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Going Barefoot

Going Barefoot


I have to go barefoot because of lupus issues, I ran across this web sit about the advantages of going barefoot. Turns out it is beneficial for us to go barefoot. It helps relieve joint pain, it helps headaches, it lowers blood pressure, and many other things.

Contrary to some, going barefoot also helps fight bacteria. People who go bearfoot a lot, they do not have athletes foot, nor do they get nail fungus as much. So for me having to go barefoot it a good thing and not bad.

I know it feels more natural, it is comfortable, and now I don't think about shoes and I don't want to wear shoes.



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Hi, I'm interested in what lupus issues you have concerning your feet. My feet are very painful at the moment and all the dr says is "its tendinitis" make walking painful.

A x



Hi Allison;

My issue is rashes/blisters on my right foot. I have had to go barefoot for over 2 years now. If I wear anything shoes. Sandals, even flip flops, my skin on my foot is so thin, it will rub raw places and start bleeding. You can go to my home page and see post with photos of my foot.

If you are having trouble with your feet, I would recommend for you to go bearfoot as much as possible. Going barefoot is more natural. For me I don't want to wear shoes now, it is much more comfortable. Fortunately I live in the souther part of the U.S. In the state of Alabama. It is a warm climate here and going barefoot year round is not an issue for me but, everywhere I go and everything do, I do it barefoot. Church, shopping, restaurants, etc.

I wish you the best!


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just found your post as I was looking at feet related things. One of the difficult things for me is how painful my feet are - I was a barefoot as much as possible person, and a movement practitioner always working barefoot. I have to wear trainers now with good soft soles. I can't do movement work barefoot and have thinner but still gel soled very lightweight trainers for that. It's been one of the hardest things to deal with. I've also got some numbness in ball of left foot.I try a small amount of walking in socks everyday but really is painful

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I have always loved going barefoot year round. I live in Texas so stays warm enough to be barefoot at home or flip flops when we go out most of the year. I went to neurologist and she told me no more barefoot walking because I have nerve damage now. My feet feel very painful at times now but I am so used to being barefoot at home all my life that I forget to put slippers or flipflops on at home every time I get up now.

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๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃHi AC;

My doctors have told me to go barefoot but, then shoes rub the skin raw and it starts bleeding. We both have issues with our feet but, different.

That is lupus

๐Ÿ‘ฃWe all have different issues but, yet the same issues. That doesn't make sence but, then neither does lupus?๐Ÿ‘ฃ

I live in Alabama so, like you going barefoot year round is not an issue.

Best wishes & Have a good weekend!


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Hi Tiras.

I agree with you barefoot is great.

For a long time I have gone barefoot whenever I can.Not out at social occasions of the weekly shopping trip -

I never wear shoes/ slippers in the house and I never wear them in the garden.

I find it a lot more comfortable and I also hate my feet being warm or hot.

A lot of my friends wear socks and boots in winter time- I can't think of anything worse!

Only problem us I am diabetic so I have to be careful what I am doing but if I had my choice it would be barefoot all the time.

Keep going Tiras.



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Yes. Going barefoot is much more comfortable, it is just feels natural. I am to the point now I never think about wearing shoes

It is actually easier to keep my feet clean going barefoot. Yes, the bottoms my be stained and look dirty all the time but, the bacteria from hot sweaty feet is nonexistent. Fungus is not an issue. I had people say you can get a nail fungus by going barefoot. If there is nothing there for the fungus to grow on then how can you get it or maybe I should say keep it. I do try to keep my nails neat since they are always out in the open for everyone to see. Yes on occasion I do go and get pedicures. I'll have to admit, a pedicure does feel good! It is not just for ladies anymore. And finally yes, they do put a natural color of polish on my nails. (Not a bright red or green or anything like that) nothing that would stand out.

With me having to go barefoot for the last 2 years, I am yet to find a down side. Other than the bottom of my feet got sore when I first started going barefoot but, that didn't last long once feet starting getting tough, all is well. As I have said before I now do not want to wear shoes!

Not to mention how much money I have for other things by not having to buy shoes. You knew there would be a lighter side!



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