We’ve been told time and time again that your weight isn’t always the best measure of health – in fact, sometimes it can be downright misleading.
British blogger Nikki Rees provided another reminder recently when she posted two photos of herself taken two years apart. At age 34, Nikki has a different body shape to now, 36, but she weighs the same amount.
It supports an argument for throwing the scales away if you find yourself obsessing over them in an unhealthy way.
Nikki used the photos to talk about how her relationship with food has changed over the past two years.
“Two years ago eating sweets and takeaway and junk all day would send me into a downward spiral of feeling bad about myself,” she said.
“All that yummy food would actually fuel my EXCUSES to quit exercise, to not bother balancing the treats out with nutritious alternatives.”
“Now… I know the difference between eating well and eating poorly. And if a day happens where I binge eat cake and a tub of butter. I leave it at just that… a day that happened.”
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