I know you're not alone in wanting to beat the scale. It's such a totally bogus number most of the time...especially after you've moved, eaten (breathed???
You know your clothes are fitting better. Don't stress about those scale numbers...measurements are better...as are clothes fitting, but overall health and ability to do things may be just as good, too! How many flights of stairs can you climb before getting winded? Do you feel light and able to move comfortably? Is your skin bright and healthy-looking? Are you feeling healthy? There's lots of ways to judge our progress, but as you all have been saying so well in this thread, the scale does NOT always give us information that is realistic or even true.
One thing someone told me that helped me make sense of things was that your fat cells (which never leave!) hate being empty. Once you take the fat out of them, they want to be full, so they fill up with water. But in a while, they can't hold on to that and they let it go. So you can lose the fat in actuality, but end up seeming the same...then suddenly drop several pounds (in water!). Pay attention...some days I cannot stay out of the bathroom and I usually know that means that tomorrow I'll love what the scale says.
BTW, if you don't like what the scale says, you can always hook 'the girls' over a towel rack like Jenn suggested a couple years ago. I find that takes off at least 10 pounds.
Sorry...we needed some humor!