Okay, let me clarify…. I am giving up the SCALE!
When I was in graduate school, I read an article in SHAPE magazine about how women who weigh themselves tend to lose more weight. So of course, that weekend, I went out that weekend and bought a scale. It was the best decision, right?
Well, since then I have proceeded to weigh myself on every scale – mine, my mom’s, my friends, the one at the gym… It never fails. If I see a scale, I need to weigh myself. And what I end up with is sadness, disappointment, and confusion.
It seems like every scale is different (yes, I know it can be the clothes I’m wearing, the time of day, hormones, the food I ate, and my hydration status) I notice that every time I weigh myself it’s off from what I think it should be I get depressed, lose motivation, and get really down on myself.
I have tried really hard to put it down to once a week, weighing only on Sundays. But I don’t really know if that’s what I need. For the next few months I am going to be training for my half marathon, completing Jamie Eason’s LiveFit lifting program, and doing everything I can to look the best in my dress. OPERATION SWEATIN’ FOR THE DRESS!! So, I think maybe I will cut down to at the end of every month, just so I can help my
Has anyone else had similar experiences?
Any advice on giving up the scale?