If you have been hanging round here with me since the beginning you will know that in 2012-2013 I undertook a weight loss mission of epic proportions and after loosing 4 1/2 stones then subsequently giving up smoking, 2 operations and a whole bowl of complacency and I had added back on the 4 1/2 stones and more besides. Add into the mix last year a pregnancy while being at my heaviest and my continued pain from SPD since 2011
So during my pregnancy I made a concerted effort to not pile on the pregnancy pounds only to weight myself 2 weeks after Jacob was born to find out I was 27lbs lighter than at the same time the year before!
Jacob is now 11 weeks and after being a massive fan of my Fitbit Charge last year, I was sent the Fitbit Charge HR for Ollie and I to support the Fitbit Sports Relief Challenge earlier in the year.
However now I have been given a clean bill of health after my section and Ollie’s now love for the Fitbit Charge HR too we are both now wearers, mine is purple and his is black.
I am totally hooked with the ‘FitBit’ community and love the daily/weekly challenges and the fact we can all compete and communicate through the super easy app or online on computer meaning it has slotted straight into my life and continually encourages me to keep trying.
I am somewhat obsessed with the sleep counter currently as having a new baby I keep looking at the amount of sleep I am not having along with the quality, however over the last couple of weeks I am beginning to get back in the swing of walking and upping my daily activity which really will help with my weight loss goal in the long run.
Did I not mention my weight loss goal? Well, after renewed enthusiasm I am going to get back on the weight loss mission and maybe I might even make being able to run by the end of the year, or even go back to playing hockey as I have missed it over the last couple of years.
I am currently using my FitBit Charge HR to gage and increase my activity each day with its easy to use app and the fact its little screen on the watch means you can scroll through and watch your step count, stairs claimed, hear rate and distance travelled as you go!
The main aesthetic difference between my old Charge and this Charge HR to look at is the strap as the Charge HR has a proper watch buckle and for me it feels much safer when you are wearing it all day long.
I must say I do have my eye on the Surge or the Blaze activity trackers now though as they look so much more like an everyday watch so not quite so obvious as my purple Charge HR.
I think my weight loss mission is going to be a hard one but I will certainly be keeping you updated of my FitBit fitness journey!