Well, despite one day of accidentally over-doing it and bragging all over social media then paying for it, I think I’m officially past the stay-in-jammies-all-day stage of post-op bunion surgery recovery.  Sure it takes a little longer than usual to get ready, but for the past three days I’ve had “events” and have found ways to style around my cast, crutches and even a wheelchair and I have photo evidence to prove it!

Event 1 – Book Club

(Okay, these aren’t, er, major, events but at this stage anything that requires me to get out of the house counts, so there.)

Everly tomato skirt $4.90, lace top $4, necklace $3 and one Miz Mooz shoe... er, $13.30 divided by 2.
Everly tomato skirt $4.90, lace top $4, necklace $3 and one Miz Mooz shoe… er, $13.30 divided by 2.
Skirts and dresses are the  natural air-cast choice!  (Thank God it's Spring!)
Skirts and dresses are the natural air-cast choice! (Thank God it’s Spring!)
Big necklace to draw the up away from said cast or as I call it, my Transformer foot.
Big necklace to draw the eye up and away from said cast or as I call it, my Transformer foot.
Apologies  to my book club sisters that I inadvertently flashed.  I will wear a longer skirt next time!
Apologies to my book club sisters that I inadvertently flashed. I will wear a longer skirt next time!

Event 2 – Dance Performance Numero Uno

My daughter’s final dance performance was on Saturday and since I was worried about walking too far on crutches and having my foot down too long, I rented a wheelchair from local Home Care and gained an entirely new perspective.

For starters, I wore a longer skirt to avoid flashing the entire local community.  Vintage skirt $3.50, Marc Art of Walking flat(s) $19, necklace plus earrings, tee and cardi handmedowns from my big sis who knows what I need before I do.
For starters, I wore a longer skirt to avoid flashing the entire local community. Vintage skirt $3.50, Marc Art of Walking flat(s) $19, necklace $8, plus earrings, tee and cardi – handmedowns from my big sis who knows what I need before I do, and bracelets by She Does Create and Just One.
Pockets are always a good idea!
Pockets are always a good idea!  I will always love this skirt.
Sparkly jewelry is always a good idea!  (even when you're just sitting around in bed with your foot up waiting to go!)
Sparkly jewelry is always a good idea! (even when you’re just sitting around in bed with your foot up waiting to go!)
Perfectly comfortable outfit to watch the star of the show (in my eyes!).
Perfectly comfortable outfit to watch the star of the show (in my eyes!).

Event 3 – Dance Performance Two

My son’s final dance performance was Sunday at the Jubilee and again, I took my wheels and made extra sure I wouldn’t flash the even-bigger community when elevating my leg by wearing the only pants-option I have right now…

Culottes!
Culottes!  The air-cast’s best friend!
BCBG culottes $4, navy sleeveless blouse $3.50, Hispanitas shoes $3.50, another handmedown sister cardi plus She Does Create earrings, Accessorize necklace circa 2005 and bracelets via Just One and She Does Create.
BCBG culottes $4, navy sleeveless blouse $3.50, Hispanitas shoes $3.50, another handmedown sister cardi plus She Does Create earrings, Accessorize necklace circa 2005 and bracelets via Just One and She Does Create.
On my way to the show...
On my way to the show…
Arm-party se;fie.
Arm-party selfie.
Another show, another stylish outfit for sitting around with my foot propped up.
Another show, another stylish outfit for sitting around with my foot propped up.

There you have it.  I think skirts and dresses will be my post-up style staples until the cast comes off!  Luckily I have one or two lying around!  🙂

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