When a person gains weight, does shoe size increase?

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Offline chris

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Do we get equivalently fat everywhere? And when a person puts on a few pounds, is this reflected in an increase in shoe-size?
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Re: When a person gains weight, does shoe size increase?
« Reply #1 on: 30/07/2012 09:08:03 »
I can tell you That is a fact the answer is yes.. at least from my experience My shoe goes from and 8 1/2 womens wide and when I gain weight like now I am up to a 9 1/2  triple E to a ten! The weight presses down and your foot gains extra width and depth but not so much length, BUT.... you have to go up in length to get your shoes to fit in all the other directions unless you live in London and go have a cast of your foot made and have your custom made shoes delivered 6 to nine months later like waiting to give birth..Lol
Otherwise yes your foot gets bigger and It is not so fun! I am having that trouble right now...none of my shoes fit and I am wearing my slippers because of weight gain and water swelling in my feet also.. but even without the swelling my feet are a good size bigger depending on the brand.. at different weights!
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Re: When a person gains weight, does shoe size increase?
« Reply #2 on: 01/08/2012 01:53:33 »
My shoe size increased when I got pregnant by about one and a half size. I don't know if it was increased weight or the joint relaxing effect of hormones during pregnancy. My feet have  gone back down half a size since then.

One thing I've noticed about my daughter and her friends, they have really big feet (age 14). Maybe they are all going to be tall, but my daughter is already a size 8 and I was a size 5 at her age and about the same height.

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Re: When a person gains weight, does shoe size increase?
« Reply #3 on: 01/08/2012 04:06:14 »
I am only 5'2 and I have big feet...see above!

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