Some cool weight loss images:
Few more to upload. I’m documenting my new life & my weight loss. I’ll be heading out soonish to start taking photos again. Pedicures coming as soon as I can justify $. TY 🙂
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Image from page 48 of “The human body. A beginner’s text-book of anatomy, physiology and hygiene ..” (1884)
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Title: The human body. A beginner’s text-book of anatomy, physiology and hygiene ..
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Authors: Martin, H. Newell (Henry Newell), 1848-1896 Martin, Hetty Cary, [from old catalog] joint author
Publisher: New York, H. Holt and company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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a muscu-lar effort. Boots with high heels lead practically to walk-ing on the toes. The sole of the boot forms such aslope, high behind and low in front, that the whole footslides forward on it, and the heel has no place on whichit can bear firmly and take its share of the work. Thearch of the instep is made useless, and the toes slip along lo. Why are we not as much jarred when we walk on our toes asif we walk on our heels? Why is walking on the toes fatiguing?What are the consequences of wearing high-heeled boots ? Of bootswith pointed toes ? NARROWTOED BOOTS, 31 until they are squeezed into the toe of the boot; and onthem all the weight of the body is there carried. Theso-called French heel/ placed right under the arch ofthe instep, makes that piece of Natures mechanism per-feetly useless. The results are an awkward, ungraceful gait; and un-due fatigue, leading to omission of proper healthy exer-cise, to the loss of many innocent pleasures, and often to f / , / ^ / ^ 1 •W ^
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Fig. II.—^, natural form of the sole of the foot; B, the same with the outline ofan ordinary fashionable boot; C, Z>, feet which have been made to grow out of formby wearing such a boot. neglect of duties whose performance necessitates walk-ing. Continued wearing of narrow-toed boots, especially ifthey have also high heels, leads to permanent distortionof the foot. Its front part being forced into the toe ofthe boot by the weight of the body, the toes are pushedout of place, frequently pressed over one another(Fig. 11), and made useless; while corns and bunions are 32 TIGHT LACING, developed, making the walk still more painful and lessgraceful. 11. The Evils of Tight Lacing can only be properly un-derstood after we have studied the use and working of theheart and lungs (Chap. XV.). With our hands we canpress in our lower ribs and narrow the chest-cavity; but
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