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  • I'm going

    on vacation, and you're not.  

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by andeey | 10 Comments

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  • Which is worse, the blog, or the bloggers?

     As of today I've been reading the most popular blogs, and instead of feeling like:  I feel like this happened, instead:  

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by EddieHaskell97 | 6 Comments

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  • The Battle I Didn't Choose

    My name is David and the doctor says I have cancer. Still. I have had it before. I had surgery a few times. Each time there has been success. It set me back in my training, I missed a few marathons, but I emerged with a normally functioning life.Last...

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by dsjohndrow | 56 Comments

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  • Deadlifts and meditation

    As someone who suffers from anxiety I can't just sit around and meditate.   My brain goes into overdrive and suddenly I'm worrying about everything.  I've tried many methods of clearing my mind, but in the end it just doesn't work for me.Deadlifts ac...

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by usmcmp | 12 Comments

    28 votes + -

  • Inspiration

    Inspriation is when you take a deep breath in.   I hope you enjoyed this. 

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by _dracarys_ | 7 Comments

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  • Life can change in the blink of an eye

    Spending two weeks in the hospital after 4 ER visits in one week, and being relegated to the couch after being used to putting in 40-55 miles per week running really changes your perspective. You learn to appreciate the things you took for granted. T...

    Posted on 8/02/2016 by The_Enginerd | 12 Comments

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  • Deal With Me

    It's simple. I want to change the world. But the world is full of  countless hordes of brilliant failures and charismatic losers. Day dreamers who talk. Wishing on stars while stagnant on earth. I have been one of them. I see the irony. This grand st...

    Posted on 8/01/2016 by downsizinghoss | 8 Comments

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  • De-Stressed!

    Part of my new "Thinking Thin" plan is I've stopped being so obsessive about weighing myself.  The downside to that is the fact that since I am not tracking and not counting . . . it's kind of scary to step on the scale!  The scale was always my whip...

    Posted on 7/31/2016 by LogR4Life | 8 Comments

    24 votes + -

  • Brain Update!

    I am now four days into trying to "flip my switch" to think like a thin woman.  I am still getting lots of wonderful feedback and I'm loving it. Hearing from people who have seen success is so encouraging! I have also discovered that I am not alone i...

    Posted on 7/26/2016 by LogR4Life | 15 Comments

    27 votes + -

  • I Used to be Fat, But Now I Am Not

    Most of us fantasized about being in a relationship with a famous movie or TV personality, a musician or sports figure - and it wasn't Roseanne Barr or Fluffy! That is what is wonderful thing about fantasies, they're free, but often not fulfilling. A...

    Posted on 7/26/2016 by dsjohndrow | 16 Comments

    124 votes + -

  • Blog #8 Rx Drug Report Since I Started Keto

     Blog #8  Drug Report Since I Started Ketogenic DietI want to tell about my prescription drugs use since I started the diet 4 weeks ago (Aug, 29th). This what I was taking then:Glipizide 10mg @ 2X day (squeezes your pancreas to get more insulin out o...

    Posted on 9/26/2014 by DittoDan | 3 Comments

    10 votes + -

  • Thinking Thin

    Since I posted my last blog about "The Thin Woman's Brain" I have received so much wonderful feedback in the form of comments, emails, and messages.  People who have been looking for the switch and people who have found it!!  It is so eciting to me t...

    Posted on 7/22/2016 by LogR4Life | 10 Comments

    40 votes + -

  • In defense of the excuse

    If we were to cut to the heart of all the things it takes to lose weight, we would find that being honest with yourself is the absolute most important thing you can do.  For every way of eating and exercising there has been at least one successful ...

    Posted on 7/20/2016 by usmcmp | 21 Comments

    88 votes + -

  • Please Quiet the Heck Down, I am Exercising!

    Gym goers are often annoying, and on occasion I would like to say, "Have a nice cup of shut the FRONT door!" If you are serious about losing weight, you've probably gone to a gym, or possibly thought about joining one.It's unforntuate that you can't ...

    Posted on 7/19/2016 by dsjohndrow | 33 Comments

    72 votes + -

  • Flipping the Switch 💡

    I have long questioned why some people can have a delicious meal or a luscious dessert then put down their fork and say "Wow!  That was delicious!!  I'm stuffed!" while I could eat the very same food items and as I reach for another spoonful say "Wow...

    Posted on 7/17/2016 by LogR4Life | 24 Comments

    34 votes + -

  • Internal force required

    My usual happy, upbeat self is dampened and soggy as of late. Some things have not quite worked out as I'd hoped, and the pile of them finally was enough to weigh me down.  My mood is sour, my outlook negative and overall I've been a bonafied grumpy-...

    Posted on 7/14/2016 by Deena_Bean | 21 Comments

    33 votes + -

  • Finding Normal

    It is no secret that I've been struggling big time. I've stopped blogging because I have tired of telling people that I failed and started over again . . . . and again, and again, and again. I still haven't quit but I'm still finding it necessary to ...

    Posted on 7/13/2016 by LogR4Life | 32 Comments

    63 votes + -

  • Cancer Sucks

    Some of you know that I have been around here for a few years. It's not that important. I stuck with the plan and lost a lot of weight, not to mention I can run a marathon and fit in some much smaller clothes.I also made some people on the message bo...

    Posted on 7/11/2016 by dsjohndrow | 54 Comments

    107 votes + -

  • 25 Reasons You Might Not Have Logged In

    Today is 11100110101days on MFP - well if you are fluent in binary. For the rest of you, it's 1845 days. I don't log food so much anymore. Why? Because I know how many calories everything that I eat is. Some days I have new dish and I will log that.I...

    Posted on 6/28/2016 by dsjohndrow | 29 Comments

    68 votes + -

  • Sewing on Buttons

    I lost a button on my skort last week.  It fell off in my hand when I was getting ready for bed so I figured I would make the repair after they had been laundered.  I'm not much of a seamstress but I CAN sew on buttons!!  So I got my needle and threa...

    Posted on 6/25/2016 by LogR4Life | 5 Comments

    34 votes + -