Event Urges People To "Scrap Your Scale" Before Swimsuit Season

Event Urges People To "Scrap Your Scale" Before Swimsuit Season

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Nobody loves stepping on the bathroom scale. And, let's be honest...at least once in your life, you've wanted to smash it to pieces when the number it displayed isn't what you expected!

Well, a first-time weekend event is calling for people to do just that! Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders, in partnership with The Eating Disorders Information Network, is presenting "Scrap Your Scale" on Saturday, May 10.

The event was inspired by Miss Georgia 2012 Leighton Jordan, who received treatment at ACE and says her life "changed for the better the day I decided to step away from my scale." She adds, "Our Identity is so much more than a number on a piece of plastic, but unfortunately millions of people step on their scale every morning and allow the number to dictate how they will feel about themselves."

So, on May 10, Jordan and others will decorate their bathroom scales, then smash them up! The scales will then be given to the an art program to create a sculpture.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken (who once faced off with Miss Jordan in an intense pancake-flipping competition on Good Day Atlanta!) got a preview of the event -- click the videos above to see what it's all about!

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