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Wine! Also, a question about weighing every single day...

Sunday, December 31, 2017

So I've always wanted to learn about wine, but my husband and I haven't really been in the position to buy more than a bottle or two a month. I like the idea of trying lots of different wines and learning my tastes, because there is nothing more satisfying than a wonderful glass of wine in the evening with dinner.

For Christmas, my father-in-law bought me a bottle of Apothic Crush and a cute wine holder that came with a little voucher in the box. Nakewines. $100 off a case of wine. I've never bought a case of wine and had no idea what that would cost. I went to the site and learned about the company, then got 12 bottles of wine shipped from California for $60! When they came in, I put them on a wine rack and just looked at them lovingly for about five minutes haha.

I opened the first bottle last night with friends and a dinner of jambalaya. An Australian Shiraz that was nothing like anything I'd ever tasted. I can't wait to try them all! But I'm going to...'cause that's what you do with wine, haha.

Anyways, I was also wondering about how many of you actually weigh in every single day, and whether or not you find it helpful? I feel like my weight fluctuates depending on lots of small factors like the time of day, water weight, time of month, etc., so wouldn't it be kind of a roller coaster to check every day and be either happy or disappointed depending on the number? I'm used to weighing every week, and I feel like it gives me a more accurate snapshot of my progress, but I'm curious about your thoughts. Let me know in the comments, and thanks for reading! ;) Happy New Year!!!! emoticon
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  • PAIGE2017
    I find that it is really strange that when I'm on a diet I never weigh myself but any time I'm trying to eat healthy or loose weight that is the one thing I want to do every day. I try to do it at the exact same time every day but like the other comments suggest it can be very discouraging when you see an increase. I don't log my results in SP every day but more when there is a consistent drop. This week one of my goals is to not weigh every day...I've allotted 3 days that I'm allowed to do that. So we will see if that helps or if it makes no difference at all.
    1293 days ago
  • EMILY1283
    Thanks ladies for the comments. =)
    1299 days ago
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    I've tried to use that voucher before but unfortunately couldn't. I live in Michigan and apparently there are some laws or rules that prohibit that. I was totally bummed because $60 for a case of wine is awesome!

    As far as weighing in everyday, I've learned that the scale lies! And it can be disheartening so I guess if you are aware that this is true and you don't get discouraged easy then why not?


    1299 days ago
  • TIFFA409
    I love wine and am definitely still learning! We got married 4 years ago and still have a few bottles left from the wedding, but it is almost gone. I am really excited to get to try new varieties again and figure out what I really like.

    I weigh myself every day, in the morning, after I have used the facilities for consistency, but I still don't really trust the scale on a daily basis. I wait until it shows me the same loss (or unfortunately gain) 3 days in a row. Otherwise, I feel it is probably just water weight or something in that vein.
    1300 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/2/2018 8:17:31 PM
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