Popular Blog Posts

  • Owning Up

    I am ready to admit it. I can't continue to have alcoholic beverages on a regular basis and lose weight, even if I am logging every drop honestly and budgeting every one into my daily allowance. I have flirted with this concept in the past and even m...

    Posted on 4/07/2014 by futuresize8 | 36 Comments

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  • Días 26, 27 y 28: viernes 4, sábado 5 y domingo 6 de marzo.

    Acabo de notar que he estado vaga para escribir en el blog, así que estoy remediándolo ipso facto.Fue un fin de semana espectacular, ya que el sábado volví a a tormarme las medidas corporales para recalcular mis índices y los resultados fueron más qu...

    Posted on 4/07/2014 by kittymetal | 3 Comments

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  • It's ok not to be strong

    There are times when it's ok not to be strong. I say this to my friends ALL the time and I chastise them when they don't realize it.  I get on them when they don't ask for help.  I tell them that it's natural to feel bad at times.  It's ok to be sad....

    Posted on 3/11/2014 by 1PatientBear | 9 Comments

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  • People Will Notice

    Struggling with your weight and fitness can seem like a lifelong private battle, you against this horrible secret monster, which is kind of ironic, because really, what can be more public? People notice when you gain weight and they notice when you l...

    Posted on 4/07/2014 by ihad | 11 Comments

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  • 5 Month Progress Pictures.

     In 5 months I have successfully went from someone who rarely active, mindlessly ate, and had zero energy to someone who workouts at least 5-6 days a week, eats within my allowance, has a lot of energy and a new found appreciation for life. During th...

    Posted on 4/06/2014 by JNettie73 | 39 Comments

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  • It was Tuesday Night

    It was Tuesday night. A lot was going on – one son was webcasting the national high school soccer game of the week and his twin had a Scout meeting, where I was needed as a trained adult leader. And my oldest son had a major presentation in class the...

    Posted on 4/06/2014 by RabbitLost | 16 Comments

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  • It's Ok I'll start tomorrow!!

    It's Ok I'll start tomorrow. Isn't that how most of us got here? We were always going to do it tomorrow. I'm one of the biggest procrastinators in the world I always have been. I though have managed to overcome my urge to do things tomorrow. I have c...

    Posted on 4/06/2014 by fatdoob | 9 Comments

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  • The Tortoise And The Hare (On The Road To Weight Loss)

    It's very easy to become intimidated, or even scared off, when joining sites that are designed to help a wide array of people, with differing backgrounds. cultures and mindsets lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle. Even in my short time here on ...

    Posted on 4/06/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 14 Comments

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  • Profitable Run

    This morning was running group.  This meant getting up around 3:00(ish) and getting a few things accomplished, then showered, fed and out the door for the 30 minute drive to where the running group meets. Running group is always a nice reprieve from ...

    Posted on 4/05/2014 by MelisRunning | 0 Comments

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  • You Know You Are In The Right Place...

    ...when you are exhausted from a very long and busy day, but can't wind down for the evening until you have visited the MFP site. I I don't dread this like i have in times past. I don't have anxiety over what I am doing all day and how it will be ref...

    Posted on 4/05/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 12 Comments

    29 votes + -

  • Sneaking in Exercise

    Yesterday I phoned TheatreMania to buy tickets for my friend's play. All the reps were busy quote unquote. So I was treated to endlessly looping--dance music!  So why not dance? I practiced as many of my zumba moves as I could remember, did some of m...

    Posted on 4/05/2014 by fabulara | 4 Comments

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  • You can't lose eating good food...

    As most of you know early this week I went to visit family, which included a long drive with my Dad, I love him lots but he can drive me insane.  He's trying to drop about 40 lbs because of his very bad knees, I don't have enough fingers and toes to ...

    Posted on 4/05/2014 by jwhited71 | 21 Comments

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  • Donkeys and Daffodils

    Yesterday’s run was difficult.  The entire thing did not “flow.”  Every step was a challenge.  I pushed.  Hard.  Today, I decided, would be an easy run, so, I ran hills. I have not run hills for about a week and a half.  It is surprising to me how qu...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by MelisRunning | 10 Comments

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  • Mish-Mash

    Today will be a mish-mash of stuff. First things first.  I ran the frontage road again this morning but only half way.  I only went as far as the airport exit and then hitched a ride back home.  I will probably end up running this road quite a bit.  ...

    Posted on 4/03/2014 by MelisRunning | 1 Comment

    10 votes + -

  • Post Surgery - Week 13 1/2

    13 weeks and 35 pounds down.  I am satisfied with that.  I see my physician Monday and we will see what he has to say at this visit.  The scale is noting an additional pound and a half since my regular weigh in on Wednesday, so by Monday it should be...

    Posted on 4/04/2014 by cadyhouse | 6 Comments

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  • When You Feel Like Quitting...

    ...just stop and ask yourself why you started. :) Then, get right back on track!  Short and sweet words of wisdom for the day, lol, because I am totally exhausted! Have a great night, everyone!  

    Posted on 4/03/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 6 Comments

    29 votes + -

  • Life is Hard

    Posted on 4/04/2014 by Capt_Apollo | 6 Comments

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  • You Know, When You Know...

    Here at this time, full of doubt, nervous and unsure I wait for my wife-to-be. I plan to inform her that I want to be her best friend for life. I constantly check my watch to verify that the reservation for dinner at the chefs table in the kitchen ha...

    Posted on 4/04/2014 by cedman1 | 15 Comments

    37 votes + -

  • Race Recap: The Leatherwood Mountains 50-mile...er...50K

    As I was struggling down yet another muddy, 30% grade, getting passed by yet another runner in the Leatherwood Mountains 50-mile, I mumbled something about wishing my shoes had a more aggressive tread."I don't think it makes much difference," he/she ...

    Posted on 3/30/2014 by davemunger | 15 Comments

    16 votes + -

  • Joy's 2014 Q2 Goals

    Instead of focusing on scale goals, I'm going to try something different.  Going to solely focus on completing fitness goals.  See if this ends up being better for me in terms of remaining consistent with working out, calorie intake, and just better ...

    Posted on 4/01/2014 by PikaKnight | 5 Comments

    13 votes + -