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Some advice please...

xsarahx

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S: 18st12lb C: 18st5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 41.5 Loss: 0st7lb(2.65%)
#1
I am currently using some old scales - not digital - and I find them quite hard to use. They seem quite unsteady, so much so that I take a photo of the weight and then have to zoom in on my camera to see what it says!

My Dad has some amazing digital scales - the ones which measure body fat and loads of other things. I was wondering if I should switch to using this, so I weighed in on this and it has me at about 7lbs heavier than my original scales say I am! Ahh!!

What should I do? I think it would be best to move to the better scales, but it would be ssad to see my weight go up! I suppose it doesn't change the fact that I have still lost the weight - I just would have started at a higher weight?

Any thoughts? :sigh:
 
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gems_83

Full Member
S: 14st9lb C: 11st13lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.2 Loss: 2st10lb(18.54%)
#2
Yeah I'd get a new set or use your dad's. I got a fab set of amazon the brand is salter and it measures body fat, water %, bone mass etc.
I wouldn't worry about being heavier, it's better to know your true weight hun.
x
 

gonnagetslim

size 14 here I come
S: 22st9lb C: 13st12lb G: 12st9lb BMI: 29.5 Loss: 8st11lb(38.8%)
#3
What gems said :) it is frustrating when your a higher weight than you thought but like you said you have still lost the weight :D just make sure you stick to the set you choose cos I find it really de-motivating when different scales say different things xx
 

Tamzy1989

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S: 103.42kg C: 60.78kg G: 65.32kg BMI: 19.2 Loss: 42.6kg(41.23%)
#5
dont worry about it sarah its just a minor set back, you are doing great hun so just carry on as normal and you'll get their soon enough
 


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