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Old 05-29-2012, 10:35 AM   #11
WildThings
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I never used to. I couldn't handle seeing the gain, I'd make promises that I'd give myself a few days to get back on track. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but many times over the years, it was that exact thinking that led to every regain. Regains ranging from 10-15lbs, to a gain of 80lbs. I know this may not be the case with everyone, but I must continue to do my daily weigh-ins, regardless of my eating.

For me, my weigh-ins hold me responsible for my actions. It's not to punish or make me feel bad, but the gain from off-plan eating is going to be there whether I see the numbers on the scale or not. Seeing the numbers makes me aware of were I stand and can give me the motivation to make the changes necessary.
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