Today I received a helicopter
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
It was from Fitbit, marking 500 flights of stairs climbed. Anyone who really knows me knows I don't do "up" so it's bit of an oxymoron but the picture is sweet.
I know they are not cheap (especially comparing UK to US prices) but the pleasure I am getting is HUGE! Rog has one too and seems to do more steps than me on the same dog walk but I do more than him in an average day. We check after dinner to see how far he needs to go to get his 10 000 steps and get our reflective vests on (over all the winter coats) and head out for the cliff top. Flower has a reflective vest too, it's hard to spot a black dog in the dark!
We will be walking to the village to see Lincoln this afternoon, that's a good 5000 steps, we will still walk the dog and I have a class at the leisure centre....big numbers today! Yes I sound like an advert but it is firing my enthusiasm for doing a little bit more.
There is a minor downside for me, I like to weigh daily (even though it is frowned upon) and the daily fluctuations make your weight loss graph look like an ecg (ekg for americans) and it gets reported to my Sparkpage. Being a "problem solver" I just use my old scale and use the fitbit scale when I see a respectable loss. Got you!
Now I wait for my next badge, I expect it will be a distance award but I don't think it will be as cute as my helicopter!