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Gotta own it

Saturday, June 22, 2013

So I have been putting off weighing myself for a few weeks now because I have been afraid of what I might weigh after a couple weeks of slacking off....
Well I stepped on the dreaded machine this morning to find my weight indeed had climbed up about 5 lbs. Not as bad as I had feared!
My take away from this is that fear based behavior is my biggest enemy. Sticking my head in the sand is how i got to 231 in the first place. No more.
The scale, while we have never shared a warm relationship is good friend in that it always tells me the truth and will never lie to spare my feelings. I need to learn to be the objective observer of my own behavior, just like my "friend" the scale.

I have met the saboteur and it is ME!
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  • v KCMAGPIE
    I like what you said about ignoring the truth getting us into trouble! That is very apropos to where I am right now. No more sticking my head in the sand! Thanks for sharing.
    1120 days ago
  • v CHUBERASER
    Like you, I had avoided the scale with a vengeance over the last few months (even though it is right beside the bathtub and I see it every time I take a shower). This morning I bit the bullet and stepped on. Gained 3 pounds since the last time I weighed in. Again, like you, not as bad as I thought....but still! The scale is not the enemy...I am my own worst enemy...because I let myself continue to let myself off the hook.

    Thank you for being there for me and with me. You rock!

    Deb
    1125 days ago
  • v KANOE10
    It is good that you faced your fear and got on that scale. I like the quote that said the scale simply tells you what you need to do. For myself, when I stopped weighing myself is when I started regaining the weight that I had lost.

    I am glad you are making the scale your friend and know you will be successful.

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    1129 days ago
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