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Old 08-21-2003, 06:23 AM   #1
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Default Something all scale-watchers should read

I came across an article that does a great job of explaining why the scale may fluctuate from day to day. Everyone who watches the scale should read this!

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Old 08-21-2003, 06:45 AM   #2
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Thank you.
I am e-mailing this to my friends.
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Old 08-21-2003, 07:35 AM   #3
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Excellent article!!

Ahh thats my problem...I'm not fat, I have heavy muscles hehehe.
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Old 08-21-2003, 08:17 AM   #4
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Thanks for posting this, twodogmom. I have put the URL into the Frequently Asked Questions section and have given you credit.
By the way, I have very heavy bones.
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Old 08-21-2003, 08:28 PM   #5
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Excellent article and very timely. One of my patients has a digital scale and I just can't stay off it. Yesterday it was down 2 and today it was up 3. Makes me crazy but I'm hooked. Julie

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Old 08-21-2003, 08:52 PM   #6
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Thanks twodog ... been trying to stay away from the damn thing anyway ... especially if I weigh in the morning and I'm up a few pounds it just ruins my day ... not worth it.

I have a digital Tanita body fat scale with athletic mode (if you exercise more than 10 hrs per week the regular body fat scale doesn't accurately measure lean body mass) and I usually only weigh every two weeks !!!
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Old 08-21-2003, 10:27 PM   #7
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So, that's why my scale said I was +1lb. this morning when I stepped on it. I depressed all day!
Thanks for the info.
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Old 08-21-2003, 10:41 PM   #8
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I step on my scale once every 2 weeks I used to use it ALL the time, but would get really BUMMED, and I also avoid it around my period too.....

That was good reading !!

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Old 10-04-2003, 07:50 PM   #9
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Bumping this back up to the top for Happie!
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Old 10-04-2003, 08:53 PM   #10
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Default Oh!!!!!!!! Thank You so much

I think I will throw my scale away!!!!!! This makes me feel alot better.
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Old 10-05-2003, 04:49 PM   #11
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Smile Great Article!!!

What a super article. Thanks for sharing with all of us.
I'm printing it out to show to some of my friends who don't compute ! Yes, there are some of them around!

I really enjoyed it.....
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