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Ciara Z

Well done Victoria, that must not have been easy to do. The scales can be so controlling even though our weight can go up according to other variables such as water retention etc, so it’s not reliable. I’ve tried so hard not to get on the scales, it’s very tough. Up until recently enough I’ve judged my success on the number of pounds lost. This time around I’m taking it slowly. I’m focusing on my thoughts and behavior. I’m honestly feeling a lot better in the past few weeks. If anything I’m feeling good emotionally, I’m proud of myself. And physically I’m feeling good, I’m not as bloated and I’m not having as many IBS flare ups (that are triggered for me by overeating). I’m still tempted by the scale!! But I’m judging my success on how I’m feeling