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  • Brain Update!

    I am now four days into trying to "flip my switch" to think like a thin woman.  I am still getting lots of wonderful feedback and I'm loving it. Hearing from people who have seen success is so encouraging! I have also discovered that I am not alone i...

    Posted on 7/26/2016 by SnagTop | 10 Comments

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  • I Used to be Fat, But Now I Am Not

    Most of us fantasized about being in a relationship with a famous movie or TV personality, a musician or sports figure - and it wasn't Roseanne Barr or Fluffy! That is what is wonderful thing about fantasies, they're free, but often not fulfilling. A...

    Posted on 7/26/2016 by dsjohndrow | 14 Comments

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  • Blog #8 Rx Drug Report Since I Started Keto

     Blog #8  Drug Report Since I Started Ketogenic DietI want to tell about my prescription drugs use since I started the diet 4 weeks ago (Aug, 29th). This what I was taking then:Glipizide 10mg @ 2X day (squeezes your pancreas to get more insulin out o...

    Posted on 9/26/2014 by DittoDan | 3 Comments

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  • Thinking Thin

    Since I posted my last blog about "The Thin Woman's Brain" I have received so much wonderful feedback in the form of comments, emails, and messages.  People who have been looking for the switch and people who have found it!!  It is so eciting to me t...

    Posted on 7/22/2016 by SnagTop | 9 Comments

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  • Daring Greatly - that's what I'm going to do

    So here I am, back in the trenches.My forum post this morning was as follows:I've just had a little cry. Not a big one, just a few tears but all the same, not feeling great today. As I said yesterday, I'm wallowing and or hiding behind a huge wall o...

    Posted on 7/20/2016 by SkimFlatWhite68 | 16 Comments

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  • In defense of the excuse

    If we were to cut to the heart of all the things it takes to lose weight, we would find that being honest with yourself is the absolute most important thing you can do.  For every way of eating and exercising there has been at least one successful ...

    Posted on 7/20/2016 by usmcmp | 21 Comments

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  • Please Quiet the Heck Down, I am Exercising!

    Gym goers are often annoying, and on occasion I would like to say, "Have a nice cup of shut the FRONT door!" If you are serious about losing weight, you've probably gone to a gym, or possibly thought about joining one.It's unforntuate that you can't ...

    Posted on 7/19/2016 by dsjohndrow | 33 Comments

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  • The peace in maintaining.

    Maintenance.   So… Basically I’ve been the same weight for two years now. Give or take a few pounds last year for a few weeks during the great divorce fake out of 2015. Actually… well I’m just under what I’ve been. Wow. I just realized that. Yay...

    Posted on 7/18/2016 by KaleNBcaonCleanse | 8 Comments

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  • Flipping the Switch 💡

    I have long questioned why some people can have a delicious meal or a luscious dessert then put down their fork and say "Wow!  That was delicious!!  I'm stuffed!" while I could eat the very same food items and as I reach for another spoonful say "Wow...

    Posted on 7/17/2016 by SnagTop | 24 Comments

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  • Internal force required

    My usual happy, upbeat self is dampened and soggy as of late. Some things have not quite worked out as I'd hoped, and the pile of them finally was enough to weigh me down.  My mood is sour, my outlook negative and overall I've been a bonafied grumpy-...

    Posted on 7/14/2016 by Deena_Bean | 20 Comments

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  • Finding Normal

    It is no secret that I've been struggling big time. I've stopped blogging because I have tired of telling people that I failed and started over again . . . . and again, and again, and again. I still haven't quit but I'm still finding it necessary to ...

    Posted on 7/13/2016 by SnagTop | 31 Comments

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  • Cancer Sucks

    Some of you know that I have been around here for a few years. It's not that important. I stuck with the plan and lost a lot of weight, not to mention I can run a marathon and fit in some much smaller clothes.I also made some people on the message bo...

    Posted on 7/11/2016 by dsjohndrow | 53 Comments

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  • Big Bang

    This is a story.  Not a glad one, not a sad one.  Just a story. Once upon a time there came a meeting of one egg and one sperm.  There was a big bang and approximately nine months later, I was born.  Not perfect, but I was.  And I learned.  And I g...

    Posted on 7/01/2016 by forrl | 9 Comments

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  • 25 Reasons You Might Not Have Logged In

    Today is 11100110101days on MFP - well if you are fluent in binary. For the rest of you, it's 1845 days. I don't log food so much anymore. Why? Because I know how many calories everything that I eat is. Some days I have new dish and I will log that.I...

    Posted on 6/28/2016 by dsjohndrow | 29 Comments

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  • The PR That Almost Wasn't

    This weekend, I completed my first solo 5k. I usually run (walk) these races with my best friend or my husband. I had finished one last weekend with my best friend and she didn't want to do back to back races because she has problems with her foot....

    Posted on 6/27/2016 by samalaiamala | 15 Comments

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  • Sewing on Buttons

    I lost a button on my skort last week.  It fell off in my hand when I was getting ready for bed so I figured I would make the repair after they had been laundered.  I'm not much of a seamstress but I CAN sew on buttons!!  So I got my needle and threa...

    Posted on 6/25/2016 by SnagTop | 5 Comments

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  • So much a mind game!!

    Today was Day #2 on SmartPoints. It doesn't seem too bad actually!! I think in the big picture it was a good thing that I have been off the program for a while. I have essentially forgotten how many PointsPlus were in things so it truly is like start...

    Posted on 6/19/2016 by SnagTop | 5 Comments

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  • Challenging Yourself to Do Better

    I run slower than a herd of turtles stampeding through peanut butter! This shirt always made me laugh. I was a real slow poke when I started running. My walking miles are faster now than my running miles were in the beginning. Things have changed! Re...

    Posted on 6/21/2016 by dsjohndrow | 36 Comments

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  • Another path . . .

    I have been stumbling and falling and picking myself up for months.  Who's falt is it exactly?  MINE -- there is no question about that.  I haven't given up . . . but I certainly am not putting my best foot forward -- I keep letting life get in my wa...

    Posted on 6/18/2016 by SnagTop | 29 Comments

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  • We Are All in This Together

    How do we stay safe? How do we protect our children? How do we protect our communities and the vulnerable?  When I was raising my daughter, I did everything short of bubble wrap to keep her safe.  Car seats, child proof medicine caps, outlet covers, ...

    Posted on 6/13/2016 by GypsyByTheSea | 8 Comments

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