I reeeally wanted to step on that scale…

posted 3 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@okqueenbee:  Aww losing weight is tough. Whatever you do, do NOT feel bummed if when you do step on the same you gained some weight. Seriously. I learned a lesson with My Fitness Pal. Sometimes when you change your eating habits, the scale will actually go up. That is why a number of people give up on eating healthy because they didn’t see the “benefit.” In a few weeks, I guarantee you the scale will be in your favor 🙂

Sorry for the ranty lecture! Fingers crossed that the scale is good to you next week!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

ughh i have to make myself not stand on the scale EVERYDAY. it’s the hardest thing ever…i just get really depressed because obviously my weight will go up and down each day

Post # 5
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Helper bee

I step on the scale EVERY SINGLE DAY twice a day… Morning and night… Personally it keeps me motivated… I only record weight every sunday but if i see that during the week its inching upwards, i know i need to do more work!

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 1993

@mrsaxachef:  Yes!  It keeps me in check. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I actually weight myself everyday it helps me grasp how the healthy eating is going. If I ate something or didnt drink enough water yesterday and today I weigh an extra pound then it tells me what I need to do differently. So far I have lost 6 lbs and my jeans that didnt button after christmas closed yesterday…tightly…but they closed.

Post # 8
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Busy bee

@okqueenbee:  I never weigh myself. I used to and got pretty obsessive over it. Now I go by how my clothes feel and I also take progress pictures. I feel less stressed out this way and not as fixated on a number. 

Losing weight is tough! I encourage you to take pictures every week and I think you will be surprised at how quickly you can see a difference. I didn’t think I was doing a very good job until I looked at the photographic evidence. 

Good luck to you!

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

DH is obsessive about weighing himself… I never even owned a scale before we lived together and I started doing the same, but I stopped.  I only weigh myself once every week or so.

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper

@okqueenbee:  TIP: Cut way back on salt/salty foods for a couple days before you weigh yourself….you’ll lose a couple extra pounds in water weight 😀

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

@okqueenbee:  OH ME TOO! I started a 3 week diet & fitness challenge on Monday and I’m feeling thinner, my clothes fit better and I REALLY wanted to weigh myself this morning! But I didnt, because I know if I’ve lost a good amount I’ll slack off over the weekend, and if I havent lost any I’ll totally quit on myself. So I’m going to wait until Monday, maybe until the end of the challenge, I havent decided yet. Good for you for getting motivated, do whatever you have to do to keep at it!

Post # 13
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Bumble bee

@okqueenbee:  Lol exactly!! but for me it’s like “Oh, i lost a pound? BIG MAC, MOMMY’S COMING!!!!” lol

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@okqueenbee:  Pre baby jeans are ATLEAST another 80 lbs away for me 🙁 I may more than I did when I went into the hospital to have my son. 

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Charliejeorge:  I finished my week long vegan cleanse today and we had hot dogs and bake goods at my work for an “olympic celebration” I went to town…. I dont even like hot dogs. lmao.

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