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MOOKBALL Posts: 10,905
9/21/09 12:45 P

How about "balanciphobia?"
Or "scealuphobia?"

"Every man I meet is in some way my superior, and in that I can learn of him." John Adams Ruth
JILLTBNAGART Posts: 4,158
9/21/09 10:18 A

I call it smart. Why bother?

NIKITAWATTS SparkPoints: (0)
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9/21/09 9:20 A

Hi everyone - I'd just like to say, I never had a fear of scales until i bought some today -
I weighed myself for the first time in months - and I was relatively happy with the result.
I then noticed the scales were not EVEN. I then weighed myself on a more even flooring, I GAINED AN EXTRA 2 STONE TO THE WEIGHT I HAD BEFORE!

NOT IMPRESSED!
Officially HATE scales!

KATANA_X Posts: 2,557
6/23/09 12:40 A

All those disorders often involve a love/hate relationship with the scale, but many people with EDs are compulsive about weighing themselves quite often.

Pocrescophobia is the pathological fear of gaining weight. I have no idea what the fear of scales would be called, but I assume it would be easy to invent the word with some knowledge of Greek prefixes (which I don't have).

TUNDERKIRCHER Posts: 101
6/22/09 11:56 P

Bulimia, anorexia and compulsiveness. Someone who needs help.

CHUBBYLITA Posts: 133
6/22/09 11:25 P

Just for fun... emoticon

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