Yesterday, I posted a picture of an unusual object given to me by loyal listeners Huggie Bear and Sheila Hayden. Yes, it is unusual, but it is also highly USEful.

For lack of a better word, I'm calling it a gout stool. You rest your foot on it when you are plagued by gout.

Now, I haven't had any gout issues in six years. I researched the foods that cause flare-ups and have removed those foods from my diet.

But should I ever encounter the misfortune of "gout-mageddon" again, I've got my stool. Thank you Huggie Bear and Sheila!

And now, you can see how it works: