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  • Cheerleader

    Four months ago I decided to do the Spartan Super when I saw Heather, Mia and Brett sign up for it.  I did it on a whim.  I’ve always been a pretty good runner and I’d started getting stronger in the weight room, this was the next step.  I honestly d...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by RatherBeNapping | 8 Comments

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  • My Happy

    #MusicTherapyWalks never fail me.Thankfully my foot feels almost all better so I could do this today. 

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by Jergia_Peach | 5 Comments

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  • Reflection

    My friends who chose to go to Universities after high school will be graduating this spring. After a chat with my high school best friend, I'm sitting here remembering the last four years of my life. Slacker college, moving from a dead-end "managemen...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by srslybritt | 11 Comments

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  • Sunshine.

    Seems like there's a serious lack of sunshine around me lately. People bein' mean about themselves. People not accepting how awesome they are, downplaying the amount of fantastic they bring to the world. I just want to say, no matter how much you don...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 9 Comments

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  • Personal Responsibility

    It leaves a sour taste in my mouth when members with 75+ pounds of weight loss are suddenly wagging their fingers at others for not jumping on the personal responsibility train and dismissing the idea of government and the food industry should have c...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by usmcmp | 37 Comments

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  • Do a Spartan, They Said. It'll Be Fun, They Said

    It was…mostly.  First, let me start by saying I had the best teammates. Without Heather (crafty), Dan (dcheckeye), and Brett (of the PGH variety) I wouldn’t have finished. They were amazing and this was no Tough Mudder. The Ohio Super was what we wer...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by _dracarys_ | 35 Comments

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  • Not My Spartan Story

    I did the Spartan Super in Ohio yesterday.  This is not my story.  This is a story I was lucky enough to witness.  And hopefully she doesn't hit me too hard for sharing it. It was her first Spartan.  And of course she had to start with the Super.  No...

    Posted on 10/05/2014 by BrettPGH_ | 39 Comments

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  • So you want to be happy?

    It's simple. You make others happy. You take time, and say their name if you can. Remember something they love, if you can. A little thing can mean miles. You compliment. You give others the opportunity to compliment them. You smile.Life won't always...

    Posted on 10/03/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 36 Comments

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  • A bit Sketchy

    A quick sketch done before dinner taken from a background character in one of my comics.  Definetly need to retrain my eye/brain/hand Coordination, amazing how quickly you lose it.

    Posted on 10/02/2014 by The_Deliverator | 18 Comments

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  • Finding the definition of Healthy, my way

    I've been pretty slack on the blogging front for a while. Last year I wrote a blog post just about every week but this year, what with one thingand another it just hasn't been a priority.Anyway, I was just looking around the forums, good to see nothi...

    Posted on 9/02/2014 by SkimFlatWhite68 | 9 Comments

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  • Phoenix Rising

    I have always thought of myself as a strong person. I may not be outwardly "tough" or overtly aggressive, but I like to think that I have the "street smarts" to know how to handle whatever life throws at me. I like to think I think logically and come...

    Posted on 10/02/2014 by srslybritt | 6 Comments

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  • Motivation versus Determination

    A friend recently posted:     Motivation isn't a real thing. You can succeed without it.In the comments was the following response:     What has mood to do with it?  You fight when the necessity arises - no matter the mood!  Mood's a thing for cattle...

    Posted on 10/01/2014 by KnitOrMiss | 25 Comments

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  • Living Timid (44)

       Reading on MFP this morning brought a word to mind that I rarely use:  timid.That word evokes so many feelings - none of which are positive in my mind.  But, what made me think of this word is reading how some people just exist while trying to fin...

    Posted on 10/01/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 27 Comments

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    It’s almost here!!! After all of the drama (of which, I am the queen) the Chicago Marathon is almost here! “The List” is now underway~the list of things that must be completed before we can leave on our journey up north to Chicago.  The land, where h...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by MelisRunning | 4 Comments

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  • Kenai River Marathon

    Ok ok, so I broke one of the cardinal rules of marathon training and ran a marathon while training for a marathon (I could probably squeeze another "marathon" in that marathon sentence). I'm really glad I did this one though, it was a great experienc...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by gmcjing | 17 Comments

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  • Psychologists and Motivation

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by yoovie | 10 Comments

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  • Who are The real Mean People?

    So who are the real Mean People? A few things have got me thinking that over the past week. I'll start by saying I've been thinking about that for a while and it's got me to reassess what I do on MFP.  We all know what happens someone starts a th...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 25 Comments

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  • What defines you

    Who I am doesn’t come from what happened to me, who I am comes from how I choose to deal with all of those things.  There was a post yesterday, that I allowed to bother me.  People were complaining about things that were said about their weight or a...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by GiveMeCoffee | 9 Comments

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  • I Yam Who I Yam...

    "I Yam Who I Yam and That's All That I Yam" ~ Popeye the Sailor ManPopeye was smart.  You can only be what you are.  You can try changing core parts of your personality, but it never works.  You're only going to go back to who you are when you stop c...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by Jergia_Peach | 9 Comments

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  • I Don't People

    I don’t people. It’s been my mantra for years. I’m introverted and socially awkward, and spending any amount of time with other people (excepting my family and close friends…and sometimes even them)…it drains me. I need to physically recover from it....

    Posted on 9/29/2014 by TinkerbellsDeception | 40 Comments

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