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10/11 8290
10/12 11027
10/13 4826
10/14 5036
10/15 9407
10/16 11263
10/17 20,745

My name is Laura and I live in Wisconsin. I am a Powerful Prism Panther.

Spring 2020 BABS Level 3 Chrysalis



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10/18/20 12:55 A

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10/11 5582
10/12 7561
10/13 7991
10/14 10926
10/15 9511
10/16 8547
10/17 10442




Jesus said, Love one another as I have loved you.

�The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.� The Lord redeems the soul of His servants, and none of those who take refuge in Him will be condemned� (Psa 34:18�19, 22).


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I will continue with obtaining a daily average of over 11000+ steps.

10/11: 8786
10/12: 15487
10/13: 16642
10/14: 13696
10/15: 13644
10/16:
10/17:

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10/16/20 1:51 A

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10/11. 7085. a slow start of the week🚶‍♀&am
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10/12. 7689
10/13. 16615
10/14. 13160
10/15. 15991
10/16. 10812
10/17. 11754

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Sometimes the "wrong" train can take us to the right place.
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10/11:=10,467
10/12: =6,750
10/13: =13,349
10/14: =16,149
10/15:=13,171
10/16:=Hospital
10/17:=Hospital


Edited by: DONNALEE-53 at: 10/25/2020 (09:03)
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10/11:~~~ fitbit not working right
10/12:~~~6493
10/13:~~~4917
10/14:~~~7446
10/15:~~~5903
10/16:~~~3554
10/17:~~~17,541

Edited by: -SPIRITSEEKER2- at: 10/18/2020 (08:53)
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working towards a goal of 5000+ steps a day while recovering from surgery
info per Charge 2

10/11:5686
10/12: 7659
10/13: 9583
10/14: 12583
10/15:10704
10/16: 9330
10/17: 4795

Edited by: WALLAHALLA at: 10/18/2020 (14:41)
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"If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn't do it, it is sin for them."
(James 4:17, NIV)


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continuing to work towards my goal of 8000 steps a day emoticon
info per Charge 3

10/11:4450
10/12:6296
10/13:4733
10/14:4496
10/15:7579
10/16:5147
10/17:4876

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10/12/20 7:15 P

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My goal is set at 6000 steps a day. I have a charge 2.

10/11: 9420
10/12:11,226
10/13:
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10/12/20 5:11 P

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Goal 3,000 steps/day. All readings courtesy of my Versa:

10/11:2,695
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10/12/20 12:44 P

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Still trying for 70,000

10/11: 11,933
10/12: 2,842
10/13: 2,026
10/14: 10,761
10/15: 11,957
10/16: 9,839
10/17: 13,286
TOTAL: 62,644 emoticon

Edited by: CANDOIT54 at: 10/20/2020 (11:28)
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BABYBARNEY's Photo BABYBARNEY SparkPoints: (255,468)
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10/12/20 10:40 A

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Happy Thanksgiving! Goals this week will be 100,000 steps

10/11 3,616
10/12 14,756
10/13 7,227
10/14 1,940
10/15 11,539
10/16 19,672
10/17 9,710

TOTAL: 68,460

Edited by: BABYBARNEY at: 10/19/2020 (13:24)
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CHANGE "I CAN'T" INTO "I CAN" AND PRETTY SOON, YOU WILL SAY "I DID."











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1DAY-ATA-TIME's Photo 1DAY-ATA-TIME Posts: 43,841
10/12/20 9:25 A

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My goal is at least 15,000 steps per day

10/11: 16951
10/12: 30823
10/13: 32031
10/14: 33022
10/15: 27198
10/16: 35214
10/17: 15759

Edited by: 1DAY-ATA-TIME at: 10/18/2020 (08:30)
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10/12/20 9:22 A

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10/11: 26,234
10/12: 26,195
10/13: 37,199
10/14: 34,321
10/15: 25,336
10/16: 30,577
10/17: 50,828

My goal is to reach 20 K steps daily, monitored with the Inspire HR fitbit!

Edited by: DLBEASYRIDER at: 10/18/2020 (00:16)
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Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us. We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us.


