Wednesday, February 6, 2008

These boots were made for, erm, walking?

According to this story on the BBC, I should maybe think about revising the upper height limit I've imposed on the heels of my elusive pair of perfect boots.

Talking of strange medicine, a gust of wind almost made me sick yesterday. I was walking around a corner, yapping away on my phone, and a huge gust blew straight into my open mouth and triggered my gag reflex. Luckily I hadn't eaten or drunk anything for a few hours, but it was almost nasty. Is this a first?

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  1. Sorry to laugh at your discomfort, but that's hilarious!

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  2. I know ;)

    Imagine the coroner's report - "choked on own vomit due to inability to breathe properly in windy conditions". How embarrassing.

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  3. Good thing you weren't wearing stilettos! (perhaps that study should have also taken into consideration twisted ankles)

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  4. Don't forget that if you twist your ankle, you get to spend more time in bed...

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  5. I've had this happen but only when it's severely windy out...I learned to tuck my mouth into my scarf for breathing at those times.

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  6. Oh, I'm so glad it's not just me! The entrance at the corner of my building is a real wind tunnel, and it was a particularly windy day. I don't usually wear a scarf but I can learn to keep my mouth well and truly shut while I turn that corner.

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