Happy Friday! We all know it can be hard to think of creative/thoughtful posts at this point in the week. There are a few questions on my mind that I thought I would put out there. Maybe you’ve been wondering the same thing or can help me out!
1. Why does Bloglovin hide new posts?
Is it supposed to be like Instagram where there’s some algorithm involved? Usually, it seems like posts appear in order, but sometimes a post will pop up that was published two days before.
2. Speaking of Instagram, why is it so annoying?
Instagram has always been my favorite form of social media. But now it’s just frustrating. I want to be able to see everyone’s posts, preferably in the order they were posted! It also bothers me that it feels like you get penalized if you don’t comment on lots of posts. Some days I don’t have time to open instagram other than to post a quick pic in the morning. I want to be able to catch up on everything later that night.
3. What are the best shoes for standing all day?
I finally got a standing desk (!!!) and have been loving it, but my feet get tired. I want to bring a comfortable pair of shoes to keep at my desk for when my feet get tired. I usually wear pretty practical shoes, but the flats I have don’t really have any support. Sometimes I wear heels if I have a presentation or important meeting, but on those days I usually bring my Birkenstocks for my walk to and from my car. Those won’t really work anymore once it gets colder.
4. Are there any good wireless headphones that are reasonably priced?
I got a pair of inexpensive ones a few months ago just to try them out. I can see why wireless headphones are such a great concept and I can also see why the ones I got were so cheap. However, I just can’t justify spending $100+ on headphones. Especially because I only use them a few times a month. I have always used Phillips headphones for like $9 on Amazon and I’ve been fine with replacing them once a year when they break. I just don’t trust myself to have really expensive headphones and not lose or break them.
5. Does anyone know any tips to heal chafing?
All the advice out there seems to be what to do to prevent chafing, but what about if it already happened? I am still dealing with the chafing from last weekend, and it’s still uncomfortable. I will honestly say this is the worst I have ever had. I’d like to get it to heal well so that I don’t irritate it when I am running!
I also thought I would share what came in this month’s Stridebox:
2 Toms Sports Deodorant- With 2 runners in the house I’m definitely excited to try this!
Base Performance Salt Tabs- These could be good for a really hot, long run!
Base Performance Real Bar- I tried this yesterday and it was really good! It was a nice change from the Larabars I’ve been eating and I like the simple ingredient list.
Arrowhead Athletics Co-Stretch Tape- This seems like it could be a great alternative to KT Tape to help support my ankle on longer runs.
Sword Endurance Drink- This is apple flavored and I said I didn’t think I would like it so I gave it to Rob.
Great Pumpkin Run Phone Grip and Stand- I’m intrigued by this but don’t really want it to stick to my phone case for good. Has anyone else tried this yet?
What questions are on your mind lately?
Can anyone help answer my questions?
Which items from this month’s Stridebox are the most intriguing to you?