Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Back On iTrack

Last November, I was going for a run when I fumbled with my iPod, dropped it on the sidewalk and kicked it about 50 feet or so. Needless to say, it died. It was hard for me to keep up my cardio routine with no music, so The BF was kind enough to loan me his old mp3 player so that I could at least bear my 30 minutes on the elliptical.

But after a few times, I lost interest. It was music, but not my music. So since I never do anything half-assed, I just gave up the cardio altogether. Go me.

But this past week, I put myself back on track when I finally purchased a new iPod - this time the black 8g Nano. My old iPod was 20g and I only barely filled up half the space. So I condensed and edited, and realized that I didn't need one quite that large anymore ... the Nano would do just fine.

My only fear is how thin it is. I am likely ... make that very likely ... to snap it in two. Or break it in my pocket. Or sit on it. So I got the extended warranty. Let's hope I won't have to use it. But I must say, it makes all the difference while on the elliptical.

It's funny that this thing I swore I might never buy ended up being something I couldn't do without.
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7 comments:

  1. AND you got a new DVD player.
    honey, you're out of control.

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  2. Dop - Glad that you finally broke down and got an IPOD nano. I have one of the black first generations and absolutely love it. It's compact enough that you can put in in a pocket but stores enough music on it that you can listen to it for hours. I think that you will also find that it's sturdier than you think.

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  3. My old Nano, which was the most used item in my life, was the BOMB! I loved it! That way I could leave my 20gb at home safe and sound.
    However in December of last year, 14 months into life, 'Fergus' died. This said, I hope it brings you hours and hours of cardio joy!

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  4. dop & "cardio joy"... i don't think so.

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  5. My bf was generous enough to buy me one of the 80GB video iPods and I take it everywhere now. It has 5500 songs on it, every episode of South Park, a couple of sitcom episodes, a movie or two, my entire photo collection... and it's still got about 30GB left to fill. I couldn't get by without it now!

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  6. I've had my iPod for 2 1/2 years now and I love it. It really changed the way I listen to music. I've got the 40gig and it's completely full. I hate when I put new music I have to cull the "old music" to make space for it, it makes me sad : -(

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  7. I've had my iPod for 2 1/2 years now and I love it. It really changed the way I listen to music. I've got the 40gig and it's completely full. I hate when I put new music I have to cull the "old music" to make space for it, it makes me sad : -(

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