6.18.2012

Doctor's Orders




Cardigan (Macy's); Tank (Calvin Klein find at TJMaxx); Skirt (Gap);
Shoes (Target); Necklace (Consignment Shop); Ryan Seidel Photography

It was bound to happen. I got my first official Zumba injury. Too much shaking, too many hip thrusts, and way too much gyrating.  It was all fun and games until I threw my back out. I was under strict instructions from both my boyfriend and mom to take ibuprofen, use a heating pad, refrain from zumba, and wear flats.  After a few days of hobbling in heels, I caved - and spent the following days a few inches shorter.  So here is my proof of flats (see Mom?)  And slowly but surely, the ability to awkwardly gyrate is coming back :)

37 comments:

Steph Yt. said...

lovely outfit! oh no! get well soon hun! Zumba is intense!
xx
S
Ginger and Lace

Sabrina said...

Like your outfit :) get well soon!xx

Daniella said...

Aw hope you feel better soon! Love your outfit sweetie and especially those flats! :)

Take care,Daniella xox

AJ TAYLOR said...

Sorry about your injury, on the other hand, this laidback look really works for you. You look so relaxed and radiant.

http://myafricancloset.wordpress.com/

Annie said...

Haha aw, hope you feel better soon - wouldn't want to lose those awkward gyration skillz :) Love that top!

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

Outside Looking In said...

Oh wow, I hope you're feeling better soon! I really love this look on you!! I also love the color combo--mixing print with those pretty shoes! Perfection!

Dana said...

So cute! Hope you start feeling better and can get back to your workout soon :)

Dana
Big City Farm Girl

Andrea {blonde ambitions} said...

Hope your back starts feeling better soon and I love the flats!

TheTinyHeart said...

Aww, hope you're feeling better and can back to wearing those heels soon!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

RedTagChicLosAngeles said...

Love the relaxed mood this outfit creates!

Rebecca
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Hannah @ Tattoos and Pearls said...

If you are forced into wearing flats I think leopard print is definitely the way to go! Hope your back is feeling better and you get to gyrate sooner rather than later :)

Hannah Tattoos and Pearls

Juneli said...

Awww, sorry to hear about that, Heather, but the good thing is that you get an excuse to break your flats! Hope you get well soon, dear, and rock your stilettos again!

newpetite said...

Get well soon and you can rock those sky high heels. :-)

the Queen City Style said...

Oh my gosh.. I should not be laughing... I'm so sorry. Your description just cracked me up. I'm so sorry about your "boo boo!" I hope you are all better soon!... On the bright side, you look fabulous! :)

Erin @ Currently Coveting said...

lollll. This made me laugh, I hate having to wear flats too! I live in 4 inches and up :) yours are pretty cute though!

xx,
Erin
http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com

Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

I can so relate, I hurt my back last week moving furniture and now no core fusion for me...but I did manage to wear platforms over the weekend. Hoping you are back to Zumba very soon!

xo Mary Jo

Jasmine of ❤AdamAlexMommy❤ said...

love maxi skirts lately! you look amazing. those shoes are really cute. :)


xoxo
jasmine
AdamAlexMommy

The Jones said...

I am so dying to do some zumba...I need a way to exercise that I enjoy, and dancing like crazy definitely qualifies. I've gained almost 10 lbs since I got married a year ago :D Sorry you got hurt though...that is really a bummer and I hope you feel better soon! Love your maxi skirt with the long tunic, really a fun combination and makes you look tall and gorgeous. Fun cheetah shoes too!


<3 Cambria
jupefashion.blogspot.com

Amor said...

love the shoes! :)

Amor WWW.GLAMOROZA.NET

Jen said...

Sorry to hear you're back is sore! Those flats look lovely though...

www.glitterarygirl.blogspot.com

Chahrazad said...

Love your outfit. Especially how you did it with your skirt
Hope everything is good with your healt.

x
www.cherryfactor.blogspot.com

Alexia said...

Love how you look SO comfortable but put-together all at the same time :)

http://styleinmiddle.blogspot.com

becks said...

hope you feel better! x

www.beckspick.com

Jen @ redsolesandredwine said...

Wow hope your back feels better. Do love the leopard flats :). Wishing you a quick recovery.

Red Soles and Red Wine

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

oh no heather! a back injury is no fun. hope you heal quick and fast. you look great! love your leopard flats. ((HUG))
http://www.averysweetblog.com/

Bravoe Runway said...

Oh man! I am sorry to hear you threw your back out at Zumba! I hope you feel better soon and the flats look great! You'll be back in heels in no time!

Katie- Hems for Her said...

I did Zumba twice and thought I was going to die! It is intense! Take it easy :)

Head to Toe Chic said...

Feel better soon!!!! I love your shoes :)

xo,
Angela
headtotoechic.blogspot.com

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Callie said...

So sorry to hear about the injury, but if that means rocking those adorable flats for a few more days, maybe it isn't all bad. They are so cute! This entire outfit it. Love the simple maxi skirt and printed top. These photos are beautiful!

Callie
www.coffeeandcardigans.com

Dana said...

Cute "flats" outfit! Now you have provided me with the perfect excuse not to Zumba! ahahaha


http://danaslookbook.blogspot.com

XOXO Dana

Ivana said...

Aww, I'm so sorry for your injury, I've never tried Zumba, and I think I never will :) But you look amazing in flats as well, so don't hesitate to wear them more often!

xx Ivana
Macarons and Pearls

Kathleen Lisson said...

I hope you feel better soon.

Jess said...

Very cute outfit, the top looks comfortable and cute. Get well soon :)

xo
- J
http://www.jessglam.blogspot.com

fleurani said...

What an effortless yet chic outfit, love it so much :-)

www.fleurani.blogspot.de

Nicole Marie said...

Comfy and sweet!

Rachel Lynne said...

Oh no! That's so sad you threw out your back, but good idea to listen to the bf and the mom :) HAHA LOVE that you showed proof of the flats here ;) Which are super cute btw! Love this outfit! Simple and chic :)

xoxo,
Rachel

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