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  • A Tale of Two Families

    Emotional turmoil on a personally unprecedented scale.That’s how I would describe the last six weeks since my dad’s passing: turmoil with layers and subtext complex enough to put a French New Wave film to shame.I come from one of those ‘pick a side’ ...

    Posted on 9/16/2015 by bennettinfinity | 2 Comments

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  • I Burned 500 Calories Writing This

    Example:  YourUserName burned 1,500 calories doing 300 minutes of exercise, including "Moving furniture, household"   You’ve seen the posts on your pals’ profile pages.  You’ve ooh’ed and ahh’ed about the incredible burns. You may have even posted ...

    Posted on 9/16/2015 by UpcyclerGirl | 6 Comments

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  • Mercy is for the weak – or is it?

    I’ve put off writing this one for a few days.  I’m not sure where this is going but strap in just in case the ride gets bumpy!  It sure feels like it’s been bumpy!  Where to start, where to start…  I guess we need to go back a few months.  Or a yea...

    Posted on 9/25/2015 by mrron2u | 3 Comments

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  • I Had a Bad Weekend & Yogi Berra Tribute

    Had a Terrible Weekend! So, I'm going to dedicate this post Yogi Berra. He was a very successful baseball player and he recently died.WARNING LONG POST AHEAD...Ok, you were forewarned.Background...The last few weeks since I got back from China, this ...

    Posted on 9/28/2015 by DittoDan | 5 Comments

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  • The Giant Robot Gym: My DIY Platform Build

    I've gotten pretty serious into my training and instead of just merely lifting for aesthetics, powerlifting has now become a passion of mine. I live in a pretty remote area and with my limited amount of time that I can possibly train (I train at 430 ...

    Posted on 10/12/2015 by nakedraygun | 1 Comment

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  • A few common misconceptions and plain old myths I’ve seen thrown around these forums

    A few common misconceptions and plain old myths I’ve seen thrown around these forums. My list is tailored for weight loss – not nutrition, which could shine a slightly different light on some of the items below. Also, assuming no medical conditions. ...

    Posted on 10/12/2015 by MasterVal | 2 Comments

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  • Those who can't remember history are doomed to repeat it...

    So I spent some time doing a little post mortem on my summer & busy season, at least as it relates to my fitness. Food:I gained 5 pounds partying all summer.  Considering how much we were gone, I'm not going to sweat this.  Although I would like ...

    Posted on 10/19/2015 by BikerGirlElaine | 1 Comment

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  • Helping others!

    I feel its sort of a requirement to help others learn about the LCHF woe the way others have helped me! I intend to pay that forward for as long as I can. I have a really good friend who wanted to know exactly what I am eating, because I am looking s...

    Posted on 10/24/2015 by Karlottap | 0 Comments

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  • Can't out run bad nutrition...ever...and don't you forget it.

    There is no such thing as a quick fix.  Well, ok...there is~and that's why I'm posting today...it's just that, a quick fix...not long lasting success that is sustainable.  And you can't workout your way to a skinnier and healthier you...it has to sta...

    Posted on 10/26/2015 by kristen2713 | 1 Comment

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  • Gadget or Gear? A Quick Look at Training Equipment.

    Gadget Gear Gadget Gadget Gadget Gadget Gear Gadget Gear Dildo Gadget Gadget Gear Gadget So what do you think? Do you agree with my designations above? Leave a comment below why or why not.

    Posted on 11/03/2015 by nakedraygun | 4 Comments

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  • Lies and Stomping My Feet

     As you can see, I have a 15 day streak going.  I've been logging in, reading blogs & threads.  I got in a few walks and even a run.  So, why was my weight so HIGH this morning?  I ate a salad yesterday damn it!!!   I demand results!!!Yeah, usual...

    Posted on 11/03/2015 by LastMinuteMama | 3 Comments

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  • No more "one day"

    Last weekend was a big one. Sort of slapped me in the face with the arbitrary nature of our own mortality. I had stepped to the back door and watched a house disappear right in front of me. I realized that my neighbor's car was there which meant she ...

    Posted on 1/27/2017 by downsizinghoss | 6 Comments

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  • It's working!

    This morning I stepped on the scale and couldn't believe my eyes!!  I was down 0.9 pounds which "officially" put me over the 60.5 pounds lost mark!  I was overjoyed!!  That puts me at 200.8 . . . or less than a pound from oneDerland -- the mythical l...

    Posted on 11/16/2015 by SnagTop | 6 Comments

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  • Don't be afraid of the camera!!!

    Today one of my Weight Watcher/MFP friends posted some before and after pictures for her commades.  Wow!  It was amazing to see the transformation 70 pounds made!!  It made me wish that I had taken a "before" picture.  I have some pictures that were ...

    Posted on 11/17/2015 by SnagTop | 5 Comments

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  • Meeting Maureen!

    Today I drove an hour from home to meet someone face-to-face that I've known on-line for a while now, both from the Weight Watchers site and MFP.  It was so much fun putting a "real" personality with the one I had perceived.I am not really a stranger...

    Posted on 12/02/2015 by SnagTop | 4 Comments

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  • I Don't Know

    You know, I'm not sure if I shoudl even do one of these. I have a feeling it would be inconsistent (as far as having a regular schedule or w/e). Maybe if it seems enough people are even interested in reading what I have to write about, I'll do one. I...

    Posted on 12/04/2015 by veezybell | 3 Comments

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  • Probiotics

    I'm having a lot of fun being a mad scientist. I have purchased two different lactobacillius strains. I have easily cultured them in whole milk. And Kefir too. I have learned so much. I learned if the temp is too warm or you go too long, the mixture ...

    Posted on 12/08/2015 by DittoDan | 5 Comments

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  • I Know...

    I'm on the verge of logging pretty darn diligently here for four years. While I'm happy about that, I'm also preparing for a major reset and it's got me thinking about what has changed over the last 1460 days and what still needs to change. When I go...

    Posted on 12/30/2015 by futuresize8 | 2 Comments

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  • Here's to a new year!

    Wow!  I can't believe a year has past since I finally took control of my life.  Thinking back, I can't believe how many times my New Year's resolution was to lose weight.  How many times I started and failed, joined the gym, or promised myself that "...

    Posted on 12/31/2015 by SnagTop | 2 Comments

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  • The Short List

    Happy New Year ~Resolution time. I believe resolutions are great in theory, but I've noticed that they don't generally come to fruition (my own not excluded).  If you get one or two of five, great! Overall, they are nice for a moment of reflection...

    Posted on 1/04/2016 by Deena_Bean | 2 Comments

    6 votes + -