I threw my bathroom scale in the trash. Along with all the other things that just didn't belong in my life anymore, like worn out clothes and furniture, it needed to go.
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Did that scale know something that I didn't know? Did it really have the ability to tell me I was happy or successful? Could it determine how many friends I had, or how loved I was?
Tamara's obsession with her own weight spilled into how she was raising her daughter Alizabeth on "My Mom Is Obsessed" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery ...
Your bathroom scale measures the force of attraction between you and the earth, and that force is called your weight. If you look at it in those terms, it takes the emphasis off fat and puts it on gravitational pull.
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