Grrrr, or Pedometer Problems

Friday, February 18, 2011

I love my pedometer. I really do. It meshes with the DS program that I have so it downloads and keeps track of my steps automatically. It's become a comforting weight on my hip, almost like back in the days when I wore a pager regularly. Half the time I don't even notice that it's there because it's become so familiar. It's treated me well in the week that I've used it.

Until today, that is. And I don't know if I should blame the pedometer or my pants. Twice today, while bending over/getting ready to use the restroom, the pedometer decided to take a flying leap toward the floor and dislodging the battery. Which means that I lost the steps up to that point. So I don't have an exact number of steps. I've got a ballpark, based on the times I looked at the pedometer before it dropped and I THINK that it's around 6000 steps. Which I'm going to have to put manually into the program. Not that it's a huge problem, but I really hatehatehate losing track of something I've been trying so hard to keep track of.

Tomorrow's another day. A day to restart and staple the pedometer to my ski.... wait, it'll be harder to download the info that way, won't it? Ah well. I'll just have to keep a hand on it when I get into positions where it might fall.
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    Not very attractive but another use for duct tape, a little piece to keep the battery cover where it belongs. Seems to me this is a design flaw.

    Keep on keeping on...
    2953 days ago
    I bought one that is so sensitive it resets every time I bend over ... got rid of that piece of junk ... first one I had was the best but I wore it out after 2 years .... just keep checking the numbers on it as the day goes by ... good luck
    2953 days ago
    i wear one as well and that was happening to me all the time at work today! so irritating! keep at it though!
    2953 days ago
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