Except this day:
I luckily get the last open elliptical machine. Nice. And then I can not find a song I like to inspire me. My iPod was stuck on a slow song shuffle and as much as I love the soulful strains of Ray Lamontagne, I do NOT like them when I am trying to get motivated and raise the heartbeats per minute. Also, who in the hell put Carry On My Wayward Son on my iPod? Make note to inquire with JohnnyMac and erase immediately.
After finally locking into a Prince remix, the elliptical machine stops. As in, oh, I am just exhausted. I couldn’t get it to resume even unplugging it and no offense, but the front desk people at the gym are not going to figure it out. How do I know? Because I asked one and she said, “Yeah, I don’t know.” It needed elliptical paramedics.
I make haste over to the stationary bikes and as I get to pedaling, I see a man I used to work with sauntering down my row. He is a bit of a clown, and not the balloon twisting kind, so I pretend I am highly focused on the TV above. He stops to say hello and make small talk, which is friendly and nice. Whooops, I have my earbuds in which is a universal sign serving to deflect small talk, is it not? I say hello and he pats the bike and says, “Taking the easy way out today, eh?”
Umm, is riding the bike taking the easy way out? It is not exactly kick-boxing, agreed, but is it really remedial cardio? If so, I will be sure to alert Lance Armstrong immediately.
And thanks for the pep talk, fool. You are as motivational as Richard Simmons and wearing a rather similar outfit.
I only answered, “Yes” and put my earbuds back in. What a
And then in the midst of my circular stride, my iPod freezes up. Freezes up and will NOT reset. Thanks $&#^%# Apple. Time for the touchscreen.
You know what does not play Carry on My Wayward Son? My Wii Fit. You know what doesn't freeze up on me mid-stride? My Wii Fit. You know what doesn't give me lip about this little pig does the cheaty McLazy workout? You know it! My Wii Fit.
So this was one day, I should have just packed my gear, left the gym and cried Wii Wii Wii all the way home.
I have an event tonight so I am off tomorrow. But, I am working the best Sea Salt Caramel Brownie recipe to hopefully share this or next Saturday. In the meantime, have a great weekend.