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Not “Too” Scale

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“Scale Sanity” (July 2017, pp. 8-9) describes very well some of my own crazy behavior with scales, and the writer discovered a “scale abstinence” that is similar to mine. I wish to thank the writer for her pre-scale prayer. That was something I was missing in my program, so I will remember it. As an anorexic, I get irrational satisfaction when my scale shows a fall and guilty feelings and a desire to cut down on food when my scale shows a rise, even though I am underweight and working toward a healthy weight. The scale I use, the one

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