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Unlucky with Fitbits

Thursday, April 19, 2018

I had my first Spark Tracker forever - until I took it in the pool with me. The second fell out of the holder on a walk. I found it in the street the next day only to lose it somewhere outside.

My first Fitbit was lost in the backyard (I think) while playing with Helena. The next one lasted awhile but I suspected it was slowly giving up the ghost. I got a Fitbit Flex II and gave the old one to my youngest.

I had the newest one for maybe a couple months. Yesterday, Tim called me just as I picked up Helena from daycare. He said he wasn't sure but asked if I had my Fitbit. Sure enough, my band was empty. When he got home from work, he found a small mangled black piece on the living room floor. Ricky (the chew-everything puppy, decided to investigate it. It was hard to tell what it was originally.

Sherry asked me if I wanted my old one back. Sure. But, along with the one that I bought her for Christmas a couple years ago, it went the way of the single socks. It's hiding somewhere, but will probably take months to find.

So that's six trackers gone in the last three years. Do I replace it? Do I decide to not stress so much over actual steps and just concentrate on keeping active?
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    Hmm, that's a tough decision. It depends on how much you really use it? Some people use their's as a watch and steps. Also, like the Fitbit I have, it buzzes you each hour to let you know you need to get up and move around if you haven't put in 250 steps. So, that's a nice reminder. The steps aren't all that important, imo but being active is more important. I guess it's more of a personal decision than anything. Also, it depends on whether you feel like you can afford to replace it.
    210 days ago
    I had several Spark Trackers and more that one Fitbit.
    Must be up to 7 or 8 by now. It is my watch so I make
    sure I have it, Do what is best for you.
    210 days ago
    210 days ago
    i love my garmen wear it like a watch never lost it yet had a few almost moments but am glad because i would be lost without it, its like a part of me know ,
    211 days ago
    knock on wood I never had that issue
    211 days ago
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