Whoever came up with the idea of making scales big enough to weigh a person has a lot to answer for. Getting on the scales can make you feel great when they read a loss, but more than likely will make you feel lousy.
This is especially the case if you weigh yourself everyday, being a weight you're happy with one day and three pounds heavier the next.
New york nutritionist Martha McKittrick
and author of city girl bites has done a great job of explaining why your weight fluctuate so much and therefore why you shouldn't take the scales so seriously. Definitely worth a read: