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By Megan Johnson McCullough
Special to Village News 

Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks: Weight comparisons to weight loss

 

Last updated 11/24/2020 at 4:55pm

two women with scale

Village News/Sarah Rivas photo

When you lose even a couple of pounds, give yourself credit – it is more than you realize.

The scale. Oh the scale. That piece of equipment can be a psychological mess, but when it shows a number less than then it was last time, it's our best friend. An unhealthy relationship for sure. But I thought it would be fun and insightful to chat about how much a pound really is.

We have this anticipation that weight loss means a big number, when in fact, if you compare any number lost to real world items, the accomplishment is quite eye opening.

Giving ourselves credit for progress can be a game of self-destruction. Maybe these comparisons will help.

3 pounds:

· Human brain

· A box o...



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