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Old 04-07-2009, 01:51 PM   #1
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Default What Scale do you use??

The last couple of weeks I've really started to get motivated in trying to lose weight. Now that I'm so serious about it I would like to get a better scale.

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Old 04-07-2009, 03:33 PM   #2
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I just bought one that is suppose to give you your “general” weight, then you water and muscle weight as well...
But, I am not sure I’ll trust it... Should I?
"Happy or sad, rich or poor, it's still better being thin!
Even if you want to be miserable today, it's better to be thin and miserable than fat and miserable.
Anyway you look at it, thin comes out ahead!"

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March/08 142 * Aug/09 129 * Sept/09 123
Oct/09 121 * Nov/09 120 * Jan/10 - 132!!!
Just came from a vacation... Now I have to undo the damage
Feb/10 130 * March/10 125 * October/10 127
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Old 04-07-2009, 03:45 PM   #3
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I have one I got at Costco that supposedly calculates your body fat as well as weight. I don't totally trust the body fat part BUT I think it can give you a general idea.

Get a good one though because it's rather traumatizing if your scale conks out on you during this journey. Mine got wet the other day in a bathroom flood. It has come back to life- but I think it has changed. I'm suddenly weighing 3 lbs. heavier than I was before it got wet and I know I haven't screwed up much in the last few days. It's hard enough to see the scale go up when you deserve it but man, to see it change when you don't really sucks!

1st goal- ONEDERLAND! Check!
2nd goal- Less than 194 (a number I've been stuck at before) CHECK!
3rd goal- Reach the 180's- haven't been there since 1999. CHECK!
4th goal- 180 which means hitting the 50 lbs. lost mark! Check!
5th goal- Switching to size goals now more than pounds goals. Goal is to make it to size 12, at whatever weight that happens. CHECK!
6th goal- Size 10! (can't even believe this is possible!)
7th goal- Size 8 and MAINTAIN!
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Old 04-07-2009, 03:48 PM   #4
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Tanita Large Capacity Scale. Is about $70 but oh so worth it. it never ever gives false readings (for me anyway) and is just awesome. I really recommend it !!! Make it a present to yourself!
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Old 04-09-2009, 11:36 PM   #5
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I use the cheapest digital scale target had while I'm at college, just to give me an idea if I'm headed in the right direction or not. I don't trust it at all. However, when I come home, I have a doctor's scale, the can with the beam in the back that you can rezero if it gets out of whack. That's the one I put way more stock in. It's a little big, since it takes up vertical space, as well, but definitely hat i prefer
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