SP Premium
4,000-5,499 SparkPoints 5,050

The scale is a liar!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

I just weighed myself on our electronic scale. I am 8 pounds more than I thought I was according to our old style scale! I AM NOT HAPPY LOL! Looks like I,ve got more work to do!
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    My husband's scale weighs us more than my scale does!
    1313 days ago
    Nice to meet yu--and sometimes yu hate the scale! Lynda
    1313 days ago
    One time there was something under my scale that threw it off so I know how you feel lol
    1341 days ago
    You will see a difference in how your clothes fit soon. That will help you realize you are doing the right thing for you.

    My scale hasn't moved too much in the past year but I will keep doing the best I can. I know that it will happen.
    1386 days ago
  • no profile photo DELETED1
    I'd return the scale for being inaccurate and stay with the first one unless it doesn't work at all then I'd google for the best reviews on a scale and buy that one... (but hey that's me...lol)

    Personally, the only scale that's accurate, is the one at the doc's office but they'll probably arrest me if I strip down bare butt to weigh myself so I wear the lightest clothes possible and remove my slippers and anything else that's legally allowed. The nurse always laughs at my eccentricities (a pound is a pound right?), but at least she 'get's me.

    I use one scale at home to gauge if I'm on the right path (downwards) or if I need to tweak things up a bit... and just in case you're wondering.. my scale is two pounds lighter than the doc's, but that's understandable with the clothes and all. emoticon
    1394 days ago
    Numbera don't matter as long as your doing the right things, it will make a difference! Even if the scale does not show it. Stay strong! And take it one day at a time.
    Cheers emoticon
    1394 days ago
    Thanks for the encouragement everyone!
    1396 days ago
    Remember always that the number on the scale is just that: a number. It really doesn't matter that this one reads higher than your last.... What is far more important is that over the next few weeks, you see this number start to drop...it is the Trend which is important!! By following your plan, you will know that is going to happen. Be patient with the process, and don't let the "number" define your progress or your feelings. Have confidence in yourself!! emoticon
    1396 days ago
    I feel like my scale lies all the time, lol. I go by how my clothes fit and the scale at the YMCA, there scale is alot more accurate. Keep going, all scales are different or they lie to make us crazy ;)
    1396 days ago
    When I hit a plateau, I felt the same way. I had to increase my walking and weight lifting. Good Luck.
    1397 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.