Lynsey, I just gave up daily weighing. I thought it was keeping me on track because I was accountable every day to the scale, but what was really happening was that I was getting discouraged by the daily fluctuations and it was making me LESS driven to eat well. For example, over Christmas I made a bunch of cookies. Didn't taste a single morsel. Not a bite of cookie, not a lick of dough. I thought for sure the next morning I'd be down at least ten pounds, just for being so good.
But I was UP TWO! I thought, "Why is it even worth it to use all that will power to not eat something I really wanted to when it doesn't even make a difference?!"
Look at you! You've lost twenty-seven pounds! That's incredible! You will get through this plateau.
Here's my new perspective. I am doing this healthy eating bit and exercise so that I can treat my body well. I deserve to fuel my body properly and work it hard. Those things are good for me, regardless of what the scale says. My new plan is to weigh once a month. I will stay on plan for the month and my number after thirty-so days will be lower than what it was at the beginning of the month. I will see a difference and not be bothered by the daily fluctuations.
It was just too hard for me. Too draining.
Hope that helps!