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The scale is a liar!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

I just weighed myself on our electronic scale. I am 8 pounds more than I thought I was according to our old style scale! I AM NOT HAPPY LOL! Looks like I,ve got more work to do!
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  • HOLDINGMYOWN
    Yes a new scale is likely to show a change in weight. ( would have been nice if it was down tho' eh? )
    When this happens we just have to go from that point to record our gains or losses!
    It is not what the scale number says at this point.....it is the pounds you come down from week to week that tells you that you are losing.

    I have been doing terrible these last few months and cannot seem to get a grip!
    BUT....NOT EVER....GIVING UP!
    Have a great weekend my friend! emoticon
    135 days ago
  • CHERYLHURT
    My husband's scale weighs us more than my scale does!
    1668 days ago
  • LEANJEAN6
    Nice to meet yu--and sometimes yu hate the scale! Lynda
    1668 days ago
  • JOANNAWO
    One time there was something under my scale that threw it off so I know how you feel lol
    1695 days ago
  • BLUEEYESCANADA
    You will see a difference in how your clothes fit soon. That will help you realize you are doing the right thing for you.

    My scale hasn't moved too much in the past year but I will keep doing the best I can. I know that it will happen.
    1741 days ago
  • no profile photo CD16155136
    I'd return the scale for being inaccurate and stay with the first one unless it doesn't work at all then I'd google for the best reviews on a scale and buy that one... (but hey that's me...lol)

    Personally, the only scale that's accurate, is the one at the doc's office but they'll probably arrest me if I strip down bare butt to weigh myself so I wear the lightest clothes possible and remove my slippers and anything else that's legally allowed. The nurse always laughs at my eccentricities (a pound is a pound right?), but at least she 'get's me.

    I use one scale at home to gauge if I'm on the right path (downwards) or if I need to tweak things up a bit... and just in case you're wondering.. my scale is two pounds lighter than the doc's, but that's understandable with the clothes and all. emoticon
    1749 days ago
  • MECHOSIN
    Numbera don't matter as long as your doing the right things, it will make a difference! Even if the scale does not show it. Stay strong! And take it one day at a time.
    Cheers emoticon
    1749 days ago
  • MRSNORTHWOOD
    Thanks for the encouragement everyone!
    1750 days ago
  • LADYSTARWIND
    Remember always that the number on the scale is just that: a number. It really doesn't matter that this one reads higher than your last.... What is far more important is that over the next few weeks, you see this number start to drop...it is the Trend which is important!! By following your plan, you will know that is going to happen. Be patient with the process, and don't let the "number" define your progress or your feelings. Have confidence in yourself!! emoticon
    1751 days ago
  • TMULLINS23
    I feel like my scale lies all the time, lol. I go by how my clothes fit and the scale at the YMCA, there scale is alot more accurate. Keep going, all scales are different or they lie to make us crazy ;)
    1751 days ago
  • DJMIAN
    When I hit a plateau, I felt the same way. I had to increase my walking and weight lifting. Good Luck.
    1751 days ago
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