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The best day to weigh yourself !!!!!!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

If you weigh yourself weekly pick Friday as the weigh in day. Why ? Seeing how well you did during the week makes it easier to resist wrong choices or portion control temptations.
Remember if it is just one pound that you lost it is great because it is not a gain, & if it is not a lose then it is not a gain which is still great. So why would we want to over indulge even if there is no lose just because we saw no loss on Friday, then eat like crazy over the weekend. Then we weigh the following Friday & find a gain just because we were upset we did not have a lose the previous Friday, or we weigh in on a Friday & find only a pound lost then get upset with ourselves & say what's the use only a pound & over indulge then come the following Friday & another pound was added to the one pound gained from last weigh in. So my day to weigh in from now on is Friday because those 2 days are my weakest. Let's give it a try what do you say!!!!!!!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
TIFFINRVGIRL 1/26/2013 9:10PM

    I like weighing in on Friday morning, right after I get up. I weigh nude and NPO (nothing by mouth). The reason I like Friday mornings is that I like to be able to go out either Friday or Saturday night and have a few drinks and possibly have a meal out. Friday morning weigh-ins allow me many days to get back on track because of the drinks or water retention.

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    I try to weigh in on a Monday - then all weekend I feel more in control cause i have to weigh in on Monday... works to keep me more focused on the weekend. I think if I weighed in on Friday, I would overindulge on the weekend cause the next weigh-in is still a long way off and I would convince myself that I could lose anything I put on over the weekend before the next weigh-in. I think it is a case of do what works best for you to motivate and keep on track.
It is wonderful for you to share your tips and to get other perspectives on the idea. Thanks - i had never really thought about this before.

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EENERSLLIM 1/26/2012 3:23PM

    I weigh every morning, but maybe I will try Friday instead! That makes sense!

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JACKIE4019 1/22/2012 11:21PM

    makes sense to me

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CHARMING_GIRL 1/22/2012 8:15PM

    I do mine on Saturday mornings but I was doing it Friday's. I changed it because of a challenge. I'm not sure if I will go back to Friday's after the challenge or keep Saturdays.

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LHLADY517 1/22/2012 5:53PM

    sounds good, but I do my weigh in on Sunday. Knowing I will be weighing helps me keep focused over the weekend.

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CCCARTER3 1/22/2012 4:59PM

    Good ideal.My relationship with the scale is not good.
I retain water so easy and still learning how to use less salt when cooking.

So I am afraid of the scale these days,but Mondays had been my days but will think about Fridays.

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CUTTINABBY 1/22/2012 2:29PM

    Interesting! I may have to change WI days to Fridays .

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    I have been weighing on Fridays too but only because I have to go somewhere and have it done and Fridays work best for that. Emotionallys, I always liked Mondays because knowing it was coming up, set my mind to be successful through the weekend.

I don't worry so much about the "day" and instead work at being consistent every day. What a push that is some days. Have a great week of effort.

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SARHOD99 1/22/2012 11:44AM

  I usually weigh in on Saturday mornings, but am going to switch to Fridays now!! Thanks!

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WYO_CASEY 1/22/2012 11:31AM

    I weigh in Friday, too. It shows me all my hard work from the week proceeding it.

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