Healthy Weight Week: Other Things to Do with Your Scale

This post really needs no words. Still, we can’t help ourselves. After you enjoy the image, read why the Body Mass Index (BMI) is really not something you need to think twice about. BMI Failings If there’s one thing many weight management experts agree on, it’s that judging a person’s health on the basis of the […]

The Binge Eating Diaries: The Weight of It All

Jacki is back with another insightful look at how she’s working through one of the issues that was at the root of her binge eating to begin with. I hate going to the doctor’s office for a number of reasons. My overpriced health insurance only allows me three “affordable” visits per year, so each time […]

What Does Happiness Weigh?

Today’s post introduces a new voice on A Weight Lifted. Joanne Kimball came to us as a participant, seeking a different approach to ending struggles with eating and weight. This post gives you insight into some of what she found here. FYI, Joanne also found a place here as our marketing director. There’s nothing like […]

Weighing In on Weighing In: Tales of Recovery from the Scale

I’m in recovery from scale abuse. You know what I’m talking about — constantly weighing myself, trying to figure out my eating and my life based on how much I weigh. [div class=”callout-left”]Read This Related Article: Why the Scale Sucks: A Cautionary Tale[end-div]I’ve been in recovery for decades. I like to even think that I’m […]

Do Away with the Weigh Day

Time to Ditch the Scale Have you even had a stretch of time when you felt like you were “on track,” as in eating well, exercising often, well rested, clothing fitting well, only to step on the scale and find that you weigh more than you think? Or perhaps the opposite has occurred when you […]

Healthy Weight Week: Let Go of Dieting Day

It’s Not About a Number Think back on it. If weighing yourself has been an ongoing activity in your life, or if it’s something you do frequently, what are the usual outcomes? Is it happiness? A sense of empowerment that follows? A flood of self love and appreciation? Probably not. More often it’s probably followed […]