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  • Perfect

    Disclaimer:  I wrote this in about 10 minutes, with no real direction...it might not have a conclusion or much coherence... in other words, it's not perfect (but it is).PERFECT -- I've seen this word a lot lately.  People wanting to be perfect, or ac...

    Posted on 10/29/2014 by wolverine66 | 6 Comments

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  • Manchester City Marathon , Manchester, NH - November 2nd, 2014

    There are a lot of things I really loved about this race.  There were several different things going on: a HM, and HM relay, a Marathon and Marathon Relay.  Since only 470ish  people run the full, if it weren't for the relay, it would have been extre...

    Posted on 11/03/2014 by RunnerElizabeth | 10 Comments

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  • Forged in the Fire of Misery - Determination

    Patience. Something required for this journey. Something I sorely lack most times. I don't want to wait a week for my bloodwork to come back. I don't want to wait a few years to finally get fit enough and drop all the weight I want to drop - it...

    Posted on 10/30/2014 by KnitOrMiss | 2 Comments

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  • NYC Marathon Race Report

    Race Report - NYC MarathonNovember 2, 2014chip time: 4:00:17 (Official) Goal time 3:40The Good: Everything I rehearsed went off flawlessly. I didn't have any problems with fueling, gear, chafing, stomach issues etc. The Bad: Pace. Really bad. I ran b...

    Posted on 11/04/2014 by KeithAngilly | 7 Comments

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  • Great HbA1c evolution in just two months!

    So I had my diabetes consultation for the first time since starting LCHF and my HbA1c went from 6,5 to 5,8 in just two months. That's the test that checks average blood sugar in the last 3 months. For those not familiar with it, a diabetic on medicat...

    Posted on 11/06/2014 by KetoGirl_ZC | 2 Comments

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  • ESTANCAMIENTO

    Creo que todos habeis leido algo sobre este tema o lo habeis sufrido personalmente, ya que es un estado que le puede suceder a cualquier, sea cual sea el objetivo que busca. ALGUNOS POSIBLES MOTIVOS: Alimentacion ( cambios en la alimentacion que haya...

    Posted on 11/07/2014 by jesusdelcampo | 4 Comments

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  • Train Wrecks

    Sometimes you just can't look away.

    Posted on 11/09/2014 by LiftAllThePizzas | 4 Comments

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  • Happy Challenge

    Well I have never written a blog on here but since Sheir challenged everyone to list some things that make us happy I thought it would be a great first blog :)   - First off my kiddos...they may drive me totally insane a lot of the time but they are ...

    Posted on 11/11/2014 by KelARita7 | 3 Comments

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  • Question of the day:

     How many times do you need to tell yourself you will get back on the wagon before you pull up your panties, puff out your chest and DO IT?  Too many.  I was down on the scale for the first time in a week today... I don't really see how as I have bee...

    Posted on 11/20/2014 by AwesomelyAmber | 7 Comments

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  • A N X I E T Y

    About a year ago, I started experiencing a sharp pain in my chest/ribs, coupled with what felt like my heart flipping in my chest, like skipped beats almost. At 25 years old, it was unlikely to be a heart attack, but since my weight basically consume...

    Posted on 11/24/2014 by galaxyhearts | 2 Comments

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  • I think about food all day... and the thought of not logging for the holiday...

    I was having a conversation with a friend of mine and the topic came up about what we think about all day... For me, it was easy, he's a guy - He thinks about food, sex, football and beer all day (Before you call me a female chauvinist pig - which I ...

    Posted on 11/25/2014 by shaynepoole | 1 Comment

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  • The Way Forward...with a small step back (not a setback)

    After taking a 6 month break to reflect, refresh, and reconsider my ability and committment to losing weight, I believe I have found the way forward from a pattern of slow weight loss and a several month plateau. I have come to realize that there is ...

    Posted on 11/13/2014 by cmfruin2012 | 3 Comments

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  • The Binge

    As of tomorrow, I haven't binged in five months. I spent so many years attempting to do what I am doing today, overcomplicating the simplest things. Setting rules and deadlines and feeling so overwhelmed, because I had done to myself what my eating d...

    Posted on 12/08/2014 by jocoblossoming | 0 Comments

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  • NOTE TO SELF: IF YOURE NOT WILLING TO CHANGE, THEN DON'T EXPECT YOUR LIFE TO

    I'm not normally one to do a lot of big reflections or set resolutions at New Years, I kinda tend to do that more throughout the year whenever each "epiphany" happens to strike (strangely enough, which usually happens after a glass of wine or 2, or a...

    Posted on 12/29/2014 by Snooozie | 8 Comments

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  • 2015 Was A Good Year

    My aim is to record one positive thing for every day of 2015. It's easy to let life get you down when things aren't going smoothly, but there is so much to be grateful for... I want to look back on 2015 and remember 365 good things.  3 shampooed dogs...

    Posted on 12/29/2014 by MrsSWW | 2 Comments

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  • What motivates you...

    I have been struggling with motivation for the last two or so months. I kept saying it was due to the holidays, parties, events, etc...but I think deep down I was struggling with how my body was starting to look with less fat in it. I fear I may have...

    Posted on 12/29/2014 by JenniferIsLosingIt | 5 Comments

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  • The First Rock

    My husband and I went to the beach today for a walk. It was a glorious day, perfect weather and the tide was low. The whole time I found myself wondering why we don't do this more often. It's only a 30 minute drive. But I guess things get in the way....

    Posted on 1/03/2015 by sun_fish | 4 Comments

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  • Mid-day snacks

    I respond to lots of requests on what to eat for a portable snack. From my long association with type 2 diabetes, I have a long list of portable snacks I keep on hand. I portion out my hummus and my cheese individually and keep them in the freezer. I...

    Posted on 1/14/2015 by jgnatca | 1 Comment

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  • 2015 Houston Marathon

    I read somewhere last week: “There is no getting lucky in a marathon”. My first reaction to reading this was of course its possible… but really depends on if the race is in an urban or a rural area, how well you applied body glide, and whether or not...

    Posted on 1/22/2015 by gmcjing | 4 Comments

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  • Around the Corner

    One of my favorite beaches for a long walk is popular with other walkers and joggers, children building sandcastles, wetsuit clad surfers, and those brave souls who venture into the cold waves wearing only a swimsuit. Even though it can be a little c...

    Posted on 1/25/2015 by sun_fish | 4 Comments

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