Forty eighth thing – On my latest entry about things that make me happy, I have to share one of my new favorite things – Skechers!
You might be thinking, hmmm really? Are you running out of things?
My sister has praised Skechers for some time and while we were away for a recent girls weekend, I’d commented on a pair she was wearing. We talked about the pain I have in my toes – so much so that I can hardly bear to wear closed toe shoes, live in UGG’s all winter and then my Merrell sandals and flipflops in summer. I even bought a pair of seamless socks this winter, made for folks with diabetic nerve pain. I have one pair of tennies that I can wear but they are getting a bit old and beat up. I knew the time had come to try Skechers.
I went to Amazon, my go-to shopping addiction, where I’m a PRIME member. This gets me 2 day delivery, free shipping/free returns and great prices. Wearing a size 11 makes it challenging to walk into a retail store so from the comfort of my living room, I scrolled through the selection and read reviews. I settled on two pair and placed my order.
Straight away, I thought they were super cute, light-weight and tried them on.
“Oh no” I cried “This is NOT comfortable!” Then I found a piece of cardboard packing in the toe……
After that, it was heaven. I loved both pairs and wore them around all evening. It may seem silly or as though I’m exaggerating but if you’ve never had terrible shoe-related pain, you can’t imagine my bliss.
I’ve been breaking in my first pair over the last two days and have been complimented more than a few times. Which also makes me happy!
And pair number two, waiting for their first day in the sun!
This series, “59 Candles, 59 Things” was started on my 59th birthday to reflect on those things that make me happy! Spence keeps reminding me that May 12 is now less than one month away and I need to stay on track…..for more entries, check “59 Things” under categories. And let me know, what makes you happy!
8 thoughts on “59 Candles, 59 Things – part forty”
Skechers are the only tennis shoes I wear, they are so comfortable and support my feet so well. I like the ones without the shoestrings to make them even easier to wear…so glad to read that you like these too!
The flowered ones are lace-less and I do love that easy slip-on style!!
They are so cute! I might have to try a pair to go with the new Fitbit!
Indeed, check Amazon. So many really fun styles and what’s more fun than getting fit with a new pair of shoes? 😊
So cool 🙂 Love those skechers ! 🙂 Happy feet, happy Spencer’s Girl 🙂
Indeed Lynne! Comfy shoes = happy me 😊
So glad I turned you and our mom onto my favorite comfy shoes. I am addicted and have too many to count. They have a lot of sandals too. Go for it Jerene. You will love them!
I’m beyond grateful to you! I really thought I was destined to live in UGGs and sandals or go barefoot. Plus the comfort they are so cute! Gracias!!