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Fitbit Weirdness

Friday, June 20, 2014

Whenever I forget to wear my fitbit, I feel as though my day's walking didn't count! (smiling) Will I ever be able to live without counting my steps? I don't know. It gets to be part of the fun to see how many steps for the day. But if this little device ever goes away, I don't want to feel that walking is not beneficial without tracking. Know what I mean? I've become dependent on it to establish value to the activity when the activity alone has value.

Wishing all a happy day.
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SETTIMIA 6/22/2014 9:43PM

    Hiya glad you are enjoying your walking, I have been doing a little but not as much as I would want, come August, I am going to step up my fitness

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HOLLYM48 6/21/2014 9:25PM

    I know what you mean, in my blog today I said I feel naked without it. I love seeing how many steps I can get each day!

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NORWOODGIRL 6/21/2014 9:24PM

    Glad I'm not the only one to feel that way emoticon

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LIVINGFREE19 6/21/2014 7:50PM

    We all seem to get attached to these little fitbits, pedometers, etc!

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ALEXSGIRL1 6/21/2014 1:51PM

    I here you I am becoming the same hugs

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BUTEAFULL 6/21/2014 1:32PM

    feel naked with the fitbit

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SWEETNEEY 6/21/2014 9:03AM

    I know exactly what you mean. every time I leave the fitbit at home - my 1st thought is to go home and get it. The second thought is I won't take any steps because they won't count. I then I have to remind myself, my body knows what steps I'm taking and it will count them. It's crazy...

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DS9KIE 6/21/2014 1:23AM

    me too

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EDDYMEESE 6/21/2014 12:03AM

    Hopefully you don't launder it like I did! I miss it!

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COLOR-BLUE 6/20/2014 1:20PM

    Jesse,

I understand about feeling like you haven't done anything, if the steps are not counted, to where I can see them. The SPT has me spoiled. I know there have been a couple of times, when I have been without, and since I didn't see the account of my steps, I felt like it was all for nothing, because I do count my steps, and I believe I'll always count my steps, but that's just me! There's nothing wrong with counting, but I need to get out of the mindset that if my steps aren't counted, it's a wasted day.

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -
GA

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SANDRALEET 6/20/2014 10:25AM

    Walk ride bike wark Do it because it keeps you healthy I measure nothing put do way more

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 6/20/2014 10:17AM

    I feel that way when I'm on my bicycle....I want to track every mile!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/20/2014 9:40AM

    I know exactly what you mean. I feel lost without my pedometer but don't feel it is a good idea to be dependent on it. I like to walk and the reason I do is because it makes me feel better, gives me more energy, keeps me mobile, helps my appetite. I feel silly caring about a number on a device when my main reasons for moving are really important.

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IDLETYME 6/20/2014 9:38AM

    I don't have a fitbit yet so I don't count my steps. I get my fitness minutes from videos mostly. I am going to get one.

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THINFITFEMINIST 6/20/2014 9:35AM

    emoticon That's what happens when we get attached. And, like you, I am attached to my fitbit One.

I'm thinking of buying another for a back up....LOL

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NATPLUMMER 6/20/2014 9:26AM

    I know just how you feel.

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SPARTANJAI 6/20/2014 9:23AM

    I did that yesterday and I was like "AW dang now my steps today won't count". lol

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