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  • Unexpected Company

    This week is a “fall back week” in my training program for the Chicago Marathon.  This is the first real “Break” I’ve had since running the 50K three weeks ago.   It is my theory that the people who develop these training programs really do not have...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by MelisRunning | 6 Comments

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  • My Life

    I don't need you to worry for me cause I'm alrightI don't want you to tell me it's time to come homeI don't care what you say anymore, this is my lifeGo ahead with your own life and leave me aloneI never said you had to offer me a second chanceI neve...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by LostLifter | 14 Comments

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  • The Running Dead

    It has been a good while since I've written anything, so I figured now was the time.  Life kind of gave me the finger in the way of an injury and being the stubborn person I am, I just made it worse.It started back in June.  I finished a six mile run...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by scottyg70 | 8 Comments

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  • The girl in the mirror

    Body image...it's my Achilles' Heel.  I remember watching this episode of "What Not To Wear" once. The lady they were making over had recently lost a significant amount of weight and her clothing was not only outdated - it was also about five sizes t...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by glowgirl14 | 24 Comments

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  • Healing analogy

    I am a fan of analogy... it helps me connect the dots to things I may not have been able to connect before, and it works for a lot of people. I came up with an analogy today that I would like to share...  As I think that as humans, we could all do to...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by MireyGal76 | 13 Comments

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  • Response to TOPIC: Guys - girls who are "normal" sized or have a belly?

    http://www.myfitnesspal.com/topics/show/1404681-guys-girls-who-are-normal-sized-or-have-a-bellySo I've been dieting for 2 months now and have dropped 10 lbs. I'm 139 lbs now and 5'6'' tall. I have skinny legs and arms, but I tend to carry my weight i...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by yoovie | 12 Comments

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  • Calories always count but that doesn't always mean you need to count them

    From the BI Facebook page... join the discussion here.-----Many of my clients are calorie counters. Admittedly, as a coach, it does make my job easier. A lack of progress almost always stems from the nutritional side of the coin.And when progress is ...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by stroutman81 | 15 Comments

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  • 66 days-Have a little faith in me

    I should be so lucky. I AM so lucky. Only 66 days left until my wedding. What I have is something wonderful. Perfect, no. I distinctly remember  a point when we started dating I said “well……I can end it now and I don’t get hurt” because I knew he w...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by CAWFEE_TAWK | 13 Comments

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  • The Power of Habit - Part 1: Why Habits Matter

    When I started out on MFP, one of my foundational principles was that I wanted to make long term changes that stuck. We all know the usual drill of good intentioned resolutions - people make big changes but frequently lose focus and revert back to ol...

    Posted on 8/19/2014 by ihad | 16 Comments

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  • The Incredible League of MFP Heroes

    MFP is an incredible place and people seem to have these amazing superpowers. All the superpowers we could form a league of weightloss comic book heroesWe have the Masked Photocaloriecounter there seems to be a lot of people  with this power. The abi...

    Posted on 8/17/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 9 Comments

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  • Change of Season = New Health Goals

    Hi Pals, the end of summer is here, and it's a little depressing. I love the unstructured time. But to be successful, I do need that structure and once I get the kid back to school, I can get take back my own schedule and start working on better habi...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by Robin1117 | 12 Comments

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  • Miracles Do Come True! Thanks for your prayers.

    UPDATE ON OUR HOME SEARCH. This is a post for my MFP friends who have been following Ed's and my search for our new home. ***** Thanks to all of you who have been praying for Ed and I to get our new home. We just got the news. The owner has signed th...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by Hanfordrose | 41 Comments

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  • Refuse to balance your program?

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by yoovie | 2 Comments

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  • 8-18-14 Update On My New Home Blog

    Again...this blog is just for folks who have been following Ed and my adventures with finding a new home. Last night, the neighbors hosted another one of their loud parties into the early morning hours. This only reminded me of why I am so eager to g...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by Hanfordrose | 19 Comments

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  • Winter is Coming .....

    Well for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere it is. What do you think about when you think of winter? Snuggling up by warm fires eating lots of warming comfort food.Today I ran one of my Winter routes. The weather's been pretty bad the past few da...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by _Zardoz_ | 12 Comments

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  • Don't compete to get in shape

    Don’t compete to get in shape, get in shape to compete.I know that sounds confusing, but it is a very important concept that is just starting to gain recognition. Many people who are in average shape or overweight decide that they are going to compet...

    Posted on 8/18/2014 by usmcmp | 6 Comments

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  • We just went looking.

    Heads Up - This is just another blog for my MFP friends who are following my hubbie Ed and my adventures as we search for a new home. If you aren't one of my MFP friends, this probably wouldn't interest you. Ed knew that I was feeling in a 'big, blue...

    Posted on 8/17/2014 by Hanfordrose | 22 Comments

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     I'm a nice person.  really.  most of the time, anyway.  ok, well, sometimes....... or at least I try.  most of the time.  ok.  well.... sometimes.   but sometimes Being Nice is just doesn't feel right.   so here's what happened today ~~  but first, ...

    Posted on 8/16/2014 by bwallace2012 | 42 Comments

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  • Immeasurable Progress

    So, I take progress pictures. I may not do them as rigid as I used to. To be fair, I like to show myself in the right light, as I still have a tendency to be quite vain. That means right lighting, pose, a picture that is obvious what I've achieved. B...

    Posted on 8/15/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 4 Comments

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  • Conquest of the Fierce Heart

    I don't know why simple words or expressions dig so deep. It's like a knife to the heart, an effortless twist. It only takes a second to feel the wind knocked from your chest. To hear someone say something without filter. Words better left unsaid o...

    Posted on 8/15/2014 by BombshellPhoenix | 7 Comments

    26 votes + -