You're eating perfectly portioned kale salads out of Mason jars, hitting those weights, getting in your 10,000 steps a day, sleeping eight hours a night, and meditating on how beautiful your soul is. You decide to step on the scale to see how much progress you've made — and the number has gone up?!
It can crush your soul a little and make you want to give up your healthy ways, so say this out loud to yourself: the scale is bullsh*t! You've probably made some serious gains, just like these women have, whether it be from getting stronger, feeling more energetic, having a better relationship with your body or with food, or feeling more confident. So scroll through these transformations to help you see that weight gain can be something to celebrate!