New Fitbit

I bought a new Fitbit yesterday. It’s big like a little saucer. Yes, yes, I know it’s spying on me. But what can I do? I love the little bugger. It helped me improve my sleep, and I have had severe sleep issues my whole life. If I don’t sleep, there’s nothing to spy on because I’m practically dead.

And it even shows me the weather on the home screen. I’m obsessed with weather like all parents of small children.

6 thoughts on “New Fitbit

  1. How do you feel it improves your sleep? My mother has struggled with insomnia for a long time and is desperate for a drug free solution.

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    1. I don’t have insomnia per se. It’s more the poor quality of sleep that’s my problem.

      The Fitbit tracks your sleep stages. I found out that I would put my alarm on for the middle of the deep sleep stage. All I needed to do was move it 15 mins ahead, and the difference was enormous. I found out that the length of sleep has nothing to do with how I feel. I’d sleep for 10 hours, and still feel shattered. But after tracking the sleep stages, the heart rates, the breathing rates, and the blood oxygen levels, I can achieve a much better quality in fewer hours of sleep.

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  2. “I love the little bugger. It helped me improve my sleep.”

    You will sleep VERY soundly after the monitoring authorities come to take you away.

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      1. “Said Mr “I’m on my booster #262.”

        ??? I don’t understand your reply — Is it ironic (relative to what)? Insulting? Realistic?

        Come on, it’s late, even out here in Arizona. Help me out — what are you saying?

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        1. “I don’t understand your reply”

          I think the idea is: there’s no choice about having intrusive surveillance in your life, all we get to do is choose what kind of intrusive surveillance we experience.

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