Why do we dread stepping on the scale?
For years I have had a love/hate relationship with the scale, all because I have been afraid of my weight. I would either get totally obsessed, weighing myself multiple times per day, or completely avoid it. I have asked my husband to hide the scale from me. One time, he smashed it with a sledgehammer. Regardless if I was obsessing or avoiding, I couldn’t stand the thought of stepping on the scale to see the number. I was always ashame
As I was lying in bed one morning I got to thinking about my journey to lose weight and stop eating emotionally. You see, even though those two goals have been very tightly tied together, they were separate in my mind. For a long time, I focused solely on losing weight. I guess I thought the cravings and the desire to eat would magically disappear. They never did. In fact, most of the time the desire grew even stronger. I always tried to lose weight before I tackled why I ha