Thoughts Every Irish Dancer Has While Breaking In New Hard Shoes
By Ally Giannini
Ally Giannini is an Open Champion dancer for the Lenihan School of Irish Dance as well as a student at Fairfield University. She loves keeping updated on all things Irish Dance. For more from Ally, follow her on twitter @ally_geeniee019.
Wow! These new shoes look so pretty!
Oh they don’t feel so pretty.
Seriously I don’t think all of my toes are going to fit.
Ok now I just have to get my heel in.
So much easier said than done, ok I got it.
*Stands up* Ok these are really painful. I think I’m just going to walk around for a bit and call it a day.
Ok I think putting these on today was a little easier.
Still super tight. *Trebles* Wow that doesn’t feel so great.
I’m going to force myself to wear these for a long time today.
Might as well scuff them on the pavement outside.
I’ll just practice in my old shoes today.
These old shoes feel like slippers!
DAY 3, 4, 5
My old shoes are going to fall apart. I need to dance in these new shoes.
I’m just going to start slow.
Wow trebles aren’t so horrible anymore, maybe I should try something else.
Nope bad idea, sticking to the easy stuff.
Ouch! These blisters are pretty bad.
I think I’ll take a break today.
These shoes will not get the best of me.
Ha! I can actually move around. *Slips* Ok maybe I should scuff these some more.
I need to start working on getting on my toes again.