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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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  • Only the shadow knows....

    Some of you have at times gently chided me for being too hard on myself, and that may or may not be true, but I don't think it is and this is why. Jung wrote, "The shadow is a moral problem that challenges the whole ego-personality, for no one can ...

    Postado em 17/11/2017 por BishopWankapin | 5 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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  • Thinking Traps

    I would like to say I've always been consistent and wise in my desire to be more healthy.  I would like to say it but I'm not going to lie to you, I haven't always been and even now, I'm not perfect at it.  However, I've learned a few things since I...

    Postado em 09/11/2017 por sugargrammy45 | 21 Comentars

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  • The Fat lady at the golf course

    I want to be able to walk outside with our dogs, but the thought terrifies me. I haven't made much progress. It only takes a few minutes on the treadmill and I am huffing and puffing like an old steam locomotive, and I have to take breaks to catch my...

    Postado em 09/11/2017 por The_Movie_Chair | 52 Comentars

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  • Sing to the tune of "Sesame Street"

    Doctors say BP is now okay Sometimes able  to walk away from sweets   Can you tell I'm on my way On my way to seein’ my feet?   Share, whine, play MFP’s a-ok Friendly members there We vent, post deets   Lookin’ forward to the day When I say, “Well, ...

    Postado em 08/11/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 9 Comentars

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  • I've lost my toddler!

    31.4 pounds. That's how much my two year old daughter weighs. And that is how much weight I have lost as of this morning! Whenever people pick up my daughter, their first reaction is, oh my she's heavy! And here I have been carrying around that much ...

    Postado em 06/11/2017 por dawnviking | 17 Comentars

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  • Excuse me! Umm, no...

    Is it me, or just the posts that I happen to read? I have read some pretty creative excuses for falling off the wagon, overeating, and not succeeding at learning to eat healthy and exercise three times a week.People are pretty lazy. That is my perspe...

    Postado em 07/11/2017 por dsjohndrow | 36 Comentars

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  • Half the Woman I Used to Be

    A Long, Long Time ago…I can still remember how the pastry used to make me smileAnd I knew if I had my chance, that I could find some 5x pantsAnd maybe, they would fit me, for a while… But January had me cryinThat milestone Birthday came a flyin40 on ...

    Postado em 04/11/2017 por IremiaRe | 50 Comentars

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  • Both Sides Now

    An MFP friend invited me to do a FitBit challenge yesterday. I didn't know what that was but I agreed anyway! I have one real-life friend on FitBit, and she averages over 15,000 steps a day. She might weigh 100 pounds soaking wet. I aim for 12,000 bu...

    Postado em 21/09/2017 por rundgrenrocks | 10 Comentars

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