Except when you're at Disneyland.
I had read somewhere about a woman who tracked her steps at the Disney parks on her FitBit, and she walked something like 12 miles in one day. I didn't get that far, but my stats are still impressive:
|Friday--two four-hour stints at Disneyland|
and time at the college for singing.
|Saturday--twelve hours at Disneyland,|
and a lot of sitting in the later afternoon
because my sciatica was acting up a bit.
It's also interesting to note that my FitBit has already had one unfortunate plunge...into a toilet. That's what I get for clipping it so the body of it was outside of my jeans pocket, rather than in, as I usually wear it. I was at work, and a bit desperate for the loo because of all the water I drink at work, and one careless flick of my hand as I pulled my jeans down sent the FitBit flying. Plop!
Fortunately, it remained unfazed. Turns out the rubbery little case that clips to my clothing is pretty water-tight. I took the device out and let it air a bit anyway (and, you know, wiped it down even though fortunately, the toilet water was un-spoiled when the FitBit flew in). It didn't stop or pause one bit, and hasn't had any problems since.
I might upgrade to the wristband FitBit that tracks sleep, but I'm still researching and exploring my options before I spend the money. I'm glad I won this one (I never win raffles!!) and have a chance to play around with it--the app is very useful, as is the web page.
'Til I decide, my little Zip is doing just fine. It counts side-to-side stepping as "walking," so I like to do a little dance while doing things that involve standing, like brushing my teeth or preparing a cup of tea. Hey, it's movement!