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Just starting on this app and was wondering how often do you weigh?
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649848 tn?1534633700
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I weigh every morning when I get up and my weight is, typically, within a pound or two every day.  You should try to weigh at about the same time every day - after first getting up, before eating/drinking anything, but after going to the bathroom and in the same type of clothing.  

You do have to keep in mind that weight can fluctuate a lot, depending on what you ate the day before, how much you drank, how much you went to the bathroom, etc...For instance, if I eat a bunch of salty things in the evening, like popcorn, chips or nuts, I know I will retain fluid and may weigh as much as 5 lbs more the next morning.  I also know that if I exercised more and didn't eat as much, I might a couple lbs less.

I don't worry if my weight is fluctuating; it's when it rises 2-3 lbs and won't come down over a period of days, that I realize I've actually gained and that I need to take action right away to lose it before I gain more. If it's down, consistently, a couple or few days in a row, I'm confident that I lost that many lbs.

Many people find it's better to weigh only once/week.  You have to find what works best for you.  It's "not" a good thing to weigh more than once/day, because you'll almost always weigh more during one part of the day than you will another.
4523627 tn?1361648436
Best way that I've found is once weekly, in the AM.
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