what time a day do you guys weight yourself?

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jess.jj

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Posted: 01 Jan 2012, 11:39
guys,i found that my weight in morning (before breakfast) can be 2 pounds less than night(before go to bed), so what is my true weight? morning or evening? any one know why?
sooki

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Posted: 01 Jan 2012, 11:50
I think the morning weight is the most consistent weight. I think you lose moisture during the night with sweating and urine producion and regain it during the day as you eat and drink.
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kingkeld

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Posted: 01 Jan 2012, 12:21
What Sooki said. I wake up, go to the rest room, then weigh in. I do it before I eat or drink anything, and I do it fully undressed. I feel this gives me the most consistent, realistic weight.
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ollie809

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Posted: 01 Jan 2012, 12:24
yep morning after you empty your bladder is the best way. If you do at any other time, hydration and what you eat can make your weight fluctuate by as much as 6-7 lbs!! After a good night of sleeping, your body has metabolized most of the food you ate the day before and has not had anything added to it, so your true weight is best measured right after you wake!
AnnDC1

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Posted: 01 Jan 2012, 21:43
I agree with kingkeld...and ollie809...
I fluxuctuate 5-8 lbs during the day, but the morning to morning will vary only from 0-1 lb usually. Have lost 20lbs. from July to Jan 1st.

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mikecontos

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Posted: 02 Jan 2012, 01:48
Morning. After BM if possible. I useed to not eat or drink anything before, but since I always use a 16 oz cup for my java, I just take that off if I weigh after I drink it. Hey man 16 oz is a pound.
I agree with the others. By the afternoon I can be looking at anywhere from 4-6 lbs different. Food, water, etc.
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Posted: 02 Jan 2012, 07:01
AnnDC1, go to your main FatSecret page, click on "My Account" on the right, and change the preference "Share My: Weight, Journal & Calendar" to the group of people you want to share that information with.



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