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Thought for the Day--April 21, 2011: Step Away from the Scale...

I think the hardest thing is losing weight. That's the hardest thing more than anything else. --Aretha Franklin When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings. --W. E. B. Du Bois I'm still working on my obsession with jumping on the scale every few minutes. It's just a number, but if it doesn't move downward, I become a bit distressed. So why not avoid the scale altogether, that is, until my weekly weigh-in at Weight Watchers? This topic is also covered on Eat Smaller Portions , perhaps more in depth. Later, my cyber friends.

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