Don’t be a slave to the scale! I’ve always said that I don’t want to focus on the numbers too much. I know that it’s important to keep a weekly/bi-weekly track. However, there was a time in my life where I stepped on the scale 3 to 4 times a day (yes, most times I used my bathroom). I was obsessed and I would get very upset if the numbers went up. I never want to go back there. My weight fluctuates considerably during the day. Now I focus on getting all things right (excercise, food, trying to keep those stress levels low etc) and have faith that the scale will show the results at my scheduled weigh ins. If it doesn’t then I need to look at where adjustments may need to be made. Jumping on the scale whenever I go to the bathroom is not constructive for me at all! Foxy – O
Do you step on the scale every morning with the hope of results that never seem to come fast enough? Do you get frustrated? I bet it ruined your day when you gained weight even when you did almost everything right. You probably know it’s wrong to let this affect your mood so much, but you can’t help it. You worked so hard and still went in the wrong direction. It’s probably just water weight, but it still hurts. I’ve been there.
This can be so discouraging! But there is a simple solution to this problem that you have probably already thought of while you were reading this – you need to step off the scale! Now this doesn’t mean you never weigh in again. You should still weigh in every week or two to make sure you are on the right track and see if adjustments need to be…
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