(Day 52) // 7th week – all the walks and adapted yoga // 3rd January 2021

So here we are… the year is 2021 and yes, we’re still in the middle of a pandemic.

Now that’s out of the way, my feet are feeling great! It’s incredible how much improvement I can notice every day.

Since coming back to London I’ve been for walks almost every day. I started with shorter walks but for the past two days I’ve walked between 40min-1hr and my feet (although a bit swollen) feel good.

The worse time of the day is definitely after I shower. This is when they get fairly purple and more swollen.

I’ve also started to do a bit of yoga, and that’s a bit more complicated. My feet are not nearly as flexible as they used to be (yet!!!), so I’ve had to adapt a lot of exercises, but we’re getting there.

I can’t wait to be able to start doing a bit of running!! (And here’s something I never thought I’d say).

I sometimes find myself thinking if the surgery was worth it since my feet still look like they have bunions and then I remind myself of the pain I used to be in constantly and I realise that aesthetics mean nothing! It really is about how they feel.

However… I did look at the two pictures I took before the surgery and two today…. and you can definitely see the difference!!

Published by Mariana Vieira da Rocha

"I think it's perfectly acceptable and rather admirable to be moderately delusional"

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