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Random Thoughts Whilst Treadmilling

yellow2010-05-02 07:43:01 +0000 #1
OK, to prevent a thread hijack, I'll start this one about what you think about whilst on the dreadmill.

I posted a funny list of musings from the AbbyQ newspaper here: forums.teamestrogen....owthread.php?t=13146 . KSH followed it up with her list:

KSH's Random thoughts while running on the treadmill

~ Cover the display with the towel, so you can't see how far you have left to go. Gotta peak. Damn. Only, .50 out of 3 miles done? Crap. This is going to be a long run.

~ I should speed up.

~ I can't speed up. Dang cramp in my torso. WHY DO I GET ALL THESE FREAKING CRAMPS? WHY??? Rub it out. Rub it out. Rub it out. Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Stay at the same slow speed.

~ I think I feel that chaffing under my arm again. I wore a shirt to stop that. Dang my arms are fat. I need to do some weights tonight. Fat and flabby arms.

~ I'm tired. My legs feel tired. Ugh. Suffering... this is suffering. Keep going. Don't stop.

~ OH! It's a good song... yea!

~ OH! It's a slow song... need to fast forward on my iPod (I listen to 2 hour DJ sets)... ****! *Ooopss! Said that outload!* Dang it. It went to the next track. OH well, find a new DJ set to listen to.

~ Yes! 1 mile left to go. WHOO-HOO! Speed up. Must speed up. I can do it. Must get this the hell over with. No cramps. Good. Keep it going girl... on your measly 6.0 till the end.

~ 3 miles! IT'S OVER!

~ Ouch, my knees hurt. I'm tired. Now, off to do the weights... to help my flabby arms some.

Mine don't really compete, but here are my typical musings (note that I don't have an iPod or anything, so I get natural sounds, and the treadmill is on the 2nd floor of the complex, overlooking the ice sheet):

I wonder if it's hard for the goalie to skate around with all that protective gear on? Does that kid wearing it weigh as much as the gear?

Wow, that guy has nice calves.

But my calves hurt. I hate this.

That guy has been on the stairmaster for at least an hour. He has really nice calves.

It's too hot in here. Where's my cabana boy?

I wonder what we'll have for dinner?

I wonder what the dogs are doing?

Why oh why am I running on this thing and not outside?

That guy has nice calves.

Adventure Girl2010-05-02 07:51:31 +0000 #2



Tri Girl2010-05-02 07:53:40 +0000 #3

Here's mine:

I can't BELIEVE I'm on the treadmill- look how slippery and icy and snowy it is outside

How much longer, how much longer, how much longer

I need a drink- but then I have to gracefully jump off then jump back on- I'll drink later

It's 700 degrees in here in the middle of winter- can't they buy a fan

I hate you, you gently rotating tread of doom

I'm done- thank goodness. Hope I don't see you for another month treadmill

I'm sure you're shocked by this statement, but I hate the treadmill. Whether it's 1, 3, or 5 miles- it kills me to have to resort to it. Only when the weather must keep me inside I'll do it.

I like yellow's random thoughts better- much more entertaining. Now, put that guy with nice calves in front of me and maybe I'll perk up a little.
KSH2010-05-02 08:52:06 +0000 #4
So, it looks like Yellow a CALF lover!

TriGirl- I hear the "how much longer".

Yea, the treadmills at my work gym are all screwed up and if you step off the belt, it says, "User not detected", and shuts the machine off. I try to restart it... and it will start... and then shut down again. It gets in this horibble cycle.


That, or I have to stop my workout, log the miles/time and start over again. Ugh.



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