Once upon a time, I skated too much.
Last weekend, I was all excited about having Monday off and thought I could skate extra. Between Sunday and Monday, I attended a three-hour team practice, two-hour practice with a league in Jefferson City, and scrimmaged for an hour.
This is what I have to show for it:
Be glad I only took photos with a bandage on. Mega Manic told me that my foot looked like it had a bite taken out of it. She's probably right, and it felt about like that for 36 hours, too.
The good thing is that I learned that I can jam (if not very well) even with what looks like a hole in my foot. I also learned that these blister Band-Aids are not big enough to be useful on a real blister.
After about four months of skating on my Riedell 265 skates, I'm about ready to admit that I hate the way they fit my feet. I feel like I have great control of my wheels, but at the expense of many painful places on my toes and arches.
I welcome suggestions for skates to consider!