I have always named my pedometers......Henry was my first. He was an ORMON....the older gray model and was shaped like a police badge...hence..he was my badge of HONOR. I am not sure why I named him Henry, but I did. He turned out to be one of my dearest friends.
Henry and I walked many miles together.
We have been to weddings dancing our heads off!
We have been to baseball games....a football game...
We flew to Texas one year for a week and did the River Walk in San Antonio.
We walked from Hershey, Pa to Los Angeles on a virtual team one year as a group.
Cannot tell you the countless
we have completed.
I almost literally cried when I killed Henry. I took him swimming and no amount of rice nor time could revive him. I seriously truly felt a loss. It took me months to save for another pedometer. I got the exact same model as Henry. I thought about naming the new one Little Henry, but I planned on doing BIG things with my new friend. I settled for LEWIS as in Lewis and Clark the explorers. I figured that Lewis and I would have our OWN new adventures! LOL
Well......SPAT came along......
and as you all know....I was/am lucky enough to have one.
Wasn't sure what to name SPAT at first either....bad boy worked for a day..but.....I wanted a FRIEND...A FITNESS BUDDY...someone to PUSH ME.....and RAMBO hit me. I have always LOVED the RAMBO movies. Rambo is tough......resourceful.....doe
sn't know the meaning quit...and he does care...even if he doesn't like to admit or show it at times........quiet....very much like me.
SO...RAMBO it was!
Some have laughed at me ...naming my pedometers......and that is fine.....don't really care to be honest.
Some have jumped on the band wagon and have named their new friend...and perhaps old friend.
I personally feel that is helpful in obtaining your goals for a healthier more fit way of life. IT drives you...for it does drive me to do more...be more.....and I smile more as I workout....walk......etc.
I have NOT gone as far as to name my water bottle...my food journal...for me....those are tools to help ensure that Rambo and I are on the right path and to help fuel our bodies.
People have usernames for online......some are a great reflection or an indicator on where they are in life..or wish to be. Naming your activity device should be special.....like YOU....for that device is no longer a toy....a tool...but your friend......your best bud that is always with you if you take care of him/her. By doing so....you are taking care of yourself.
AND..the FUN part...your best friend....in a fun sort of way...will meet others and their best friend! Case in point...my friend Heather named her SPAT ...SHREK.....
Heather and I are good friends......now ...Rambo and Shrek are too!
What are you naming yours? What did you name yours?
DON"T laugh......it does work....if you let it!