Tuesday, April 8, 2014

AWKWARD FEET

I have been wearing sensible shoes for over 30 years. Dansko since a friend's podiatrist encouraged her to wear them to alleviate a bunion. And for the past four years flip flops were perfect. 

NOT!

For the past six months the bunion fairies have lovingly nurtured a bunion on my right foot. It's now to the bothersome phase. And it's making my second toe morph into a painful mess. 

I've been trying toe separators, gel sleeves and massage. All to no avail. I've run out of home remedy treatments. I officially feel old. 

I'm in the process of getting my own podiatrist. 

6 comments:

  1. When your feet hurt, everything else seems to follow suit. I need to see my podiatrist this month, too!

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  2. At least you weren't like... born with them. I had to have them removed on both feet when I was 18. Whenever it's cold or rainy, my feet hurt because I have a little metal pin in each foot. So, I FEEL your pain.

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  4. Oh, No! I'm hearing ya - sometimes getting old is so... insulting! Just when we'd really, really appreciate good working parts, they go. Let us know what the podiatrist suggests. Surgery and recovery isn't easy.

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  5. INSULTING! That is it! Nothing life threatening but constant annoyance a constant nagging pain. INSULTING! And I'm sure the doctors just think I'm a hypochondriac for even mentioning this ....

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