This Scale


If you have ever suffered from an eating disorder or even suffering right now, then you know that the scale can be your best friend and your worst enemy.

How many times have I stepped on the scale through my life and  felt a major shift in my

mood. And most of the time not for the better.
I allowed the number on that scale tell me weather I looked and felt good. It told me I was acceptable or it whispered ” Come on Karen we can get that number down more”   “your so fat and disgusting”

Or on a good day when I liked the number I saw , I felt like ” you got this Karen , You are in Control” I can remember times not to long ago putting on a pair of jeans and thinking they fit looser and being so excited  thinking  maybe I lost a few pounds only to get on the scale and  it says I didn’t loose weight but actually gained weight. My mood which was just so excited went to the complete polar opposite so quickly I am sure it pulled on the earth ever so slightly.

It was such an awful feeling that ruled my life and I let it (the scale) dictate my self worth.

BUT , I am here to tell you I have been Set free from my scale!!! Hallelujah! Can I get an Amen Sister!!!

There was a time when I couldn’t go a day with out weighing myself but as of now it has been almost 2 months since I stepped on it and I feel great! I don’t need to know how much I weigh because I eat healthy exercise and I am happy with the way I look. Wait .. did I actually just say “I am happy with the way I look?” Yup I guess I did. Now thats freedom!

And thats what happens when you break up with your scale. You start to see yourself through different  eyes and not the scale’s.

The bible says in Psalm 139:14  I Praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful , I know that full well.

I know I have said this before but it needs to be said often and you need to remind your self of this truth….. The same God who created the Universe created you. And you are good enough, beautiful enough and don’t let some silly scale tell you otherwise.


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