For everyone who has been following the blog for awhile, I wanted to conduct one final test today before I put my home scale in the garbage and moved on with my mission. I wanted to make sure that I came up with a solution to this problem before moving on to bigger and better things. I apologize for putting so much attention on this issue but I believe being honest and as accurate as possible when it come to weight loss, shows everyone a realistic aspect that it can be done.
My home scale is currently displaying that I have lost about 35 lbs in only 17 Days. That, I know is really hard to accomplish as well as being unhealthy. About 3 days ago, I started to also track my weight on a fully serviced scale at a gym by my office. I first used this gym scale on Day #1 to conduct a test to see how accurate my scale at home was. The gym scale displayed that I was weighing in at 304 lbs with clothes (T-Shirt, underwear, basketball shorts, and socks) on. I weighed myself today on the same gym scale and it showed that I weighed about 288 lbs with my clothes (T-shirt, underwear, shorts, and socks) on. The gym scale shows that I have lost 16 lbs since Day #1. I totally believe that is a more realistic and healthier reading. I am convinced now that I need to purchase a new scale for home. What do you all think? I will let everyone know how my search for a new scale is progressing.
Here are two pictures, I took today, that show just how off my home scale is from the gym scale. This will be my Day #17 Weigh-In section.
Home Scale = 267.4
Gym Scale = 288.2
|Day #17 Front Shot|