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This weeks goals. Steps: 70,000, Floors: 100, Active Minutes: 300
Sunday: 6,889/18/59
Monday:
Tuesday:
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Thursday:
Friday:
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Weekly totals left to go
Steps: 70,000 - 6,889 = 63,111
Floors: 100 - 18 = 82
Active Minutes: 300 - 59 = 241


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10/12/20 9:08 A

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10/11: 3,000
10/12: 3,000
10/13: 3,000
10/14: 3,000
10/15: 11,000
10/16: 3,000
10/17: 10,000

Edited by: PATTI24 at: 10/18/2020 (10:47)
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AJDOVER1's Photo AJDOVER1 SparkPoints: (845,116)
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10/12/20 8:33 A

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Thanks for keeping this going, Raul!

All readings courtesy of my Inspire HR:

10/11: 18,606
10/12: 15,773
10/13: 15,075
10/14: 15,437
10/15: 14,219
10/16: 15,536
10/17: 16,107 emoticon

Edited by: AJDOVER1 at: 10/19/2020 (08:39)
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KATIE3908's Photo KATIE3908 Posts: 51,620
10/12/20 8:28 A

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Goal 12,000/day (Flex)

10/11 - 11,582
10/12
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GOLFGMA's Photo GOLFGMA Posts: 39,146
10/12/20 7:29 A

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Goal- 70,000 steps or more weekly

10/11:12,879
10/12:12,511
10/13:15,319
10/14:11,190
10/15:13,019
10/16:10,042
10/17:12,187

Edited by: GOLFGMA at: 10/18/2020 (08:53)
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Phil 2:3-4.


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10/12/20 7:10 A

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Goal 70000+
from Ionic

10/11:11936
10/12:14528
10/13:13373
10/14:9772
10/15:13272
10/16:8674
10/17:4139
total 75694

Edited by: WALKINTOFIT at: 10/18/2020 (06:44)

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LJK091354's Photo LJK091354 Posts: 39,282
10/12/20 7:05 A

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Goal is 65,000 for the week

10/11 11,029
10/12 11,314
10/13 5,972
10/14 10,723
10/15 9,886
10/16 6,381
10/17 8,744


951 steps short emoticon

Edited by: LJK091354 at: 10/18/2020 (08:56)
Linda from Central Illinois

My March goals are:

1. Track more (at least 21 days)
2. Lose 2.1 pounds, at least. (I gained weight in February--this has to stop)
3. Continue to exercise 3 to 5 times a week
4. Work on organizing sewing room better.
5. Continue to put together my Grassy Creek tops and get ready to quilt them.
6. Quit mindless snacking.


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PEFITNESS4's Photo PEFITNESS4 Posts: 449
10/12/20 12:56 A

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My goal is 10,000 steps and 10 flights of stairs each day.
Counts per my Charge 3.

Sun, 11 Oct: 11,830 steps, 23 flights.
Mon, 12 Oct: 10,668 steps, 11 flights.
Tue, 13 Oct: 12,004 steps, 30 flights.
Wed, 14 Oct: 11,810 steps, 34 flights.
Thu, 15 Oct: 11,926 steps, 42 flights.
Fri, 16 Oct: 11,704 steps, 87 flights.
Sat, 17 Oct: 12,971 steps, 31 flights.
emoticon Good luck to all with their goals!

Edited by: PEFITNESS4 at: 10/18/2020 (00:34)
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RETIREESMITH's Photo RETIREESMITH Posts: 8,508
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Goal: 42,000 steps per week

Total: 40,694

10/11: 4,361
10/12: 5,794
10/13: 9,105
10/14: 4,070
10/15: 5,774
10/16: 7,038
10/17: 4,552

Edited by: RETIREESMITH at: 10/17/2020 (22:42)
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10/11/20 10:41 P

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All readings courtesy of my Inspire Hr

10/11:
10/12:
10/13:
10/14:
10/15:
10/16:
10/17:

DEE Southern New Jersey

SP Class of Oct 12-18 2008.
Losing Weight & Disabled
Menopause & Losing
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Faith makes all thing possible
Love makes all things happen
Hope makes all things work

God is Good all the time. All the time GOD is good.

