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The satisfaction of making a plan

homemade fitbit band

My homemade Fitbit band.

For Christmas in 2016, I asked for a Fitbit. I was given a Fitbit Flex, one of the least fancy versions of the range.

But it does its job well – I use it principally to try to encourage myself to do more steps every day, and it gives me the data I need to try to meet that goal.

But this is not about the little Flex “pebble” which does the measuring  – it’s about the poxy plastic wristband that came with it. Continue reading

What’s with the hexagons?

Those little shapes in the photo at the top of the site are from a photo I took when I was making a quilt – the first I have done in many years. They are Deeply Symbolic – you have to join lots of small steps together to reach the coherent, organised whole. But I also just love sewing. And my sister (her blog is here) thinks I should blog about it, so this is a start.