Its so true that you should not jump on and off scales daily or even worse 3-4 times a day due to fluid fluctuation. Some of you may have seen my post that having been "good" all last week I didn't want to blow it by pigging out on Easter Sunday when family were coming to dinner, my weighin day now being Monday. I'd weighed myself and knew I'd lost 2lb but after slight lapse on Sunday I'd put 1lb back on next day, however knowing it probably was fluid rather than fat gain I stayed within calorie allowance and did exercise yesterday, have weighed myself today and am now back on target with the 1lb gone. This has boosted me but I won't jump on scales now until next Monday when hopefully another 2lb will have gone. Reason for this post? it can be demoralising jumping on and off scales to check if you have put on weight/ lost every day-instead stick to weekly weighin and monthly inch measuring, it will give you more of a boost and encourage you to keep going. Allow yourself time!! I feel SO positive and focused at the moment reading and sharing comments on this NHS site that I don't want to blow it or this "in control" feeling I have at the moment. I'm going out with some friends tonight after classes in the gym but I'm planning on eating steak and salad, if any on menu, but I won't be jumping on scales next day, I've proved to myself that one night will not do any harm. Keep focused every one!!