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  • You Had Me At Hello

    I have completed my first 30 day streak here on MFP. I have been here before, trying to do it alone, logging erratically and eventually forgetting to follow through. Not just once, but several times. When I visited here before, I didn't get involved....

    Posted on 3/29/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 31 Comments

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  • I was wrong... but things are looking up.

    Hello MFP/Internet! I’ve decided I made too many mistakes the last few weeks and I need to reflect as to what I am doing and figure out where I am going wrong. I stopped juicing, it just wasn’t working for me. I will admit I had a few people say I a...

    Posted on 3/29/2014 by cjanaro | 8 Comments

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  • The .1 Loss ;-)

    Sometimes it's best to take the hands off the keyboard verses replying to uncalled for comments. Wednesday of this past week started a chain of eating out and or having no control over some meals. I have a couple friends who feel the need to message ...

    Posted on 3/29/2014 by sarainiowa | 18 Comments

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  • Surgery/No surgery -- Exercise/No exercise

    As many of you know, on February 11th, I had a heart attack, a cardiac catheterization, a stent put in, I coded (code blue), was resuscitated, and told that I still have a blockage in a secondary coronary artery.  A second stent procedure was schedul...

    Posted on 3/29/2014 by makingamiracle | 12 Comments

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  • 24th birthday and I refuse to be fat any longer.

    I doubt anyone will see this, but if you do Welcome! If anyone reads this I am sorry for my rambling, I just want to get my thoughts in order and talk about what I have done so far. Anyways.. Hello!  name is Renee and I started this weighing 364 poun...

    Posted on 2/12/2014 by StarFall90 | 24 Comments

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  • Correlation Is Not Causation

     I like to keep up on the latest scientific studies. The frontiers of knowledge are always expanding, and it's good to check your assumptions against new learnings. It's also important to understand that correlation does not equal causation. Just bec...

    Posted on 3/29/2014 by ihad | 8 Comments

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  • Dear Eating Disorder

     Dear Eating Disorder, I have to tell you, I kind of respect how refined and clever you were. So long, unbelievably long, you acted as you were my friend, my only friend. My confidant, best friend, the only one I can believe.Since I can remember you ...

    Posted on 3/12/2014 by nenshali | 8 Comments

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  • Side by Side, same bikini, minus 30 pounds

    Title says all the things. Actually, I will say some things: I lifted weights (Heavy ones. I've squatted more than my body weight and deadlifted even more than that.) I've eaten all the food I can justify eating (and some I couldn't) and it wasn't al...

    Posted on 3/28/2014 by Achrya | 52 Comments

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  • the odd feeling of having things be too big for you...

    As the incredible shrinking girl (who is the incredible freezing girl's alter ego at this point in time) you never really understand the fact that things could actually be too big for you now until you put them on and go WTF?.I had two such moments y...

    Posted on 3/13/2014 by shaynepoole | 5 Comments

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  • Winding Down

    The day is winding down.  Soon it will be Friday and the weekend will arrive.  These are things I look forward to with great anticipation each week.Saturday's are an exciting, though albeit, whirlwind of a day at our house and this Saturday looks to ...

    Posted on 3/13/2014 by MelisRunning | 6 Comments

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  • Holy Crap the People we Share this Planet With!!!

    My friends have already seen my rant this morning.  I work in a Post Secondary school and I am not sure when a Distant Education became a right rather than an earned education.  Bottom line I had an email exchange where I was professional and polite ...

    Posted on 3/14/2014 by jbart1055 | 6 Comments

    8 votes + -

  • Day 70 - A little late

    Hello MFP/Internet! Day 70 recap. I am a little late posting this one! I am just going to give a quick summary and write a regular blog tonight. Day 70 was healthy for half the day and not so much the 2nd half. I think my stomach issues are past b...

    Posted on 3/17/2014 by cjanaro | 2 Comments

    7 votes + -

  • Half Marathon Results + Whole30 Week 1 Recap

    Well, its not quite the end of week one just yet, but its Friday and I feel like blogging so here goes...On Sunday I ran the Alamo 13.1 Half Marathon with one of my close gal-pals, Kat. This was her first half and we ran the entire thing with out sto...

    Posted on 3/28/2014 by AggieCass09 | 4 Comments

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  • I am not going to fight it anymore.... i'm a nice guy

     I am a nice guy.. Nice.. I have fought that word so long.. I hated the sound of it .. It always struck me as an empty compliment.. Something people said when they felt required to say something positive but couldn't come up with anythingAnd you've h...

    Posted on 3/28/2014 by CharliesInCharge | 31 Comments

    79 votes + -

  • My first 5k trail race!

    At the urging of my newbie runner wife, along with the encouragement of some treasured MFP friends, my wife and I signed up for a 5k trail race, held at the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail here in Georgia. I have been running for several y...

    Posted on 3/17/2014 by johnwhitent | 8 Comments

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  • Friends on MyFitnessPal, Musings and Philosophies.

    Before I go to bed, I wanted to write something. It's been on my mind. Recently, I posted a thread lamenting the fact that I feel like a solitary fat woman, and made a chunk of new friends because of it. Kind of funny in a way, seeing as many still d...

    Posted on 3/27/2014 by Quasita | 10 Comments

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  • Day 72 - Easing into juicing

    Hello MFP/Internet! Today is day 72! So I experimented with juicing today, I liked it, didn’t love it but I can see myself doing it. I made breakfast and 2 lunch juices last night, got home and made a protein shake then had a regular dinner. Tomorr...

    Posted on 3/18/2014 by cjanaro | 4 Comments

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  • Belated Day Two

    I fell asleep on the couch last night, so didn't log my second day of‪#‎100daysofhappy‬. So here it is . . . Buying a burger from D'Lite at lunchtime. Portuguese Chicken (lots of flavour, and only one option in a selection that is INCREDIBLE; I highl...

    Posted on 3/18/2014 by MarlinWil | 6 Comments

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  • No Cookie Monster in My House - I Hope

    So I have come to the conclusion as good as I am with my logging and eating I still have my weaknesses.  I am recognizing more and more that I have to stop purchasing these "triggers".  A couple of weeks ago I noticed these new Peak Frean Lifestyle c...

    Posted on 3/19/2014 by jbart1055 | 13 Comments

    17 votes + -

  • Scars.

    There's so many different types of scars... The big, purple, raised kind that never really fade, and cause endless questions for the rest of your life. "How did you get that?" "Did that hurt?" "Is there a story there?" It seems like those are the har...

    Posted on 3/27/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 5 Comments

    12 votes + -