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Old 01-16-2018, 16:19   #1
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Do you weigh yourself? How often? Why?

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Every morning, without fail. Reason: accountability. When I'm overeating, I shy away from the scales. I only record my weight once a week, though.

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About 4 times a year - usually when I think my weight has changed or my pants are a little to tight - fortunately I have a 32 inch waist and my weight only varies by about 5 pounds.
I'll have to weigh myself tonight - as lately there's been no need to wear a belt with my pants, considering the time of year ... that's pretty typical. Last weigh in I was at 188 pounds so I wonder if I'm in the 190s now.

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pretty much every day. It varies by 2 to 4 pounds. I am very mindful of my weight though. Having lost 40 pounds, I don't want to get skinner! Then again, I do want to regain my muscle strength. I also don't want to take too much insulin for my diet or eat too much food for my insulin. Weight normalizes these two conflicting variables - at least to my mind!


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When I get to the doctor's office, so about 4-5 times a year, and maybe 3-4 more times a year when I donate blood at the Red Cross.

I don't even have a scale at home. It's just too tempting to weigh myself often and either celebrate or beat myself up about a variation that, in the long run, means very little. Been on a downward trend for a year and a half; I can tell I still have weight to lose and I can tell if my clothes are feeling tight (they're not, not the old stuff, anyway).

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It is one of the 3W's part of my morning routine - wee, weigh, wash, test, make a mug of bullet proof coffee. I pay little attention to the actual number, because I know it normally varies +/- 2 lbs daily, but can be +/- 4 depending on the circumstances, especially switching between day and night shifts.

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Daily. today im 150.3 I equate my weigh to a year and time in my life so today my weight is equivalent to the winter of 1971 when i was in Jr High.

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I weigh myself everyday majority of the times its after I wake up; trying to use that habit for consistency since my weight can vary by a pound or so throughout the day. Prior to starting a keto lifestyle I did not weigh myself daily so it fluctuated a lot; doing it daily for me keeps me on track so I can make corrections quickly.


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When I get to the doctor's office, so about 4-5 times a year, and maybe 3-4 more times a year when I donate blood at the Red Cross.
The same nurse has recorded my weight wrong twice. The last two visits to my doctor I looked at the scale. When I looked at the online portal later the first visit she recorded my weight as 10 pounds higher than it was and the second visit it was 17 pounds higher! I think she needs glasses.

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