Episode 20: Scale Drama

Weight Loss for Food-Lovers with Molly Zemek

Episode- Scale Drama


In this episode, Molly talks about how to develop a healthy relationship with the scale. There is a common misconception that the scale is your enemy, when in fact, it’s an important tool for successful weight loss. Many people forget that the number you see is not just a reflection of your fat, but the total mass of your body. When you become afraid of the scale, you assign it a deeper meaning and sabotage your own efforts.

This leads to a perpetual cycle of eating behind your back. Denying the existence of the scale causes you to live unconsciously in a state of negativity where you are unable to own the results or take responsibility for your actions. Better indicators of successful weight loss include energy level, thought patterns and willingness to fail.

Molly states that allowing urges is a key component to reaching your goal. The more you practice accepting discomfort, the more comfortable you will become. Weight fluctuates throughout the day, and it’s important to