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My Vionics #SoulStory

Recently, I have been having tedious knee pains when doing anything that requires putting weight on them. At the start of my knee pain, it was manageable. As it continued, it became more and more painful.

See Lizzy say it in this video clip!

One day, my mom approached me with the concept of Vionics. Vionics are a brand of footwear that are shaped in a way to lift parts of your foot to promote healthy walking. The inside of the sandals support my feet and help me walk properly.

At this point of pain, I was willing to try anything to help relieve my knee pains. The first time I put them on I was immediately surprised at how they felt different than other shoes, but not in a bad way at all. They felt super comfprtable. They’re cute enough to wear all Summer, too.

Within two minutes of wearing my new sandals, I could already feel less pressure on my knees. I cannot begin to describe how impressed I am with the comfort my feet feel on a day to day basis thanks to Vionics. Ever since I have been blessed with my very own pair, they have been my go to shoe. My knee pain is now, merely a memory!

Here’s an Amazon affiliate link to the sandals I received (except of course, mine are white). They are called the Tide II Thong sandals. They cost about $65. Since these worked so well for me, my Mom actually ordered a pair for herself, too! She bought the Florianas in Snake. I think they cost $80. They look kind of green in person and are cute for her. Here’s a picture of those from Amazon, too.

LA Opera Camp 2k14

LA Opera Camp The White Bird of Poston

Hearing the idea of going to an Opera Camp near the end of summer was surprising. I had never been to any sort of summer camp before and I had never really thought of Opera as something I was interested in. I just did not want to go, but my mom convinced me to try it.  On the first day of Opera Camp I was extremely intimidated by the amount of talent that was in my presence. I really started to appreciate this amazing experience that I had been blessed to be a part of.

As the week progressed, I went from being hesitant to feeling like I had found something that I was happy to do. Before this, I never really tried any sports or activities. I definitely stepped out of my comfort zone and the outcome was phenomenal. The Opera Camp system was very clean and organized. Everyone did such a terrific job putting a beautiful Opera on in two weeks! It was a wonderful experience that I will never forget and I’m so glad that I took part in it.