I KNOW, MY CLOTHES ARE FITTING BETTER, BUT I STILL AM ON THE SCALES EVERY MORNING..LOL, BUT I AM STAYING WITH IN 1-2 PDS EVERY DAY. SEE THAT IS HOW I GOT CHUNK A DUNK..LOL. BUT NOT STEPPING ON THE SCALES..LOL SO I AM ON THEM NOW..LOL KATHY..
Congrats on your weight loss! I dislike the scale. Every time I weight myself it stays the same. When I was going to Curves they would tell me to see/notice how my clothes are fitting. Some of my clothes are fitting better, but I want to see results. I want to see weight loss.
current weight: 172.2
Fitness Minutes: (3,030) Posts: 415 7/8/08 11:01 A
Wait a minute -- can't you make your start weight 195 (which it actually was), and put yourself at 190 now? Maybe it makes no difference to you, but to me, it makes a difference that I can see my progress, and I wouldn't want to feel like I had to start over!
You should get credit (feeling-good-about-yourself credit) for the five pounds you've already used up. I consider it "using up" the extra weight, instead of "losing" it, because it does actually go somewhere -- it gets burned as energy during all the great activity that you are now doing. That helps motivate me to exercise and use up some stored energy that I already have, and it helps me make good eating choices -- I don't need a lot of extra-energy foods (ei. foods with a lot of sugar or fat), because I already have a bunch stored up that I need to use up first : ).
I have a problem collecting clutter in my house, too, so I have to remember not to buy new office supplies, etc., until I "use up" the ones I have; so I just apply the same principle to the weight.
Pounds lost: 19.0
Fitness Minutes: (3,030) Posts: 415 6/26/08 4:43 P
I'm sorry Kathy. I also need to get a new scale. I don't have one right now so I am going off the dr. scale and I don't weigh myself weekly. So i may be in your same boat.....
And I also agree that you weighed more than you thought and have still lost the weight. I would rather have the new scale especially if its more accurate
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Pounds lost: 5.0
Fitness Minutes: (3,030) Posts: 415 6/26/08 4:08 P
It's okay. Because think of it this way, when you started out with the old one, you weighed even more than you thought, and you still lost weight which is great. And now you know when you get on that scale and you lose more pounds, that you are really losing that specific amount of weight which can be very rewarding.
~*Kristy*~ ------------------------------------ To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
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