I look at inches lost, my doctor's positive feedback, increased energy and endurance levels, firmer/toned body AND I go by how my clothes fit. I buy smaller size clothing and try them on often. As the clothes start to fit, this motivates me to continue my workouts and healthy eating.
This helps with the obsession over the scale and looking at other ways to measure progress.
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Now that I am at a point where the weight is not just falling off - weighing my food and knowing exactly what I'm doing is key! It's also amazing how knowing this actually does make you feel full and not that you are being cheated!
I bought a small food scale at Bed Bath and Beyond for only $20 and it's worked for over a year now.
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