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Icy streets and step counters


Saturday, December 07, 2013

Wow, I got a new insight today, thanks to my Spark Activity Tracker. We had a bit of an ice storm last night, just enough to turn all the sidewalks into skating rinks. I took the dog out walking on our usual routine path. It's .75 miles long and I average 1600 steps walking it. But the ice meant that I had to be much more cautious, and take smaller steps. So what is usually 1600 steps turned into 2200!
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OPTIMIST1948 12/21/2013 12:57PM

    Stats are fun.

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DOTTIEJANE1 12/9/2013 9:01AM

    emoticon all movement helps .glad you are careful got a bit of snow but temps below freezing for rest of week .

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LUCKYDOGFARM 12/8/2013 11:29PM

    that's pretty neat! wonder if you burnt more calories that way?

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CLEARNIGHTSKY 12/8/2013 11:31AM

    Hmmm! That is interesting.

Glad you're being careful.

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MSANITAL 12/8/2013 9:38AM

    well I give you credit for even going out for a walk on the ice.. be careful cuz you want to get on that bike in the Spring


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DESERTDREAMERS 12/8/2013 12:06AM

    I was walking my little dogs last evening, paying attention to the icy spots - until ... my phone alarm went off and I turned my head towards the pocket it was in - hit a slanted alley druiveway with black ice - oops! Fortunately, altho I have a big dark bruise with swelling on my hip, it doesn't hurt that much. On the plus side, yeah, I got more little steps in.

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NATPLUMMER 12/7/2013 11:18PM

    I'm glad you were being careful.

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MANDYLOVE_76 12/7/2013 11:12PM

    Bonus!

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