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Day 20: Ready for My Second Run

Day 20: Ready for My Second Run

by Daniel Dessinger on Sep 05, 2009 2

Today is Saturday. My first run was on Monday. Most of my aches and pains are gone. The balls of my feet are still tender. They’re not calloused at all, and will probably need to be before running becomes terribly comfortable. One thing is for sure: I will DEFINITELY be wearing my injinji Performance Micro […]

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Day 18: Someone at Work Finally Noticed

Day 18: Someone at Work Finally Noticed

by Daniel Dessinger on Sep 03, 2009 2

I’ve been wearing my black Five Fingers Classics for 18 days now (think I wore regular flat-soled shoes once), and my coworkers finally noticed. In their defense, my baggy jeans touch the floor, so there’s only a little black visible most of the time. People just assume that you’re wearing regular shoes unless something draws […]

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It’s Okay to Be Fi-curious

It’s Okay to Be Fi-curious

by Daniel Dessinger on Sep 03, 2009 0

word of the day: “fi-curious” – a person interested in Vibram Five Fingers, but aren’t sure they’re ready to swing that way. Most people will be curious about the foot-shaped shoes they see every now and then, but the concept of walking without cushioned soles will turn most people off. I know this because we’re […]

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Day 17: Oh Noes – The Post Run Aftermath

Day 17: Oh Noes – The Post Run Aftermath

by Daniel Dessinger on Sep 02, 2009 11

Yes, the dreaded day is upon us. The aftermath from yesterday’s run. I am such a wuss. But that’s okay! I’m just getting started! I woke up this morning, stood up, and OWWW! Pain! What is this strange sensation in my feet and legs? What is it? Oh, Doctor, tell me, am I going to […]

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Day 16: My First Run

Day 16: My First Run

by Daniel Dessinger on Sep 01, 2009 1

After a long day at work, I decided to give my Five Fingers another shot at the gym. I work them all day at work without socks for the first time. I’d been avoiding that, since you end up with stinky shoes that need to be washed when you don’t use the socks. But, like […]

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Day 9: Taking a Day Off

Day 9: Taking a Day Off

by Daniel Dessinger on Aug 25, 2009 1

It’s been 8 days. My feet feel a little blistery, so I’m taking a day off from my VFF Classics. I’m putting on my Diesel Leroys again. They’re flat soled and not very cushioned, but they feel luxurious in comparison. Of course, that means I’m not getting the workout or proper posture either. I’m wondering […]

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Day 8: What is Wrong With the People I Work With?

Day 8: What is Wrong With the People I Work With?

by Daniel Dessinger on Aug 24, 2009 0

Well, it’s been a solid week now and no one at work is noticing my foot-shaped shoes. What is wrong with these people? Seriously? I expected them to stand out on Day 2, but then again, they are solid black. My next pair will be more noticeable (though not the camo-blue ones). I think I […]

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