NNWM/5: Falling Back

I slept like a rock last night. One of my favorite features on the Fitbit is the sleep tracker, which measures how long you sleep each night, including periods of restlessness and number of minutes awake. It’s all based on your movement, and while obviously it’s not 100% accurate – if I’m sitting on theContinue reading “NNWM/5: Falling Back”

When Life Hands You Lemons, Upgrade!

A couple of weeks ago, my Fitbit Charge broke. Oddly enough, this was exactly one year to the day that I got it (easy to remember, as it was an anniversary gift from Tara). It still worked fine, but the band had torn away from the plastic housing, which had also cracked. Bummer, right? I was dismayed forContinue reading “When Life Hands You Lemons, Upgrade!”

Obsessing Over 250

I’m the most obsessive person I know. This is good when it comes to health and fitness. Need to lose weight, get into shape, beat diabetes? Piece of cake. (Or no cake, more to the point.) But this obsessiveness is less endearing when it comes to my Fitbit. Tara got me one last September on ourContinue reading “Obsessing Over 250”

Hot Cold Brew is Like Jumbo Shrimp

Earlier this week, I stopped by the coffee shop that is 88 steps from the office (thanks, Fitbit!) and ordered “my usual.” My coffee guy immediately began preparing a cold brew coffee with a splash of unsweetened almond milk and a packet of Stevia. I love that I have a coffee guy and a “usual” order.Continue reading “Hot Cold Brew is Like Jumbo Shrimp”