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  • How can I be empty when my cup runneth over

    Yesterday I had the chance to spend a day walking in the woods with some of my favorite people. I had a lot on my mind and really needed to clear my head. Luckily, you can get a lot of head clearing done in 6 miles. What do I want to do? I have the...

    Posted on 11/10/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 21 Comments

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  • Love.

    That feeling you get of complete and utter contentment. The longing so intense you can hardly stand the anticipation. The knowledge that your life couldn't possibly be complete if that one piece went missing.  People won't always understand your love...

    Posted on 11/10/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 21 Comments

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  • Pittsburgh EQT 10 Miler

    Sixth consecutive race weekend, and #36 for the year. I signed up for this one a while back and kinda waffled around with what I was going to do with it. I hadn't raced "hard" since Stone Steps 27K 2 weeks ago, and that one about obliterated me. Howe...

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by SonicDeathMonkey80 | 5 Comments

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  • Happy Sunday and Ryan's finalized picture of me.

    I have always wanted a professional picture of me in my favorite leather jacket :)I really didn't want a fitness picture or a bikini picture. I felt so exposed and vulnerable that it was great to have pictures taken in a turtleneck, jeans, boots, and...

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by californiagirl2012 | 12 Comments

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  • A lazy, Sunday afternoon.

    I may not be the most interesting guy.I may not be the most exciting blogger.I may not even be able to finish my thoughts someti....

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by Big_Bob_Lob | 13 Comments

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  • First law of holes

    "If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging."     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_law_of_holes 

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by jofjltncb6 | 83 Comments

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  • Please Just Stop

    Please just stop.This is truly not pointed at any one person.  This is pointed at what seems to be a trend lately of people trying their best to hurt each other.Stop leaving nasty comments on people's blogs.Stop leaving comments on the statuses of mu...

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by Jergia_Peach | 8 Comments

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  • Why do you have your niece so often?

    The title is a question I hear a lot. I have heard it a lot in the last 9 almost 10 years.   The answer is complicated,and often hard to explain ... In  2004 my recently clean and soberror brother phone my mom and told her she was going to be a grand...

    Posted on 11/08/2014 by PixiRex | 30 Comments

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  • Yada yada yada

     i very recently spoke of my inability to find a middle ground in much of life. I'm opening up my eyes to the goings on here and you know there's no middle here either. It's gray.maybe once people were right and righteous and meant only good things. ...

    Posted on 11/08/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 3 Comments

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  • My best feature.

    I wanted to participate in Angela's game. I did. I just don't have a single physical feature I can't find fault with. Not one. I realize that's not normal. I should be able to say ONE nice thing about the way I look. But I can't. So I won't. Instead,...

    Posted on 11/07/2014 by miss_jessiejane | 8 Comments

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  • Live a Little

    I speak about my dogs quite a bit. They are a huge part of my life from Myka my mad Labrador running partner to Harley my sweet Golden Retriever who you just want to continuously hug. What never ceases to amaze me is their zest for life. I run with M...

    Posted on 11/07/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 16 Comments

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  • Being a mom rocks... sort of... maybe...

    When my son was not quite 3 years old, we were living in an amazing condominium with a gigantic master bathroom. My son was potty trained, but still needed help post-deuce wiping, and essentially… a visitor every single time he went pee or poo. Ya kn...

    Posted on 11/07/2014 by odusgolp | 24 Comments

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  • The Value of Differences

    There's a natural inclination to surround yourself with like minded people having similar backgrounds and experiences. Groups of family, friends or colleagues who see things the same way generally enjoy easier interactions, fewer disagreements, and ...

    Posted on 11/07/2014 by ihad | 16 Comments

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  • Controlled Burn

    When I was a kid I envied my classmates whose parents moved a lot.  I went to the same school from kindergarten all the way through graduation, and it seemed that no matter how I tried history followed me from year to year.  There's no such thing as ...

    Posted on 11/06/2014 by ILiftHeavyAcrylics | 6 Comments

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  • MFP Thanksgiving

      Ah, the good old days.  We all remember them well.  Our music.  The freedom of youth.  The remarkable adventures with friends - some not well thought out - but loads of fun that inspired great  memories.  I remember the good old days on the MFP for...

    Posted on 11/06/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 27 Comments

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  • Oops, I Did It Again

        Well, here I am again.  My third go 'round at MFP.  When I started the first time in September of 2012, I lost 63 lbs. in 6 mos. Then I spent the following six months enduring an agonizing plateau.  The scale would not move, regardless if I ...

    Posted on 11/05/2014 by JanaCanada | 53 Comments

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  • When I.... I'll....A Weight Loss Lament

    I've tried to live my life with no regrets.  After all,  the past is stone.  We can't will back the hands of time.  We only have today.  I lived my life in the words "Tomorrow. " Somehow,  the promise of a new day seemed more hopeful than the shamble...

    Posted on 11/05/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 22 Comments

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  • Lucky Is Not Going to Happen

      I used to be the queen of excuses.  I can still use this as my fall back position when I am not living up to my own expectations.  Excuses are useless.  They only prolong the work I have to do.  If you see excuses on my feed - call me out.  I used ...

    Posted on 11/05/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 16 Comments

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  • LOL!!!

    I have mentioned before a little bit about our nighttime routine.   Things at our house are usually pretty ritualistic.  You know, put the dog out for the last time.  Make sure the cats are out for the night.  Brush teeth.  Fluff pillows (I must hav...

    Posted on 11/03/2014 by MelisRunning | 13 Comments

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  • The New York City Marathon Part One

    Ok, here we go.  I'll try not to make this too long.  Part One...We flew into New York Friday night.  On Saturday we had to go to the Expo for packet pickup but before that we made arrangements to meet Amanda, aka Niczac, from MFP who was also runnin...

    Posted on 11/03/2014 by ZenInTexas | 11 Comments

    27 votes + -