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New Music = Better Runs

New Music = Better Runs

    Oh, ya know just trying to be productive on a Monday. Ran 3 miles, didn't suck that much. Still hard to believe that it's been exactly a week since I've ran outside. And yes I still smile and laugh when I think about just how crazy good that run was. Anyhow, back to the topic of music and running!! When I first started running seriously (even though it wasn't all THAT serious) the summer before my senior year of high school to train for cross country, I hardly ever ran with music. I can't even imagine doing that today. Like how do you stay motivated to keep going when the only thing you can hear is your own breathing and the sound of your feet hitting the pavement. Ehhhh. That sounds like torture. The only way I can see myself doing that is if I were running with someone else and we were talking while running, although I am not the best at multi tasking...so that would probably end with me falling on my face, and I really, REALLY don't wanna fall again and have to run home with blood everywhere. Why? Because we all know that with my luck that would be the one day that I would see every damn person I know, and I would never live that on down.

    Where was I going with this post...oh yeah music! I finally decided it was time for some new music, because I was getting tired of listening to the same damn songs over and over again (however this does not mean I will ever stop being obsessed with Dustin Lynch & Thomas Rhett), which is what I do whenever I find a song(s) that I like. I play that shit on repeat until I literally cannot stand listening to it anymore. Plus, with all the weekends back home and running outside, there are certain songs that just really make me miss running outside. Like when they come on midrun all I can think about is how I felt on that one run when that song played or whatever. It's a bit ridiculous, that just one song can immediately bring up a memory like this, and it's so clear in my mind that it's almost like I am there both running and watching myself run...crazy stuff...but normal in Caitlyn's world.

    Also, I feel way, way more motivated to run and push myself listening to new music, especially when it's super fast paced like Chris Young's new music and OMG don't even get me started on Jordan Davis's new single "Take it from Me." That song is my absolute favorite song right now!! I feel like when I run listening to songs that I don't have completely memorized than for at least part of my run I have another goal other than trying to survive/not fall on my face/or fall off the treadmill...get that song memorized! Or just pretend like I am having the time of my life. Granted since I've never listened to these songs while running outside it is way harder to actually pretend I'm running back on my old route in BP...but if I really focus hard enough I can sort of feel like I am there.

    On a completely unrelated note...the more I binge watch 'New Girl' on Netflix the more I see myself as being exactly like Jess. Like it's scary how much I act like/think like her. And also she is like really eccentric/crazy/out there...so not quite sure what this says about me...probably that in 40 years I'm gonna be that crazy cat lady or something like that. Or that eventually I won't be super awkward/dumb when I'm around a guy that I like...like No Caitlyn this is so counterproductive. Okay, I can feel this post getting sorta rambly...so yeah. The end I guess?!

PS: Listen to that Jordan Davis song & Chris Young's new album...I promise you won't be disappointed!😍🎵🎶🎧
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The Dreadmill

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