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  • Something new!

    It has been a busy week -- so busy I haven't even had time to blog!!  Add to that the fact that the weather has been fabulous and it equals more time spent outdoors and less time on my computer!  This morning I met with a trainer at the Y to get a ro...

    Posted on 4/19/2016 by SnagTop | 9 Comments

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  • How to Lose 40 Pounds in 2 Months

    How to Lose 40 Pounds in 2 Months You can lose 40 pounds in 2 months without starving yourself or giving up your favorite foods. You can still enjoy what you like, but you need to change something, without any change, you would not lose an...

    Posted on 9/19/2011 by RedWedding | 57 Comments

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  • I'm Sad and Angry!

    Today is a bit of a rant. It's part of my therapy. Yesterday was the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. For those of you who have followed my story on this blog or read my book, you know how inspiring the Boston Marathon is to me.The first time I ...

    Posted on 4/19/2016 by dsjohndrow | 30 Comments

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  • A Work in Progress . . .

    I've been working hard at making my scale go down this week.  Some days I'm successful . . . others not so much (though I have noticed a higher number directly relates to cookies the day before -- apparently you have to eat healthy more than once to ...

    Posted on 4/13/2016 by SnagTop | 7 Comments

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  • Dropped a work day and gained a training session!!

    I am absolutely on cloud nine this week!Started Maxine's Challenge on a high, I'm already feeling really good and made a solid plan for the 12 weeks so am pretty excited about where I might end up at the final stage of the challenge. Every day is get...

    Posted on 2/24/2015 by SkimFlatWhite68 | 3 Comments

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  • Mental Battles

    I posted an article yesterday about how to change your attitude when you can't change anything else. It seemed fitting because I have seen a lot of statuses lately along the lines of "I don't have my life together and I'm so screwed up." Sometimes, I...

    Posted on 2/26/2015 by a_stronger_me13 | 4 Comments

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  • 365 Days in a Hurricane - and I finally see the sun

    So today marks a year that I've consistently logged in to MFP.  The only time I recall struggling with that log in was while I was in Mexico...and even then I was able to just throw a generic guess in to my diary and call it a day.I haven't seen any ...

    Posted on 2/26/2015 by Deena_Bean | 7 Comments

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  • DittoDan's Discussions on Keto & LCD Groups

    I want to link older discussions on Keto & LCD, because they pass away into obscurity as new discussions are posted. Unfortunantely, you can't easily search through MFP discussions in a particular group. So, inavariably, we have the same discussi...

    Posted on 3/01/2015 by DittoDan | 1 Comment

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  • Workouts, Training, and Fun

    Note: I wrote this one once before and lost it.  You'd think I'd learn not to use IE, or not without copying before pushing save.  Oh, well.  Remember it was much better in the earlier version! In my last post I wrote about some struggles with motiva...

    Posted on 3/05/2015 by lemurcat12 | 2 Comments

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  • The Blank Page

    The blank screen. It stares at me intimidatingly. I said I was going to write. I am working on a book but the words have to be dragged into existence lately. So often they seem to flow easily, but now they seem as lost as I am. The cursor flashes as ...

    Posted on 3/14/2015 by downsizinghoss | 3 Comments

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  • I'm in love...

    This entry in my blog is going to be something I can read when I let the number on the scale define me or when I let my clothing size humilate me. At risk of sounding arrogant or conceited, I think I am in love with myself.  After leaving my exe and ...

    Posted on 3/17/2015 by joleenl | 2 Comments

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  • Two years and counting

    This was me two years ago... I had been heavy all of my adult life... for example, here is a college picture from 20 years ago for comparisonNotice that I said all of my adult life :) yes, I did this to myself when I left home at 15 which is why I wa...

    Posted on 3/22/2015 by shaynepoole | 4 Comments

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  • The most honest thing I've ever written...

    I have always been fat. Not in a debilitating, life-altering way but enough to make a difference. I have also always had stellar blood pressure, biometrics, etc. I have run many 5Ks and even a 10K. I have attended hot yoga with a room full of 110-lb ...

    Posted on 1/21/2016 by FitFabJenny | 5 Comments

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  • That Maintenance Question

    So I've lost 155 lbs or so and the other day I was asked if I worry about gaining weight back. I'm human and I was once 329 lbs so of course I do, I didn't exactly get to that weight without some issues. But I thought I'd share my response with the w...

    Posted on 4/06/2016 by xX_PhoenixRising_Xx | 3 Comments

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  • Carrying Mom

    Driving to the office this morning through a perfect Georgia spring Saturday.  My head lost in thought as the pines slip past me. Cool breeze pushing through the open windows of the car. Swirling around my head with the smell of the forest. Blooming...

    Posted on 4/09/2016 by downsizinghoss | 8 Comments

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  • Impressing Captain Al

    When I was 25 I was stuck looking for a real job. My best friend had just broken up with her boyfriend (now husband btw) and we both were fed up and said "screw it" and drove to the Keys. I had worked down there the summer before and it was still fre...

    Posted on 3/18/2016 by downsizinghoss | 2 Comments

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  • Welkom! - 10 Tips voor wie nieuw is op MFP

    Gewichtsverlies is in feite niet eens heel moeilijk. Je eet minder dan je aan kCal verbruikt, et voila... Je valt af. Het op lange termijn consistent gewicht verliezen en daarna het nieuwe gewicht handhaven, dát echter is verduveld lastig. Niet voor ...

    Posted on 3/23/2015 by SteadfastDharma | 3 Comments

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  • New Goal

    The last several weeks I've noticed that I arrive later at the gym than I did when I first started going in the mornings. For quite a while, I would be in the gym by 6:45 for a short warm up to clear the sleep fog before lifting. Today, I was still i...

    Posted on 3/23/2015 by silver_arrow3 | 2 Comments

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  • I'm Addicted to Threesomes!

    I know there are some things that probably should be kept private.  Some things that you don't discuss in mixed company.  While I am aware of this, I feel this is something that I have to get off of my chest and out in the open.  They say admitti...

    Posted on 3/24/2015 by scottyg70 | 6 Comments

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  • Overthinking Things: Race Nerves

    This Saturday is the Viking Half Marathon in Greenwood, Mississippi. I am pretty excited about this race!  There is a group of 6 that will be leaving my part of Mississippi tomorrow 1:00 pm for Greenwood.  It is about a 3 hr (give/take) drive.  We ar...

    Posted on 3/26/2015 by MelisRunning | 5 Comments

    7 votes + -