Family Weigh Days Are Back With An Upgrade!

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The end of last year was utter crap if I can have a moment to be honest. And here we are two months into the new year still fanning the smoke away. When it rains, it pours… leaving little time and energy to focus on self-care and good health.

The start of a new year always opens up the doors to lifestyle changes and improvement. I’m never quick to immediately set goals because it’s during the spring when I become inspired. This year, I’m just trying to keep us all healthy. When I think back to some of the routines we once had, I think to myself “what happened?” Like Weigh Day for instance. Weigh Day was more of hubby’s thing where we’d all hop onto the scale every two weeks or so and he’d record our weights in a spreadsheet to make sure we all maintained healthy weights. Not dropping weight was always of high importance for the kids especially since growth is always expected.

Eventually I stopped getting on the scale because I didn’t want to be reminded of the weight that I finally gained, then lost. Life happened, things got chaotic and our routine fizzled out… because too much work.

Enter the Nokia Body+ smart scale. When offered the chance to incorporate this new scale by Nokia (yes Nokia), I thought “Do we really need a new scale? But wait, it can track up to 8 people and send the information to my phone via WiFi?”

And just like that family Weigh Days are back with an upgrade! The Nokia Body+ is more than a scale, it’s a body analyzer that logs weight, bone mass, water, muscle mass, and fat mass. It even displays the weather and allows for goal setting. Whether you’re striving for weight loss or GAINS, you can set them up using the Health Mate mobile app. Listen, Body+ even has a Baby Mode where you can step on the scale with baby and it’ll be able to recognize the weight difference.

I love how the Health Mate app doesn’t shy away from talking about intentional weight gain. One of the things that I’ve struggled with is weight gain so I was impressed that Nokia kept gaining in mind. Gaining isn’t as far out of reach as it was for me say 6 years ago. I was able to gain a significant amount of weight last year, so I can surely do it again this year. It’s going to take certain changes that will allow me to put priority on proper nutrition, meal prep, and my self-care.

I’m so excited about this new effortless way of weight tracking for our family of 5, but also I look forward to getting back to my desired weight as part of my self-care. Check out Nokia’s health products and Body+ for yourself!

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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  • kim February 13, 2018 at 11:10 AM

    This looks like such a great product! I love how it connects to an app, so you can really keep track of progress and such.

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  • Jennifer L February 12, 2018 at 10:36 PM

    Wow what technological advances we have at our disposal. I’m going to need to check out the Nokia wifi scale cause I love how we can track it via our mobiles.

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  • Ophelia T February 12, 2018 at 10:33 PM

    I think I need this scale in my life as I’m slightly tech obsessed. (:

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  • Angela February 12, 2018 at 6:46 PM

    This would be awesome for our busy family!

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  • CurlyWhippedTee February 12, 2018 at 6:44 PM

    This scale is dope! I think I need one!

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  • Bobbi February 12, 2018 at 6:29 PM

    This is something that we used to do as a couple. It really was great to have both of us on a similar track of wanting to be healthy. This scale looks like it is awesome.

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  • David Elliott February 10, 2018 at 11:00 PM

    I really could use something that tracks my weight gain and loss and helps me set goals for myself at home. I like knowing approximately what I weigh and this would be good for that. I like the app that goes with it.

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  • Yeimi Santana February 10, 2018 at 8:46 PM

    I prefer to use this kind of scales, the ones that will analyze your body beyond your pounds, more than a regular scale. Thanks for sharing the info about this Nokia Body+.

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  • LavandaMichelle February 9, 2018 at 6:12 PM

    This looks like such a cool device. Technology is so advanced these day! Thanks for sharing, I have to check this out.

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  • Nicole February 9, 2018 at 3:49 PM

    This seems like a great scale, I love that it can sync to an app on your phone! I’ll definitely be looking into this, thanks for sharing!

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  • Sarah Bailey February 9, 2018 at 12:59 PM

    Oh wow it is amazing how far these sort of gadgets have come I love that it connects to your phone.

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  • Alicia! February 9, 2018 at 12:10 PM

    I love the new wi-fi connected scales. I have a FitBit Aria, but I think I like the Nokia’s features. As far as I know, ours doesn’t have profile pics. And yes, too many times, everyone thinks that LOSING weight is the only weigh issue.

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  • LaToyia Dennis February 9, 2018 at 11:29 AM

    Oh the story of my life. My hubby is great at encouraging to when I feel that I need to lose a pound or three or ten. LOL. That scale looks very nice.

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  • AnnMarie John February 9, 2018 at 2:20 AM

    I used to hate the scale which is why we never use the one that we have at home. These days though, I’m taking better care of my health and I’d love to track my weight. This scale sounds pretty cool.

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  • Cristina Leau February 9, 2018 at 1:42 AM

    I think is a great scale. I have one similar now, but I like this design more.

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  • Dee Jackson February 8, 2018 at 10:46 PM

    What an innovative scale and by Nokia? What a time to be alive, lol!

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  • Marie Sheila February 8, 2018 at 7:10 PM

    I am so impressed…very innovative. Monitoring weight and keeping a watchful eye on the health of each one of your family members. I want one too.

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  • Karen Morse February 8, 2018 at 6:56 PM

    That’s pretty awesome. I love the convenience it brings when it comes to tracking your weight. I wouldn’t mind getting a scale like this.

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  • 1stopmom February 8, 2018 at 5:32 PM

    This sounds so cool. I would love something like this. My daughter and I are are trying to get healthy and lose weight. This would be perfect for us!

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  • corinne & kirsty February 8, 2018 at 5:26 PM

    Haven’t even heard of the concept “family weigh” before. I have not had a look at my weight for ages. I don’t even own a scale ahah

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  • Amber Myers February 8, 2018 at 3:12 PM

    I doubt we’ll ever do family weigh ins for a while. My daughter is only 10 and I don’t ever want her to think she has to be a certain weight. She’s not overweight though. I might feel differently if she was. I might get this scale for myself though and my husband would like it!

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