Popular Blog Posts

  • BBL

    I'm taking a break.  I need to spend some time trying to figure out these hormone- and medicine-induced emotions I'm going through right now.No drama intended, but I know some might wonder about my silence, so I figured the polite thing to do would p...

    Posted on 4/06/2015 by andeey | 13 Comments

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  • Would I Still Love My Children?

    So,  with the constant reminder on Facebook of gay rights vs religion and the cloudy middle ground where those who just want peace stand, I think about my life.  I was taught to love everyone equally.  To judge people by their character and not by th...

    Posted on 4/07/2015 by Phoenix_Down | 24 Comments

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  • I Survived Congestive Heart Failure

    On April 4th, four years ago, I had congestive heart failure. It wasn't as scary as you might think. I wasn't there seeing my life go before me, I was thinking about the pain in my chest ending. I am a faith guy, so I don't really get concerned about...

    Posted on 4/07/2015 by dsjohndrow | 13 Comments

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  • What's hysterically broken

    I can’t lose. Why? I eat too much. It’s not lack of activity. I’m pretty dedicated to the gym. Now this isn’t namby pamby excuses. This is satire. This is supposed to be funny. I mean-really it’s not funny. But I’m going to make it funny. The first s...

    Posted on 4/07/2015 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 23 Comments

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  • All This Has Happened Before

    Every so often I am struck with the thought "WHAT is up with the forums?!? Are they getting even weirder than usual? Is that even possible?!? HOW is that possible?"And then I realize "Ooooohhh... it's that time of year again."After you've been around...

    Posted on 4/07/2015 by ihad | 17 Comments

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  • All’s Well That Ends Well (with a couple of pics and a couple of videos)

    I mentioned a few days ago that our neighbor stopped by.  He was having an issue with a honey bee swarm by his front door. MFH (My Favorite Husband) and I had gone over that same evening and tried to rectify the situation but by the time we left (at ...

    Posted on 4/02/2015 by MelisRunning | 7 Comments

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  • The Ebb and Flow

    People come.People go.  They deactivate. They go dark. They re-emmerge stronger. They come back in need. They cut their friend's list to the bone. They have large groups of friends. They are active every day. They come and go as their life permit...

    Posted on 4/06/2015 by _SammieGirl_ | 18 Comments

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  • The Secret To Calorie Counting

    There's one thing that matters more than anything else when it comes to calorie counting and losing weight. It's not even a difficult rule to implement. And yet, time and time again I see people fail because they either can't or won't commit to this ...

    Posted on 4/05/2015 by BooleanOperator | 31 Comments

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  • Resurrection and Necessary Endings

    http://www.absonant.com/2013/03/winter-to-spring.html "Little deaths"  mindful resurrection; looking at the facts of your life and owning them; being open to new beginnings; new dreams. These were the sticking points of the sermon I listened to...

    Posted on 4/06/2015 by forrl | 11 Comments

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  • APRIL *possible trigger warning*

    So April is sexual assault awareness month.     I’m aware. I wish I was not. Well actually that’s a lie. I spent almost all my life since specific incidents wishing myself ignorant of these travesties. I spent so very long wishing I had no idea w...

    Posted on 4/06/2015 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 5 Comments

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  • I Can’t Believe You Still Have Rabbit Ears!

    Posted on 4/05/2015 by MelisRunning | 1 Comment

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     re:  inability to get along.  ~~~ a man and his wife fought constantly.    constantly.    if one said This, the other said That.  and they fought about it all the time.the man couldn't stand it anymore.  he went to seek help from the GooRoo on the m...

    Posted on 3/11/2015 by bwallace2012 | 12 Comments

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        I’m a person who has never really felt I belonged anywhere that I go. The older I get the smaller this list of places I don’t think I belong get.   But one remained. The free weight section. All my year on MFP I longed to be a lifter. But ...

    Posted on 4/01/2015 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 68 Comments

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  • Knock, Knock, Knock…

    Paxton about popped a cork last night 5:30(ish).  We were sitting quietly in the living room.  MFH (My Favorite Husband) was off on a run when all of a sudden somebody knocked on our front door. Paxton, did his Paxton best to sound big and terrifying...

    Posted on 3/31/2015 by MelisRunning | 7 Comments

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  • They say the waiting is the hardest

     And yet, when you hear the words you had dared to hope would come out of their mouth, it seems like time passed in a blink of an eye.Cancer free.The surgeon got it all.  Nothing has spread.  I am in maintenance. 

    Posted on 3/31/2015 by andeey | 47 Comments

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  • Riding

    I’ve always enjoyed bike riding.   That wonderful sense of freedom as I fly down the road then up a hill, cresting and plunging down in a headlong glide.   Faster and faster and faster.  I’ve always ridden the ancient 10-speed that I inherited from m...

    Posted on 3/29/2015 by parys1 | 45 Comments

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  • Fixing the Lawn Mower

    I sneeze as a cloud of ancient grass clippings and dust blow in my face. The detritus of past work that was left lying underneath. On my back in the grass and tilted slightly sideways I reach up under the old lawn tractor. Trying to feel around the b...

    Posted on 3/29/2015 by downsizinghoss | 12 Comments

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  • Blog #13 DittoDan's Milestone's, First's And Good Changes Since Starting the Ketogenic Diet

    Here is another Blog I should have started at the first of the diet. So, don't hold me down to exact dates from the past. They past dates are my best guess. Since starting this diet, many things have changed for the better. of course, but health iss...

    Posted on 1/03/2015 by DittoDan | 24 Comments

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  • I am a Runner

    FWIW, motivated by this thread,  http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1416405-realized-i-ll-never-be-a-runner, last night, I became a runner. My primary exercise for the last 1 1/2 year has been daily walking. (I recently added strength tra...

    Posted on 8/29/2014 by Calliope610 | 10 Comments

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  • I'll be fine. Eventually

    Sometimes you’re 30 and sitting in your apartment, drinking coffee and listening to music that for some reason is really getting to your heart. You’re just sitting there thinking about possibly going out that night and picking up your dry cleaning. A...

    Posted on 9/19/2014 by Candi_land | 12 Comments

    37 votes + -