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Birthday Gift to Myself

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I am a grown adult so there’s a coming of age where you no longer have a list you dole out to friends and family because you can just get gifts for yourself for your birthday. I am pretty easy to please so my list of things I want for my birthday are generally fairly short and more focused on experiences and making memories with my loved ones. So when I was thinking of something I’d like for my birthday, it just so happened that a friend posted on Facebook about her new Apple Watch Series 2. I had always wanted a FitBit. I decided to check out the Apple Watch. It was sleek, waterproof (win/win at the pool this summer) and it gives achievement badges when you accomplish exercises or activities! I need badges! Exactly what I needed to get my butt out of the chair. I also liked the fact that it would pair with my iPhone and remind me of meetings and my kids/mine precarious busy schedules, receive texts and essentially keep me on task.

Here are five reasons why I love my Apple Watch and its the best birthday present ever:

 


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The Apple Watch lets you pick a workout to track. Between an outdoor run or stair steppers indoors, the skies the limit to get up and moving..

 

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One of the coolest features is that the Apple Watch can measure your heart rate. It takes it automatically or it can measure it for you on demand.

 

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A reminder pops up to remind you to take a breathing exercise. If you suffer from anxiety, this is a great app to take a moment and center yourself.

 

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I love this feature. Between two jobs, college full-time and kids/my extracurricular schedule this keeps me on task. Reminders pop up and vibrate your wrist so you don’t miss a moment.

 

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A built-in GPS never lets you get lost and tracks your workouts too if you are out and about!

 

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