because I wore my Minnetonka moccasin's, the only shoe I owned that fit comfortably, without any socks.
Now, on to some pinky toe grossness:
The leather immediately wicked away the very little amount of moisture I had in my foot and cracked open my pinky toe. The top layer of skin was dead and hard yet PEELABLE! I could not resist picking off the dead skin and ridding myself of the superficial part of the hard corn that formed there. I soaked my foot and then dried it and proceeded to cute/peel away the dead corn. The result below.
During this week, I also realized that my toes still didn't touch the floor. I made a concerted effort to start bending them using the exercises my doctor taught me. It was painful, yet the exercises worked to make my toes more flexible. See Week 4 floating toes below.