Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Dorothy Shoe Project


Michelle at Living With Bob has come up with a fabulous idea to bring some fun and awareness for people with dysautonomia.  In her post,The Dorothy Shoe Project, she discusses her idea to create a number of her iconic Dorothy shoes to send to people with dysautonomia all over the world…the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and more!  The project is open to anyone out there with any kind of dysautonomia (ie POTS, NCS, PAF, or any other kind), and apparently the numbers are steadily growing.

The other thing that is so great about those shoes is that Dorothy was caught in a tornado in the Wizard of Oz, just like those of us with dysautonomia feel like we’re trapped in our own personal tornadoes.  So it’s fun and fitting, don’t ya think?

I’m going to participate, and I have no ideas of something clever to do with them yet, but I’m sure I’ll think of something, right? So any of you out there with dysautonomia of any kind, feel free to email Michelle at Rusty.Hoe@thedorothyshoeproject.com to add your name to the list of POTSies ready to don some fancy new shoes!

Who doesn’t love beautiful sparkly red Dorothy shoes?  Now if we could just get the heel clicking to work…


Rusty Hoe said...

Thanks for spreading the word Lauren. Emails are still coming in which is great. Now to try and work through the brainfog and exhaustion to start planning the logistics!

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