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  • The empty chair beside me

    The seat beside me was empty. Nobody wanted to sit there and the realization that I am now one of the very big people hurt.Girl’s night out. The ladies are my friends, we like each other and we meet once a month. This was the first time we went to th...

    Posted on 1/11/2017 by The_Movie_Chair | 7 Comments

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  • One Year Birthday

    As many of my long term friends here know, the pain from having osteoporosis and arthritis are life changing.My specialists were starting to discuss knee replacements and/or different infusions. Then at some point my Dr of Rheumatology said,"you're n...

    Posted on 1/11/2017 by LINIA | 4 Comments

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  • Thoughts on our new Presidency.

     ***This post isn't meant to incite hatred or name-calling or anything of the sort.  It's my attempt to sort through my own feelings and try to better understand what is happening in our world.  It's just a stream-of-consciousness blog.***Over the pa...

    Posted on 1/22/2017 by andeey | 38 Comments

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  • Binge

    It's been a rough morning, a rough weekend actually.In true me fashion, I avoided it all. I stuffed it all deep down, told myself I'd dealt with it and carried on. Stupid, eh?Then I felt it coming on last night, the feeling of apathy, the need to eat...

    Posted on 1/23/2017 by cuteandcurvy1 | 33 Comments

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  • "If it came in a bottle..."

    I was waiting on the pharmacist to fill a prescription yesterday afternoon. While I waited, I pondered over the many advancements in nail polish and mascara, found a deal on Blue Diamond almonds and finally wandered back over to the pharmacy area, fe...

    Posted on 7/01/2014 by futuresize8 | 2 Comments

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  • Competition day: Bodybuilding

    Thought I would change things up a bit today and talk about the actual competition. Each one is a bit different, but many of the smaller ones run the same way. Here is sort of what to expect the day of a bodybuilding/figure competition.First part of ...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by usmcmp | 0 Comments

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  • A cautionary tale of overtraining and setbacks…

    So, apparently people still read this blog! I am surpised as I haven't updated it in forever. I suppose I'll do that now. I must warn you, however, it is not all good news. Well, after my show last year (in which I won my class and placed 3rd in mast...

    Posted on 8/20/2014 by stephanielynn76 | 15 Comments

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  • And the Best Diet is........

    Anyone who spends time in the forum knows that there are many different eating plans presented and advocated on a regular basis: Paleo, Low Carb, Intermittent Fasting, Vegan, etc. As we search for success in our weight-loss efforts, a reasonable ques...

    Posted on 8/24/2014 by Azdak | 5 Comments

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  • Old Barney

    My favorite place to ride to is Old Barney, the first time I could ride there and had to be rescued to get back home.   Today, I rode there, walked the paths for a bit, met my husband at one of our favorite diners (he drove over to meet me), then did...

    Posted on 8/24/2014 by GiveMeCoffee | 4 Comments

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  • New party dress

    Yesterday the family went out for dinner at a fancy local restaurant and I finally got the chance to break out a party dress that I had bought months ago in an overabundance of enthusiasm. Why do I say that I was overly enthusiastic?  Well, the dr...

    Posted on 8/24/2014 by Wolfe1759 | 3 Comments

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  • Ketonix Standard vs Sport Color Range Correlation

    0936 Ketonix updated their hardware as of 7/10/14. This changed the way the scales fall between the Standard and Sport ranges.The top image is as of 7/10/14, the bottom right image is as it was prior to the upgrade.Keep in mind that I've not tested t...

    Posted on 9/10/2014 by PatchEFog | 10 Comments

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  • On the road again

    I'm a little late posting this but I feel like I have to put down my goals. It's finally here.  For months I have looked forward to this moment.  I had planned to stay as active as possible during my pregnancy, planning to run the whole time and cont...

    Posted on 9/17/2014 by 3dogsrunning | 3 Comments

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  • need help i'm going crazy!!!

    as many of you know about my ex ..the many wrongs that he has done to me and our son dylan..  let me give tou a bit of info...he's back in jail .( again) we haven't had any contack with hin. will dylan recieved a letter from him asking for another ch...

    Posted on 9/19/2014 by emmietoby | 20 Comments

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  • How I became obese and what I'm doing to be healthy again

    Dear Friends, I would like to share my story so that anyone that is overweight can start to focus on fitness without making the same mistakes I made.  I was always overweight even as a child, but not obese. However I reached a healthy weight by the t...

    Posted on 9/25/2014 by marian_fit | 5 Comments

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  • Nutella Delivery

    Posted on 9/29/2014 by Capt_Apollo | 2 Comments

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  • Some Thoughts on Baseline Nutrition

    I've said it before... but if you're constantly focusing on what you CAN'T eat, you're likely going to wind up eating it. A lot of it!No foods are off limits as long as they don't physically harm you due to allergies, sensitivity issues, etcHowever.....

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by stroutman81 | 0 Comments

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  • Each Accomplishment Counts

    I decided this will be my blog on goals. Where I will list each and every goal I have, weight and non-weight. This way, I am not focusing on just the number, but mini-goals. Sometimes I may not reach a weight goal.. but I will succeed on another. My ...

    Posted on 9/30/2014 by 1992mittens13 | 0 Comments

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  • Layaway Xmas Gift

    With only 11 weeks until Xmas, I put my present to myself on layaway this week. I intend to kick in a payment every day between now and then with the exception of just 4 days:my nephew’s bdaymy daughter’s bdaymy Mom’s bdayAnd ThanksgivingI will be pa...

    Posted on 10/08/2014 by The_GingerBeard_Man | 4 Comments

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  • Race Recap: The USA Masters 5k

    The USA Masters 5K is a race I have been targeting for some time. I've been doing well in local races but I wanted to test myself in a race with a national field. For master's runners, the fields don't get any more talented than this. This year, ten ...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by davemunger | 4 Comments

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  • Science of Low Carb ~ From a Non-Scientist

    I read my first low carb book close to 15 years ago. At the time I was fat, and though not terribly unwell, all my dieting efforts seemed to have no effect. I was struggling with low grade depression, horrible self-esteem and I had recently been diag...

    Posted on 10/11/2014 by A_Dabauer | 3 Comments

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