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  • R.S.V.P. (31)

    With the rising of the sun today, you have been issued your invitation to another day on this remarkable planet.  Another day to live a life of your choosing.  Another day to love and be loved.  Another day to make your goals become your reality.  An...

    Posted on 8/30/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 12 Comments

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  • MFP A Half Decade? Really?

    I woke up this morning to a calendar reminder. Mfp Anniversary! But this isn't any anniversary.  It's 5 years!! A half of a decade! Can you believe it? I first logged in on August 23, 2009. Because I was disgusted with how I looked and how I felt and...

    Posted on 8/23/2014 by Robin1117 | 18 Comments

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  • Loose Skin be Damned!

    I've spoken about loose skin before HERE. I just thought though I'd mention it again. As I said before I have some. It's not incredibly bad. It has however got a wee bit worse since that last post but to tell you the truth I don't care I know it may ...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 12 Comments

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  • Candy Bowl Chronicles

    Life is short, it should be delicious. When I started working at my office I noticed a candy dish on my desk. It was empty. I thought to myself “no, this won’t do. I’ll get them some candy”. First I started with lifesavers wintogreen. Those were ...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 5 Comments

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  • Today Is The Tomorrow I Waited For

    Earlier this week, I opened up about my struggle with depression (http://www.myfitnesspal.com/blog/LostLifter/view/for-tomorrow-688151).It's not something I talk about a lot.  I don't belive there should be a social stigma attached to it, but unfortu...

    Posted on 8/22/2014 by LostLifter | 7 Comments

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  • Fishing boats and success

    This morning I took my coffee to watch the fishing boats go out again, while I was watching them and the fog lifting off the water, it made me think of success.   I see these guys go out day after day, some days they catch lots, others they don't, bu...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by jwhited71 | 6 Comments

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  • I may not be................ ( Where are your eyes)

     I may not be rich................ but I have never wanted for necessitiesI may have a dull job..............but at least I am employedI may not have a special lady................but I have many treasured friends who care about me deeplyI may not be...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by CharliesInCharge | 5 Comments

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  • The Rigid Mindset

    From the BI Facebook page.  Please join the discussion here.--- In response to a client who struggled with a recent vacation she took:"As for the lake house stuff, I need for you to hear this...You said, 'I'm scared that I can't be fun or have vacati...

    Posted on 8/23/2014 by stroutman81 | 4 Comments

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  • Flashbacks

    Last week, on my birthday, I received an email from my broker-in-charge requesting a private meeting. The email said that we would be meeting to discuss my business goals. A year ago, this wouldn't have bothered me. But this time...I panicked. The la...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by TinkerbellsDeception | 3 Comments

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  • New goals: what a relief!

    I'm the kind of girl who needs goals to keep going. Last winter, it was the thought of my first marathon that got me out the door in snowstorms and freezing weather. My goal was to finish my first marathon standing up, and not have a miserable experi...

    Posted on 8/28/2014 by _Josee_ | 4 Comments

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  • Posted Just for Fun!

    **Raises hand at 12 step meeting - "Hi My name is Chevy and I actually read the forums for entertainment" ** -- We all know that warm moist air from the Gulf of Mexico often collides with dry cool air from Canada to create tornados and very disruptiv...

    Posted on 8/23/2014 by Chevy_Smart | 12 Comments

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     do I have to keep learning the same things all over again?  maybe it is because, as Simon sez, I have a short little span of attention and my life is so hard.  I can still manage to function somewhat normally in the world outside my door, but the la...

    Posted on 8/30/2014 by bwallace2012 | 7 Comments

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  • Eating Within My Calories...and other people's plans

    For the past 20 months, I have been successfully counting calories and staying within my daily limits. However, there are times that seem totally out of my control. This week is one of those times. We have relatives coming to town and staying with us...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by Hanfordrose | 17 Comments

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  • My Rain Dance

    When I was about 11 years old I remember waiting for the bus. There were heavy, dark clouds looming in the morning sky, an eerie color painted the morning. It seems almost mysterious. Today is like that day so many years ago. I remember humming a ...

    Posted on 8/22/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 1 Comment

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     my classes start tomorrow, and  this is the first year Ever that I haven't been eager to start.   wouldn't bother me a bit if they would delay the start of the semester for a week.    or a month.....  maybe I need to think about retiring.    okay, I...

    Posted on 8/25/2014 by bwallace2012 | 5 Comments

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  • This Is How You Do It.

      You Breathe. You write.  Write a story.  Write a list. You go through the motions, kind of like a robot, but with peace and  purpose.  One pull-up, one squat, one hill,  one minute of running, one step at a time. You notice while you go through the...

    Posted on 8/06/2014 by RaspberryKeytoneBoondoggle | 7 Comments

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  • On days we think we have problems.....

    This is my first blog post so I hope all of my MFP pals take it easy on me. I am not very experienced in these things.  I am by nature an introvert, put me in a crowd and unless I am very comfy I tend to keep to myself. Today all that went out the wi...

    Posted on 8/28/2014 by Snip8241 | 7 Comments

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  • Two Chicks

    Last night at “Bedtime for Birdies” I noticed that Rover now had two chicks.  They were so darned cute!  I was concerned, though.  She had not left the nesting box for a couple of days, as far as I could tell, to eat or drink.  This was not good seei...

    Posted on 8/25/2014 by MelisRunning | 5 Comments

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  • Angry Orchard Update!

    relics:still making the bottles of vampire teeth and witch's finger bones, but I finished the mermaid teeth, fairy bones and the stolen horns of baby unicorns...YES I KNOW WE ARE SICK BUT THIS IS WAR FOLKS - unicorn horns - mermaid teeth - fairy bone...

    Posted on 8/22/2014 by yoovie | 7 Comments

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  • Good Mama

    We are down to one chick now.  One of the two remaining chicks was not looking so great last night and had expired by morning.  This raising chicks is a tough business.  I don’t think that Rover or I had any idea what we were getting ourselves into. ...

    Posted on 8/29/2014 by MelisRunning | 6 Comments

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