This is just my two-pennyworth but.... I threw my scales out a few months ago and I've found it's better to focus on my shape and size rather than my weight. Some weeks I would have lost no weight at all and yet I could feel that my clothes were fitting better and I felt stronger. I posted about it and some people here on SP gave me that advice so I'm passing it on for what it's worth.
I think I was focusing too much on a single measurement whereas my purpose in changing my eating habits (I refuse to call it a diet!!) is to be healthier, happier, stronger, have more energy and get more out of life generally. So actually even if I stayed exactly the same weight I wouldn't care as long as I achieved those things.
I bought a digtial for the simple reason, I can see the numbers! If you go that route read the directions. I bought one without all the bells and whistles and all I had to do is reset it so it gives you the correct weight which was easy. Good Luck.
Hi - Just go to Wal Mart or Target and buy a simple digital scale for $20-30. I bought one at Wally World several years ago to replace a complicated digital scale I paid a fortune for that showed your BMI and did everything but wash the dishes and make the bed for you! I never could figure out how to use that one either - and, besides, sometimes it's just too much information
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I bought the simplest I could find. That is, turn on, weigh, turn off. However, my bathroom scales had me puzzled for a while as there is no on/off button. You 'tap' the scales then hop on to be weighed. I haven't had to change the battery in either - yet. That will be a drag out the instructions moment.
Jacqueline Western Australia (GMT+08:00)
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Hey, I need to replace my scale which is sooo complicated that I need the instructions, which by the way I can't find, Any suggestions on what to buy? I need it for my first weight this weekend!. Thanks,
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