Well, THE scale came in today. Yippee! This is supposed to be the scale that is super accurate and doesn’t have a lot of other mumbo jumbo that you have to remember. No “memory” about what your weight was yesterday or what your bone density is or what have you. Just straight up pooundage.
It’s is little smaller than I expected it to be. Maybe because it’s designed go into small-ish places.
It also does not slide.
This is a drawback. The scale I have now slides pretty easily across the laminate floor in my kitchen. I can nudge it under a counter over hang when it’s not in use and pull it out easily when I want to weigh myself.
Not so with this scale. The feet have some kind of non-skid substance which makes it very hard to slide or move. That in and of itself would not be so bad except that you need to recalibrate it every time you move it. Step on, get the weight reading. Step off. Step back on to get the real weight reading. Pain in the ass.
Of course, it needs to be on a “flat, hard surface”. No carpet or anything like that. Which makes it a problem in our house. My wife’s bathroom has ceramic tile but it’s pretty small and she has it pretty well junked up with her stuff. Not much room. My bathroom has two parts – the sink and mirror part which has carpet and the toilet and bathtub part which has tile but is really too small to add the scale.
Bummer. I may have just thrown $30 down the tubes.
I’m going to try and see if it works for me, though, and also see how different the reading is from the fancy schmancy scale. Maybe I’m just whistling in the sark or pass the graveyard or whatever that saying is.
After all, the scale will read lower and lower numbers if I just stop eating crap and exercise more.
Day 13 of the 30 day challenge to myself