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10/9/12 2:45 A

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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. emoticon
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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.

Anyway, whatever you decide, good luck! emoticon

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10/3/12 12:54 P

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i bought the cheap one at walmart. set it to my doctors scale. works great.

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9/28/12 8:57 A

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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.

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9/26/12 10:36 A

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I need to buy a new weight scalle also. Do you thinnk it's better to have the digital scale or the number one?

Thanks

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9/21/12 3:27 P

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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 emoticon

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9/20/12 9:32 P

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I recently purchased a digital food scale and am in love with it!
The low price was a real surprise and it works like a charm.
It was only $20.00 at Walmart.

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9/20/12 8:46 P

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Bathroom scales or kitchen scales?

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.

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9/20/12 7:51 P

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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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