countdown = 0 # variable for the step goal progress bar
clock = 0 # variable used to keep track of time for the steps per hour counter
clock_count = 0 # holds the number of hours that the step counter has been running
clock_check = 0 # holds the result of the clock divided by 3600 seconds (1 hour)
last_step = 0 # state used to properly counter steps
mono = time.monotonic() # time.monotonic() device
mode = 1 # state used to track screen brightness
steps_log = 0 # holds total steps to check for steps per hour
steps_remaining = 0 # holds the remaining steps needed to reach the step goal
sph = 0 # holds steps per hour