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Aging and My Mid-Life Crisis

I can't believe that I am now 40. It sounds SO OLD. But I don't feel like I should be THAT old. Its depressing. I think I'm having a harder time accepting this then I did for when I turned 30.

It's scary. To be frank and a little macabre, you have to start planning for end of life stuff. There is a lot I have yet to do with my life. But to be planning old people stuff, its scary.

How much longer am I going to live? How can I do this the healthiest that I possibly can? Should I buy life insurance for my other half and I? How can I increase our retirement savings. (Going on a cruise a couple times a year is not helping with that savings.) At what age should I sign up for AARP?

I had one friend die of Pancreatic cancer this past year. It hit him hard and sadly fast. I had another friend in November pass due to complications with pneumonia and his diabetes. I seen him in the store a week or two before he passed and he was out of it. I googled both their names when I did n…

Almost Had It Done!

I deleted my original post. I was almost done with it too! They whole post is gone. I know someone out there understands. If not, oh well. I had some nice pictures in the draft that I will share tomorrow or some other time this week.

I have been wearing Nike Fuel Band for a while and I do like it, I was thinking of getting something like a FitBit instead.I had a BodyBugg and I am thinking about getting it again if I don't get a FitBit. I want something to help me keep track of food and calories in and out on one site that is pretty accurate. I thought BB was accurate, but I just got tired of wearing it. The Nike Fuel Band is not as accurate as I would like and feels pretty basic. It is nice looking. But you can't track food related things.




Have you tried a Fitbit or BB or something similar? How accurate was it for you with how many daily calories that you burned in a day? Can you log your food intake into the site to compare the two?

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  1. I actually tested the fitbit for work and really liked it. Though I will say after a month or so the appeal wore off. I was tired of wearing it with every outfit. I did like that it tracked how restful my sleep was. I knew I was waking up multiple times but had no idea it was as bad as fitbit showed!

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    1. Did you feel that the calories you burned on the FB was accurate? The Nike Fuel Band is guesstimated, and I feel that that benefit of the band is worthless.

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  2. My husband really wants a fuel band, but I have heard that isn't as accurate as other products. Since he doesn't workout too often I don't feel like spending a ton of money on something until he commits.

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  3. I don't use anything like that, but would love to.
    Currently I am just using MyFitnessPal because it is a free app on my phone.

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