Not Letting My Weight Define ME!!!

If you're like me, getting on the scale is not the happiest thing in the world to do. And a lot of times you let that number determine your mood for the next day or two.

Especially if it's not a number you want to see.

Why?

What does that number have ANYTHING to do with you?

OK, sure, if you have been killing it at the gym. Eating clean. Doing EVERYTHING right, yet that scale isn't moving.

It can be frustrating as hell.

But...

Does that number make you a failure if it's not what you want?

Does that number show how much work you actually have put in?

Does that number define who you are as a person?

Answer....NO!!!

And to prove my point I wanted to show you something.

Here is what I weighed this morning...

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Now, here are pics from this morning as well...

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Do I LOOK 140?

I don't think so.

Have I been working hard?

Absolutely!

But is the scale showing everything?

Is the scale DEFINING who I am???

Absolutely NOT!!!!

On average I wear a size 4-6.

I am stronger than I have been in quite awhile.

And I am healthier!

A couple of weeks ago I attended a meeting with other fitness professionals. One of the presentations was all about mindset and how it affects you in everything you do.

During that presentation the presenter, Justin, talked about how he tells his clients that what the scale says does not DEFINE you.

It doesn't tell you who I am.

All it says is this is what I weigh.

And I really loved that. I love the message that sends.

For the longest time, I did let what the scale said define me.

When I used to weigh myself and I didn't like the number, I felt like I was walking around with it tattooed on my face the whole day.

That people would look at me and and just know what I weighed.

And I actually cared what people thought if they found out.

Even if I looked great and was fitting into smaller clothes.

That number on the scale was controlling too much of me.

Now that I have that mindset that the scale does not define who I am...it is such a huge relief!

It was a huge "a-ha" moment I had when he said that and I absolutely love it!

Next time you step on the scale....

Make sure you are looking at that number and understanding that it is ONLY a number.

Make sure you remind yourself that number is not showing you all your progress.

Make sure you are not letting the number on the scale DEFINE you.