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    Start Weight: 19st9lb
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    Goal Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Date: July


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.5
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    How often to you weigh in ?

    Hi All,

    I know this thread has been done to death but I was just wondering about the reasons behind why we do what we do....!!!

    I have been toying with the idea this time of weighing myself monthly. I was a little naughty before and used to jump on them every day and it lead to me trying to nibble things and see if it made any difference. I know from the past how my weighins fluctuated from week to week and I struggled with the frustrations of being 100% week in week out and then having a 1lb weight loss.

    Has anyone else tried keeping it to monthly?

    x x x
    This is about my 3rd time round. I have done CD, exante, WW, SW....... Lost and gained the same 7st twice.

    Start date:

    02/01/2014

    02/01/2014 - 19st9lb
    01/02/2014 -18st3lb
    01/03/2014 -

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    Trying very hard!

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    Diet: Low Carb
    Height: 5ft10in
    Start Date: 02/01/2014
    Start Weight: 19st9lb
    Current Weight: 17st9lb
    Goal Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Date: July


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.5
    Current BMI: 35.4
    Goal BMI: 24.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st0lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st9lb
    % Lost 10.18%
    I have told my husband to hide the scales and not give them back to me until the end of the month. I so hope this works and keeps my head in check! xxx
    This is about my 3rd time round. I have done CD, exante, WW, SW....... Lost and gained the same 7st twice.

    Start date:

    02/01/2014

    02/01/2014 - 19st9lb
    01/02/2014 -18st3lb
    01/03/2014 -

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    Start Weight: 12st1lb
    Current Weight: 11st8lb
    Goal Weight: 9st7lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29
    Current BMI: 27.8
    Goal BMI: 22.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st1lb
    % Lost 4.14%
    Good luck! I weigh weekly, I lose slow so daily weighing is out. But I need to weigh weekly to keep me in check I think.


    Originally 12 stones 8 lbs
    Re-Starting Weight 12 stones 1lb
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    Hi,
    I am going to weigh inn weekly as I feel I will need the motivation of seeing the numbers drop, I am totally a numbers person though, I like to set goals and work twds then, but I have no patience to wait an entire month to see my first result, even thought I bet it would be amazing!


    Start Weight: 194lbs
    Goal Weight: 140 lbs
    Total Loss so far:

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    Goal Weight: 13st12lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 31.1
    Current BMI: 29.6
    Goal BMI: 24.9


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st12.1lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st8.4lb
    % Lost 4.99%
    I'm weighing in Daily for week 1 but will be going weekly after that.
    Start Weight 110Kg Jan 14
    Re-Start Weight 109Kg Sep 14

    Week 1 lost 4.5kg
    Week 2 lost 2.0kg total loss 6.5kg
    Week 3 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.0kg
    Week 4 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.5kg
    Week 5 lost total loss
    Week 6 lost total loss
    Week 7 lost total loss

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    Attend and complete Basic freefall course(I need to be under 96kg to apply)
    Get Below 95 Kg
    Complete a 10k run in less than 60 min (24-2-14)
    Get Below 90 Kg
    BMI Below 25
    Compete in a 10k race in 2015 (maybe Lincoln 10k)

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    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 06th Jan 14
    Start Weight: 22st4lb
    Current Weight: 20st4lb
    Goal Weight: 12st0lb
    Goal Date: christmas 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 48.9
    Current BMI: 44.5
    Goal BMI: 26.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st0lb
    Weight to Lose: 8st4lb
    % Lost 8.97%
    I always swear i'm not going to be a daily weigher but then can't help myself... but its never a negative for me, i either use it to dig my heels in and try a little more exercise or i'm dead chuffed and drink some water to celebrate haha

    Looking forward to seeing how your monthly weigh in plan goes, i might change tactics

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    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 49.9
    Current BMI: 45.2
    Goal BMI: 23


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st12lb
    Weight to Lose: 8st9lb
    % Lost 9.52%
    I'm normally a daily weigher when I'm behaving myself lol But my scales are being dodgy right now so by the looks of it I might end up being a monthly weigher instead!
    My BIIIIG goal : To reach 9 stone (126 lbs)

    Start weight - 19st 7lbs
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    Christmas challenge (started 24/8) - 15 / 70lbs lost (Goal = 190lbs/13st 8lb)
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    Weekly losses: -10lbs, +3lbs (off plan and TOTM), -8lbs

    Reach:

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    17st7 (245 lbs) - 17st (238 lbs) - 16.12 (236 lbs) 25% target loss
    16st7 (231 lbs) - 16st (224 lbs) - 15st7 (217 lbs) - 15st (210 lbs) - 14st7 (203 lbs) - 14st3 (199 lbs) UNDER 200LBS!! Also 50% target loss
    14st (196 lbs) - 13st7 (189 lbs) - 13st (182 lbs) - 12st7 (175 lbs) - 12st (168 lbs) - 11st9 (163 lbs)
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    11st7 (161 lbs) - 11st (154 lbs) - 10st7 (147 lbs) - 10st (140 lbs) - 9st7 (133 lbs) - 9st (126 lbs)



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    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 45
    Current BMI: 39.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st4lb
    % Lost 12.21%
    I can't seem to help myself weighing in daily! I know I shouldn't but I can't help myself.
    I know I'm going to fluctuate over the week so it just gives me that little nudge to monitor what I am eating ( on working solution) and push a bit harder to get to my goal.





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