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Did it ever help anyone not weighing yourself

I go back and forth no mztter what I am not getting it!

Wed. Jul 25, 7:18am

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my advice is dont concentrate on a number.. keep your goal in mind always, but go by how you feel . how your clothes fit. dont be a slave to a number on a scale.. you could be losing inches and not even know it because your obsessing about a number. I know I have done the same thing.. how do you feel? do you have more energy? are you eating healthy foods? are your clothes loose? those are the important things to determine how your doing.

as someone that has lost alot of weight I speak from experience.. keep going you will get there!

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 9:45 AM

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I dont weigh myself but only because my scale is broken. I've notived clothes is loose though. I don't think a number is important. Just as long as you know what you're doing, you should know where you stand.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 10:42 AM

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i just go buy how i feel and how my clothes fot. losing weight is a side effect of living a healthy lifestyle

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 1:46 PM

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Whenever I have gone for periods of time without weighing myself it was because I wanted to be in denial about my weight. I weigh myself every day now and it helps me a lot to see when I have had good days and bad days. I think the only people who should not weigh themselves are those who have had eating disorders and got consumed by the scale.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 4:26 PM

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I was obsessed with the scale when I first started. Now I don't weigh myself hardly at all. I focus on how I feel.
I think the scale can be both a friend and a foe. It's helpful to keep you in check while you're in maintenance mode. However, if you're losing weight and the scale goes up instead of down, it can feel very defeating. And then all the bad thoughts come out like "Well, I'm not losing weight, what's the point?" or "I've failed and I might as well give up."
Just pay attention to your reaction to your weigh-ins and go from there. The scale works for some but not for others.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 4:37 PM

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