You said your scale gives you a BMI of 44%. BMI isn't expressed in percentages. Could it be that the 44% is your body fat percentage? Many Tanita scales measure that as well.
"If you drop an egg, you don't say, 'Oh, shoot' and drop the other 11, do you?"
-Source unknown, but obviously brilliant
Reached goal 4/16/2010...but kind of afraid to look these days