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Week two - how much does wet hair weigh?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

This morning I ate and showered and then remembered to weigh myself. I weigh .6 more than last week!

I did hurt my back and my ankle and I did eat poorly on one day, but I was very good all the other six days.

I stood there on the scale wondering how much my breakfast weighed, how much my wet hair weighed and whether I should deduct a pound or two or three? I have lots of hair... in fact, I could lose three or four pounds by getting a bob cut right now. Seriously, I must have wasted several minutes calculating this. Finally, I stepped off the scale.

I have a microbiology exam today I should be worrying about instead! I'll get on the scale again in a day or two before I shower and eat when I won't be tempted to fudge the numbers.
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    I would say that wet hair weighs 5 lbs. Here, could you hold my gum while I weigh-in.

    You are funny! I imagine it could weigh more, but the scale will drop eventually, wet hair or dry will become moot.

    1288 days ago
    I have done that before. Stepped on the scale before a shower and after and there is about a .5 pound difference just from all of the water.
    So in fact you must have stayed the same.
    Best of luck to you.
    1288 days ago
  • v DLBROWN93
    Here's hoping your numbers and lower the next time you step on a scale. emoticon
    1288 days ago
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