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  • The First 500 Days of Forever

    Who would have thought I had it in me. Here I am the weakest of the weak, the binger eater, the overeater and as of today, I have lost 94.5 pounds and have gained a little bit of something, that I like to call mindfulness.500 days here at MFP and I a...

    Postado em 23/05/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 17 Comentars

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  • How I long to be

    My husbands birthday is coming up and it's going to be a big event. It's one of these round birthdays family and friends celebrate mercilessly -no matter if you are up to it or not.We already started planning the big day, and I made sure everybody wi...

    Postado em 17/05/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 29 Comentars

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  • 2530 Days - What Changed?

    I don't know what your plans were when you started using MFP. Mine were to lose weight, look good, eat chocolate, and run fast. After a while, that changed to find a sexy mate (and I did!).It has been quite a journey in life.My first year here I was ...

    Postado em 15/05/2018 por dsjohndrow | 17 Comentars

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  • Dear Body!

    I went through a whirlwind of emotions last week. From love and laughter to sadness and tears in just a few days. Life's roller coaster at it's best. We all have an expiration date. Youth is not an assurance for health, neither is age a guarantee for...

    Postado em 11/05/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 25 Comentars

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  • Fitness and Running Related Run Ins

    Making fitness friends is pretty important to living a fit life. I am pretty close with a few guys and gals I have met on MFP. I am pretty selective, they had food. I have run marathons with two of my MFP friends and even stayed at others houses. If ...

    Postado em 08/05/2018 por dsjohndrow | 3 Comentars

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  • "M" for the WIN - NSV

    I used my lunch break at work today to do a little clothes shopping.  I try to do this every so often.  It really motivates me.  I love clothes.  I don't always buy things, just try on cute stuff.   Either the clothes don't fit and I get determined t...

    Postado em 08/05/2018 por melissarose4 | 13 Comentars

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  • A Pep Talk

      Gather ‘round, take a knee, and listen up.  It’s crunch time.  It’s time to turn this around and grab a win.    But this is more than a game, it’s a battle.  You’re in a fight for health and fitness, a fight for your life.   Success doesn’t come...

    Postado em 07/05/2018 por johnwhitent | 14 Comentars

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  • Completely

    I believe that the definition of definition is reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself.Completely.  - Henry RollinsMay is an important month for me.  Not because it's the month I became a mom and not beca...

    Postado em 03/05/2018 por usmcmp | 25 Comentars

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  • But I don't, I just don't!

    Some days it seems that although yesterday life looked good, today it doesn't, and even though I know the only thing that really changed is my attitude, it's hard to shake.Old habits are tough to break. The wish to binge eat comes to mind, but by now...

    Postado em 02/05/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 20 Comentars

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  • The Vacation Weight Loss Plan Trick

    Well, I stepped on to the scale expecting to use some of my best French, and boom, down over a pound! I don't know what that is in the UK, a stone -  a couple of rocks - whatever.Not too shabby after being on a two-week-food-filled cruise in the Medi...

    Postado em 01/05/2018 por dsjohndrow | 13 Comentars

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  • The fat Lady and her broken seat belt

    The seatbelt in my car had been broken for a while. I could still use it but it was highly uncomfortable, it pinned me down in the seat, didn't give me any room to move forward.Right, when I was going to mention it to my husband, we rented a van for ...

    Postado em 26/04/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 20 Comentars

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  • I Beat the Rhino - London 2018

    This almost 60-year-old headed for Europe earlier this month. Marathon runners need to taper (rest) for a few weeks before a big race. I decided the best way to do that would be do a lot of walking and a little running.My wife and I decided on a crui...

    Postado em 25/04/2018 por dsjohndrow | 29 Comentars

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  • Sit Less Boot Camp Returns May 1st On MFP

    We've heard it before. Sitting too much is harming our health. The negative health impacts are so strong and pervasive that they just can't be ignored. Heart disease, strokes, diabetes, several types of cancer, and even anxiety and depression have al...

    Postado em 22/04/2018 por themedalist | 17 Comentars

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  • Darling, this weekend I will cheat on you!

    "Darling, you are so good to me. You make me happy, I have never felt better. However, this weekend I will cheat on you. I don't know how to tell you this, but you don't satisfy me. I know it's wrong and I know it's not good for me, but deep down I h...

    Postado em 16/04/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 20 Comentars

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  • I am sorry!

    Today I got a friend request, and I declined, even though the lady was nice enough to respect my wishes and introduced herself to me. I read everything she wrote and felt excited. She was me, I was her. Two fat ladies on a mission who were supposed t...

    Postado em 11/04/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 43 Comentars

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  • No Man's Land

    No Man's Land = Land that is unoccupied or is under dispute between parties that leave it unoccupied due to fear or uncertainty.I feel like I am sitting between two chairs. I started here at MFP 15 months ago, and I love my new life. However, there a...

    Postado em 05/04/2018 por The_Movie_Chair | 25 Comentars

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  • Don't Stop Me Now

    I'm not losing much weight lately so I am looking for NSVs (non scale victories). Smaller measurements and better-fitting clothes are nice little wins that keep me going, but I had a really good one yesterday.Two years ago, my older daughter and I sp...

    Postado em 04/04/2018 por rundgrenrocks | 22 Comentars

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  • Fat fingers

     I CAN TAKE OFF MY WEDDING RING! I haven't been able to take off my wedding ring since I got married 4 1/2 years ago.  I gained weight right after getting married thanks to a glorious honeymoon on a Mediterrannean  cruise (Venice, Croatia, Greece, Tu...

    Postado em 30/03/2018 por melissarose4 | 13 Comentars

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  • Ten Years And Counting

    Ten years ago this month I sat in my doctor’s office listening to him recite a list of medications I needed to take and lifestyle changes that I would need to make as a result of my being overweight and out of shape.  My eyes glazed over and I tuned ...

    Postado em 02/04/2018 por johnwhitent | 32 Comentars

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  • Goodbye March, Hello April!

    Goodbye March, Hello April!  March was a month of highs and lows.   I think it was a turning point for me really.  I hit the motivation level where I normally quit a health plan…only this time I didn’t quit, I kept at it and finished strong this mont...

    Postado em 02/04/2018 por melissarose4 | 11 Comentars

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