How Often Do you weigh yourself?

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kkd1125

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Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 12:38
I weigh myself every Sunday morning, after waking and before any coffee or food. I like the mid-weekend accountability because it keeps me more aware of what I'm eating on the most dangerous days for me: Friday night and Saturday. We also keep our scale (a tall standing medical scale like they have in a doctor's office) in the kitchen off to the side. For one thing, it did not fit in any of our bathrooms. And now that it's there, right next to all the food, it's a constant reminder to make healthy food choices. I love having it there now!
mstelly

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Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 12:50
I used to weigh myself every Tuesday until this week. I learned last week that women should weigh in 10 days prior to their period in order to not incorporate water weight. Its going to be tough only weighing in once a month but I feel I will get more accurate results.
CJT1217

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Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 14:30
I think weighing everyday is great when starting off on a specific diet regiment where you're adjusting your macronutrient percentages and looking for trends. After you find a a balance that yields the changes you want, weighing in can be done less frequently, but utilize the mirror or tape measure as well. I don't even bother anymore. I just use the mirror as the gauge since I'm in more of a maintenance stage these days. Just keep in mind that muscle is more dense than fat, so if you're working out a lot, weight changes may not be as pronounced at a certain point.

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LeiaElizabet...

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Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 10:28
I weigh myself about three times a day, it's just a nasty habit I've gotten into and I'm trying to get out of it but I've heard that if you weigh yourself everyday and write down the number, then at the end of the week you should find out how your weight fluctuates, then it will apparently keep you in more control about your weight loss.
Sovilla

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Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 13:33
Ugh! Three times a day!
Amanda_77

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Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 13:51
Once per week
MsFnly

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Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 15:53
Every day. Is that good???
Gen_mcc

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Posted: 18 Apr 2013, 06:59
I used to weigh myself everyday, sometimes up to 3 times a day. That was back when I lost a lot of weight so became quite obsessed. These days (after gaining a lot back) I weigh myself once a month, if that. Ive recently started doing the gym and weight training, stood on the scales and have gained so Im just hoping thats muscle! Will probably start regular weekly weigh in's now.
JEANNIE2013

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Posted: 19 Apr 2013, 02:56
I weigh myself first thing in the morning after I've been to the loo and around 8pm after a shower. I find that it keeps me on track and keeps me motivated. If I have a bad day or two diet wise I start up a new day as if it were my first. No point in beating yourself over the head for the odd slip up. I'm more interested in which weight people actually record once a week....Morning or Night?
sandrajdean

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Posted: 19 Apr 2013, 04:30
I weigh myself once weekly at the same time.
crystal...

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 09:05
I get weighed at the doctor every two weeks when I do my blood work and it's in the middle of the day. So, I know it's true weight because it's got the water and and food and everything.
AMichelle88

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 11:06
once a week!!
deadcenter

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 14:27
crystal blatchley wrote:
I get weighed at the doctor every two weeks when I do my blood work and it's in the middle of the day. So, I know it's true weight because it's got the water and and food and everything.


I disagree... Your true weight is first thing in the morning upon rising from bed and after evacuating yourself. Not in the middle of the day after you eat and drink and probably have clothes on.


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Cthulhu

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 16:54
So doctors want your untrue weight?

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deadcenter

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 17:03
Cthulhu wrote:
So doctors want your untrue weight?


Does your doctor weigh you first thing in the morning evacuated and naked?

I have been weighed at my doctors office with work boots and a winter jacket on.

Ya -- I guess they do?


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"Maintenance is not a destination"
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Cthulhu

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 17:18
No really, I just find this thread hilarious as it goes on endlessly.

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joycehope

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 19:14
Once a week. Mondays at 12:00 Noon
deadcenter

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 19:19
Cthulhu wrote:
No really, I just find this thread hilarious as it goes on endlessly.


I know -- But, at least there is activity. Some groups / forums / threads around here are dead, dead, dead.


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"Striving to be Better"
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"Remember that a negative look from someone else may be nothing more than him or her being constipated! ;-p"
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"Maintenance is not a destination"
“Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
owlfeathers

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 19:40
this is hilarious im a scale whore I weigh whenever I feel it has gone done sometimes 3x a day sometimes every other day
shaz7140

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Posted: 23 Apr 2013, 23:06
I weigh every Monday morning as soon as I get up. I don't understand why anyone would get weighed after they have eaten


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