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A week down and OMG I am in love with my Basis Band

Is it possible to love a piece of personal tech more than my iPhone? More than my Rotadent toothbrush?

I think there is...

My Basis Carbon Steel is my new best friend. It is the best friend that gets me off the couch, out of my cubical, taking the stairs...

I am getting active again to hit real goals. Starting with what is achievable and moving to ever larger goals, I am on my way.

Here is this morning:


My longest goal to date is taking 2000 steps before noon.  Coming from a place where I get ready, drive into the office and sit at a desk for 9 hours. On the 2 days I teach, I may do 2 hours of standing in the evening, but that is really nothing. By all accounts, I was doing nothing but becoming more and more lazy.

What I really like about the Basis band is that it is passively encouraging me to move. Because I can graph and track the metrics (I am all about metrics in my business), this is personal magic.

If you look above, you can see the almost 30 minute walk I took this morning. It…

The New Challenge

How long can one not post to a blog but still remain relevant?

Hello, my name is Lynette, and I have not posted to this blog in (checks back) 10 months. Wow.

What is new in that time? I got a promotion at work (yay!) went on my first cruise ever (yay2) and am finishing up yet another semester teaching my night class (yay3). I also pulled off my own surprise birthday party Taco Night (surprise to me - I thought we were just having friends over). Life is always good.

In all, I think this year has been amazing. I have seen so many new things, had new experiences - I love Snuba and snorkeling (who knew?).

On the juice-fast front - I have not juice fasted since last time. :( Yet I am holding to my after-fast weight :). BooYah.  A short juice cleanse is in the planning.

On to the good stuff. I decided to get into this whole fitness-tracker thing. I have gotten lazy (totally have not been to yoga in a longer than I'd like to admit). So I bought this Basis Health Tracker for Fitness, Sl…