Yesterday was my first day of food poisoning freedom. FREEDOM from the ball and chain (aka the bathroom!) The pains and poisoning finally left me and I was ready to see the world, enjoy the sunshine, and wear my brand new Toms.
What? I forgot to tell you about my Toms? My brand, sparkly, new Toms?! Let me just tell you… it was not love at first sight. My intent when ordering my sparkly Toms was to get them in Ivory. After paying $8 in shipping they showed up on my door step in “Wedding White.” FAIL. I still swear it wasn’t my fault and that I ordered Ivory – but my screen capture, receipt and confirmation email all confirm I was wrong.
I didn’t want Wedding White Toms. I wanted Ivory Toms. But I already paid for them. And I would have to pay $10 to ship them back. That’s almost $20 just in shipping for shoes I wouldn’t even own! Then I realized that when/if I ever get married, Sparkly Wedding White Toms are probably going to be exactly what I’ll be wearing under my dress. Sooo… you’re gonna think I’m crazy… but I packed them back in the box and put them under my bed just in case I tie the knot one day. Then I ordered Ivory ones.
The Ivory Toms arrived last week. And it rained. Every day. Then I got food poisoning. And I spent a day or so lying in bed looking at my Toms just waiting to be worn.
Yesterday was the day! I was finally healthy, the ground was dry, and I had errands to run. And my Toms came with me!
All in all, I decided I felt like a super hero with these sparkly shoes. Not really sure why. But half way through Target, with my pants rolled up just a bit to show them off, I decided that if I ever become a super hero, forget the cape – all I will need are Sparkly Toms.
I just hope that there are two kids somewhere in Africa rocking a Wedding White and an Ivory pair of sparkly Toms feeling like they can now take on the world with their brand new sparkly super hero shoes. The thought makes me smile.