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  • All I Want to be

    So in my sleep deprived state I did something new. I wrote song lyrics. Bad ones. So if you know a seriously desperate country singer looking for some words, tell them to hit me up..... -------------------------------------------------It’s 4:00 am, h...

    Posted on 11/14/2014 by downsizinghoss | 25 Comments

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  • Semantics Semantics - "Mean" is too broad a term

    I have been pretty much Forum free for a few months now. Some of my really witty friends here have pointed me to some posts and i get to see the "drama". I finally realize what got me so worked up when I was a forum regular.  1.) There are some peopl...

    Posted on 11/14/2014 by Chevy_Smart | 27 Comments

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  • Dreams

    Dreams are funny things.  They change over time.  Things happen and life gets in the way.  For a long time I dreamt of being a comedian, and for a while I was.  But because of life that was not meant to be my profession, and that's ok.  We grow and c...

    Posted on 11/14/2014 by BrettPGH_ | 50 Comments

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  • The progeny of steel: Honoring my father.

    In one of my previous incarnations, I posted a blog about my dad, and his dad. I never knew my grandfather on my dad's side. But I heard plenty about him growing up. My childhood was pretty rough, and as a result I didn't really get to know my dad ve...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by Big_Bob_Lob | 25 Comments

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  • A New Tradition

    Just FYI... This post might be triggering to some people. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Over the weekend some friends were discussing holiday traditions. I kept my head down a...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by eggomylegos | 78 Comments

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  • Health is for Life.

    Today's run was not one I wanted to do but I ended up enjoying it. The Autumn sun rising over the bay seeing the seals bobbing around and with my ever enthusiastic 4 legged running buddy. It turned into 8.5 miles of shear joy. Anyway a few thin...

    Posted on 11/10/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 11 Comments

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  • It's time for a Divorce.

     It is incredible how sometimes we find what we need in the most innocuous of places.   Earlier today, I took a little bit of time out of my chaotic morning to read at least a chapter of my latest book. In the middle of a conversation between two cha...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by Iron_Duchess | 6 Comments

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  • What do you do when you have MFP drama?

    You blog about it, of course.So I've been thinking. There is someone out there in MFPland, actually probably a few someones, that I have offended and have offended me at some point. You have formed some not so nice opinions of me, and I have probably...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by UsedToBeHusky | 37 Comments

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  • I Miss MFP

    If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou  I miss MFP. Ok I'll  clarify that I miss the way MFP was a while ago. There's been quite a few blogs and posts recently about the change in MFP since ...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 12 Comments

    58 votes + -

  • A Tale of Two Pugs

    *Disclaimer: this blog is filled with anthropomorphism.  I'm not changing it.  Come at me.  I don't know a single person who has one pug.  I'm sure they're out there, but everyone I know who gets one pug at some point ends up with two.  They're such ...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by ILiftHeavyAcrylics | 42 Comments

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  • Ready to smile again

    Why don’t you smile? I’m asked lots about why I don’t smile in real life, in any of my pics.  It’s not because I don’t want to smile, it’s because right now I can’t without extreme pain and reminders.  But that is about to change. I wrote once ab...

    Posted on 11/12/2014 by GiveMeCoffee | 29 Comments

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  • The Happy Challenge

    Well, here it is... My first blog posting ever.  I mean, I've installed WordPress and other blogging software before, but never actually wrote a serious entry myself.  I guess I don't find myself to be very interesting.  But Sheri has made a request,...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by EddieHaskell97 | 9 Comments

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  • Happy Challenge

    There is literally no limit to the amount of happy I have. I am so lucky to have all of the amazing things I have in my life. But I'll try to hit the major high points.-My monsters, Eek and Ook. They are wonderful and terrible and weird and awesome. ...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 10 Comments

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  • From 8/9 XL clothes to 3 XL

    I've been swimming in my clothes lately, but I wouldn't break down and buy any because I know I have so much more to lose, and big size clothes are so expensive.   I hated buying clothes that I was going to shrink out of in weeks and months.  But my ...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by Tannun | 55 Comments

    170 votes + -

  • Happy time feel good sunshine blog solution..

    The word's out....the people need a reason to smile. To that end, I give you, Peep... I dare you not to smile.

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by Big_Bob_Lob | 28 Comments

    48 votes + -

  • Persistence pays off, eventually... usually.

    A few weeks ago I decided I would try to learn a new dive. In all these years, I've never done any proper twisting dives so this would be a new skill to pick up. I started with standing on the end of the board and doing a flip, and trying to add the ...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by LiftAllThePizzas | 10 Comments

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  • Happy Challenge

    My friend Sheri issued a Happy Challenge to list things that make us happy.  Luckily I have a lot of things in my life that make me happy.  My top 2 are my silly kids, who are so much like me and require simple things to make them happy as well.  Th...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by RatherBeNapping | 11 Comments

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  • 22 a day

    The statistics say that 22 veteran's commit suicide every day.  Psychologist and war experts have tried to identify why the current generation struggles with this when previous war generations did not.  I honestly couldn't even begin to explain it.Wh...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by usmcmp | 53 Comments

    128 votes + -

  • Dear MFP

      Dear MFP,Remember all the fun we used to have?  Remember all the irreverent jokes, comments, innuendos, fun games and  playful flirting that went on around here?  Remember the good old days when you chose your friends and they made you LAUGH?  Reme...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 20 Comments

    40 votes + -

  • I'm done

    I'm done.It's over.The past few weeks, months, whatever I've been eating too much, I've been lazy too often, and had a meh I'll get back on track tomorrow.It ends now.I will stop eating at or above maintanence, I will get back to being less lazy, mor...

    Posted on 11/10/2014 by adowe | 19 Comments

    77 votes + -