I have a before and after picture. I have quite a few of them, actually. You can see them here if you have not already. Pretty cool, eh? Many people have told me I look like a completely different person. They tell me I look younger. I am unrecognizable. 100 pounds is a lot of… Continue reading Changes You Cannot See
First I want to write a little about something that has been on my mind lately. It’s about advice regarding weight, weight loss, diet, etc. I have noticed that people seem to think there is some kind of one-size-fits-all approach that is best and we should all follow this approach. Generally, we each take our… Continue reading Why I Need to Know My Weight
Today is April 30 and that means it’s the last day of the No Weigh In April challenge. The last time I stepped on the scale it was March 31 and I weighed 169 pounds. Tomorrow I plan to weigh myself. I decided it was important to write this post before I then so I… Continue reading After 30 Days Scale-Free…
If you follow this blog, you are probably aware that I use the scale as a tool by which I keep track of my progress and check in with myself daily to make sure the weight isn’t creeping back on. I think I have a pretty good grip on what those numbers mean and what… Continue reading April Challenge: No Weigh In
I’ve seen this advice many times: Do not weigh yourself daily! It will drive you crazy. I hate to break it to you, but it’s not the scale that’s making you crazy, it’s you. Disclaimer: I do not think it’s necessary to weigh yourself daily, or ever! Different strokes for different folks, but I do… Continue reading Making Peace with the Scale – Why I Weigh Myself Daily
Well, this is a first for me on this blog: I’m writing to tell you about a weight gain. In the process of thinking about this, I decided to share with you my weight maintenance chart thus far. I didn’t want to write about this during the 30 day challenge, even though I realized it… Continue reading Weight Maintenance – What it Really Looks Like (Charts!)
You step on the scale. Nothing new, you do this every day. If you are wise, you weigh-in at the same time every day under the same conditions, for example, after using the bathroom and before taking a shower. There are three possible results: You weigh the same as you did yesterday. You weigh less… Continue reading Is the Scale Rollercoaster Taking You For a Ride?