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do you weigh yourself everyday?

do you weigh yourself everyday? want to see what most people do to stay on track.

Sun. Apr 29, 3:31pm

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oh yes, it gives great incentive. I have grown to accept long plateaus as being good news rather than bad news...it didn't go up! eventually it does go down. OP, do you weigh every day?

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 4:21 PM

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I weigh once a month I tell alot by how My clothes fit and if My rings are loose. I dont want to be a slave to a number on a scale you lose inches before pounds and thats still progress but thats what works for Me you have to find what works for you

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 5:17 PM

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I weigh myself daily, but I only take into account my Monday weight. That way I don't freak out over daily fluctuations. In one week my weight goes up and down by 3-4 lbs. I've also noticed I have lost a lot more inches than lbs. So even the number on the scale doesn't account for all of my success (as long as it doesn't go over a certain number lol)

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 6:57 PM

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I weigh myself every morning which is a bad thing because my weight is low one day and up the next. I am working on weighing only once a week I think that would be the best for me.

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 7:15 PM

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no but i have done it occasionally inbetween weigh in just to see how i am doing

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 9:36 PM

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by the way thanks for the responses

Sunday, April 29, 2007, 9:38 PM

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I weigh myself every day. If I am up one day, it gives me more motivation to be "good" that day. It keeps me from getting out of control and registering a few pound gain over the course of a week. Instead, I may just have maybe one out of control day. And, by out of control, I may go over my calorie budget by a few hundred; it's never out of control like it used to be!

Monday, April 30, 2007, 12:22 PM

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I weigh every Monday morning, but will probably move to daily weigh-ins as I get to maintanance stage. As for now, Monday mornings are too much like Christmas to give up. That incentive carries me through the week.

- Hussy

Monday, April 30, 2007, 1:22 PM

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Yes, I expect up and downs and really don't let them bother me... but when I know I've been bad and I see the scale go up even the tiniest bit it helps me re-focus. When I see the scale go up and I know I've been good I still think through, hmm... did I drink enough water, did I hit the weights extra hard, to make sure everything is on track and think well I'll just wait till tomorrow. I'd rather be on top of my weight everyday and not hiding from bad days and then finding out, OMG look I gained 10lbs than hiding.

Monday, April 30, 2007, 1:30 PM

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Weighing daily keeps me on track now that I am maintaining. I find that I can't see a difference in five pounds, or feel it in my clothes. But five pounds turns into 10 really quickly, because I just keep saying "hey, my clothes still fit even though I am eating more, this is great!" It's easier to nip 3-4 pounds in the bud than to let it get to 8 or 10.

Monday, April 30, 2007, 5:18 PM

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By far, one of the BEST ways that I have found to stay on track is to make a spreadsheet in Excel. It's so simple!! Make a "Date" column and a "Weight" column. Every day, as soon as you wake up, weigh yourself. Write the date and your weight in the spreadsheet. After a few weeks, make a graph using the two columns. For me, it's SO much easier to see my progress when I can actually visualize it. You can see even the slightest drop on a graph, when you may not be able to see it in the way your clothes fit or how you feel.

It has helped me get back on track after re-gaining 15 lbs since last summer.

TRY IT!! :) It's not about being obsessed with numbers, but I definitely feel like I'm making progress when I can see that little dip in the graph. Works wonders, and it's a little reminder of how far you've come!!!

Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 9:09 AM

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i also weigh myself daily and also used to track it in a spreadsheet when I was working to lose weight. I find it keeps me on track far more than when I don't weigh myself. After awhile, it just becomes a number and you don't feel as obsessive about it.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 10:04 AM

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I weigh myself daily, which does help to keep me on track throughout the week, although I do expect daily fluctuations; however, I only count my Saturday morning weigh-in weight. But you have to find what works best for you. When I started I was only weighing myself once a week and that worked well for me for about a year.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007, 10:08 AM

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