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  • A Scientific Study of Televised Medical Talk Shows

    Article Title: Televised medical talk shows—what they recommend and the evidence to support their recommendations: a prospective observational studyPublished December 17, 2014 by The BMJ. The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) is an internati...

    Posted on 12/20/2014 by ihad | 5 Comments

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  • People are cookies.

    Well. Kind of. There are some people in the world that are the oatmeal raisin cookies of people. They seem ok from a distance, but then you get close, and they're not what you thought they were.Some people are sugar cookies, kind of plain, but still ...

    Posted on 12/16/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 16 Comments

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  • The airing of the grievances-it’s a festivus miracle

    Here’s how the fight ended. By me asking him “do you think I think you’re a monster” and his reply “yes, a lot of the times I do. After that point what was there to say? Sure I had hurt feelings. But something startled me. Something that never even...

    Posted on 12/18/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 12 Comments

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  • Thank you to my MFPeeps

    This past year has been great... have I lost the weight or gained the strength and endurance I have wanted to? Nope. Not at all. BUT I have met and begun to get to know a lot more friends than I have in previous years.Friends that lift, that run, tha...

    Posted on 12/16/2014 by k8blujay2 | 17 Comments

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  • Just Be There

     Yesterday, I had a tough day.  Okay, well, I was in a down mood - not really anything tough about it when put in perspective.  Last night, as I was doing some yoga on the living room floor, I was contemplating the whys of my recent mood.  I assumed ...

    Posted on 12/18/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 20 Comments

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  • Why I hate Hippies.

    I don’t really. But the word “hate” seems to draw attention, which is what I’m going for here. I’m REALLY all about me.Some women in Seattle dye their armpit hair to match the hair on their head. Neither hair placement nor grooming can justify their ...

    Posted on 12/18/2014 by odusgolp | 65 Comments

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  • Merry Christmas! Happy New Years!!!!

    2014 was a year that brought many tears, laughs, smiles and even some babies and babies to be to my friends! I just wanted to say a brief thank you. You are all beautiful to me. Seriously. Thank you for being you. Thank you for playing my games, th...

    Posted on 12/19/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 12 Comments

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  • When the Bah-Humbug bites

    The kids really LOVE our Christmas tree The kids and puppies together all look SO cute by the Christmas tree. We got the kids some really great gifts. I got the camera I have been wanting for Christmas, and I love it. We get...

    Posted on 12/15/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 15 Comments

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  • Tree Lights

     The countdown to Christmas continues.  The tree is decorated and lit.  The tree, my tree, looks better at night.  It glitters and shines, especially when seen through the frosted window from the cold of the front yard.  The day was long.  They all a...

    Posted on 12/14/2014 by forrl | 20 Comments

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  • Reasons why I love my boyfriend

    Friday Night Him: Are you hungry? Want me to start something? Me: No, I’m not very hungry. An hour later. Me: I want pizza. Him: Are you hungry? Me: No. – Saturday Morning Me: Can I weigh myself? Him: Sure you can. On January 1st. Me: What abou...

    Posted on 11/23/2014 by jocoblossoming | 45 Comments

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  • #RunningSnob #Intimidating

    For starters, I love hashtags!  They are so much fun!!!   I was texting with #1 Daughter a few weeks ago and used a hashtag.  Boy oh boy, did I catch it from her!  ”Mom, you are entirely too old to be using hashtags.  Never, ever use a hashtag when ...

    Posted on 12/09/2014 by MelisRunning | 18 Comments

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  • Christmas Break

    It was December, 2013. The last day of school before Christmas break. I was surprised a bit that most of my students even showed up for school that day. It was my first semester as high school teacher in a very rural, very poor school. It was the onl...

    Posted on 12/10/2014 by downsizinghoss | 28 Comments

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  • I know.

    I know everybody likes the glitter, and the light. I don't blame them. I do too, which is why I try so hard to stay shiny.  But those that are there for me when it's dark, those are the ones that I know actually care. So thank you, for being there fo...

    Posted on 12/11/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 11 Comments

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  • Seeing Your Own Beauty

    Beauty is not about a perfect body.  Beauty is about the light inside you that continues to shine - even when your body is far from perfect.  That light - your spirit - is what attracts people to you.  It is what others see when you are happy in your...

    Posted on 12/11/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 12 Comments

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  • Backwards?

    This is NOT about society. It’s not about waif thin models, it’s not about photoshopped and cropped. Honestly and truthfully I know that even with my currently jolly belly a every growing now all the sudden song worthy butt.. well I know that I have ...

    Posted on 12/11/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 15 Comments

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  • MFP 101: Patience - You Must Have It

    Part of the continuing Q&A interview series...I desperately need advice - I'm stuck and haven't lost any weight, even though I'm doing everything right. I'm getting lots of suggestions on how to get unstuck - eat less, eat more, eat clean, eat li...

    Posted on 12/11/2014 by ihad | 14 Comments

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  • New Year Resolutions - 707 days consecutive logging

    As at today, I am 707 days of consecutive logging. Meant to write this blog post at 700 days, but, well, you know, things get in the way. So here I am, reviewing the last couple of years. It's been quite a learning curve. I actually started more t...

    Posted on 12/09/2014 by SkimFlatWhite68 | 2 Comments

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  • Can you Legislate?

    I never used to listen to anything while running. Since though I've increased my mileage and the days are short there is so much grinding out of pretty dull miles. So I've taken to listening to audiobooks on some of my runs. I find it's enough to kee...

    Posted on 12/09/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 3 Comments

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  • Now It's Personal

    If you read my book, ICU to Marathon, there was a chapter about personal records. I'm not talking about being arrested or seeing how far you can spit a watermelon seed; I am talking about racing. Personal records, PRs as they are known to insiders, a...

    Posted on 12/10/2014 by dsjohndrow | 4 Comments

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  • 2015 Goals!

    It's time to take a look at the hits and misses of 2014! Here's a rundown of my goals I laid out on 2 Dec 2013, along with my 2015 goals next to them. My overall assessment of 2014 is that I consistently sold myself short, and that I have a lot more ...

    Posted on 12/10/2014 by SonicDeathMonkey80 | 9 Comments

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