Friday, March 4, 2011

No Joke.....

No joke, I saw this little old man (maybe 70) at the YMCA today with this exact Walkman. I almost laughed out loud. I even witnessed him turning the tape around to listen to the other side. I wonder what he could possibly be listening to. I was kicking myself for not bringing in my phone, would have loved a snap shot of that one. -teehee

Thanks for all the up lifting words on my last post about my bum hip. It is doing much better. No pain at all yesterday. I did an intense 60 minutes on the elliptical, and continued to ice and stretch through out the day. This morning I was almost giddy with excitement to try running. The 5 year is out of school of Fridays, so I had to do a treadmill run at the YMCA. (hence the witnessing of the Walkman hilarium [is that a word]) I was hoping for 3 pain free miles, and I got 4... YAY me!!! I kind of pushed the speed, but it's hard not to play with the buttons while on the dreaded mill. I finished my YMCA time with 25 minutes on the elliptical. I love to sweat. There is something so rewarding about all that stinky sweat I seem to fling across the cardio room. I dread running on the mill, but I sweat buckets, and feel so cleansed after a run on the mill, followed by some elliptical time.

Tomorrow is an easy 10 miler, which I will run with my hubby. Land Between the Lakes is next Saturday, and I am anxious to see how the hubby does with his first race EVER. It will also be my 14Th marathon, and 2 weeks before my 50 miler. Three Cheers for some fun running ahead.

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RUN FAR!!!

12 comments:

Coy Martinez said...

I once saw a guy in the Paris Y with a discman. You look at those things wrong and they would skip. My grandparents still have a coffee pot from 20 years ago. They swear by it!

I'm glad your run went well today! Bet the rest of your day'll be pretty fantastic!

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

Wait a minute. I might have one an old Walkman at my house...and tape to go with it. heehee.

Marlene said...

Haha, that would have been hilarious to see!!

And YAY on no hip pain! Phew!!

It's weird, but I find that as soon as I write about something, it heals itself! The magic of the blog. :)

Rose said...

A walkman, WOW. That's all kinds of awesome. I guess it's better than a discman, since it won't skip.

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

FUNNY!! Love that.. I used to have a walkman in high school I listened to before my basketball games.. it was COOL.. OK keep strong no more pain

Tricia said...

ha! I have one of the new Walkmans (mp3 players) but I giggle anytime I tell someone its name because thats EXACTLY what I think of.

Amanda said...

This is so awesome that it is about to be your 14th marathon! You are definitely an inspiration! I am doing my first in May! :)

Lindsey said...

Aw, I love that little old man. I can't even imagine running 50 miles - way to go!!

Twila said...

I am doing Tall Mom's 1000 mile challenge and decided to see if there was anyone else from KY. That is awesome about the 50 mile run Good luck!

Cory Reese said...

That Walkman story is so, so funny. I remember those days. Ugh. You've only got one cassette tape so you better choose those 60 minutes wisely when preparing the mix tape!

Can't wait to see you at Buffalo!

Stacey said...

Yay for no hip pain!!
Funny about the man... I would've loved to witness that "hilarium"...

Jena said...

Hey Janice. I saw your blog on your brother Glen's FB. We went to high school together, but I was younger than you and played lots of volleyball with Glen. Anyway, I think your blog is awesome. I'm running the SLC marathon too. My first one. Hopefully, I'll get to see you there. That's great that you're running a 50 miler. Good luck with that!