Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Revisiting "Das Boot"

Okay girls.....I'm sorry for re-visiting my broken foot, but this is my current existence and I have to address my feelings. ~ ((I don't feel SEXY!)) Are you surprised? Who designed this ugly contraption anyway? I've actually stepped on my own good foot, while using this 'thing' to try and walk. My husband called me from work today with that sultry sound in his voice, "Come on baby, let's go out to dinner tonight........" Sure, I'll wear my perfect little black dress, dragging "Das Boot" along, while walking like the hunchback of Notre Dame! Nope...it ain't gonna happen. This situation is actually affecting my self-esteem. I have waaaay to many mirrors in my house and they stand as a constant reminder that, although I've tried, I just CAN'T look cute and wear this thing at the same time! I turned down the dinner invitation and now I'm having second thoughts. Maybe... in some warped 'man' kind of way... he l i k e s the new me?

Clumsy?........most definitely


Kinky?........who me?

I'm making a phone call, while ironing my dress.......the rest...try to use your imagination...I have to.......


Blogger Bek said...

I am totally kakking.
Dont you know Dar... clumsy IS the NEW SEXI.
Oh yeah it sure is.
That is what I tell myself anyhow!
My guy loves my numptyness.... *GRIN*.
And I am sure your hubs loves you no matter what!
You are adorable... Das Boot and all!

9:48 PM  
Blogger Turquoise CRO said...

LOl! I'll have to show my hubby this pic D! He always makes FUN of me because a lot of the time I stand like this, with inward feet! It's just me! He thinks it's cute! Did you go out to dinner then? You ironed your dress! xo

10:58 PM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

if anyone can make that vader boot look good, you can.

Jay knows a good thing when he sees it.


ADORABLE black shoe, by the way...on the good foot, that is.

love you.

11:08 PM  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

bek~ clumsy=sexy? I have to tell you what happens the next time I run into a wall...tomorrow

turq.cro~ I'm glad we have a similar feature. Even if it's how we stand :)

boho~ thank you, even though I know you are a teeny bit biassed with me. And hey...if we stuff the toes of the cute shoes, they just might fit your elf feetsies.

I'm feeling the love Darxxx

12:30 AM  
Blogger Susannah said...

Dar, i think you might be on to something - imo there's something rather sexy about the Vader boot - it makes your 'normal' foot look even cuter and more petite - perhaps there's an element of foot fetishism going on in your house?! i think you should dress the boot with ribbons and celebrate it's lumpen appearance :-))) work with it baby... tee hee

2:09 AM  
Blogger Haider Droubi said...

i never thought that those legs belong to the same person,untill i read yr article...sorry for that ,,hope y get better soon,,rearding going out ,,i think there should be no problem..most of the new fashion designers tend to mix classical with ultra modern wear...i think many people might find the wayy look creative,,i might do that...some revolutionary 2006 dinner dress..
hope y be better soon

2:13 AM  
Blogger Drea said...

haha. I dont think it is that bad.
I mean people arent going to think "dag... that girl is SO not sexy with that big boot thing on her leg" they are probably more likely to think "hmm... I wonder what happened to her."

I think people notice a persons beautiful face way before a leg.
So I wouldnt sweat it!

Atleast your other shoe looks cute hehe.

5:01 AM  
Blogger SwirlyAnge said...

Oh my gosh, is that a shortie ankle walker I see?!? I broke my foot 6 weeks ago, and have been wearing one of those awful things! You have no idea how much this post cracked me up because I so understand! Hehehe you have my sympathy....hope the foot gets better hun xxx

6:58 AM  
Blogger bb said...

I'm just 'catching' up with your foot (so to speak)
DON'T leave me to use my imagination, though, for goodness sake, you have no idea what I'm thinking now!

Get Well Soon x x x

11:10 AM  
Blogger Romina Bacci said...

what is beautiful about life is that everything changes, and *bad* sometimes is *better*, and we are able to learn once again and re-discover ourselves.

be creative!! ha ha... ;)


3:09 PM  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

Sussannah~ "dressing the boot" my mom said the same thing. See, you could be a sister for real~yeah!

haider~ nice to meet you, I hope this doesn't become the fashion, however...I am taller now :)

drea~ nice to meet you too, you'd be surprised how many people DO stare. I'm pretty small

swirlyange~ nice to meet you too. Thanks for understanding :)

bb~ I like your imagination silly!

3:09 PM  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

Romina~ I am trying to be creative...I bet my boot would look better with one of your bags to distract from it...Hmmm I might have to do some shopping :)

3:31 PM  
Anonymous Teresa said...

Probably when you started your blog and named it "A Walk in My Shoes"--I bet you weren't expected Mr. Vadar boot, but I would walk in your shoes if it could take away some of the pain. I know how it feels, but remember this too shall pass. Love the cute black shoe by the way!!

10:13 PM  
Blogger Sarah e.Smith said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog...it's nice to *meet* you! I am so sorry to hear about your broken foot...Das Boot does not look comfortable :(

10:16 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Darlene, if you were here with me at this very moment, I totally would not notice Das Boot - simply because your other shoe is HOT! If anyone can make that thing look sexy, it's totally you!

(But I really want to know who designed that thing. If I had to wear it, I'd totally be kicking Das Wall.)

11:15 PM  
Blogger Drea said...

have you seen that movie "a walk in her shoes" i think its called w/ cameron diaz. its kinda sad.. has good shoes in it tho lol

12:55 PM  
Blogger AnnieElf said...

Oh, dear, you just gave me a glimpse of what my pushing 86 year old mother is going to get fitted with today. She broke her foot a few days ago and it's taken this long to get figured out. I hope this contraption isn't heavy and I hope you won't be wearing yours too much longer.

8:04 AM  

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