Running, music, and stockings…oh my.

11 Nov

You guys, it’s time. Do you have your Christmas music on? I do. It’s snowing. It’s blowing. Turn it on.  Have yourself a merry little Christmas…sigh. I love this song. I want to decorate so bad right now, but I always wait until the day after Thanksgiving to do it. The Wizard of Oz is always on when I decorate too. It’s my tradition. I LOVE it!

Today was World Run Day. I’m not going to go run outside, because I’m not that crazy… yet. So, I ran a 5K race on the treadmill. My mom asked me if I won. Duh. The crowd went wild!

worldI did an ab workout before I ran this morning. Les Mills Hard Core Abs. Pretty much the only ab workout I’ve ever liked doing.  I’ve been running with no music lately, just watching Fox News. I like to be depressed when I run I guess…today I jazzed it up a bit and created a fun playlist (no I did not run to Silent Night):

  • Diamonds (Rihanna)
  • Bridge Burning (Foo Fighters)
  • How We Do (Rita Ora)
  • Arlandria (Foo Fighters)
  • Whistle (Flo Rida)
  • We Run the Night (Havana Brown)
  • Titanium (David Guetta & Sia)
  • Everybody Love Me (OneRepublic)
  • Back and Forth (Foo Fighters)

I used Slim Sanity’s treadmill workout:


I’m not a super fast runner, so the last round was a little tough, and I had to stop and walk for a bit until I reached 3.1. I would not have to walk at all if I was outside running, but the treadmill plays dirty tricks with my head. Treadmill running is tougher than running outside for me. Is it for you?


Oh, and since I ran my “race” all by lonesome I will not be showing you how incredibly gorgeous I look in the morning…here’s a compression stocking shot right before I started LMP.

compression I LOVE them. How about some argyle print stockings?


Be the first in your group to sport the completely new Argyle Marathon socks! These high-performance, graduated compression socks are perfect for training, racing and recovery.

Great Features:

– Promotes blood flow for faster recovery
– Built-in "Stabilizer Zone" for optimal support

– Advanced fibers keep you dry

– Made in USA

– mmHg rating 22-26
– Subject to availability

These are listed for $50.00, BUT here is a limited time offer for this month (Christmas gifts!):

Special Offer: Only $30, plus FREE shipping!

Coupon code SOM112 is valid for any Argyle Marathon socks at Don’t wait, inventory is limited and this offer expires November 30, 2012. Sorry no back-orders. 

I want the blue ones…TYRELL!

2 Responses to “Running, music, and stockings…oh my.”

  1. miletwentyeight November 11, 2012 at 3:09 pm #

    Thanks for sharing!! 🙂 SPA love

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