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  • Finally -The Fat Lady has lost 100 Pounds!

    I had waited for this moment and knew how I would react. I would clap my hands like a little girl, would dance through the house and the yard -butt naked of course- and would share my joy with the rest of the world -nothing less would do.Funny how it...

    Publié le 05/07/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 92 Commenters

    297 votes + -

  • The Fat Lady and the To-Go Box

    Our office signed a new client and yesterday I met her for the first time. A very beautiful lady who is obviously not aware of the effect she has on people -or she doesn't care.  Everything on her fits. Her figure is slim, her hair is perfect, in col...

    Publié le 28/06/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 27 Commenters

    197 votes + -

  • It's not just a piece of chocolate

    Last night I ate a miniature ice cream bar and as so often, I couldn't help but think about the man who tried to show me how to enjoy the sweet treats of life, so many years ago.My father-in-law was an incredible man, and more a father to me, than my...

    Publié le 26/07/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 21 Commenters

    170 votes + -

  • Don't Pray for the Chicken

    The other night I went through my newsfeed when I came across a message that stood out. "I had fried chicken tonight, my favorite food. I feel bad about it. Please pray for me," my friend had written and I pressed my lips together and blew up my chee...

    Publié le 19/07/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 34 Commenters

    152 votes + -

  • The Secret to My weightloss

    Years ago, when I quit smoking I expected the worse to happen. After all, mood swings and tantrums are part of the quitting process and I was scared. How would I react if I would finally give up my beloved cigarettes?I pictured myself laying on the f...

    Publié le 12/07/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 18 Commenters

    148 votes + -

  • A Fat View on Health

    It's ok and healthy to be realistic about the short-comings of my body, as long as I realize that I am much more than just my body. In an ideal world, we could be critical of our bodies, without being critical of our whole person.If you walk off a cl...

    Publié le 14/06/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 26 Commenters

    122 votes + -

  • Dear Mother Nature!

    It's me, the fat lady, just a little bit less fat now but surely, you cannot have forgotten me.We haven't seen each other in a while, ever since you abruptly ended our friendship about two years ago, when you decided, I would not receive your monthly...

    Publié le 21/06/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 25 Commenters

    108 votes + -

  • Arms are growing - Feet are shrinking!

    I am not kidding, I think my arms are growing.I can put on shoes and socks with ease, and I can paint my toenails in every color known to man, as often as I find the time to do so. Life has gotten easier lately, and I notice every little change that ...

    Publié le 16/08/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 31 Commenters

    108 votes + -

  • Does MFP Have An Image Problem?

    Let me be clear up front, this has nothing to do with forums or MFP's public spaces.  I am referring only to images placed either in one's personal news feed that is seen only by their friends, or in their gallery.Just the facts:I, as a man, can post...

    Publié le 13/07/2018 par SaintGiff | 41 Commenters

    102 votes + -

  • Hear me roar!

    I started losing weight because I wanted to be able to enjoy the rest of my life without the restrictions, that morbidly obese people live with. I didn't want to be controlled by my weight and size any longer. For me it was never about a number on th...

    Publié le 09/08/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 24 Commenters

    104 votes + -

  • Today Is My Someday

    Some days I don't really know about life. I have taken a few hits in the last couple of years. Back some years ago it took a year to complete Couch to 5K. Most of you know that I have cancer and I am working through the treatment options visiting dif...

    Publié le 19/06/2018 par dsjohndrow | 21 Commenters

    92 votes + -

  • This is us -She is me, I am her

    Finally had time to binge watch This is us and like so many others, I fell in love with the TV series and the characters. I would love to have dinner with Randell and Beth or go out for a drink with Toby and Kate, and perhaps visit a jazz club with W...

    Publié le 06/06/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 10 Commenters

    91 votes + -

  • Why Does This Always Have to Be a Battle?!

    I don't know about you, but even though I am not afraid of being mugged my a chocolate cake with vanilla icing (is this profiling?), this effing food thing is tough. I does not care how fit you are, or what you do; when you consume more calories than...

    Publié le 12/06/2018 par dsjohndrow | 23 Commenters

    81 votes + -

  • Hello It's Me

    For the last two school years I've been sporadically walking through the neighborhood around my daughter's high school after I drop her off in the morning. There are several reasons I walk here, a half hour from home: 1) when I started, I absolutely ...

    Publié le 26/05/2018 par rundgrenrocks | 15 Commenters

    63 votes + -

  • Do I get what I need?

    According to my doctor, I got myself an uncomfortable, but not very serious case of either, food poisoning or a stomach virus. Nothing dramatic, I will live happily ever after and beyond -as planned.At the beginning of the week, I didn't feel well. M...

    Publié le 02/08/2018 par The_Movie_Chair | 11 Commenters

    61 votes + -

  • Something to Talk About

    A few days ago I saw some family members that I haven't seen in two years. That's 35 pounds ago! I was kind of excited, choosing an outfit that would be practical but not too loose or blousy so that they would definitely see the difference in me. I h...

    Publié le 11/08/2018 par rundgrenrocks | 26 Commenters

    55 votes + -

  • How Do You Play the Game?

    As a life-long New Englander, I am pretty blessed when it come to sports teams. I onlly like hockey and Facebook after the Patriots get in the Superbowl.Neither team is in its season.I am pretty sure I am leaving New England and moving somewere I can...

    Publié le 10/07/2018 par dsjohndrow | 8 Commenters

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  • Summer Struggle

    I thought weight loss would be easier in the summer.  Shorts, swimsuits, outside activities – I thought all this would be encouraging in my loss journey.  Nope.  At least, not for me. I failed to realize how much other summer distractions would count...

    Publié le 18/07/2018 par melissarose4 | 18 Commenters

    47 votes + -

  • Have You Made a Goal?

    When I got here, I had a goal of getting thin. I didn't really know how to connect my idea of thinness to my reality. I just wanted to be thin. I imagined myself when I was skinny. I know some of us were never skinny, but I was.I have made all sorts ...

    Publié le 03/07/2018 par dsjohndrow | 6 Commenters

    35 votes + -

  • Sing to the tune of "Winter Wonderland"

    Much walkingSome light liftingThis ain't sweatI am glisteningFeeling all rightMy bra's not as tight!In time I'm gonna be in one-der-land!  Slimming down, haven't you heard?Moderation's my new word If I stay strongThen it won't be longUntil I'm tiptoe...

    Publié le 25/11/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 4 Commenters

    19 votes + -