I'm stalking myself

I asked for - and received - a fitbit for Christmas. I thought it would make me move more throughout my day. And maybe it does. But what it has really done has made me obsessed with my sleep. ...more

Fitbit Fun: Ten Months Later

I just purchased a Garmin vivofit and I am loving it.  Any of these devices to increase the ...more

Loving my FITBIT

FITBIT- It’s a new fitness fad! People love wearing this hued band around their wrist which enables them to keep track of their steps, calories, movements, sleep et al. Its a fun way to consciously keep track of your day to day activities and also easy way to be fit and healthy....more

My FitBit

A Fitbit is a pedometer.  It measures how many steps I take a day.  It actually measures how many very active minutes I have as well. I want to get up to 10,000 steps a day, but I have to work up to that, especially since I have been very sedentary for the last couple of years.  My average steps have been about 1000 or so.  Not great. So my goal for the next two weeks is to log in about 7500 steps a day.  The Fitbit is so cool that it will actually light up and vibrate when I reach that goal.  Wish me luck!!!...more
Good luck - and I bet it really helps you get the number of steps you take up! I wrote a blog ...more

How Fitbit Changed My Life aka A to Z Challenge - On eXercise

I was looking back through some prior posts, and I came across this photo......more

A to Z Challenge: On Fitbit

I wrote on a previous post how a hike in Yosemiteconvinced me that it was time to startworking on my health and getting back into shape. So I did some research, and around that timea great review c...more

A to Z Challenge: On Calories

I've always had a love/hate relationship with my body.Although it's always been a mostly"if you loved me, you'd love all of me"kind of attitude.   Then earlier this year my husband and I went to a conference...more

Paleo to Kale: Five Diet and Nutrition Trends from 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, are we any closer to finding the one "best diet" that will bring us optimal health? The year brought us some new trends and revived some ideas from the past.  Here are five popular diet and nutrition trends from 2013 as well as looking ahead to what is in store for 2014. ...more
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The sky must be falling!

Something is wrong. I mean really, really wrong. Why, you might ask? Because, after spending the majority of my life rebelling against the notion of exercising, I am starting to come around to the idea... and, even more surprisingly, actually getting excited about it! No, seriously. ...more

Move It or Lose It

On Monday, the national Move It or Lose It program kicks-off and I will be participating...http://wordsandmusic365.blogspot.com/2012/03/move-it-or-lose-it-3152012.html...more