An App For Everything

How exciting! The scale arrived just in time before the start of our new health and fitness program. After turning it on for the first time, it called for the matching app and a connection to the internet. The installation was not as frustration-free as getting it out of its packaging but I eventually managed it — then it was all set and ready to go.

There I went again: thrilled about what such a piece of new technology could do! I mean, think of it: it’s like having your own personal trainer at home — no monthly cost attached to it! The app will not only sync with the scale and save all the details, it has also been designed to show progress, to motivate, to reveal where adjustments need to be made.

The problem started when I discovered that my phone is too old and so many features of the app would not work with it. However, I was confident that the ones that do work will work okay — well, until the following day. See, the next morning, I turned on bluetooth and waited for my smart-phone to connect with the new device. But instead it kept telling me that it couldn’t find the scale. No matter what and how often I tried, the connection did not work.

Eventually, I gave up, put it away and went back on my good ol’ mechanical body scale — the one that made no fuss about showing my weight. 😉 True, it doesn’t have all these fancy extra features that the new one has. It doesn’t show my BMI, neither does it reveal my fat, muscle or bone mass, nor does it tell me more about the water in my body. However, it doesn’t need an app to function and, more importantly, it works all the time.

About Mirjam

Mirjam, a helpmate, homemaker, mom, and writer, was born and raised in Germany but is now living in the Sunny South East of Ireland. Mirjam loves to read, talk and write about her Christian faith, homemaking, home education, music, and dog training.
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