Weight Loss (or Gain)
Weight Loss and Weight Gain goals are incredibly simple: enter your weight every day, which should be going down (or going up) over time. If you have a Fitbit or Withings (formerly Nokia (formerly Withings)) [sic] scale, you can even have Beeminder update a weight goal automatically!
I reached my goal weight! Can I keep the goal going, but switch to maintaining?
Awesome, and absolutely! Set a goal date and the goal rate to 0 to flatten out the road until the goal reaches its end date, which you should push years into the future (we don't yet have a way to commit to doing something literally forever, but we should!).
Can I set a goal that keeps me within a certain range?
No. The Weight Loss goal sets a daily maximum; the Weight Gain goal sets a daily minimum. If you want to stay within a range of values, you could use one of each goal to enforce both limits. But realistically, that's unnecessary. One side of the road (probably losing or not gaining weight) is difficult and the other side (probably gaining) is easy, so just beemind what's hard and stay in range on the other end by just keeping an eye on the graph.
Can I hide the numbers on my graph? I want to show it off, but I want to hide my true weight value.
We built a feature just for this use case! In the graph settings, tick the Hide the numbers on the y-axis of the graph box, then click Update Graph to save changes. This will remove all datapoint values from your publicly-accessible goal page, so you can share your progress without sharing your weight.