Let your life be like Angel Food Cake...sweet and Light---




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10/11/20 9:38 P

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Daily goal: To recovery from weakness and pain. Reinstall my habits

See how many steps I am able to do. Trying to get over 5,000 daily steps emoticon
>20 active minutes emoticon
>10 min strength training emoticon
>10 min Yoga emoticon
Walk emoticon morning and emoticon evening

All readings courtesy of my INSPIRE HR

10/11: 3,412/21 emoticon emoticon
10/12: 7,724/56 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
10/13: 6,011/66 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
10/14: 5,888/60 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
10/15: 9,984/68 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
10/16: 4,408/150 emoticon
10/17: 10,341/37 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Totals:
emoticon 5/7
emoticon 7/7
emoticon 4/7 emoticon 5/7


Edited by: ANACORAZON at: 10/21/2020 (08:37)
Thanks, God for all the Blessings that we have and all the Blessings that we are receiving!



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My goal is 15,000 daily steps with my Charge3:

10/11: 10,407
10/12: 25,218
10/13: 16,288
10/14: 21,165
10/15: 18,412
10/16: 20,230
10/17: 14,612

Edited by: AKA_TROUBLE at: 10/18/2020 (06:56)
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10/11/20 6:53 P

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MY goal is 4,000 steps a day

10/11--2,131
10/12--2,624
10/13--2,144
10/14--3,336
10/15--2,650
10/16--2,106
10/17--2,530


Edited by: NEWNANCY2012 at: 10/17/2020 (19:35)
Nancy - 5'7.5" tall
74 years old
Lives in Dedham, MA

1/1/06 - 257
1/25/07 - 201.5 joined SP
1/30/07 - 199 one-der-land!
5/22/12 - 183.5 lowest weight
10/30/17 - 199
11/19/18 - 192.2
1/11/19 - 187
12/10/20 - 203.8
2/11/21 - 203.2
7/13/21 - 210


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10/11/20 6:32 P

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emoticon Raul for my goodie. My step goal for this week is 70,000 steps emoticon

All readings courtesy of my Charge 2

10/11: 7,644 steps
10/12: 12,520 steps
10/13: 12,833 steps
10/14: 8,726 steps (plus an hour at the gym)
10/15: 9,295 steps
10/16: 14,533 steps
10/17: 10,131 steps

Weekly total = 75,682 steps emoticon

Edited by: KAYELENE at: 10/17/2020 (20:09)
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Its not that some people have willpower and some don't. Its that some people are ready to change and others are not. ~James Gordon

Happiness comes from liking what you have not having what you like.

I've got faith to believe, I can do anything. No matter what, be kind to yourself.

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My Goal is to get in 13,000 steps Daily with my Fit Bit Zip Tracker,
and will do my best to get in 60 minutes of exercise each day.


10/11 - 14,325
10/12 - 16,800
10/13 - 14,296
10/14 - 17,122
10/15 - 17,556
10/16 - 19,202
10/17 - 15,479

Edited by: ALLENJOSEPH at: 10/18/2020 (00:14)
Nothing Is Impossible with God.
Each Day Is A New Beginning.
When You Draw Close To God, God Will Draw Close To You.

Spark People Team Leader, GLITTERGIRL, from Team, "I Can't Do This On My Own", helped me reach my goal in 2012. I was able to maintain my weight for several months, but now I have to get serious again as much of my hard work I let go of, putting my focus on another issue. I will keep on, until I get back to my goal.


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My goal is 12,000 daily steps with my Charge4:

10/11: 17615
10/12: 16625
10/13: 13837
10/14: 14391
10/15:16629
10/16: 14263
10/17: 16780

grand total of 110140 steps, and 482 floors for the week.

Edited by: KAYOTIC at: 10/18/2020 (16:16)
highest weight ever:202, SP starting weight: 143

H: 5''4" 53 y.o.

"Don''t let yesterday use up too much of today." Will Rogers

"Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants" Michael Pollan



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My goal is 20,000 or more steps per day, 140,000 for the week.

