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Fitbit Almost Went into The Wash


Friday, February 01, 2013

It's great that the Fitbit is so non-obtrusive, but the downside is that it's easy to forget it's there. I was falling asleep last night when I suddenly realized that I'd put my bra into the hamper to be washed today. I had to spring out of bed to retrieve the Fitbit that was still attached! Yikes! If it goes the way of the washing machine, there will be no replacing it. So it's something to put on the "must remember" list.

Wishing all a happy day.
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EBLOOMING 2/5/2013 10:01PM

    LOL Glad you jumped outta bed and ran to retrieve it. emoticon

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ROCKMAN6797 2/2/2013 8:54PM

    Nice save!

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RUNNER12COM 2/2/2013 11:01AM

    Yikes! I would totally lose mine.

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REMEMBER2BME 2/2/2013 9:38AM

    Been there done that. I am now in the routine of switching it from bra to flannel pants I wear before I go to bed.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 2/1/2013 10:57PM

    Yikes!! That was close!!

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NORWOODGIRL 2/1/2013 10:32PM

    I haven't washed mine, but it did get submerged for about 15 minutes. I did nothing special to it afterwards - and it worked! I would have missed it desperately until it was replaced!

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-LINDA_S 2/1/2013 7:48PM

    Glad you remembered it!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 2/1/2013 5:48PM

    I've washed my pedometer before...it didn't play well with water. Fitbit is coming out with a monitor that you wear on your wrist in the spring...I'm sure you already know that. It looks attractive to me...it seems to be water resistant.

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LIVINGFREE19 2/1/2013 5:21PM

    That is a scary thought, for it to go in the washing machine!

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JUSTLLAMA 2/1/2013 4:18PM

    I've done the same thing - left it clipped to something that's went to the laundry room. So far, I've remembered to grab it before it goes through the washer though!

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ALEXSGIRL1 2/1/2013 3:56PM

    good save have an awesome weekend

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KLWALDON 2/1/2013 3:17PM

    Someone else accidentally washed theirs and they were lucky because theirs still worked! I don't want to find outif they are right though! I have had a few close calls myself but never tested it out thankfully!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 2/1/2013 1:36PM

    Good save.
I managed to miss that I put my travel cup in the washer, yes with my clothes. Can you imagine how long I'd last with a fitbit? Lets not think about it. I'd have to hang a reminder on my hamper or something.

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DJ4HEALTH 2/1/2013 1:34PM

    If that happens make sure that you take the battery out and DO NOT TURN ON and let it air out for about 2 days.

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WALLAHALLA 2/1/2013 1:32PM

    Can you wear it any where?

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KRISTINE99 2/1/2013 12:38PM

    Woah! Good save. Would be a bummer to lose your Fitbit so early on.

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NATPLUMMER 2/1/2013 12:03PM

    I haven't washed mine....yet.

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JLITT62 2/1/2013 10:12AM

    I once washed a pedometer - & it still worked.

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RYDERB 2/1/2013 9:46AM

    Good thing you remembered! Happy Friday! Have a fabulous weekend!

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