nurses do that. 

    Post # 13
    Member
    93 posts
    Worker bee

     

    ce0604:  lol this makes me laugh! Wouldn’t it just be easier to take the ring off rather than carry around this thing for in case you ever need it? Haha

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