10/11--32,136
10/12--30,242
10/13--35,242
10/14--30,210
10/15--29,305
10/16--31.051
10/17--30,120

Total --218,306

Linda T

Edited by: RETIREDAT60 at: 10/18/2020 (08:58)
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10/11/20 11:38 A

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Charge 2

10/11--5366
10/12--2695
10/13--3680
10/14--2386
10/15--4731
10/16--5690
10/17--3040

Edited by: YELLOW09RED at: 10/18/2020 (08:42)





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10/11/20 11:32 A

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My goal is 10,000 daily steps with my Fitbit Inspire HR

10/11: 12,616
10/12: 13,079
10/13: 12,847
10/14: 12,474
10/15: 10,534
10/16: 10,848
10/17: 11,782
emoticon Total: 84,180

Edited by: PRIMEOFMYLIFE at: 10/19/2020 (19:19)
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Before 2020-04-16 @ 214 - After 2020-10-19 @ 154 Maintenance Goal: 154-150 lbs.
New goal : 149-144 lbs.
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10/11: 8,163
10/12: 10 820
10/13: 16,666
10/14: 13,422
10/15: 12,379
10/16: 10,706
10/17:


Edited by: ETERNALMINDED at: 10/17/2020 (23:08)
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Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

I can do all things through Jesus Christ who gives me strength! Philippians 4:13


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2 Power Days and 4 Active days or 23,101 or more x 2 and 19,106 or more x 4.

10/11: 19,710~~Completed on Step Bet and started another today.
10/12: 23,239~~Reached 1st Power day of week 1 on Step Bet
10/13: 19,166~~Reached 1st Active day of week 1 on Step Bet
10/14: 23,157~~Reached 2nd Power day of week 1 on Step Bet
10/15: 20,168~~Reached 2nd Active day of week 1 on Step Bet
10/16: 19,598~~Reached 3rd Active day of week 1 on Step Bet
10/17: 19,243~~Reached 4th Active day of week 1 on Step Bet

Edited by: MACRATDOLL at: 10/18/2020 (09:20)
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My goal continues to be 9K or more steps/day emoticon

10/11: 9.8K
10/12: 10K but very sore- arthritis
10/13: 9.6K
10/14: 9.8K
10/15: 9.6K
10/16: 9.9K
10/17: 9.3K

Edited by: HAPPYSOUL91 at: 10/17/2020 (09:37)
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I am sick and my totals weren't that great last week. I definitely want to step it up Last week 19,806


10/11---860
10/12
10/13---Something is wrong with my Versa. It turned black and stays black. I have to call fitbit
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Edited by: IAMAGEMLOVER at: 10/16/2020 (08:28)
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I think I have achieved the "sweet spot" with regards to my daily goal. 20,000 steps per day or a weekly goal of 140,000 appears to be the numbers I need to achieve. Coming to this conclusion has been a part of my lifestyle change journey that I embarked back in 2009 so I continue to re-adjust my goals as necessary. My goal is to continue keeping my Active Minutes above 120 minutes per day. I will also be tracking my mileage with my goal to walk 9 miles per day. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many floors in my travels so I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!!

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OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK!
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IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THAT MEMBERS WHO JOIN THIS THREAD USE THE EDIT FEATURE ON THEIR INITIAL ENTRY.
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DOING SO WILL KEEP THIS THREAD MANAGEABLE AND ALSO MAKE IT EASIER TO TRACK EACH MEMBER'S DAILY PROGRESS.

An easy way to find your initial entry is to hold down the CTRL key and your F key. This will bring up your FIND box. Enter your SparkName and hit enter. This will take you to your first entry. Click on the EDIT MY POST button and add your steps for that day. Then just click on the POST MESSAGE button and you have edited your entry! (For those using an Apple computer, hold down the COMMAND key and your F key for the FIND box. For those using a cell phone, you can usually find a FIND feature in your browser settings) If you have any questions/comments please send me a SparkMail.
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A BIG THANKS TO ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE BEEN USING THE EDIT BUTTON WHEN YOU POST!!!

