"... My problem is that it cycles continuously rather than the few times a week I have it set for.".
What does "cycles continuously" mean to you?
You don't say if it is a day timer, mechanical meter or SE version. Do you set the gallons or number of days?
What K of capacity? What lbs of salt? Softener salt or potassium chloride?
How much resin in the tank, in cubic feet? OR... what size tank?