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OHCINDY Posts: 137
2/5/13 4:23 P

I try to limit it to once a week otherwise I get in trouble with obsessing on numbers that tend to fluctuate. I like the idea of taking the lowest monthly weight to use for tracking.

FITGLAMGIRL Posts: 2,045
2/5/13 4:11 P

Once per week

2/5/13 3:43 P

Tues early morning

SPERRIN2012 SparkPoints: (181,188)
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2/5/13 3:06 P

I prefer weighing in between Wednesday & Friday as that is when I'm most normal. emoticon

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,433
2/5/13 2:50 P

Every Saturday morning (for the past month, anyways).

Prior to that, I hadn't weighed myself at all, not even once, in over a year (probably close to two). That... was a bad strategy. Like someone else before me has posted, I managed to convince myself I was "probably losing weight! yes, definitely must be losing!" even while i was still putting on a few more. emoticon

One day months or years from now when i get to "maintenance" I will make a point of checking that scale once a month. Just to nip any troubles in the bud, next time.

SOCCERTAZ SparkPoints: (32,309)
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2/5/13 2:37 P

I usually weigh myself once a week and it is usually in the middle of the week.

SCHEALTHNUTT SparkPoints: (49,055)
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2/5/13 2:30 P

The scale is not the be all and end all. It is a tool .We can not let it define who we are.
It needs to be used appropriately in a controlled environment!!!!! Not for the faint of heart.
Once or twice a week is good. Sometimes it doesnt move.. If we know we are eating properly and getting enough exercise, it should reflect a loss. And it will. Stick with it!!!!

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 17,529
2/5/13 1:15 P

Twice a week

LOVE_THIRTY_ONE SparkPoints: (2,770)
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2/5/13 1:08 P

rarely...while i do needs to shed the pounds, i want my clothes to fit better and to be able to climb the 3 set of stairs when i come home from work without getting out of breath. so i have been monitoring those two things mainly

ZIGFISH Posts: 1,459
2/5/13 12:22 P

Getting on the scale use to be scary for me but I find if I do it daily and see cause and effect then it is a tool more than a judgement. So now, daily.

SLUGGER17 SparkPoints: (90,555)
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2/5/13 9:32 A

Every Monday morning along with my husband

FITGLAMGIRL Posts: 2,045
1/27/13 9:55 P

I weigh in once a week on Fridays.

SLENDERELLA61 SparkPoints: (299,837)
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1/27/13 8:58 P

When I was losing I tried to stay focused on the lowest weigh in of each month, usually weighing once a week. In maintenance I have found I usually do better if I weigh daily, although I will skip a day when I'm feeling bloated and don't want to see the higher number.

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/27/13 8:36 P

once every 2 months. the number does not define me as a person. I use other things to measure my weight loss. How my clothes well I eat right and how my workouts are coming along.

MKMMARTY Posts: 6,788
1/27/13 4:45 P

Yes I scale every day

MWOODS21 Posts: 505
1/27/13 1:53 P

Every Saturday morning I weigh myself in the nude, so I get a true reading. Once a week motivates me to eat healthy and exercise during the week so that I can really see what I have done when I get on the scale, also I have tried to weigh myself while at the gym and it's a different reading from my scale. I say weighing in once a week works for me. Weighing myself everyday would depress me. emoticon

CEEMAY SparkPoints: (9,882)
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1/27/13 12:58 P

Daily...quick snapshot of where I need to make adjustments, if any!


ASHLEYGILLE SparkPoints: (12,745)
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1/27/13 12:52 P

daily, but don't get on the scale if it gets you down!

JENNIEB52 SparkPoints: (4,215)
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1/27/13 12:47 P

Once a week.... Things fluctuate too much daily for me.

KK1973 SparkPoints: (30,622)
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1/27/13 12:45 P

I weigh in every day, that way I can catch a weight gain before it gets to out of control.

CAMAEL100 SparkPoints: (27,996)
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1/27/13 12:41 P

Every morning first thing. Don't do it if it depresses you though!

NWFL59 Posts: 6,141
1/27/13 11:31 A


NEPTUNE1939 Posts: 17,478
1/27/13 11:30 A

very seldom

COSMOJINX Posts: 178
1/27/13 11:29 A

Every day. But it motivates me. If it depresses you, don't weigh in at all. Just go by how your clothes are fitting. :-)

MARITIMER3 SparkPoints: (212,603)
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1/27/13 11:17 A

I am forcing myself to get weighed every Monday. i wasted most of last year because I didn't track my food regularly, didn't exercise regularly, and didn't get weighed very often. As a result, I regained 14 lbs. when I was kidding myself to believe I was losing.

1/27/13 11:14 A


NMSUSTUDENT SparkPoints: (38)
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1/27/13 11:08 A

daily. I record the weight on Friday mourning.

MANGE40 SparkPoints: (991)
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1/27/13 10:48 A

every monday morning first thing

CHUNKIMAMA SparkPoints: (2,944)
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1/27/13 10:19 A

every day

THINKPINK06 Posts: 1,450
1/27/13 10:12 A

once a week

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (108,021)
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1/27/13 7:33 A

Once a month but I measure twice a month

128PERFECT Posts: 3,026
1/27/13 7:31 A

How often does everyone weigh them self. I am afraid to get on the scale it just depresses me. I have been doing really good exercising and eating and so I am not going to get on the scale for awhile.

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