So Here’s the Thing About Walking

23 May

It’s Thursday…there must be a reblog on the horizon…Now the fact that this post starts out with two out of three of my favorite things…zombies and Star Wars…may lead you to believe as to way this post made the cut today. You would be correct. Anyway, take a quick walk with this Maineiac (groan) and her foot doctor and see why putting one slightly shorter leg in front of the other might make you chuckle.

She's A Maineiac

Slide1If you ever happen to be strolling down a walking path in Maine and come across a limping, weeping, zombie Darth Vader, don’t be alarmed — it’s just me.

It all started a few years ago when my podiatrist pointed to the tiny stress fracture on my X-ray and said, “See this? When your foot comes down on the pavement, it cracks, just like a pretzel.”

“Okay. I guess that’s not good?” I asked.


“But I was only walking.”


“So what you’re saying is…I can’t walk anymore?”

“Oh, no. You can walk. But…well, pretend my fingers are your toes,” she pressed her hand onto the table and made a loud cracking noise.

I blinked.

“Tell you what,” she peered over her glasses at me. “Just keep walking using this orthotic insert and we’ll see what happens.”

“What will happen?”

“Oh, nothing, if it doesn’t work, we’ll just cut open your ankle here…” she tapped her finger…

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7 Responses to “So Here’s the Thing About Walking”

  1. Blink May 23, 2013 at 8:21 AM #

    goood onee !
    and thank you for stopping over my page 🙂

    • Christopher De Voss May 23, 2013 at 8:25 AM #

      No problem…but I think I left my sock somewhere. Don’t ask why I had my socks off while at your blog…just if you see it, well…burn it. Thanks.

      • Blink May 27, 2013 at 3:40 PM #


  2. G May 23, 2013 at 11:42 AM #

    You are beyond inspiring…make that what you will funny guy. I’m always inspired to laugh when I see your posts or comments, so thank you! And I fixed the link in the post so it actually goes to your blog! Yay me!

  3. ksbeth May 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM #

    needed a good laugh like this today, thanks )

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