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     my classes start tomorrow, and  this is the first year Ever that I haven't been eager to start.   wouldn't bother me a bit if they would delay the start of the semester for a week.    or a month.....  maybe I need to think about retiring.    okay, I...

    Posted on 8/25/2014 by bwallace2012 | 5 Comments

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  • New goals: what a relief!

    I'm the kind of girl who needs goals to keep going. Last winter, it was the thought of my first marathon that got me out the door in snowstorms and freezing weather. My goal was to finish my first marathon standing up, and not have a miserable experi...

    Posted on 8/28/2014 by _Josee_ | 4 Comments

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  • The Rigid Mindset

    From the BI Facebook page.  Please join the discussion here.--- In response to a client who struggled with a recent vacation she took:"As for the lake house stuff, I need for you to hear this...You said, 'I'm scared that I can't be fun or have vacati...

    Posted on 8/23/2014 by stroutman81 | 4 Comments

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  • Candy Bowl Chronicles

    Life is short, it should be delicious. When I started working at my office I noticed a candy dish on my desk. It was empty. I thought to myself “no, this won’t do. I’ll get them some candy”. First I started with lifesavers wintogreen. Those were ...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 5 Comments

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  • Eating Within My Calories...and other people's plans

    For the past 20 months, I have been successfully counting calories and staying within my daily limits. However, there are times that seem totally out of my control. This week is one of those times. We have relatives coming to town and staying with us...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by Hanfordrose | 17 Comments

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  • Whoa...What just happened here???

    Some of you are used to the crazy random thoughts that I have when I go for my music therapy walks.Today was a new kind of crazy, though.Let me paint you a picture:I'm walking through the woods....minding my own business...listening to my tunes...whe...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by LostLifter | 4 Comments

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  • Beauty is in the strangest places.

     Sometimes in all the stresses and strains of life you forget what you have. Yesterday was a glorious day weather wise. While walking Harley the Golden Retriever at lunchtime I sat on a bench and just watched the ferries come in and realised how luck...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 5 Comments

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  • queen poop sweater, at your service...

    i've been told to blog this so as to immortalize the terrible fate of one grey cardigan from tar-jay. ****i have a dilemma. it is MAJORLY TMI--reminiscent of odus' poop story. this may cause me to either a) lose a friend or two. b) somehow have my le...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by soberlicious | 7 Comments

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  • My Garden of Life

    This is my first year planting a garden. With the changes I've made in my life, it made sense to invest time into the appreciation and nurturing of nature. There's so much simplicity and beauty in it. I planted too much. What started out as a promi...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 4 Comments

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  • ITSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     BEST BDAY PRESENT EVER  to prevent me from looking like this when im doing projects on the livingroom floor... and I can play with it as soon as work gets out of my way :Dso much patience....maybe if i fake getting sick in the bathroom I can go home...

    Posted on 8/27/2014 by yoovie | 18 Comments

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  • 08-24-14...I Called The Police

    For my MFP friends who knew that Ed and I had our garage robbed on Friday, here is an update.I know that many of you were concerned, because Ed contacted the young lady who was involved with the theft and had tried to get back the stolen items withou...

    Posted on 8/24/2014 by Hanfordrose | 15 Comments

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  • Dirty Donkey - Course Photos

    Here are the course photos... I slipped and fell into the pit... ohhh so flattering!     Now... vanity doesn't want me to post this one... it shows that I do have loose skin after babies... so I AM POSTING IT ANYWAYS (but I cringe on the inside)     ...

    Posted on 8/21/2014 by MireyGal76 | 19 Comments

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  • The Power of Habit - Part 2: Building Habits

     In part 1 of this blog series I discussed the importance of habits - how the brain seeks to store automatic patterns of behavior in the basil ganglia, and how these routines have a significant impact on our daily behavior. http://www.myfitnesspal.co...

    Posted on 8/25/2014 by ihad | 9 Comments

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  • Dreams and Accepting My Reality (30)

    This picture is my dream home gym.  It has everything I want - well, I don't see a rack, so almost everything.  From the window, I can see I'm living on the beach - my life dream.  My dreams are not exactly what this blog is about.  It's more about  ...

    Posted on 8/26/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 19 Comments

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  • Killers and Hair-bows

    I finally started my own blog at downsizinghoss.com, but I have decided to cross-post my Monday entries on here still. Sort of dance with the one that brung me. Happy Monday! ----------- I love to see what I am going to end up with at the beginning o...

    Posted on 8/25/2014 by downsizinghoss | 12 Comments

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  • Race Recap: The Pikes Peak Marathon

    Last fall, I decided I would give ultra-running a try. I would run my first 50-mile race and then do a marathon that is really more like an ultra in terms of difficulty: The Pikes Peak Marathon. Both races turned out to be more difficult than I imagi...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by davemunger | 52 Comments

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  • Time

    There was a time not long ago when I had virtually no thoughts about fitness. A time when I ate whatever, whenever.  I did not care about exercise or the negative health implications of inactivity. There was a time I was a bad example for my children...

    Posted on 8/21/2014 by BowHunter1967 | 51 Comments

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  • Learning To Be Strong

    Recently in a PM exchange a very good friend of mine (and a very wise lady), Forrl, said this to me:  "Don't let go of what you want just because someone is trying to take it from you."  I've been thinking about that ever since, because that has alwa...

    Posted on 8/21/2014 by ILiftHeavyAcrylics | 48 Comments

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  • Happy Moments

    strolling out into London fresh from the airport and into some of the most interesting and beautiful history I have ever encounteredRye and Hastings and Canterbury were even better. Standing on the battlements - looking out at old wars and ghosts of ...

    Posted on 8/21/2014 by yoovie | 13 Comments

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  • The Promise of a Lie

    They tell you that it takes X amount of time to form a habit.  I remembered that when I started. That's what I told myself when I packed away all my favorite foods into a mental garbage bin and did my first weight loss song and dance. It's all or not...

    Posted on 8/20/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 11 Comments

    76 votes + -