I’ve received a lot of advice about to treadmill or not to treadmill.
All of it has been very wise.
But all of it also bows under the weight of one, overriding consideration: I can’t afford one.
I’m settling for an iPod that costs about 15 percent of a treadmill and is infinitely more portable. And some D batteries for my neighbor’s elliptical. I’ll continue to run outside when the weather co-operates, and I’ll download some infinitely mind expanding wisdom for the ‘Pod so I don’t absolutely die of boredom in her garage for the rest of the time.
And since I ordered it from the Apple store and personalization was free, I had it engraved:
This is Your Mother Speaking:
Get Your Own ‘Pod.
Now to wrangle my own set of earbuds. The checker at Walmart says she bought some really hideous over the ear ones and her teens won’t touch them with a ten-foot-pole…