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  • The Lady in the far distance!

    Sometimes, when I read a comment on my blog, and people call me inspirational, I feel like I should turn around and make sure they are not talking about someone else who is standing behind me. They cannot possibly mean me.  How did a fat lady like me...

    Publié le 29/12/2017 par The_Movie_Chair | 19 Commenters

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  • Update - Mind over Matter

    For those who haven’t read one of my previous posts – Mind over matter, I urge you to go over and give it a look. I also urge you to go through the comments. Plenty of earnest people there who’re inspiring to me with their stories of both strife and ...

    Publié le 26/12/2017 par jaimydude | 12 Commenters

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  • Staying Strong

    I'm staying strong for my family.  When I became ill a little over 5 years ago it really scared me.  I was very dependent on my husband for the first time in my life and I didn't like it very much.  Once I was well again I got myself to the gym, chan...

    Publié le 26/12/2017 par luluinca | 9 Commenters

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  • Starting Over

    I hate to admit it, but after six years of running and watching my food like a nervous teen awaits a prom date, I am starting over. The broken leg has became the most disruptive event in my journey to fitness. I haven't gained back all my weight - no...

    Publié le 26/12/2017 par dsjohndrow | 40 Commenters

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  • Can't stop myself. Sing to the tune of "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

      I’m a mommy fighting flabby arms Want small clothes that fit on me all right Down my weight begins to creep While my chair pose gets more deep And my calorie and exercising goals in mind I keep   I’ll be a mommy getting oohs and ahhs One day when m...

    Publié le 22/12/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 9 Commenters

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  • What a Let Down

    I like to save calories for a sweet treat at the end of the day, like chocolate, candy, or something I've recently baked.So today I was really looking forward to the cordial cherries and cordial blueberries (new to me) that I bought today, because th...

    Publié le 18/12/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 12 Commenters

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  • Sometimes, I do mind!

    “Do you mind…?” These three little words often make me feel uncomfortable. I have been raised to be polite and kind to others -and I am- but sometimes I feel that this question it’s used to take advantage of me, and I don’t like that. “Do you mind….”...

    Publié le 21/12/2017 par The_Movie_Chair | 27 Commenters

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  • A Peek at my Peak!

    PC: BA HIKER."So what level is this"? I wanted to know what to expect. "Oh it’s average to medium", she said. "It's totally doable” she said. I looked up. I wasn't convinced. I took my last puff, tossed my cigarette butt and we started off. Straight ...

    Publié le 18/12/2017 par jaimydude | 10 Commenters

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  • Well, Santa! What do you think?

    In a few days, my husband will start panicking, and he will ask me what I want for Christmas. It's every year the same. He has no idea what to get me, mainly because I really don't want anything. I have everything I need, and we are fortunate enough ...

    Publié le 14/12/2017 par The_Movie_Chair | 33 Commenters

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  • Time, Weight Loss and Life

    I'm not really sure where I'm going with this but as I age I keep thinking about how time seems so long some days and so short other days.  My weight loss (about 70 lbs) took about 4 years, lots of stops and starts, but I never really gained more tha...

    Publié le 11/12/2017 par luluinca | 11 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 12/12/2017 par dsjohndrow | 17 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 11/12/2017 par jaimydude | 38 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 07/12/2017 par The_Movie_Chair | 23 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 19/09/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 5 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 05/12/2017 par luluinca | 13 Commenters

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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 ...

    Publié le 05/12/2017 par dsjohndrow | 143 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 04/12/2017 par dawnviking | 39 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 04/12/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 14 Commenters

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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...

    Publié le 29/09/2017 par rundgrenrocks | 5 Commenters

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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,...

    Publié le 04/12/2017 par jaimydude | 11 Commenters

    45 votes + -