I’ve had my iPod for over a year. I bought it the day before the 2010 Chicago Marathon. I was so excited! It was small and cute!! It was by my side through numerous runs and races. It traveled with me when last year I traveled to Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and Canada.
This wonderful piece of electronic stopped working on Sunday. It was with me during my 12 mile run. When I was done I put it in my jacket pocket and went to visit some friends because they invited me to their house for breakfast. I went and had such a great time with them. Afterwards I went home to shower and then to wash my stinky clothes. Yep, you guessed it. My iPod was in the pocket. I forgot to take it out. I did not realize it till Monday evening when I was getting my stuff ready for my runs this week. I looked everywhere for it and then realized it that I might have left in my jacket. I looked in the pocket and sure enough it was there. I tried to turn it on but no luck.
Right now it is in a container filled with rice. Is it too late and I should just get another one? I guess the bigger question is do I need one right now? I ran 5 miles today on the treadmill and it wasn’t too bad. I am doing 5 miles again tomorrow and think that I will be OK without it. I am doing 12 on Saturday and am not so sure about it. Regardless, I am getting a new one before the marathon next month.