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  • A New Pair of Jeans (A Lesson Learned...)

    My girls...thank heaven for them...never gave up on me and my battle with my weight. It is because of THEM not giving up on me even when I had that I can write this today: I went shopping with my daughter this Friday, after complaining for weeks that...

    Posted on 7/27/2014 by this_is_4_me | 14 Comments

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  • Every Day Starts At Zero

    It's important to have a strong motor in life, and by that I mean the internal motivation that drives you to get out there and accomplish things. It's not something you're just simply born with or without. It's a mindset that you have to cultivate. Y...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by ihad | 23 Comments

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  • My heart is cracked

    But I won't allow it to break. I lost my father this weekend to a terrible stroke. Many people tiptoe around me, unsure what to say. They are unsure if it's okay to be happy. It is. Even with the depth of my sadness I find reasons to be happy and I w...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by latenitelucy | 33 Comments

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        It's amazing where you can get new inspiration/dedication/motivation from.  This morning I walked across the street to the track (yes, it's been there the whole time i have lived here and never used it...bleh) and there is a woman walking that wa...

    Posted on 7/26/2014 by Learning2LoveMe64 | 27 Comments

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  • Moving Through the Water

    I dove off the dock. The water enveloped me immediately in a cool wave as I soared through the darkness. My momentum carried me out and down, away from the others as I could feel my heart soar at the ease of movement. I glided gracefully through the ...

    Posted on 7/27/2014 by downsizinghoss | 16 Comments

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  • Mud Hero 2014

    So here are some pics from the mud hero... I may have a few more once the course photos are posted. I think I actually got photo'd!Sorry for the pic size!  At the car, before the race:Getting ready to enter the last obstacle: Just before the cage:   ...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by MireyGal76 | 11 Comments

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  • What it Takes - The forums and beyond...

    Do you know....   what it takes to really hear someonewhat it takes to answer a questionwhat it takes to not have judgmentwhat it takes to hear sadnesswhat it takes to not follow the crowdwhat it takes to be the helping handwhat it takes to practice...

    Posted on 7/27/2014 by _gypsyrunner_ | 9 Comments

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  • Do you WANT it?

    I know what people mean when they say that you won't be able to lose weight unless you want it enough.  It's about personal accountability and cutting through your excuses.  And that's really important. However, I'm 45ish pounds down without "wanting...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by likitisplit | 13 Comments

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  • Woo-Hoo!!!

    I am on cloud nine right now!!! All day long, I have been checking the race site to see the results from Saturday’s 50K. It was soooooo hot that day.  I knew that a lot of people were DNF’s.  I wanted to see how everybody did.  Curiosity and all that...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by MelisRunning | 11 Comments

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  • Reading...

    Be it a hobby or your career, reading is important.  

    Posted on 5/22/2014 by Capt_Apollo | 21 Comments

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  • Hotter Than Hades! The Big Butt’s 50K Report

    It is done. Finally. What a race!!! The temps started out in the low 80′s with matching humidity.  Not too bad for a July morning in Mississippi.  We all started out strong.  By the time people were reaching the 5 mile water stop (where MFH~My Favori...

    Posted on 7/27/2014 by MelisRunning | 18 Comments

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  • Reality Check...that one hurt

    So as I said in my last post I am doing this slow and steady, in 10 months I shed 36 pounds.  Well reality came home yesterday when I braved the scales and saw that I had gained 4 pounds....sighs.  I wasn't mad, I wasn't upset I was resigned.  I was ...

    Posted on 7/27/2014 by Joanne_happygramma | 10 Comments

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  • Cheating on me

    I am a cheater.  I admit it freely and openly.   When I was in the marching band back in high school, I once over heard the football coach tell one of his players, “if you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t trying!”  That saying has stuck with me for all of t...

    Posted on 7/24/2014 by Goal179 | 12 Comments

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  • Changing for the ....... ?

    Too often we make excuses. We're too tired, too busy, too 'blah,' too... whatever it is that we are preoccupied with. I'm guilty of it, too. In fact I've been so guilty of it as of late that I've put on almost all of the weight I lost over the last t...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by new_username | 7 Comments

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  • In the Wild

    I wanted to go camping and make new friends and run around in the woods.I got to go camping with amazing people and made a ton of new friends and I walked around in the woods lolV's family has a small kingdom up in PA (85 acres) of their own rolling ...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by yoovie | 11 Comments

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  • Golden Boy at the Beach

    So by Popular demand Harley the Golden Retriever. Harley loves water so a trip to the beach without his Sister to annoy him is like heaven to him. So yesterday after a tough week we took ourselves to the beach. I'm lucky it's only a mile and half awa...

    Posted on 7/28/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 11 Comments

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  • Post Surgery- Week 23

    My frenemy, the scale, has been kinder this week.  I know her life is not that great.  She sits on the bathroom floor, mostly in the dark, all by herself.  She is stuck with all of the steam and flying debris (mainly hair...mine) occasional toothpast...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by cadyhouse | 3 Comments

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  • Impossible

    I've had a somewhat slow day at work. Outside of the window in my cube, I have a great view of airplanes taking off and landing. They come in all different colors, shapes, sizes, and types. Jumbo commercial jetliners, two-person prop planes, military...

    Posted on 7/25/2014 by srslybritt | 5 Comments

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  • Erase una vez...

    Érase una vez un hombre llamado Triptófano. Él trabajaba en la mejor fábrica del mundo y junto a sus colegas se encargaba de mantener el orden y control del lugar. Trabajar en esta fábrica requería orden meticuloso para sacar las tareas perfectas. Ca...

    Posted on 3/20/2014 by Mooieb | 2 Comments

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  • История пополнения :)

    В сети часто ищу и с удовольствием читаю чьи-то истории похудания, а про себя сначала напишу свою "историю пополнения" :)  На фото не я, а актриса с фигурой точь-в-точь как у меня была :)    Природа наградила меня астеническим типом телосложения (э...

    Posted on 6/26/2014 by lisakoffa | 3 Comments

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