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Weight Loss Tarot Journal - Psychic Tarot for the Heart - 5 of Swords - The Fool

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November 8, 2019
Give me a message for today 

Card Drawn  -  5 of Swords reversed
Foundation Card  -  The Fool


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When I got on the scale this morning, my weight had gone up a pound and I had lost most of the small progress (1.3 lbs) made so far. Disappointing!  There is a valid reason we are often cautioned not to get on the scale daily - the disappointment can knock us off our plan. I know this and try to guard against that emotional roller coaster. But for me, the daily morning scale ritual also helps me to know how the foods I ate yesterday affect my body today. Analyzing those fluctuations helps me gather information and - being a Gemini - that is an important part of the weight loss learning curve for me. Even knowing all that, though, it is still disappointing to see the weight go up and not down.

The messages in the cards today address all of this.

5 of Swords reversed - I smiled when I saw the keywords on this card… Win or Lose. Today I fall into both categories. I am in the ‘lose’ category because of the weight added but, because that weight gain immediately made me think back on how I ate yesterday, that’s actually in the ‘win’ category. Like everything else, it all comes down to how you think about a thing. 😊  Being reversed, this card tells me not to let it get me down and that heart on the handle reminds me to keep my heart in it. One of the lessons of this card is to detach and take the long view - and that is exactly where my mind went. So another win for me! I’ll take it!

Analyzing what factored into the weight gain, I found a few possible culprits…

1. Eating later at night. Although just steak and salad, eating after 5 pm can add to tomorrow’s weight for my body.

2. A diet soda earlier in the day. Soda of any kind is not a normal thing for me, but we had a small diet ginger ale at the house that someone had left behind after a visit and, as that is an accepted drink on my plan, I thought I would give it a try. It tasted good with my lunch but it might not have been good for my body chemistry. I suspect this could be the main culprit.

3. Simple water weight. Salt with the steak could factor in.

Foundation Card - The Fool - keyword - Trust. Yes. Keep the trust that I am on the right path and it is all going to work out fine. This little move upward on the scale will only be a blip on the graph line toward my goal that I am creating. Trust myself and my body.
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