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  • Sit Less Boot Camp Returns October 1st On MFP

    You may already know that sitting too much ("sitting disease") has terrible impacts on your health. But did you know that sitting a lot may also be hurting your weight loss? We don't burn many calories sitting in a chair, making it harder to reach ou...

    Gepostet am 26.09.2016 von themedalist | 26 Kommentierens

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  • Soap Opera Dieters

    Welcome to the continuing saga of I Hate The Scale, the show for desperate plateau'ers and up-and-down dieters. Today's episode, otherwise known as "I Need An NSV" Sunday: Julie, standing nekkid in front of the bathroom mirror, discovers that her...

    Gepostet am 19.09.2015 von UpcyclerGirl | 10 Kommentierens

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  • Confessions Of A Former Bombshell

      I grew up in a small, USA midwest town in a middle class family.  My mom was quasi-famous with her own TV show, and my father was a junior accountant who was mild-mannered by day and demonically abusive by night.  Thus, I grew up with mixed messag...

    Gepostet am 21.09.2016 von UpcyclerGirl | 28 Kommentierens

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  • The 5 Stages of Food Grief

    Terminally ill patients often go through fairly predictable stages as they begin to accept their life is coming to an end (hopefully, they have an eternal home). I have watched it happen with both my parents. It's sad, but thank God we get some time ...

    Gepostet am 21.09.2016 von dsjohndrow | 24 Kommentierens

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  • Vacation always brings me home . . .

    My husband and I have been in Pigeon Forge this week.  I love the Smokey Mountains.  Heck . . . I just love MOUNTAINS!  They are so majestic and beautiful, so awe-inspiring.  It seems, however, whenever I vacation it brings me back to my roots:  It r...

    Gepostet am 20.09.2016 von LogR4Life | 6 Kommentierens

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  • Stuff Weight Losers Do and Say

    No matter what industry, business or hobby you are into, there is always a vernacular that goes with it. For instance, if you work in retail and you have customer with a chip card, you tell them to "put it all the way in." You might hear this in a lo...

    Gepostet am 13.09.2016 von dsjohndrow | 9 Kommentierens

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  • One Good Day . . .

    As I struggle to get back on track I am so grateful for the friends I have made along my journey. People who understand the struggle and strive to do better with me, people who take the time to encourage and check up on me.  One such person sent me a...

    Gepostet am 08.09.2016 von LogR4Life | 18 Kommentierens

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  • Famous Quotes

    I read a lot. I have a pretty good education for a guy who smoked enough pot in high school to get all of Chicago high for a day. On the Internet, most people don't want to spend more that a few minutes reading. Did you know 47% of all music videos d...

    Gepostet am 06.09.2016 von dsjohndrow | 7 Kommentierens

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  • The good and the bad

    The good and the bad are all jumbled up.  For decades it was varying degrees of bad with only moments of good. And some of those moments were glorious, but they always were dragged back down.  Now the two seem at war. I face things daily that want to...

    Gepostet am 31.08.2016 von downsizinghoss | 8 Kommentierens

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  • Breaking out of starvation mode

    I was surfing the internet today and ran across this article by Tom Venuto, who has been in the weight loss and fitness industry since 1989.  He's a personal trainer, nutrition consultant, motivation coach, fitness model, health club manager and best...

    Gepostet am 08.03.2012 von alliover | 3 Kommentierens

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  • How It Really Is

    I have been writing this blog for a long time - like 5 years or something like that. I have filled the inter-webs with a lot of crap and a few pathetic stories. Possibly I have encouraged one or two folks to eat celery instead of a donut with their m...

    Gepostet am 30.08.2016 von dsjohndrow | 19 Kommentierens

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  • Race Report: Emerald City Half Marathon

    Race Report:The weather is warm: Red Flag conditions.  We’ll be starting with the temps in the low-mid 70’s and humidity percentage in the high 90’s (Garmin actually says it was 100%).  The skies are partly cloudy, and the sun rises to reveal a hazy ...

    Gepostet am 28.08.2016 von bennettinfinity | 11 Kommentierens

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  • Pardon my absence . . .

    Wow!  It has been a while since I last blogged -- July 31st to be exact so almost four weeks (feels like longer).  The reason for that is multi-faceted and of course there is a story . . .August has been a very busy month!  My mother-in-law finally a...

    Gepostet am 25.08.2016 von LogR4Life | 17 Kommentierens

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  • Stop the Food Pushers!

    Don't you just hate it when "no thank you" doesn't work? What do you do if those inconsiderate family members, friends and Type-A soccer moms continue to offer you food, suggest the worst restaurants, drinks and other deadly treats?Well, here is an a...

    Gepostet am 24.08.2016 von dsjohndrow | 42 Kommentierens

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  • I am Summer

    The old wooden slat rocking chair protests as I settle down into it. It creaks as I lean back to enjoy the surprisingly cool breeze washing over the front porch. Thunder rolls overhead through the thick clouds as the occasional flash bulb of lightnin...

    Gepostet am 18.08.2016 von downsizinghoss | 13 Kommentierens

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  • After 900 days and this...

    900 days of logging - that's a lot. Almost 2.5 years of my life and I still don't have a real grip on it! Ok, ok, so I know a LOT more than I did - but I can sit here typing and tell you that I'm currently a fish out of water.  I know what works f...

    Gepostet am 15.08.2016 von Deena_Bean | 21 Kommentierens

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  • Short Answers to Complex MFP Questions

    You may have read some of the Message Boards here on MFP. There are hundreds of thousands of them! The categories are diverse, ranging from Success Stories to Nutrition and Chit-Chat. Each one appears to be crafted by experts in their field. With suc...

    Gepostet am 16.08.2016 von dsjohndrow | 25 Kommentierens

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  • Trying to Find a Picture

    I spent some time the other day digging through old albums and photo boxes. The crisp kodak paper still firm as I flipped by them with my finger tips. An outdated card file in a digital world. Old images of an amazing childhood and life to be envied....

    Gepostet am 14.08.2016 von downsizinghoss | 13 Kommentierens

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  • Sound Familiar?

    So you all may have noticed that I have been logging in regularly for a long time (over 650 days) but my loss has been relatively small (18.5lbs). Allow me to give you some insight on why.Back over 650 days ago I knew I needed to do SOMETHING but I w...

    Gepostet am 09.08.2016 von karbruce | 4 Kommentierens

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  • Rewarding Your Weight Loss with Ink

    Although they've been around for a long time, tattoos are pretty popular these days. For us weight-losers a tattoo is pretty enticing now that we don't have to cover ourselves in XXXL t-shirts and stretch pants. It could be a celebration.At 57 I got ...

    Gepostet am 09.08.2016 von dsjohndrow | 27 Kommentierens

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