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  • Layaway Xmas Gift

    With only 11 weeks until Xmas, I put my present to myself on layaway this week. I intend to kick in a payment every day between now and then with the exception of just 4 days:my nephew’s bdaymy daughter’s bdaymy Mom’s bdayAnd ThanksgivingI will be pa...

    Posted on 10/08/2014 by The_GingerBeard_Man | 4 Comments

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  • Race Recap: The USA Masters 5k

    The USA Masters 5K is a race I have been targeting for some time. I've been doing well in local races but I wanted to test myself in a race with a national field. For master's runners, the fields don't get any more talented than this. This year, ten ...

    Posted on 10/06/2014 by davemunger | 4 Comments

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  • Science of Low Carb ~ From a Non-Scientist

    I read my first low carb book close to 15 years ago. At the time I was fat, and though not terribly unwell, all my dieting efforts seemed to have no effect. I was struggling with low grade depression, horrible self-esteem and I had recently been diag...

    Posted on 10/11/2014 by A_Dabauer | 3 Comments

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  • Daring to Live is Facing Fear...otherwise, do you live at all?

    So, fear.  An ever present obsessive thought in my mind, whether forefront, hiding around in back somewhere, or lurking like a creep in my subconscious.  I live with and in fear.  Constantly.  And I am SO DONE WITH THAT!!I don't know what this means ...

    Posted on 10/14/2014 by KnitOrMiss | 8 Comments

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  • Get Lost

    This is still a work in progress, and I think I sang the wrong words in a couple places... but...This song I wrote within the last year.  Basically, it is about my son who loves to “hide” in the way that toddlers hide: by covering their eyes, or crou...

    Posted on 10/20/2014 by wolverine66 | 1 Comment

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  • Mumble Mumble

    When I was a little girl, I loved the sound of high heels clicking, because to me, it symbolized being a "grown up."As an adult, I love the sound of my own sneakers slapping concrete, because it is coming to mean "strong" and "healthy." I have lost l...

    Posted on 10/20/2014 by jennifer_417 | 2 Comments

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  • Rambles About Binge Eating...

    This is mostly just going to be rambling, and probably won't make much sense.  I'm hopeful I can get my thoughts "on paper", and then come back to them later to further sort through them. Rachel (RachelRuns) and I met up last weekend.  During our tim...

    Posted on 10/21/2014 by JTick | 1 Comment

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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 hayan...

    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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