Disclosure ~ Living Smart Girl was compensated with product to join forces in sharing about @Vionicshoes and #SoleStory .
Growing up I was like most young girls. Wanted to wear the latest fashion on my feet, didn’t worry about what I might have to deal with some day, for how uncomfortable my shoes were at the time. Well, in my early 30’s I started really having issues with my feet. I have always had that lump on the inside by my big toe, and was told it was a bunion but I honestly didn’t know what a bunion was or what kind of pain they could cause. Man, did I find out as I got older. My bunions started causing so much pain that no matter what I put on my feet.. they hurt!! I started buying shoes a size bigger, in wide sizes, and just trying hard to not be on my feet for hours and hours because I knew I would pay come evening. I finally broke down and decided to have bunion surgery. My Aunt Tammy had surgery on both her feet at the same time, and her Dr. was amazing so I figured it was time. But, I only did one foot. And, to this day wish I had done them both because I have now put off my 2nd foot’s bunion surgery for 3 years. Why oh why!! I know why, because it hurts, it’s hard to be laid up for 8 weeks, and I just am to busy!!
Now I tell people I have one pretty foot, and one lumpy foot. See the big lump on my right foot. Ouch!! Thankfully it was my left foot that caused me more pain so now I am back to being able to wear cute shoes again for the most part. I have found that Vionic shoes fit great, and feel great. I have at least 4 different pairs of Vionic shoes and not a one bothers my bunion on my right foot.
Being on my feet all day, enjoying my fitness, hiking, walking the dogs, site seeing, and just living life, I can’t let bad shoes stop me. Thankfully I can do it all and my feet don’t hate me come evening, or mid way thru my fun.
I will get my right foot done, one of these days. I say winter for me is best, because I live in Minnesota and you rarely find me outside when it’s below 30 degrees.
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