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I'm contemplating being naughty today and going running. The weather has been so perfect for running and I'm stuck with the elliptical. I think the thing that I really like about the running/walking is my nike tracker. I can post my progress and see my stats every time I work out. It's very motivating. Not to mention that I feel like my body was starting to change and I'm not happy about losing it. Maybe I'll just walk really fast.

On another note, I got boots! Boots that fit around my legs! Boots that are cute and were on clearance so I got an awesome deal on them! They weren't the ones that I was goaling for. These were what I really wanted.

I actually got to try them on finally because Macy's randomly had one pair that was two sizes to small, but it was clear that the calf was never going to fit. So I ended up with These instead.

The awesome thing is that they're not what I would typically want. I'm a girly girl when it comes to boots, but I branched out a little and got something that I probably would have never considered. They're very comfortable and versatile enough that I can dress them up or wear them very casual. There's still room in the footbed to add orthotics when my doctor finally has me fitted and I have to start using them. The best part is that that darker panel in the middle is all stretch, so they fit around my legs easily and they stay on! It's a miracle! You might notice from the link that they're $190 originally. I got them for $60. The boots that I wanted before were probably going to be $200 and I've never seen them for less than that, so even if I did get skinny enough, I probably couldn't have got them anyway. Don't you love when you find a fantastic deal?

Now if only I could run in them haha!

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