I continue to be very impressed by your daily steps! emoticon

I love all the activity on this thread! Welcome to each and every one of you and I hope that you accomplished your goals this week. I WOULD LOVE TO GIVE A BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO JOINED THIS THREAD THIS PAST WEEK! We were a rock steady 43 strong this past week! This would be three less than last week. I continue to be amazed at your step counts, all of you should be very proud of yourselves! emoticon emoticon emoticon

We are still #1 in the Computer & Electronics category?! That continues to be amazing! As of the posting of this post, we are now at (drum roll please!) 140,906 members strong! Incredibly again, that is 67 more than last week! Compared to last week's membership increase, that is 6 lessd than the previous week. We have blown the doors of the 140,000 level and now are knocking on the door of the elusive 141,000 level. Wow! This continues to be mind-blowingly impressive!
emoticon Holy moley!

For those who may not have heard the news. FitBit was purchased by Google recently. According to the CEO of FitBit nothing will change. I will keep close tabs on this recent change of events. UPDATE: I recently had to get in contact with FitBit's Customer Service and I am happy to report that my experience was extremely positive.The Customer Service rep went above and beyond the call of duty to assist me. One thing that did stand out is that they have access to the back end of their products and can follow what your device is doing night or day. So if your device is acting strangely, call them, they can walk you though the issue and assist you.

I was recently playing with the FitBit App for Windows and clicked on the floors portion of the app. There I found a link that offering more information on how this data was calculated. The page is called "How does my FitBit device calculate my daily activity?" and it is a wealth of new information regarding how the various data items are calculated and collected. I was familiar with some of the information but the description of how it is used to calculate your personal data was fascinating. This is a recommended quick read. (And, careful, don't fall down any "rabbit holes" while there!) Here is the link for the page:

help.fitbit.com/articles/en_U
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ticle/1141#floors


emoticon Welcome to all of our new team members and thank you for joining our weekly steps goal!!!

I continue to love my Ionic watch. Even with its strange quirks. This past week my Ionic watch's step count was 23,253 less steps than my One or a -12.76% difference! I do not do a lot of hand movements during my indoor walking periods. I truly though this was the reason for the lack of uniformity when counting steps; however, now I think we need to add spatial movement to the mix. If I move around while walking indoors my steps register but if I step in place, steps are registered very sporadically. The mystery deepens.

It appears that even for the top of the line watch, Ionic, activities involving the hands continue to contribute to the step count. (I wonder if Apple Watch users experience the same issue?) I continue to compare the data and the steps, distance, active time, floors, and distance are relatively the same. The calories are very different and I think that is more due to the heart rate device on my Ionic miscalculating my calories burned. I tend to trust my One's calorie calculations much more (although I am starting to think that the Ionic's calorie reading might not be as out of line as previously thought. I need to do more investigation into this emerging idea). emoticon

FitBit is now shipping orders for its new smartwatch called the FitBit Sense. The FitBit Sense is "the advanced health smartwatch that helps you tune in to your body with tools for stress management, heart health, SPO2, skin temperature, and more." The smartwatch has "an app to monitor electrodermal activity which may indicate your body's response to stress." There is also an app that assesses your heart for "atrial fibrillation (AFib) a common heart rhythm irregularity." The smartwatch also monitors your skin temperature. Plus it does all of the other great stuff that a FitBit smartwatch does. The watch is pricey ($329.95) but might be worth the price for all of the information it will be able to provide. FitBit is also shipping the "new and improved" Versa (Versa 2 to Versa 3) and the Inspire (Inspire to Inspire 2).

I still continue to lose more weight. I attribute my recent weight loss to a change I made in my eating habits. I love to eat and I never seem to get full. I have to make a very conscious effort to monitor my calories on a daily basis. I begin my day with a light breakfast, some milk and some type of egg sandwich. At work, I don't eat during my breaks, instead choosing to use this time for walks inside our building. I listen to podcasts or music and use my phone to catch up on emails, read, and play games. I find this is very helpful in achieving my daily step goals since I stopped attending the gym (Due to a recent lifestyle change). I drink 6-9 cups of water during the day and eat my "lunch" in the evening. I will have a small dinner later in the evening. I have been also trying to get to bed earlier so this change has definitely helped, too. All of this has resulted in a noticeable drop in my daily calories and my relationship with food. I have literally cut close to 1,000 calories on a daily basis (and sometimes have to push myself to hit 2,000 calories! This is a good change and one not certainly for everybody (or anybody in fact) but it appears to be working for me.
UPDATE: I continue with following this radical plan and it continues to work for me as I am losing more weight. I have dropped 34 pounds in the last eight months! Also, I have done some further research into this new lifestyle of mine and think my method can be classified as fasting. Now I am not starving myself, I am merely choosing to stay away from food for a certain period of time. I am still getting all of my necessary nutrition on a daily basis. I am really loving this lifestyle.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I am truly amazed at how this change in eating habits has positively affected me. I have plenty of energy, find myself sometimes "forcing" myself to eat, and getting much more sleep. While my initial foray into the healthy living world back in 2009 was life-changing, this intermittent fasting lifestyle has been life and mind-altering.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I continue down this path of delaying my lunch and dinner to the end of my day and I continue to enjoy success. The recent holidays did proved to be challenging but following this path has allowed me to get back on schedule with my healthier lifestyle. I am truly pleased with these results.

