Hi! How is everyone doing? I’m in a great mood this morning! I don’t know if it’s because my new running shoes are coming tomorrow, the fact that we’re halfway through the week or because I have an awesome giveaway that will be appearing on That Running Girl later this week (stay tuned!). Whatever it is, I’m loving it!
I’m going to be totally honest, there’s nothing too exciting about yesterday’s eats, but I’ll share them anyway. :-)
Breakfast was my final Van’s berry waffle in the box (sniff) topped with almond butter, chia seeds and a sliced banana.
Around 11, I started getting hungry, so I snacked on some Skinny Pop I’d packed. This stuff…. MMM. Expect a review soon.
For lunch, I threw together a taco salad with one of the leftover hamburger patties from the night before.
Finally, dinner… which I sadly did not photograph. My stomach was being funny when dinnertime rolled around, so I cooked one of the TortillaLand flour tortillas we picked up at Costco last week (the tortillas come uncooked and you just throw them on the skillet to cook them), then topped it with almond butter and a sliced apple. I don’t know why, but that was the only thing that sounded good. It wasn’t nearly pretty enough for a picture (not that any of my food really is…), so I decided to spare you guys a photo.
After dinner, Mark and I met my mom at our church for an Easter event they had put together (a walk-through of Jesus’ final days before his crucifixion… it was so powerful!). Evening event = no run.
For this week’s review, I want to share with y’all my love for my JayBird BlueBuds X headphones.
When I first started running, I would lug around my Sony portable CD player. Please tell me you guys remember these…
When the iPod came out, I felt like my whole world had changed. And then iPhones started carrying music. However, I would still have to deal with annoying headphone cords while I ran. Despite having an arm band that can carry my phone, I typically still hold it while I run. Call it habit. So when I would run with normal headphones, my cord would always be awkwardly hanging there.
Enter JayBird BlueBuds X headphones. Mark bought me these headphones for my birthday (or Christmas? I can’t remember) and I was pretty unfamiliar with them at the time. As soon as I ran with them the first time, I was instantly hooked. The freedom that these headphones allow when you’re running is amazing. I seriously almost forget I’m wearing headphones when I run with these on.
I also have really tiny ears, so most headphones tend to fall out of my ears while I’m running. But the JayBird BlueBud X headphones have ear cushions, so the headphones hug into your ear and don’t move throughout your workout. The headphones also connect quickly to your phone; just turn on your phone’s bluetooth and the headphones will connect.
The only downside to these is that you have to charge them, and I’ve come dangerously close to running out of battery mid-run, but it hasn’t happened quite yet. With 8 hours of play time, I typically only have to charge my battery every 5-7 days. If I turn off the headphones when I’m not using them, the battery will last even longer. The headphones come in both black and white.
So like always: buy it, try it or deny it? At $169.95, these headphones are definitely an investment. However, I use them every single time I workout, so I truly feel like I’ve gotten my money’s worth. If you use headphones regularly, I definitely say buy it. Or add it to your birthday wish list. ;)
Do you listen to music while you workout? What was your favorite 90s gadget?