Don't let the scale define you!
Monday, June 18, 2012
Everyone has their moments where they feel like their stuck, like they’ve been treading in the same place and haven’t moved an inch, at least that’s how I felt this morning. I don’t know why but I have had this habit or obsession rather with getting onto the scale every morning and checking my weight. Well this morning it was up a few pounds and it honestly felt like everything inside my all my motivation all my drive everything just everything came crashing down. It’s silly I know especially because of course i took nothing into consideration ie: water weight the fact that where i live is under extremely high humidity warnings right now & that can fluctuate weight, and the list can go on & on. But I just decided to feel sorry for myself and mope around, then as i was cleaning (cause that’s what I do when I’m upset) I began to think how silly i was being, how far I have actually come and how stupid it is to let a number on a scale determine how my day is going to go or what my mood is going to be that day. I feel like so many of us let that stupid number get to us when in fact it doesn’t mean anything, we have all come so far and have exceeded so much,we have pushed trough plateaus and have done workouts that we never imagined we could ever do, lifted weigh we never thought we could lift,and that number on that scale had nothing to do with that,it was only by our inner strength and determination that we have pushed and transformed our bodies to better ourselves and become healthy. So I guess what I’m getting to is even though I do have a goal weight that I am striving to reach I’m not going to obsess over the scale any longer I’m not going to let it determine who I am or how far I have come by what the number says. I am going to strive to be the healthiest that I can be, I’m going to focus on pushing forward and not letting anything or anyone keep me in one place and that’s good enough for me. So no matter what remember you are better then a number and DON’T ever let it EVER define who you are!