Feet Fail Me Not, This May be the Only Opportunity That I Got!

Last night Adam convinced me to skip Light up the Beach and got me to go to the gym with him, so I spent some time with the treadmill (3 miles).

I honestly have no idea how I ran so many miles on that thing over the summer. When I run outdoors I don’t listen to music, but I HAVE to listen to music on the treadmill and it’s really stressful coming up with a good running playlist. I can’t take the pressure so I listen to the same song over and over.

eminem

Last night it was Lose Yourself by Eminem. Please don’t laugh but I like the line “feet fail me not, this may be the only opportunity that I got.”

“Feet fail me not…”

That’s a good line to listen to while running! : )

The one positive to treadmill running is that I can easily run negative splits which never happens when I run outside.

Today I have half a day of work that I will be completing from home and then we’ll be heading out on a very long drive to see my mom!

I am looking forward to dinner tonight because we will be ordering from my favorite Chinese restaurant. My best friend, Barbara, and I used to go there ALL the time in high school but now I only get it a couple times a year when I go home!

Here is Barbara:

barbara

And here is a fun fact about Barbara: up until we were like 17 years old she was able to get a child ticket at the movie theater because she looks so young!!

Someday when she is 80 and still looks 30 that will come in handy.

Do you have a favorite restaurant/place you go to when you go to your hometown?

What is your current #1 running song?

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  1. November 27, 2013 / 10:12 am

    The lines actually referencing feet or legs are the best πŸ™‚ I especially think you’ll like “One Foot”.

    “Run” by Kill It Kid
    “One Foot” by Fun.
    “Hit Me Down Sonny” by The Ting Tings

    • November 28, 2013 / 11:04 pm

      Thank you for the song recommendations! I can’t wait to try these out on my next treadmill run πŸ™‚

  2. November 27, 2013 / 12:10 pm

    Such a great running song!

    I still get carded for R movies sometimes. I use my student ID from college frequently to get discounts, too. $10 for a ticket is ridiculous.

    • November 28, 2013 / 11:05 pm

      I definitely do the college ID thing too! The worst is IMAX movies … the prices are literally insane!

  3. November 27, 2013 / 8:57 pm

    I still live in my hometown, but it’s about an hour from DC, so I love going to Amsterdam Falafel when I’m up there:) They seriously have the best falafel and fries ever, especially when followed by a Georgetown Cupcake. I love Lose Yourself, but She’s so Mean by Matchbox 20 is my current favorite:) Have a great Thanksgiving!

    • November 28, 2013 / 11:09 pm

      This might sound a little crazy but I have NEVER had a falafel! I really need to change that!

      I’ve heard so many awesome things about Georgetown Cupcake … that’s another thing I really need to try sometime soon! πŸ™‚ Lucky you!!!

  4. December 4, 2013 / 11:04 pm

    I love Eminem. Like, a lot. My running playlist has a lot of techno-ish music and the Pitch Perfect soundtrack.