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SONICB Posts: 4,378
3/30/12 2:21 P

Haha, I don't think that's considered cheating. It's your tracker, and you can choose to use it as you like. If that means using it to record your lowest weigh-in, then go for it. It would be a bit obsessive to update your tracker *every* day, since you already know how much your weight can fluctuate on a day-to-day basis... :)

IRONBULL45 Posts: 91
3/30/12 10:55 A

That's hilarious, but I'm not that compulsive.

OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (245,800)
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3/30/12 10:31 A

my nephew was at my dad's and saw the scale when he used the bathroom. He weighed himself, got on the treadmill for 5 minutes or so, then weighed himself again and said, "I didn't lose a single pound!"

IRONBULL45 Posts: 91
3/30/12 10:04 A

there is still a lot of experimentation for me so I check my weight more than once a week. I'm in maintenance now & I'm just ensuring that the pounds don't return.

CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (107,338)
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3/30/12 9:57 A

If that's what motivates you to eat healthy and exercise then go for it! But the previous poster is correct about weight fluctuations vs. actual fat loss.

MLAN613 Posts: 18,605
3/30/12 9:09 A

No, not evil or cheating but you may be driving yourself crazy! :-) Seriously, I recommend weighing once or maybe twice a week. Your weight can really fluctuate daily.

IRONBULL45 Posts: 91
3/30/12 8:11 A

I weigh myself every day until I get the weight I want. Then, I put the lowest weight in the tracker. Am I evil? :)

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