For me, loosing weight is about the journey, not about the steps. I refuse to let that damn scale be the only measure of my success. I don't weigh myself every day because it can be frustrating to see the daily fluctuations that will occur. No matter how diligent I am I know that there are going to be gains mixed in with the losses. But over a long term once a week on the scale is enough to stay on track.
Energy levels, the fit of my clothes, my mood are all better measures of my progress.
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I get frustrated when I watch the scales stand still...so I look at the whole picture. In cold weather, it's not as hard to bundle up. My clothes are loose enough now to put on layers.....THAT's a positive feeling!!!! What the scales don't show is size loss.
Paying too much attention to only one aspect of your SP program can provide skewed information. Looking at the whole picture...I would rather weigh a ton and look like I weighed an ounce than the other way around.
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