Episode 124 – Buy! Sell! Buy! Sell!

It’s a little known fact, that getting on a scale is one of the leading ways in which people weigh themselves.  Developing a healthy relationship with your scale can be a bit like walking a tight rope.  Weighing too often can create anxiety and obsession.  Avoiding the scale entirely can be an indicator that you don’t want to face reality.   In this episode, Catherine and Donald talk about their up and down relationships with the scale and how they’ve learned to use it as a simple tool that’s a small part of their overall weight management program. It’s not the be-all and end-all.  Don’t give up when the scale is up.  It doesn’t mean that you’re broken; it’s an opportunity to change something.  Plus, Donald makes it about porridge, Catherine puts all her money into Betamax stock, and awesome sauce is calorie free.  As a special bonus, we’ve included financial metaphors galore!

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The Diet Fix by Yoni Freedhoff on Amazon

Atomic Habits by James Clear on Amazon

Weight Loss Tracking Apps Mentioned:


My Fitness Pal

Happy Scale

Lose It

FitIndex on the Apple App Store

FitIndex on the Google Play Store

Renpho on the Apple App Store

Renpho on the Google Play Store

Related Episodes of We Only Look Thin to Check Out:

Episode 44 – Canary in a Coal Mine

Episode 10 – Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

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