ADDENDUM: I continue down this "fasting" path and have maintained my recent weight loss. I am amazed at how this one change has impacted my life.

ADDENDUM TO THE ADDENDUM: I have been doing some more research on intermittent fasting (or IT) and now subscribe to the 20/4 plan. Basically I do not eat any meals for 20 hours and then do all of my eating in a 4 hour period. I no longer eat breakfast and now do all of my eating from 6-10pm. This has allowed me to maintain my weight and my lower calorie intake. I sometimes do graze during my non-eating period but it is a hard candy or a piece of fruit. There is also a 16/8 plan for those who want to split their eating between two meal periods. Intermittent fasting has really been a life-saver in my continuing quest to maintain my health.

Our organization is starting its annual "Let's Get Healthy" drive and part of this drive is a push to lose weight. Losing weight can sometimes be very simple while the hard part is keeping the lost weight off. Often times, in our quest to lose weight, we attempt to follow a current fad or try to remove something from our diet. Having been a SparkPeople member for over 10 years I understand that this is not the solution. The solution to losing weight and keeping it off is moderation and activity. Duh, right but these really are the keys to losing and maintaining weight. With this in mind here are some articles that address these issues.
But whatever you do, don't give up hope if you "fall off the wagon." Tomorrow is another day to re-start your journey and pick-up where you left off.
AND REMEMBER, KEEP MOVING! emoticon

Here are some articles that I have found very helpful in my quest for a healthier life. Enjoy!

www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?id=2445&pa
ge=4


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/motivatio
n_articles.asp?ID=2224


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?ID=1386


Hope you gain knowledge and inspiration from these articles.

Once again it is of greater importance to keep yourself hydrated. Here are some links to articles that address the importance of keeping your body hydrated.

www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po
st
=running_tip_the_importance_of_hydraR>tion


www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness
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rticles.asp?id=101


OK, once again I am stepping down from my soap box!

All readings courtesy of my ONE/IONIC:

10/11: 26,650 (Active Time: 184-Distance: 12.51-Floors: 0-Ionic: 22,386)
10/12: 27,048 (Active Time: 178-Distance: 13.48-Floors: 0-Ionic: 22,827)
10/13: 27,170 (Active Time: 204-Distance: 12.61-Floors: 5-Ionic: 26,006)
10/14: 25,994 (Active Time: 189-Distance: 12.07-Floors: 4-Ionic: 24,694)
10/15: 26,733 (Active Time: 175-Distance: 12.45-Floors: 6-Ionic: 24,467)
10/16: 26,682 (Active Time: 186-Distance: 12.39-Floors: 8-Ionic: 24,659)
10/17: 29,567 (Active Time: 185-Distance: 16.39-Floors: 5-Ionic: 25,470)

One more week in the rear view mirror. As we move forward in these strange times I take comfort in the repetitive tasks that allow me to celebrate a daily success. I hope that you find your comfort in these challenging times. This past week I took a grand total of 189,844 steps for a daily step average of 27,121 steps. I was active for 1,301 minutes this past week or an average of 185 Active Minutes per day. I traveled 91.90 miles which is 13.13 miles per day and I encountered 28 floors this past week. I cannot believe that we are entering another holiday season! Talk to you all next week!


Edited by: ROCKMAN6797 at: 10/18/2020 (10:51)
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