Sexy Shoes

by Sherry Riter in Alyssa,Product

In the comments of Twitterpated Shoes, Kelly said, “Funny – in my day they were called FM pumps…. is that still a term? At the old age of 40 something – I know I would break my neck trying to walk in a pair of those shoes.. funny but my husband would love it if I tried…. he’s weird…. lol.”

I did not know what “FM Pumps” meant, so I did what I always do…I Googled the definition. The nice meaning is “sexy boots or footwear women wear while making love.”

Then I Googled for websites. This is what I got for FM Pumps

fm pumps

That’s really exciting and sexy if you like machinery!

Funny, huh?

We bought my daughter a pair of very high red heels and she wanted to have them broken in before the homecoming dance at school. Being the ever helpful mom that I am, I offered to put them on my feet for a while so that they could stretch. We wear the same size shoe, but my foot is a tad bit wider plus I was wearing thick socks, so I knew it would help the shoe stretch easier with my foot in it.

I sat in the car with the shoes on as she drove along from store to store. Each time I had to get out, I would stand up on the pavement for a good stretch and then put my sneakers on to go do our errand. As we were driving home, I plopped my foot with leg outstretched on the dashboard acting like a silly woman which I often do when I am with my daughter.

“Wow, these are awesome shoes,” I said.

“Duh, Mom.”

“No! I mean these are awesome shoes on MY feet,” I replied.

“Take my shoes off, you are not wearing them any more,” she scolded, “because you are too old to wear them any way.”

Actually, I don’t really like being hiked up that far any more. All I could do was think about what would happen if I twisted my ankle and broke it. Those thoughts never entered my head when I was in my twenties.

Sometimes aging stinks doesn’t it?

That’s okay. I can still look even though I don’t buy them for me any more.

Well, maybe I buy them for me some times, but not always!

Sexy Concealed Platform Pumps
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Sexy Platform High Heels by Bordello
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Sexy Platform Shoes by Pleaser
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Sexy High Heels
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Aren’t they fun?

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1 4W October 21, 2010 at 11:52 pm

I almost want to go photograph my awesome shoes that I have bought mostly to LOOK AT. My husband would LOVE to see me wear them but I know that would be a COSTLY endeavor as I would definitely end up face planting! My hubby wants to know why I have them then, when I say "to look at", he says "exactly I would like to look at you in them"… lol


2 Sharon October 22, 2010 at 12:37 am

Oh yes those are gorgeous shoes TO LOOK AT!!! Any time I see someone wearing heels like that all I can say is OUCH!


3 TJ October 22, 2010 at 12:41 am

Sherry, tell my grand daughter we are never too old to wear heels!never! lol She is nuts, little goose.


4 wenstumped October 22, 2010 at 5:59 pm

Those look like pure pain!!! Oh dear, for someone who practically lives in sneakers those heels are scarier than a root canal.


5 Sandy October 22, 2010 at 8:18 pm

It really is a shame that we 'older and wiser' women can't or won't wear these gorguous shoes anymore. I too, when I look at them my first thought is not, how great are these, its more like, omg, I would break something if I wore those!

Yea, getting older sucks. I am trying to be graceful about it, but I think it sucks more than I expected.

The third shoe down, with the clear heel is definitely a FM pump. I remember wearing the FM pumps all day and all night while dancing and not think anything of it. Oh to have those days back again with my wisdom now; but wait, I really don't want those days back again now that I think about it. Maybe its not so bad getting older. xoS


6 Teresha@Marlie and Me October 22, 2010 at 9:50 pm

those toes in the photos are screaming, "help me!!! we're being tortured!!!"


7 The Redhead Riter October 23, 2010 at 3:59 am

I sooooooooooooo love the last shoe!!! You know how I hate shopping, but the more I look at that shoe, the more I want to go buy it. My lily white foot with bright red toenails would just ROCK in that shoe! Just sayin' ?


8 MCM Mama January 13, 2011 at 5:39 pm

Love those shoes! I stopped wearing those kind of heels when it started messing with my running. I still miss them. ;o)


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