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Jun 9th, 2014, 15:35 PM  
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Ignoring the scales?

Does anyone else here ignore the scales and go on comparison pictures/body?

Obviously the scales were a big part of my journey last year but after losing around 60lbs (fluctuating a couple of pounds either way) and upping my fitness I know that the scales for me now aren't as important. They do help when I've been naughty and set me straight but generally really that isn't what I am after now, although minus 6-10 more would be nice to see slowly over time.
Jun 9th, 2014, 15:49 PM  
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I am going to try and ignore the scales, as I am now at my lowest weight since I was 15 and I honestly don't think I look as small as my weight says. If I was to lose any more weight then my weight number would probably sound way too low.

I'm going to just focus on toning up and fitness for now

Jun 9th, 2014, 16:49 PM  
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I ignore scales this week) i noticed that passed week i behaived as a maniac!! I started to weigh myself few times a day(( not very healthy attitude to your weight( So this week i will compare my body every day with the help of a veeery tight shorts)
Jun 9th, 2014, 19:52 PM  
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i think its fine to ignore it for a bit but for sure sometimes when you step on it it can be a reality check that you need for me at least it is
Jun 10th, 2014, 14:49 PM  
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Scales can't always be trusted to give you an accurate accounting. There's always water weight and the fact that muscle weighs more than fat. I guess you could say that I take scale readings as just one part of it all.

Mostly, I go by how my clothes fit, especially my pants. When I can fit into a smaller size, that's when I really know that I have lost weight. The scales might not show a big difference but my pants start to fall down.
May 9th, 2015, 20:08 PM  
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Since I got to my target weight I ignore them now and go by how my clothes fit.
May 10th, 2015, 16:42 PM  
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I am the crazy lady who weighs herself almost every day, I need to try to stop doing it, but I just seem to get obsessed.
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