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On Track With… Sandy

Name: Sandy
Occupation: Retired, Freelance Writer
Tracking since: December 2014

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Wellocracy: What kind of tracker(s) (device/app) are you using and when did you start wearing it?

Sandy_OTW_1Sandy: I bought a Misfit Flash in early December, 2014. In early March, 2015 I upgraded to a Misfit Shine and gave the Flash to my husband who had gotten motivated by watching me.

Wellocracy: Why did you start using a tracker? Do you have specific health/wellness goals?

Sandy: I am in my early 70’s and was looking for a way to get motivated after I had a hip replacement in April 2014—and subsequently a fractured vertebra due to a bike accident in October 2015. I wanted to walk a minimum of 5000 steps almost every day and believed that a device that told me my daily activity level was a good vehicle for achieving my goal.

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