Why I Stopped Weighing Myself

I haven’t weighed myself for 42 days.

This means I’ve missed about 150-200 weigh-ins.  Friends, you think I’m kidding, but I’m not.

I’m a board-certified, Master’s-degree holding nutrition professional.  I’ve spent 7 years in full-time nutrition education and I could spell out for you the metabolic pathways of protein synthesis and lipogenesis (but I like you, so I won’t.)  But all this head knowledge does not spare my heart and mind from the pressures that living in this world of social media and perfectionism and yes, even the pressures that being a nutrition and fitness professional bring.  It can make the mind crazy and obsessed with the number on the scale. Gotta keep up the look, man!

I think I’m not alone in this……

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