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  • Come On Sweetheart - PLEASE

    Ok it's not as bad as it sounds.  I am now in the 230's haven't seen those in a long time.  As much as I am (for me) in favour of only weighing myself once a month I will admit that I feel refreshed and renewed seeing the loss and the end of the 240'...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by jbart1055 | 4 Comments

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  • Stick With It!


    Posted on 3/14/2014 by Elliehmltn | 2 Comments

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  • Random wedding blog: Surprise readings?

    I promised ya'll I'd bug you with this crap... I've been slacking big time. Neither of us is really practicing as far as religion. We both kind of feel like we would be hypocrites having our loved ones stand and read biblical things. We're not into ...

    Posted on 3/14/2014 by oregonzoo | 4 Comments

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  • Twitterpated

    Spring is in the air and it is lovely! I mowed yesterday.  I love to mow.  It is one of the most relaxing activities I know.  Just you and your thoughts and the attempt to make the lines in the yard as perfectly straight as you possibly can. We have ...

    Posted on 3/15/2014 by MelisRunning | 4 Comments

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  • Days 7 and 8 . . . Belated, Again!

    Hi, my dear friends.   Day 7 . . .   A friend and I took both cars up to Rainbow Beach, via Double Island Point yesterday. Perfect conditions - low tide run up, and low tide run home. Sunshine, and all four of our girls played in and around the wat...

    Posted on 3/24/2014 by MarlinWil | 2 Comments

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  • Flat Tire Analogy

      Posted on 12/25/2013 by makingamiracle ... "If you were driving from Los Angeles to New York, and you got a flat tire in Las Vegas, would you shoot out the other three tires, then drive back to Los Angeles?  No.  You'd fix the one flat tire and co...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by jeansuza | 6 Comments

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  • What's A Foodie To Do?

    I admit it. I am a flat out foodie. The Food Network is my guilty pleasure. Paula Deen and her sticks of butter made me smile. Alton Brown is my hero. I love the Worst Cooks In America and follow The Great Food Truck Race, cheering for the underdogs....

    Posted on 3/15/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 13 Comments

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  • WHY do you do what you do?

    I am a runner.  I do not consider myself a "good" runner. But I am a runner, none the less. I enjoy it and I do it. I may not be the fastest and I may not have perfect form or breathing.But I run.  And THAT makes me a runner.  I've done various races...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by laughingdani | 15 Comments

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  • Day 69 - Stomach is still off

    Hello MFP/Internet! Day 69 (hahaha 69) is now over. Today was another off day. My stomach really didn’t agree with me all morning to the point where I didn’t eat. I had lunch after work (short day) and I ate at a cookout tonight but something is j...

    Posted on 3/15/2014 by cjanaro | 1 Comment

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  • Taking It for Granted.

    When I am focused on hitting my goals, I forget how to be thankful for being healthy. I get so wrapped up in what the scale says or how I look in that dress, that I forget that those things are completely secondary. I always get a quick reminder here...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by jennieodwyer | 8 Comments

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  • Sabotage blame the It's a Small World Song

    Today was a nice relaxing day, I spent it cooking lots of yummy food, portioning stuff so things are ready as this will be a pretty crazy week - work, 3 doctor appointments and I think I'm supposed to be having a medical test done too I'll have to ch...

    Posted on 3/16/2014 by jwhited71 | 9 Comments

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  • Frozen...

    I’m cold MFP.  It’s been winter here in Georgia for at least 2 ½ years and I am ready for Spring.  Despite being almost one week into the official start of spring, the temps still can’t seem to rise above 49 degrees.  All of you folks from Illinois, ...

    Posted on 3/24/2014 by Goal179 | 16 Comments

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  • The Old Highway

    I have a friend who has the “Heebie Jeebies” about me running the Old Highway.  (I think you know who you are      So, today I did something I think you would appreciate.  I asked permission before I ran on the road. I have to run about 2 miles to re...

    Posted on 3/24/2014 by MelisRunning | 3 Comments

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  • Day 78 - Juicing Day 1

    Hello MFP/ Internet! Day 78 is complete! So my first “full juicing” day is over, it was pretty good! I need to make a few changes going forward tho. For example, I need to get a strainer, I keep getting a nasty pulp at the bottom of each one and it...

    Posted on 3/25/2014 by cjanaro | 10 Comments

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  • The End of the Road

    MFH (My Favorite Husband) and I ran the Schaeffer’s Chapel route this morning.  To reach the Chapel, we have to cross Highway 45 South.  They have been working on turning the Highway into a four lane from a two lane. I have logged many running miles ...

    Posted on 3/18/2014 by MelisRunning | 3 Comments

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  • Not a Magic Bullet

    This isn't really for you guys, it's mostly for me.  I just need to get my feelings down about what's been going on with me medically.Part of the difficulty with diagnosing me is that I have at least two types of pain.  I've got pain that feels like ...

    Posted on 3/17/2014 by ILiftHeavyAcrylics | 12 Comments

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  • #skinnygirlproblems

    Disclaimer one, I am in no way complaining.  These are just quirky things I have observed since losing weight.Disclaimer two, I'm not all that skinny.1.  I can no longer hold anything small in my lap.  It all falls through the gap in my thighs.  2.  ...

    Posted on 3/19/2014 by ZenInTexas | 17 Comments

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  • Day 73 - Day 2 of half juice half food

    Hello MFP/Internet! Day 73 is at its end! Today marks day 2 of my half juice half regular diet. I tried some more recipes and learned that strawberries are extremely strong when juiced! Overall the day was pretty good! I started the day with a pea...

    Posted on 3/19/2014 by cjanaro | 1 Comment

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  • International Day Of Happiness/First Day Of Spring

    I woke up this morning excited that Sring was officially here. Silly me, I didn't listen to the weather last night. I was just a tad disappointed. It is gray and wet and there is not a bird in sight, despite a dozen or so enticing feeders scattered a...

    Posted on 3/20/2014 by wordsandmusic51 | 7 Comments

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  • Face Plant

    A huge splat on the old side of Highway 45 South. Seeing as they had opened the new side of Highway 45 South, I though to myself… “Self, why do not you just run on the old side of the Highway!?” I must admit to feeling clever.  What a great idea!!!  ...

    Posted on 3/21/2014 by MelisRunning | 6 Comments

    9 votes + -