Archive for August 22nd, 2019

A few notes about secondhand fitness trackers and the activity they’ve inspired

August 22, 2019

By Matthew E. Milliken
Aug. 22, 2019

Here is some information about the two Fitbits that I’ve owned.

Both of my devices were hand-me-downs from my Parental Unit. The first of these was a Flex, which I believe I began using in October 2015. In the following calendar year, 2016, I wrote a number of different posts that revolved around walking and using this device. Sadly, the gadget went kaput either because it got rained on and/or I inundated it with sweat. As best I can tell, this happened toward the end of August 2017.

Sometime this year, I think, my parent gave me what I believe was a Charge 2 after P.U. once again picked up a newer Fitbit. It sat unused for several months before I picked it up about a month ago.

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