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Jumping on 20times a day

I know we all do this, and we all know its wrong.

Maybe we can start this thread with all reasons why it's so wrong.

*it doesn't count anyways cause its not the CDC scales
*your weight fluctuates through out the day and over the week.
*it can lead you to feeling miserable if you've gone up on your scale - as you naturally would during the day.
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Deb G

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In the past I've let my day be dictated by what the scales tell me in the morning, and forget all reasonable reasons!! I've managed to wean myself down to twice a week now - and I am proud at managing that!


Just about on the wagon!
Hi Clarabel,

I agree. I started yesterday and guess what - jumped on this morning! :banghead: Argh! Why? Yes I had lost a pound, but I'm now kicking myself as I should wait so that it's all the more of a nice surprise after a week!

Anyway, I think you've probably covered the main reasons, but there's also:

* have you ever put 4 litre bottles of water on a scale - they are heavy! And we are drinking lots and lots that might come up as weight.
* you shouldn't rely on weight loss, rather inch loss and clothes feeling looser. I've had weeks when I've either lost a pound or stayed the same, and then lost 3 inches!

Can't think of any more for now. Off to hide the scales! :p

L x


*all you're doing is weighing your food and drink, and your clothes unless you strip naked every time you hop on
*a litre of water weighs 2lb

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