Excel: Counting Consecutive Texts


Hello, I really need help figuring out the formula for an assignment. On my spreadsheet, I have the monthly status of projects in action. From cells H28-S28, the cells are labeled either "on track", "off-track", "at risk" and "completed". I want to count the amount of consecutive times the projects were labeled "off-track" or "at risk" consecutively. For instance:

On Track On Track On Track On Track On Track At Risk At Risk At Risk At Risk Off Track Off track Off Track
The answer here would be 7 because "at risk" and "off track" were the consecutive statuses for seven months straight. Please help!


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