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     ******Brownie Hawkeye, mid 50's******* windmillblades creaking against a sky-blue sky water sparklingdribblinginto emerald mossy tankoverflowing cowschew their cudsthink solemn thoughtsand cool their heels in the mud.

    Posted on 5/17/2015 by bwallace2012 | 0 Comments

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  • The Park That Saved Me

    Several kilometers from where we live in Vancouver, this section of trail in Everett Crowley Park lies above a hill that used to torment and defeat me over and over and over again.My lovely wife supported me by running with me on Fridays there, patie...

    Posted on 5/25/2015 by mwyvr | 1 Comment

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  • Monkey Business

    Today is June 1st, marking exactly 1 year of keto.91lbs down. Gone from a size 26 to a size 10 (US sizing).Which also makes today the first day of the rest of the many, many low-carb years to follow.And as I celebrate my accomplishment, I'm also begi...

    Posted on 6/01/2015 by baconslave | 1 Comment

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  • Amazing Support!

    That's what MFP is truly about! Knowing you are all here is amazing!I have blogged about my headache struggles. They hit a new high on the pain scale last week. I reached out for help from a friend here who had made an earlier comment about unconvent...

    Posted on 6/10/2015 by Karlottap | 2 Comments

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     PINBALL flashing color and chromenumbers and noise. no volition of its own,the spring-launched silver ballricochets, bounces,gets flapped around a bit. but Oh!when things light upand go Boing!and Boing!and Boing! again it's almost worth the quarter....

    Posted on 6/11/2015 by bwallace2012 | 3 Comments

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  • The Promise

    I vow from this day forward to live in the present. Not too far in the future, never dwelling on the past. So as long as there is breath in my chest Give myself 100% to the commitment of living the life that I choose Even if there are those th...

    Posted on 7/01/2015 by Phoenix_Down | 1 Comment

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  • 3, 24, then Forever

    On Friday my fiance and I woke up, cleaned up and decided we should try to find our wedding clothes. So off we went on a little shopping trip.  We got to Carson's around noon, I'd say, and split off.  He went to see what kind of pants/jackets/shirts ...

    Posted on 7/06/2015 by Deena_Bean | 6 Comments

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  • One Popcorn Kernel :)

     "One Popcorn Kernel" A spinoff from the One Chicken Nugget" story I came home from the gym and Randy was popping popcorn. This is all I get. Lol Just kidding I got about 2 cups popped (in coconut oil) Yummy I wanted MORE Of course I want...

    Posted on 7/23/2015 by californiagirl2012 | 4 Comments

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  • Правда и мифы о жирах, белках, углеводах в пище и обезжиренных продуктах.

    Друзья! прежде чем начну статью - прошу об одном: если вы занимаетесь здоровым питанием - включайте мозги! Не верьте журналам и журналистам! Только те статьи, в которых есть ссылки на исследования, подверждающие тезисы - например дебильный тезис "не ...

    Posted on 11/20/2014 by wladk | 1 Comment

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  • Egg White Omlet and Calorie Counting!

     206 calories 20 grams protein 13 grams carbs I saw a post earlier with one of my super fit guy friends who said ZERO CALORIE COUNTING And I chuckled to myself Because he does not know what it's like to be a tiny 5 foot female. I have not yet se...

    Posted on 8/07/2015 by californiagirl2012 | 8 Comments

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  • Change Anything - Book Reference

    For anyone who has noticed me referencing a new audiobook I'm currently listening to, I wanted to provide the reference.  I was able to download this book for 14 days for free using "OverDrive" and the access provided to me by my local public library...

    Posted on 8/17/2015 by KnitOrMiss | 5 Comments

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  • FOCUS: Self-Care

    So, a few friends have separately challenged me to start focusing on self-care, because I'm notoriously terrible at putting myself last, at the first budget cuts being all on me, I hate taking time out of essentials (food, etc.) to do things for myse...

    Posted on 8/27/2015 by KnitOrMiss | 14 Comments

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  • Bad company to no company

    Well, today is interesting. If you read my last blog post, I was on vacation with my longtime BF, whom I've broken up with several times. I had already realized it was time to do it again -- when we had a huge fight on the vacation. He packed up his ...

    Posted on 8/29/2015 by flotsette | 6 Comments

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  • Monthly Goals - KISS - Keep It Simple September

    KISS Goal:Get back to basics. Lately, I have been trying too many faux foods (almond flour is so NOT my friend), letting my quantities creep (not even carb foods, just in general), eating too much of keto desserts to the point of getting sick or eati...

    Posted on 9/02/2015 by KnitOrMiss | 6 Comments

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  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles in China

    My job sent me to Hangzhou, at the request of Disney. We have designed a huge scissors lift and made a lot of drawings. Its time to kick-off the job and start cutting and welding. The manufacturer is in Hangzho, a city about 140 miles west of Shangh...

    Posted on 11/13/2015 by DittoDan | 2 Comments

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  • Fudge

    What I meant to say was fudging . . . As in fudging numbers! I use to do that with the scale. If my scale was up I would pretend I didn't weigh myself. Or if it was down 0.3 I could say it was "about" a half pound. When some one asked how much I had ...

    Posted on 12/12/2015 by SnagTop | 5 Comments

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  • Take Heart!

    Christmas.  It's such a tough time of year for so many reasons.  I often struggle with Christmas because all my family live out of town and my husband works shift work.  That means many years (like this one for instance) I spend Christmas Day all alo...

    Posted on 12/20/2015 by SnagTop | 3 Comments

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  • It really is NOT that much!!

    When I started my journey I had 108 pounds to lose. That number seemed impossible. One hundred and eight pounds. How will I ever lose that much weight? But here I sit 13 months later and 60 pounds or so (depending on the day) lighter.  I mentioned th...

    Posted on 1/15/2016 by SnagTop | 4 Comments

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  • 250 - Arschtritt to myself und ein großes DANKESCHÖN

    250 Tage MFPEigentlich ein guter Zeitpunkt um mal ein Zwischenfazit zu ziehen.Angefangen mit 119,8kg und ca 30% Körperfett. Absolut unfit mit Bluthochdruck Fettleber, Gelenkschmerzen. Nach 250 Tagen stehen zwischen 15-17kg weniger auf der Waage. Die ...

    Posted on 2/18/2016 by CaptainBalu | 1 Comment

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  • Three Weeks

    In a little over three weeks I chaperone my daughter’s school trip to Boston.I’ve reached the weight I wanted to get to for the trip with a month to spare. But age and abuse seem to want their vengeance for a life of wasted energy. My hip still hurts...

    Posted on 3/07/2016 by downsizinghoss | 8 Comments

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