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Stepping on the scales gives one woman a surprise when she spots something on the wall

Weight gain can be a source of insecurity for many women as their body changes shape. 

Over time you learn to love your body, and after the birth of your kids, you learn that there was a very important reason for the gain – the miracle of life. 

However, after gaining 100 pounds during her pregnancy, Mariah Kaitlyn Herrera was feeling quite down about her postpartum figure. 

The new mum had struggled with her weight before she became pregnant, thus adding to her gloom. 

So like most of us, Mariah was not looking forward to her doctor's appointment when she would be required to step on the dreaded weighing scales.

Nonetheless, while there, it wasn't the number on the scales which grabbed her attention, it was a note stuck to the wall which had Mum wearing a gleeful smile. 

The note stated: "This scale will only tell you the numerical value of your gravitational pull. It will NOT tell you how beautiful you are, how much your friends and family love you. Or how amazing you are."

Mariah was also delighted to learn she had a weight loss of 50 pounds, but her real happiness lay within the note which hung in front of her.

"This is the second time I've seen this in the doctor's office and I LOVE IT. SERIOUSLY these should come with every scale! Completly changes how I feel about stepping on the scale, especially because I know I'm working on myself," commented Mum. 

We're with Mariah on this, we believe it should come with every scales, and fair play to the nurse who hung the post-it, you are worth EVERYTHING and more to your friends and family no matter what – always remember that mums. 

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