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  • Schlubbing Along - Sous Vide Exercise on the Texas Gulf Coast

    The Texas Gulf Coast is known for many things.  Chief among them is record-shattering, awe-inspiring, hair-frizzing humidity in the summer.  Warm winds off the Gulf of Mexico blow humidity-laden air across the Houston-area gumbo soil from May to Octo...

    Posted on 7/18/2014 by makingamiracle | 8 Comments

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  • Hips.

    Do you see her? The way she walks Her hips seem sway as she walks She knows, she loves it She lets the movement exaggerate itself. She’s not afraid, even early in the morning she likes the movement and what it says I’m alive world She doesn’t...

    Posted on 7/18/2014 by oregonzoo | 14 Comments

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  • Dear Body

    Dear Body,So...it's been awhile since we had one of these chats.I remember the first one like it was yesterday.  I made a lot of promises to you.  I told you I was going to start loving you more.  I told you that I would stop talking badly about you ...

    Posted on 7/18/2014 by _JPunky | 5 Comments

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  • Wednesday Night's Run Photos

    Just a couple of quick Pictures from Tonights run that I took for Mrs FD. It's a hot humid night and this was the ferry coming in before going onto the mainland later. These were taken around 10.30pm. It's actually a lot lighter than the photos make ...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 8 Comments

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  • Flower Gardens

    One day I'll get back to exercising.  In the meantime, I'm busy taking care of our little back yard paradise.  Love Oregon summers!   And the front yard on a cleanup day :)

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by jb_2011 | 19 Comments

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  • Weather Forecast

    I know that a lot of people in the country are really enjoying this Arctic Blast we are getting right now.  The cooler weather has been appreciated here in Mississippi.  Things had been a tad on the warm side. This morning was a beautiful morning to ...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by MelisRunning | 13 Comments

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  • Monster

    I have two daughters.  My 20-year-old is in her third year of university and my 17 year old will be starting her post secondary education in the fall.  For the last year or so, my oldest has been inviting me out to lunch, making belinis, not complain...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by RaspberryKeytoneBoondoggle | 10 Comments

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  • Why do you log your Exercise?

    So why do you log your exercise? I was thinking about this last night when I couldn't sleep. The NEAT method that MFP uses requires you to log exercise to eat those calories back. Many people use the TDEE method and still log exercise (but normally a...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 16 Comments

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    or maybe - in a roundabout way, it does.    I stopped by the library yesterday and found TWO books that I didn't even know my favorite author had written!  what joy!    I'm RICH!   I meant to sparse them out and read little bits at a time, sort of...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by bwallace2012 | 9 Comments

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  • Tiny Changes

    This is in reference to my status post from this morning.... "Good morning! This morning, I got on the scale, stepped off then got back on....repeat x5. My weight has slowly been decreasing over the past few months, due to tiny changes I've been maki...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by laughingdani | 10 Comments

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  • Fresh Flowers

    I have been trying so hard to explain the way I feel about what I am doing right now.I do not call it a journey I just call it “What I do”.Sometimes I am hit so hard with feelings of disappointment that is radiates through me and just eats me up.  Th...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by Sovi_ | 15 Comments

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  • You Don't Have To...

    There was a man in line ahead of me at Fresh Market last night who had the most infectious laugh and an amazing smile. He had thick, black hair and an enviable tan. He'd forgotten his recyclable grocery bags and said he'd buy as many new ones as it t...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by futuresize8 | 36 Comments

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  • Up and Down the Scale

       If you know me at all, you know that my life revolves around my music.  I play music on the piano.  I sing all the time.  I have a CD collection that mirrors my life experiences.  My brain takes words that people say and connects them with lyrics ...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by _gypsyrunner_ | 18 Comments

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  • For No Particular Reason

    I was really struck by an article I read a few weeks ago about NBC's Mike Emrick and a personal thank-you letter campaign he has undertaken. He is writing a letter every day to someone who had a meaningful impact on his life. In the article he states...

    Posted on 7/17/2014 by ihad | 5 Comments

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  • Lord of the Kitchen

    It hasn't been such a great week. My stomach is still sore from a cruel Sunday illness. Yesterday was a terrible day at work. A usually fun night out with friends was fairly subdued. I came home feeling tired and defeated. A familiar scenario played ...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by eggomylegos | 11 Comments

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  • What if...

    What if...oh that phrase. So much worry, so much nervousness, so many possibilites wrapped up in those two little words. I've had a lot of changes in my life in the last two years. A lot. I've come to a lot of conclusions and then completely changed ...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 9 Comments

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  • My journey - above 450 lbs at one point - now 200+ lbs less

    So I have had some friends show interest in my story, so instead of telling snippits here and there. I decided to blog it and that way I don't have to worry about telling the same stuff over and over. I was a typical happy kid. I grew up in a small, ...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by bamadwl | 37 Comments

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  • 100 Days of Gadgets

    I have a thing for gadgets.  I currently sport four separate 24/7 activity trackers (and additional gadgets for workout activity).  I did a brief review after 30 days, but I now have 100 days of data for anyone that likes that kind of thing.  My orig...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by Duck_Puddle | 11 Comments

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  • Recap: CRC Summer Track Meet

    Track meets are a very different beast from road races. Instead of massing together at the start and finish for what in general is a very lonely event, a track meet is social in all aspects. There are familiar faces everywhere, everyone is running di...

    Posted on 7/16/2014 by davemunger | 5 Comments

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  • Poor Kitty!!!

    We have two cats.  Actually, these cats belong to our adult children. Both of our children had a cat and planned moves across the country.  They were unable to take their cats with them and asked if we would take care of them.  If we were unable/unwi...

    Posted on 7/15/2014 by MelisRunning | 10 Comments

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