Good morning, everyone! Here’s an excellent post from My Fitness Pal which really resonated with me this morning. Enjoy!
Should You Weigh Yourself? 3 Signs to Step Off the Scale
by Elizabeth Millard
Daily weigh-ins can be a valuable tool in understanding where you are in terms of a goal. But for me, and for many others, it can also become a source of anxiety and frustration.
Here are three signs you might want to put the scale away for at least a little while:
You can read the rest here! And after reading this, I think I am going to take a break from the daily weigh-ins. Maybe the best thing to do is focus on our overall health and enjoyment of life, and not let the numbers dictate our feelings.
As Elizabeth points out in the article:
After I stepped away from the scale for a while, I ended up going back with a better strategy and attitude. I chose to weigh myself weekly instead of daily, and to use that number as a guide that could help me tweak my caloric intake and activity levels — not as a set on an emotional roller coaster.
Makes a lot of sense! Hopefully, this article will give you something to think about as well.
Hope you enjoyed this “surprise” mid-week post — see you next Tuesday for the weigh-in!