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How often do you weigh yourself?
Are you meticulous about it, getting on the scale at the same time each day/week? Or is it more of a random, inconsistent thing?
Mon. Apr 7, 11:57pm
Usually two times a week, more or less the same time...using the same scale, wearing the same thing (towel).
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 12:16 AM
Twice a day..first thing in the morning, last thing at night. Seeing how much water weight I retain helps me with controlling and rethinking the salt content in my food.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 12:45 AM
No more than once a week....
same day, same time...Sundays at 7am. If I do it more often I start to obsess about it. Everyone is different though.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 3:11 AM
every single day -
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 5:36 AM
ditto 5:36...it's almost compulsive and obsessive, but helps keep my eating in line.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 8:31 AM
When I'm dieting, once a week. First thing after I shower in the morning (somehow I'm convinced the heat of the shower helps hee hee). I find if I weigh in more than once, I get discouraged because the scale doesn't seem to be moving all that much. Weighing in once a week allows that cumulative loss to seem like a bigger accomplishment than just an ounce here and there. When I'm at a weight I like, I definitely weigh myself every day for exactly the opposite reason....if I'm up a few ounces I want to know right away!
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 9:06 AM
I'm similar to above posters. Every day in the moring after I pee.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 9:55 AM
The trick !
Okay here is my trick - I weigh myself in the morning (buck) after my workout & shower - I can drop a good pound or two if I do good cardio so it gets me motivated to run just a little farther ! ;)
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 10:18 AM
Every morning, after peeing! And yes, I can usually drop a pound doing hard cardio for my official Monday weigh-in!
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 10:22 AM
I was told by a reputable source once to never weigh yourself too soon after you exercise because your muscles swell and if you've been drinking water your body is holding onto that fluid, so you may actually weigh in more than you do. Imagine what you would weigh if you waited an hour or two!!! :)
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 10:36 AM
every morning, after i pee, completely naked same time. i like to be able to keep things in check and and ill know immediately if i am going back up. i dont really count any of the numbers though(unless its going up) except the weigh in on sun morning. thats my official weigh in
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 12:52 PM
as a recovering anorexic/bulimic i was not "allowed" to weight myself - I even turned the other way at the doctors office so I couldnt see.
Well, fast forward 4 years and I was overweight - not a lot - but even without a scale I knew I had some lbs. to lose.
I started weighing myself again but I won't buy a scale forhome - I only use the one at the gym so I can't weigh myself 2 or three times a day. I would be a stress case obsessing over those numbers. I am at the gym 4-6 days a week so I still weigh-in a lot.
I post my weight on my Goals 1x/week - every wed. or thurs.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008, 1:32 PM
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