Special K Resolution Challenge: I Stepped on a Scale in Times Square!

Yes, I did.

For once this wasn’t your typical scale with numbers that tell you your weight — instead it was a scale that showed each individual inspirational words or phrases.  Now if it were a “real” scale with numbers, then that would be a whole other story but it wasn’t so bad stepping on a scale in front of people in Times Square.  It was quite liberating to be honest.

The Special K Team was there to launch their “What will you gain when you lose” campaign to help women get inspired and motivated to help them through their weight loss through words of wisdom.  Instead of worrying about the numbers on the scale, Special K wants women to concentrate on reshaping the mindset of how women approach weight loss in the New Year.

I was there as a “Blog Reporter” to talk to participants and find out what inspirational word they chose for the new year. The first thing I did was write down my inspirational word onto a box of Special K cereal and the word I chose was confidence.

Like I said before in my previous post, I want to gain self-confidence again.  Since I gained some weight over the last year and I’m not feeling as good as I should in my own skin, my goal (notice how I didn’t say resolution?) is to eat right and exercise more but not in a “diet” way.  With Special K cereals, products and my very own inspiration, I know I can achieve my goal.

After I wrote down my inspirational word, a Special K team member took a picture of me with the box of cereal (you can see the picture in the video I made below).

Then it was time to get on the huge scale.  After getting interviewed, (it was nerve wrecking because I get camera-shy) the word that showed up for me was “Resolve.” I couldn’t help but think it meant for me to overcome my fear of being on-camera.  So for the new year, I will resolve any issues I have and try to overcome them and at the same time, gain new confidence.

What do you think?  Do you think I can do it?

Overall the event was a success. It was fun hanging out with my fellow blogger friends and “play” a reporter for a few hours engaging with people who want a change for 2011.

What would be your inspirational word of the year?

Disclosure: I was compensated by The Motherhood for my participation in this campaign.


  1. I love Special K cereal – especially the chocolate one 🙂
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  2. At first I thought, OMG I could never step on a scale in Times Square and let strangers see my weight. I love that instead of weight it showed inspirational words. I’ve seen Special K ads to eat healthy & lose weight but thought, yeah sure. Thanks for posting this Lisa because you gave me a needed push to try it. I too would like to lose weight and gain my confidence back. Before the snowstorm hits tomorrow, I’ll be at my Shoprite in the morning buying some Special K. I’m going to give it my best shot. 🙂

    • Wouldn’t that be absolutely crazy? lol It was fun and I’m glad I gave you “that push” to start achieving your goal. Here’s to a great 2011 for all of us!

  3. Great post and YES I think you can do it! GO Lisa! I am next to you every step of the way. Great and inspirational video too!

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  4. It’s really awesome that you were able to overcome your fear and do that!

    Yum, I’m a fan of Special K too!
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