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  • Brett's a Cannibalish

    Here's my analogy of these threads (re:Whether or not all calories are equal). Your daily calorie allotment = a school bus Proteins = small children Carbs = average children Fats = fat children From there you can probably guess where I'm going. If yo...

    Posted on 6/20/2014 by yoovie | 9 Comments

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  • U Mad, Cow?

    In a world that has seen the horrifying emergence of parsley-flavored detox smoothies, it takes a mighty entree to restore a proper balance to the universe. Not just any food item, but the titan of taste, the great of the grill, and the king of them ...

    Posted on 6/20/2014 by ihad | 25 Comments

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  • Through Sara's eyes Graduation 2014...

    Dad: as the date became closer, I shared on MFP that the school asked parents to write a speech on each of their 14 graduating young adults, I was more than glad too and a few of you said I should blog it, I'm not much of a blogger but this one is we...

    Posted on 6/19/2014 by EEfromJersey | 11 Comments

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  • Right Action

    Tonight the air I breathe feels satisfying. My body is exhausted; I can feel that tingling achiness that comes from having worked out hard. Then there is the other tiredness that comes from having followed through with some obligations. I have reache...

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

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  • Obscure Behaviors

    From the BI Facebook page---It's important that you identify those obscure behaviors that happen to be dominating your mindset and choices. They're so ingrained and habitual that often times you're not even aware they're happening.Consider this...You...

    Posted on 6/19/2014 by stroutman81 | 8 Comments

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  • Two Weeks Sober

    I hate the term "addiction" when it is abused by someone saying they're addicted to sweets or sugar. By now, most of you know this, but I've been done arguing in those threads for a while now. Once somebody retorted that I must have no idea what addi...

    Posted on 6/19/2014 by hollydubs85 | 20 Comments

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  • Just One Thing

    I'm looking down the barrel of 900 days of logging. I'm proud of that streak, mostly because prior to eating with intention and awareness, I'd try something for a bit, then stop because I didn't get the results I wanted. Or I'd get the results and wh...

    Posted on 6/19/2014 by futuresize8 | 11 Comments

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  • TWO WEEKS IN HELL

    and the Demon of Depression was the tour guide.  surely there must be better travel destinations....and more pleasant guides.  but we learn from our guides, who or whatever they may be.    anyway, I've had enough reasons, excuses, other people, exter...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by bwallace2012 | 20 Comments

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  • It's All About the Steps....now

    So I am slowly regaining my groove, re-energized after I finally faced my biggest enemy...dun dun DUNNNN THE SCALE.  The monster that lives in my basement and must be awoken to either delight or tear me to shreds.  It was two months scalefree that in...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by Joanne_happygramma | 4 Comments

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  • Lightning Strikes - Maybe Once, Maybe Twice - It All Comes Down to You...

    "To the gypsy that remains - faces freedom with a little fear." ~ Stevie Nicks Cravings.  Binge eating.  Out of control. Bad foods.  All negative things that can be overcome with one word:  Moderation.  It's bantered about the forums as an answer for...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by gypsy_spirit | 28 Comments

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  • Inspiration for the Inspirational

    I've been talking recently with some friends here on MFP and we've all been around the block a time or two as far as fitness and weight loss is concerned. We've experienced amazing highs, but we've also all felt the frustration of getting to a low po...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by fivethreeone | 31 Comments

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  • You never know....

    When I started and had made the decision to take back my health, I never knew the impact it would have on my family.  Now as most of my friends now, one of my biggest inspirations is my son, he's the one that gave me hope this was possible.  My son w...

    Posted on 6/18/2014 by jwhited71 | 14 Comments

    55 votes + -

  • I got 'The Secret Recipe' for my favorite sweet beverage.

    I have a special, sweet treat that I love...the 20 ounce Chocolate Glacier, which is sold by a little drive up joint, called Java Heaven. None of the Java Heaven menu items are a part of the MFP food list.The workers at Java Heaven make the frozen be...

    Posted on 6/17/2014 by Hanfordrose | 31 Comments

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  • Response to TOPIC: The Power of Breakfast for all the "Non-Believers"

    ttp://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1324853-the-power-of-breakfast-for-all-the-non-believers?hl=non-believers&page=15#posts-20417659  Quote: "Morning meals to help you lose weight, balance blood sugar, and feel fuller longer. -INSERT QUOTE OF ...

    Posted on 6/17/2014 by yoovie | 13 Comments

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  • TOPIC: Incredibly sad

    http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1324926-incredibly-sad and here: for maximum 'there-there-ness" http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1324937-success-story-to-failure  Okay, so I have not posted on here in a while in terms of a thread. But...

    Posted on 6/17/2014 by yoovie | 21 Comments

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  • For My Friends: On Hope

    I cannot…nay, refuse…to believe that there is not within each and every one of us, from the oldest to the youngest, the fittest to the fattest, a deep well of willpower seated at each of our hearts.  That the struggles we endure in the name of better...

    Posted on 6/17/2014 by Mac_X | 9 Comments

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  • Find your places

    *** WARNING: Zero fitness-related content ***  This was my seventh year to be "stage manager" for my kids' dance studio's annual recital. Following is something I posted as a caption to a picture of two incredibly adorable little 5 year old twin danc...

    Posted on 6/16/2014 by jofjltncb6 | 27 Comments

    40 votes + -

  • Why We Can't Have Nice Things

    Posted on 6/16/2014 by ihad | 2 Comments

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  • Training week #1 - Toronto Marathon

    Today mark the start of my 18 weeks marathon training plan for Toronto Marathon October 19th. After a lot of research and a lot of back and forth, I've finally settled on a training plan. I will be following a slightly modified version of the Hanson ...

    Posted on 6/16/2014 by _Josee_ | 6 Comments

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  • Met My 6 Week Biggest Loser Goal

    I signed up for a Biggest Loser contest through MFP that began on May 5th.  Some weeks during the challenge, I did pretty well.  I met challenges, ate well, exercised.  Some weeks I was less motivated, but still did what I could.  I had set a goal fo...

    Posted on 6/16/2014 by michelle_816 | 4 Comments

    22 votes + -