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  • Bozo: The Proof Is In The Pic

    We chatted a little bit yesterday about how Paxton has earned his nickname, “Bozo.”  Last night, he proved it! Paxton has a favorite chew toy.  It is a real traffic cone!  He loves this thing and it is the only “toy” that has been able to stand up to...

    Posted on 5/01/2015 by MelisRunning | 2 Comments

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     ( this blog-post was inspired by and dedicated to one of my Imaginary Friends who has purchased a Fitbit and wondered if it was wacky.  and to another, who asked the burning questions (1) why one should buy Premium MFP and (2) why would an underwear...

    Posted on 5/04/2015 by bwallace2012 | 9 Comments

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  • Chicago 2015 Tough Mudder

    So as everyone knows (because I won't shut up about it) I participated in the TM yesterday. Here's some pics of our team, and later, my "race report." :) Left to right, back row: Lora, Gene, Me, Dave, Nick, John Front row: Sonya, Julie, Amy Our frie...

    Posted on 5/10/2015 by LiftAllThePizzas | 4 Comments

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  • Maintenance: where do I get the 'hit' if I don't see the scale fall?

    The chemical reward (dopamine) centre in my brain rules me.  I am just that type of person.  I am very determined, but I have what is often referred to as an addictive personality - I have a history of addiction.  I have constant difficulty reconcil...

    Posted on 5/13/2015 by otter090812 | 3 Comments

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  • Trash Day and Running

    Tuesday evening, right before I go to bed, you will find me going around to each room in the house emptying trash cans.  Wednesday is trash day and the guys tend to come pretty early. MFH (My Favorite Husband) is the person who actually takes the tra...

    Posted on 5/13/2015 by MelisRunning | 1 Comment

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     ******Brownie Hawkeye, mid 50's******* windmillblades creaking against a sky-blue sky water sparklingdribblinginto emerald mossy tankoverflowing cowschew their cudsthink solemn thoughtsand cool their heels in the mud.

    Posted on 5/17/2015 by bwallace2012 | 0 Comments

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  • The Park That Saved Me

    Several kilometers from where we live in Vancouver, this section of trail in Everett Crowley Park lies above a hill that used to torment and defeat me over and over and over again.My lovely wife supported me by running with me on Fridays there, patie...

    Posted on 5/25/2015 by mwyvr | 1 Comment

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  • Humbled

    Y’all know I have my little running buddy through the IRun4 group.  This seriously has been one of the best things that has happened to me as far as running is concerned. Running is a solitary sport. Yes, you have lots of running friends.  You social...

    Posted on 5/29/2015 by MelisRunning | 4 Comments

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  • Bilan semaine 22-2015

    Semaine du 25 au 31/05.  Bilan encore à la hausse.    Durée totale : 9h 11' (+35’)  dont 6h 3' en Fc-Lipo. (+29’) Calories : 5748 Kcal. (+439 Kcal) Petites performances de la  semaine. Un jogging à 9 Km/h sur 20 min. Vitesse maxi 9,5 Km/h sur...

    Posted on 5/30/2015 by jojowit17600 | 4 Comments

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  • Monkey Business

    Today is June 1st, marking exactly 1 year of keto.91lbs down. Gone from a size 26 to a size 10 (US sizing).Which also makes today the first day of the rest of the many, many low-carb years to follow.And as I celebrate my accomplishment, I'm also begi...

    Posted on 6/01/2015 by baconslave | 1 Comment

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  • Family Get Together

    I told you a few days ago that #1 Daughter and her #1 Boyfriend were visiting.  We’ve had a wonderful visit!   #1 Boyfriend is a keeper (IMO). Yesterday, #1 Daughter and I made a shopping trip up to Tupelo, Mississippi.  Tupelo is about an hour north...

    Posted on 6/07/2015 by MelisRunning | 6 Comments

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  • Amazing Support!

    That's what MFP is truly about! Knowing you are all here is amazing!I have blogged about my headache struggles. They hit a new high on the pain scale last week. I reached out for help from a friend here who had made an earlier comment about unconvent...

    Posted on 6/10/2015 by Karlottap | 2 Comments

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     PINBALL flashing color and chromenumbers and noise. no volition of its own,the spring-launched silver ballricochets, bounces,gets flapped around a bit. but Oh!when things light upand go Boing!and Boing!and Boing! again it's almost worth the quarter....

    Posted on 6/11/2015 by bwallace2012 | 3 Comments

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  • Running Buddy

    What a nice surprise! Most of you know that I am on the Endurance Obsession Racing Team this year.  There are quite a few of us representing endurance athletics across the country.  Most of the people are out in the western part of the United States ...

    Posted on 6/25/2015 by MelisRunning | 2 Comments

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  • The Promise

    I vow from this day forward to live in the present. Not too far in the future, never dwelling on the past. So as long as there is breath in my chest Give myself 100% to the commitment of living the life that I choose Even if there are those th...

    Posted on 7/01/2015 by Phoenix_Down | 1 Comment

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  • 3, 24, then Forever

    On Friday my fiance and I woke up, cleaned up and decided we should try to find our wedding clothes. So off we went on a little shopping trip.  We got to Carson's around noon, I'd say, and split off.  He went to see what kind of pants/jackets/shirts ...

    Posted on 7/06/2015 by Deena_Bean | 6 Comments

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  • One Popcorn Kernel :)

     "One Popcorn Kernel" A spinoff from the One Chicken Nugget" story I came home from the gym and Randy was popping popcorn. This is all I get. Lol Just kidding I got about 2 cups popped (in coconut oil) Yummy I wanted MORE Of course I want...

    Posted on 7/23/2015 by californiagirl2012 | 4 Comments

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  • Правда и мифы о жирах, белках, углеводах в пище и обезжиренных продуктах.

    Друзья! прежде чем начну статью - прошу об одном: если вы занимаетесь здоровым питанием - включайте мозги! Не верьте журналам и журналистам! Только те статьи, в которых есть ссылки на исследования, подверждающие тезисы - например дебильный тезис "не ...

    Posted on 11/20/2014 by wladk | 1 Comment

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  • Egg White Omlet and Calorie Counting!

     206 calories 20 grams protein 13 grams carbs I saw a post earlier with one of my super fit guy friends who said ZERO CALORIE COUNTING And I chuckled to myself Because he does not know what it's like to be a tiny 5 foot female. I have not yet se...

    Posted on 8/07/2015 by californiagirl2012 | 8 Comments

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  • Change Anything - Book Reference

    For anyone who has noticed me referencing a new audiobook I'm currently listening to, I wanted to provide the reference.  I was able to download this book for 14 days for free using "OverDrive" and the access provided to me by my local public library...

    Posted on 8/17/2015 by KnitOrMiss | 5 Comments

    7 votes + -