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Thank you for sharing.
Weight and BMI are just guides
Great article. Thanks.
I did ditch the scale for many years, only weighing once a year at the doctor's office. Every year for 3 years I put on 10 pounds. My doctor would say, "You know, you've put on 10 pounds since last year" I wear leggings and really didn't notice it looking in the mirror. I think because it was gradual weight gain, it was harder to tell. So for me, I can no longer ditch the scale. I have to weigh myself once a week to keep myself at a healthy weight.
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I like my scales and I use them to monitor my maintenance weight on regular bases.
I am one of the people who can become obsessive about the scale. My solution is to weigh myself once a week somewhere other than at home - for a good while now that has been at our local Publlix store or SAM's where there is a HIGI station . That way I don't have to keep the scale at home and it is a lot better option for me.
I use my scale as a tool just like I use my measuring cups and food scale to help me on my journey to become healthier and in the process to lose weight. I use it to guide me when I do gain weight over a week because I then look over my eating and exercising for the past week to see where I can make changes to my program to get back on track.
I weigh myself every day. Tried leaving it for a week once and I was up 8 pounds. Never again.
Great read...going to start tomorrow since I've already jumped on the scale first thing this morning
I learned about the scale and what it does not tell me a long time ago...so I've learned to love my scale.
I know that if you let it the scale can make you feel depressed if it goes up but you don't have to let it. I read that a lot of successful loser who have kept the weight off, weigh daily. But you have to realize that every up and down isn't important but the trend over time is what you look at.
I hate my scale!!!
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