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  • A Letter

    A couple of things happened last week that I found interesting.Last Monday I ran a route I like to call 'The Stairway to  Heaven' it's a 6 mile  trail route it has around an 800 footclimb to the summit and because of the rock and gravel decent/accent...

    Posted on 8/03/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 23 Comments

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  • Piggies :D

    Lol... They sure do like that cucumber! 

    Posted on 8/01/2014 by Cranquistador | 24 Comments

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  • A New Swimsuit And A New Friend - Pix too

    I got a new swimsuit in the mail yesterday and went to the local Inshape Spa today to put it to use. Happily, the usually busy pool was almost empty. There was only one other lady in the water. I swam a lap and met up with the nice woman named Judy i...

    Posted on 8/01/2014 by Hanfordrose | 45 Comments

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  • The Good Life

    We don't talk about it much, at least not the way I anticipated. I expected therapy to be an hour each week spent rehashing every brutal, gory detail of my time in captivity - every carpentry tool he used to mutilate my body, every time he raped me, ...

    Posted on 8/01/2014 by Duck_Puddle | 32 Comments

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  • July was a Failure?

    Last month was a failure or was it? What do you count as a failure? My mileage was low only 106 miles run compared to my normal average of around 180 miles. I new it was going to be lower this month due to family visiting for a week. The thing is lif...

    Posted on 8/01/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 8 Comments

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  • You don't lose 100 pounds overnight, but you can do it. PIX

    When you are 100 to 200 pounds overweight, it seems like an impossible task to lose anything like that amount. You know that any attempt will take MONTHS...maybe even YEARS. That thought alone can be so discouraging. It is even more difficult to imag...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by Hanfordrose | 68 Comments

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  • New month, New Goals

    August starts tomorrow so what better time to set some goals for the upcoming month.First, fitness goals.  Running: 210 miles.  This will not be a problem, I have a training plan and I like to follow it to the letter.  Rest day (from running) is swit...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by ZenInTexas | 7 Comments

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  • My 6000th post...

    Had to be a fitspo...If you have never tried a fun race... I encourage you to try it!  SERIOUSLY! A color run, a mud run, a neon run, or zombie run... you don't even HAVE to run it!Get out, do your best, TRY IT.  The atmosphere of a race event is AMA...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by MireyGal76 | 5 Comments

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  • Response to TOPIC: Self-Acceptance or Complacency or Just Whining

    http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1372947-self-acceptance-or-complacency-or-just-whiningI see a lot here about your fuel and exceptionally little about what you are actually fueling.I have a feeling this isnt nutrition related, if you are netti...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by yoovie | 3 Comments

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  • If you're not losing......

    ... you're not in a deficit. Or at least that's how it's explained on the forums.  One could easily look at this and agree with it at face value.  We often cringe when we see "you're just building muscle" as the explantion for lack of movement on the...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by SideSteel | 25 Comments

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  • For the Love of a Good Dog

    Sam.  He is the ball of fur that came into our lives almost 12 years ago.  After being sold to a family with little children for Christmas, he was returned to the breeder (our home contractor) because of a genetic heart defect called tricuspid valve ...

    Posted on 7/31/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 56 Comments

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  • Emotional Farting

    Everybody farts. Some try to hide it. Save it for when they are alone or think no one will notice. Others will try to gauge how bad it might be and will try to sneak one out. My preferred method is to let it go but casually open a window and just wa...

    Posted on 7/30/2014 by downsizinghoss | 38 Comments

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  • Reggie’s House

    Paxton (my dog) loves going to “Reggie’s House.” Reggie is the name of the man who owns the place where we board Paxton when we leave to go on trips.  The Doggie Hotel. Last weekend, Paxton got to go and play at Reggie’s house.  Boy, was he ever exci...

    Posted on 7/30/2014 by MelisRunning | 8 Comments

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  • 70 Days of .....MEH

    Need to put this here for me to remember in case I head down this path again.  Putting the brakes on now and reversing the little bit of damage I did during my 70 days of Meh is so important.How do I know it was 70 days of MEH?  I went on vacation mi...

    Posted on 7/30/2014 by Joanne_happygramma | 10 Comments

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  • Desperate times, desperate measures - or foolish Tri training

    So the 3rd Annual HeyBales Half-Ironman Triathlon is scheduled Sep 1.I'm not sure if I can get the run training in by then, and the race director has indicated if I don't do it, it will likely be cancelled because of lack of participation, since that...

    Posted on 7/29/2014 by heybales | 8 Comments

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  • Meal Prep

    I've had a few newer friends talk about how they need to plan their meals better because they have a hard time hitting their macros.  I've shared this information on a different blog, but thought it could be helpful to some here.Before you start into...

    Posted on 7/30/2014 by usmcmp | 17 Comments

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  • The Hunting of the Snark

     Lewis Carroll's poem The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in Eight Fits chronicles a crew of brave hunters bound for an isle inhabited by all manner of strange beasts, from jubjub birds to frumious bandersnatch. The group's goal is to hunt down a clev...

    Posted on 7/30/2014 by ihad | 12 Comments

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  • GRAPHIC PHOTOS of a 69 year woman in a swimsuit.

    You can't say that I didn't warn you about the following 'not so glamorous' bathing beauty photographs. About one week ago, I did a blog and post about an embarrassing NSV. I had not worn my swimsuit, since October of last year, when my hubbie and I ...

    Posted on 7/29/2014 by Hanfordrose | 68 Comments

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  • Back On The Horse

    So, the Big Race was on Saturday.  What have I been doing since Saturday? Well, immediately after the race, MFH (My Favorite Husband) and I had a three hour drive to get home. By the time we reached our house, rigor mortis had definitely set in.  I t...

    Posted on 7/29/2014 by MelisRunning | 7 Comments

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  • More Than Fat

    I'm looking at myself in the mirror. I'm grabbing every inch that has any discernable amount of fat on it. A grimace. I step on the scale. That number seems to scream at me so loudly, yet there is only silence around me. Grabbing a pair of jeans a...

    Posted on 7/29/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 9 Comments

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