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  • I Think I Need a New Tattoo - Not Dying Reward

    Today I am off to the hospital for a bone scan. Later this week I will get the results. There is a lot more health stuff to do before the year ends. I have to go back for an ultrasound of my heart. It’s my six year follow up to congestive heart failu...

    Postado em 12/12/2017 por dsjohndrow | 17 Comentars

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  • Mind over Matter

    So I’m doing C25K – Couch to 5K. It’s a running program that claims to get couch potatoes from the couch to running a 5k in 9 weeks while having you do three sessions of walking and running a week. This is my third attempt at C25k – I failed my previ...

    Postado em 11/12/2017 por jaimydude | 38 Comentars

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  • Just one, please!

    Last week I stepped outside at lunch and stopped at my all-time favorite food truck. I hadn't been there in months. The guy who owns it is a genius, he comes up with the most fun lunch meals, and people wait in line to try his newest creations. A gre...

    Postado em 07/12/2017 por The_Movie_Chair | 23 Comentars

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  • Obsession

    Now that I've been back on MFP for a few weeks, familiar patterns are emerging. Weighing chicken breast. Weighing everything. Medium peach or small peach? Counting the slices in a pound of deli cheese. Dirtying up all of my measuring spoons every day...

    Postado em 19/09/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 5 Comentars

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  • My 4th Time (Hospice)

    This is the 4th time in my life that I've been the responsible party for someone beginning hospice care.  It's such a wonderful and helpful resource but so sad and depressing at the same time.  My first experience was with my sister-in-law 32 years a...

    Postado em 05/12/2017 por luluinca | 13 Comentars

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  • I Don't Want to be Obese Again! But...

    It has been more than 5 years since I started this journey, but not yet 10. I lost the first 5 pounds and then the first 10 pounds. I ran a 5K and then a 10K. Finally I lost over 70 pounds. I also ran 8 marathons.This is my first blog back since the ...

    Postado em 05/12/2017 por dsjohndrow | 25 Comentars

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  • 40 pounds gone!

    i did it! I lost 40 pounds. 40.2 to be exact of this morning, and, you know what, it feels great! I still have 11.8 to get to my goal, but that seems so achievable now! I have learned to love fruits and vegetables more than I thought possible. I am m...

    Postado em 04/12/2017 por dawnviking | 39 Comentars

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  • The Letter

    It's time to plan my family photo and letter for the Christmas cards I still stubbornly insist on sending every year. Most of the letter is routinely taken up with the goings-on of my two kids and husband. I can usually get away with saying almost no...

    Postado em 04/12/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 14 Comentars

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  • I'm Different

    Something weird has happened a few times now. I like to make a big salad for my lunch some days, and I will spend a while prepping and logging it. I just made a salad with chicken, wing sauce, lettuce, celery, homemade ranch, bacon, some toasted pank...

    Postado em 29/09/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 5 Comentars

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  • Army St.

    I’ve told you before about my hour-long commute. A few years ago, that commute used to be from Hillsdale, CA to San Francisco. I used to take the Caltrain into San Francisco. Every day, as we approached San Francisco, at around Army St. (Technically,...

    Postado em 04/12/2017 por jaimydude | 11 Comentars

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  • Hold your horses!

    Someone left a comment on my blog, stating that all fat people are unhappy and it made me frown a bit. If all fat people are unhappy, does that mean all skinny people are happy? I don't think so.  I was a happy fat woman, still am, both, fat and hap...

    Postado em 29/11/2017 por The_Movie_Chair | 40 Comentars

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  • Come on Baby Light my Fire ..

    This phrase is all but common on MFP. Every other day (or if you do a search) you see the same plea again and again – “Need Motivation”, “Fell off the wagon, need motivation”, “Gained X pounds, need motivation”. To those that just need tips or help a...

    Postado em 27/11/2017 por jaimydude | 19 Comentars

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  • The fat lady in maintenance mode

    "Thanksgiving is just one day," someone wrote, and I didn't leave a comment, just grabbed my keyboard and tiptoed away. Yes, I suppose that might be true, but not in our family. We are Holiday-crazy and Thanksgiving is the official start of the Holi...

    Postado em 22/11/2017 por The_Movie_Chair | 34 Comentars

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  • The waiting (is the hardest part)

    "I can't wait until Christmas!" My 16-year-old routinely begins saying this in July. I always say wise, patient Mom things, like "Don't wish the summer away!",  and "It will be here before you know it!", and "Give it a rest, I'm already way behind an...

    Postado em 21/11/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 15 Comentars

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  • Why I Put Xanex in the Turkey

    In the US it's Thankgiving week. For Americans that means at least a half day off from work, more food that we usually eat, our crazy families, and being thankfiul for cash to buy Christmas presents.This year is different for me.My kids will be here ...

    Postado em 21/11/2017 por dsjohndrow | 13 Comentars

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  • My Mama always said..

    .. life was like a box of … no, that was Forrest Gump’s mama! Not mine. Mine said something else.   I was a kid. It was summer and I was being punished. That was very unusual for me. I almost never got punished as a kid. I'm told I never misbehaved, ...

    Postado em 20/11/2017 por jaimydude | 12 Comentars

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  • Dear Food Network!

    Nobody made me fat -I did that beautifully all by myself. And while I do not look for excuses, I will blame you, dear Food Network, for at least 30 pounds which I am carrying on my hips, thighs, belly, and all the other good places I don't want to ta...

    Postado em 16/11/2017 por The_Movie_Chair | 42 Comentars

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  • The Jerk Store called …

    … and they’re running out of you! That’s a line from a Seinfeld episode where George Costanza is ruing a missed opportunity at a zinger / comeback. He’s going over what he should have said in response to someone and seeing if he can get himself into ...

    Postado em 06/11/2017 por jaimydude | 4 Comentars

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  • I Suck at Willpower!

    If this journey was up to willpower alone, I'd be 400 pounds by now! There were a bunch of things I tried to do to lose weight. I tried not eating, eating diet meals, shakes, fads, and I thought of vomiting it back up too. I didn't.I just don't have ...

    Postado em 14/11/2017 por dsjohndrow | 25 Comentars

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  • Best Part of My Day ..

    For over a decade now my commute has not been less than 45 minutes. In all those years of commuting, I've noticed things - Trends, patterns that come and go. The man with the glasses and newspaper. The lady with the wet hair. The construction worker ...

    Postado em 13/11/2017 por jaimydude | 16 Comentars

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