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  • OMG! Holiday Alert

      Tomorrow is the 4th of July here in the US.  A day for partying, eating lots of grilled food and fireworks at dark.  Roasting marshmallows, making s'mores, homemade ice cream & alcohol are all part of the tradition we love.  So, people, it's on...

    Posted on 7/03/2014 by _gypsyrunner_ | 18 Comments

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     Maggie and I started our Weight Loss Journey at about the same time.  I find it easier to measure her food than I do mine, and hers is a lot easier to log.  at the end of winter, both of us picked up a few pounds.  or at least it seemed so, until - ...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by bwallace2012 | 13 Comments

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  • Of Men and Manure

    I wrote this article years ago before I became a certified master gardener. I’ve come a long way. Lol  * * * * * * * * * *   A huge secret to surviving marriage in midlife is to share a hobby together, say the experts. It will renew y...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by JanaCanada | 8 Comments

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  • New month, new life.

    Things are changing. My feet are carrying me through closing doors and toward new horizons. It is still to early to know what stretches out in front of me, but my footsteps are filled with hope as I move toward the unknown. Yesterday I made a definit...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by Mountah | 16 Comments

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  • Perfect Run…Almost

    Today was a perfect day for my final long run for my 50K training.  It was only 88F and the humidity was low as well at 66%.  Perfect weather! I set out a little bit earlier than usual.  The weather forecast called for a high of 96F and I did NOT wan...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by MelisRunning | 3 Comments

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  • I’ve had an epiphany

    It happened on Monday afternoon.  I was working at one of our remote offices and as I climbed the stairs, I happened to glance down at myself.   I was wearing a pair of black skinny jeans from Primark, a polo shirt from Blue Inc and my brown ...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by nentecular | 15 Comments

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  • Kick Off of a New Adventure

    Tomorrow is a very exciting day.  It's the start of a new adventure, a phase or chapter in my life.  I am moving into a new home of my very own. I am so excited and happy to be moving on.  I think I might actually shed tears of happiness when the rea...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by joleenl | 3 Comments

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  • The Reply!

    I opened my Gmail account this morning to find something truly touching. Mr. Andrew Vachss had not only read my letter (http://www.myfitnesspal.com/blog/SuperSexyDork/view/writing-my-favorite-author-674107) but responded to it in a way that made me c...

    Posted on 7/02/2014 by SuperSexyDork | 19 Comments

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  • It's the little things...

    As I sat at my kitchen table eating my dinner, I was staring at the green peg rack I have hanging on the wall near my back door.  I got it years ago.  Long before I ever moved to Iowa.  It's shades of dark green, has mooses and evergreen trees on it,...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by Junken__Diraffe | 8 Comments

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  • Hello endorphins my old friend

    Allright, so I know I have been sick all this week with the flu, but I have been seriously busting to use my new Garage Gym set-up and so this morning after lying in bed for about half an hour assessing my state of health both physical and mental I c...

    Posted on 6/19/2014 by SkimFlatWhite68 | 4 Comments

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  • new day, new choices, new chapter

    Today I took my mom to physical therapy and I can help but say how upset I am with myself after seeing her pain in trying just to get up and down from a sitting position and to walk across the floor.I have taken my life and health for granted lately....

    Posted on 6/23/2014 by southernmom3 | 8 Comments

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  • I am Alive and Living

    The person on the left in this picture doesn't exist any more I realised that yesterday. No I've not had a personality change I have however realised a few things. I'm not going to excuse my weight as  symptom of something I will however say the pers...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 14 Comments

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  • Skeptical

    I dunno…I’m skeptical. If you recall, this past Winter, we voted on a new Minister for our church.  Well, he and his family are here.  They started last Sunday.  It took a little while because they moved here to Mississippi from the U.K. Anyway, we a...

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

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  • Slacker Half Marathon Race Recap (MY NEW HM PR!!!)

    I hope I can successfully blog about this without just rambling because I am so excited and have so much to say, haha.We'll start Friday morning; went over to the 3WRaces garages to pack up everything I needed for the post race expo. OMG, so much stu...

    Posted on 6/30/2014 by lilbeesmommy | 1 Comment

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  • Writing my favorite author.

    I wrote a letter to my favorite author, Andrew Vachss, today after gaining confidence that it would be well received when he interacted with me on Facebook. He's always been more than a writer to me. Without knowing it, he tossed me a lifeline when I...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by SuperSexyDork | 11 Comments

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  • 25 Days Until The 50K!

    This past Winter, I began training for the biggest race I have ever attempted.  A 50 Miler.  This was huge!  On Christmas Day, I had a 24 mile training run scheduled.  It went off with out a hitch…well, except that my left thigh was unusually sore af...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by MelisRunning | 8 Comments

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  • Shrapnel of an epiphany... *****WARNING: Raw, Intense, Adult Content*****

    Years ago, I exited a relationship that I had stayed in for way too long, and to be honest, a relationship in which I should never have even been involved in in the first place. However, looking back I see the desperate measures I took to feel loved ...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by KnitOrMiss | 19 Comments

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  • Response to TOPIC: Must-Read INFO on Metabolism, Gaining and Losing

    http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1342192-must-read-info-on-metabolism-gaining-and-losingOver and Over again I see posts of people coming to a major hault in their diet life, and bulking phases. Whether this be losing a lot, and not losing any ...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by yoovie | 9 Comments

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  • 500

    MFP tells me that today I’ve logged in for 500 days in a row. I long ago lost count, but there you have it. Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about commitment and consistency. By way of update, I’ve been at this weight loss thing for longer than my 5...

    Posted on 6/30/2014 by xX_PhoenixRising_Xx | 18 Comments

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  • Declaring Independence

    Every year on the Fourth of July we Americans celebrate independence day. The thing is, we weren’t truly independent on that day. This marks the date where we declared ourselves as free. The day the decision was made. As of July 5th, 1776, all we h...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by downsizinghoss | 9 Comments

    38 votes + -