Perils Of A Pregnant Woman In Heels

“Hi, my name is Emily, and I like to wear heels despite being pregnant.” They say the first step in overcoming an addiction is admittance, and so here we are.
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You may think I’m crazy, and you know what? My doctor agrees with you. A direct quote from him after my last weekly check up: “Are you crazy?!” See? Told you so.

My reaction was to sheepishly laugh and nod to the fact that they’re not that high. Heel height does make a difference, after all. Then he sent me on my way as I wondered, Am I crazy?! (Don’t answer that.)
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I’m starting a pregnant woman revolution, you see. Out with the orthopedics! In with the heels! Get it, girl, and don’t worry about that massive belly getting in the way. You may wobble a little, but hey, you’re looking good while doing it.
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They have to be the right height and comfort level, which these heels definitely do (Similar here & here). I’m all about nude shoes in the summertime, especially since they go with just about everything.
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Gotta love the midwest. It leaves for very interesting guessing games while getting ready in the morning.

In summary, I’d like to leave this post by answering a few questions that I’m guessing would be frequently asked based off this post.

Q: Do my feet hurt?  A: Yes, a little, but it’s not unbearable.

Q: Do I ask Doug to rub them on an annoyingly frequent basis? A: Yes. I have no shame.

Q: Will I keep wearing heels despite all you potentially thinking I’m nutty? A: Yes, friends, I will. I made it to 38 weeks while rocking heels so far, why would I stop now?
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3 thoughts on “Perils Of A Pregnant Woman In Heels

  1. Alyssa

    Haha you go girl! I can’t wear heels normally, but I admire you for sticking to something you love. No need to change it up if it makes you feel good 🙂

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