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  • a much cooler day

    6/21/2016 8:10:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as humid and hot here today as it was yesterday. i have a job interview this morning, so i am spending the morning getting ready for it. my d... Read more

  • White Ledges

    6/21/2016 5:37:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    Monday was a hiking day! John and I started out from the White Ledges Campground, located south of Conway, NH. The weatherman promised us a war... Read more

  • blogstreak day 20

    6/20/2016 11:31:14 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    as my status said, i'm burning candles at every end possible. i never slept before starting work last night, but got a few hours in the wee hours... Read more

  • Progress?

    6/20/2016 6:39:39 PM, by ELYSIAN_DREAMS

    Well, it took me forever to get my act into shape, but I'm finally moving. I swam over a mile (34 laps) in the pool a couple days ago, which is w... Read more

  • Doing the things I've never done

    6/20/2016 3:47:03 PM, by JSTETSER

    I've been asked to do something that I've never done. I teach children with special needs, and one student has speech difficulties. In order to... Read more

  • All the Crazy Wild Life at my Zoo..LOL

    6/20/2016 3:01:37 PM, by LIFESGREAT2DAY

    The last week has brought many animals around our home. More than I have ever seen here. The snapping turtles came out to lay their eggs on the g... Read more

  • a really warm and humid day

    6/20/2016 10:31:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today. i have a good friend of mine on standby if my asthma flares up or i am otherwise not feeling well. all ... Read more

  • blogstreak day 19 - 200 weeks of maintenance...

    6/19/2016 10:41:05 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    and i am NOT going to blow it now. i am absolutely at the upper end, scream weight is here. this morning when i woke up, i decided it was time to... Read more

  • I'm going to run this!!

    6/19/2016 10:33:39 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Today we headed out to hike the 10K trail that I'll be racing on in October. The race is all trail and promised to be challenging and many dif... Read more

  • My Affair With Gym

    6/19/2016 7:21:04 PM, by HIKERGIRL4LIFE

    I used to date Gym a lot. After I was diagnosed with RA, I quit seeing Gym due to the fact that I haven't felt good for a while. My hubby always ... Read more

  • There is no such thing as moderation.

    6/19/2016 5:39:44 PM, by HAPPYCAVEGIRL

    Yes, you heard me right; there is no such thing as moderation. Not for me, not right now, and maybe not ever. And that's OK. See, here's th... Read more

  • Going places I've never gone, doing things I've never done.

    6/19/2016 5:39:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Going places I’ve never gone, Doing things I’ve never done. Growth is often measured by new experiences that a person has, and the new abili... Read more

  • blogstreak day 18

    6/19/2016 12:02:49 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    strange day - the weather report said there would be about one hour without rain. and it was right. we went out on our morning adventure just tha... Read more

  • Vacation and Weight Gain -

    6/18/2016 12:57:51 PM, by KENDRACARROLL

    - do NOT go together! After 12 days of traveling, spending time on airplanes, long car rides, eating out two meals a day, no formal exercise... Read more

  • One Tiny Step - BOOM!

    6/18/2016 11:34:32 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I think my sisters and I have kind of become immune to pain because we are all accident prone. We truly believe we have a special "klutz gene" t... Read more

  • The woodpile Workout

    6/18/2016 5:34:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was a beautiful day for what the Stetser Household calls the “Domestic Workout”. This is a workout that involves cutting trees, mov... Read more

  • blogstreak day 17 - blink, it's friday!

    6/17/2016 11:33:38 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    goodness. company is here, and i can't hide in my office. but i didn't want to break the streak. soooooo..... more tomorrow. but for today:... Read more

  • Day 901 - Happy it's the weekend

    6/17/2016 5:16:01 PM, by KAYJ76

    For the last couple of weeks, my husband has been at a rehearsal twice a week. When he is not here in the evenings, I eat dinner for about 4 hou... Read more

  • Choosing the hike

    6/17/2016 4:25:36 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This weekend we are getting out for a long hike, I'm so excited and can't wait. We've decided to cut back on the number of markets we're doing fo... Read more

  • Weekend

    6/17/2016 2:10:12 PM, by ERINLINDSAY83

    32 weeks pregnant! Eek! Finished painting the nursery on Tuesday. I got impatient with hubby's busy schedule, so I put the crib together myself a... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/17/2016 9:22:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview next tuesday. woo hoo! my daughter won a nice t shirt for taking part in a physical activity for her school. hooray! she h... Read more

  • Blogging for Change

    6/17/2016 5:21:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes, the answers that we seek are right inside our hearts. We just need to take the time to listen to our own heart, and write down what w... Read more

  • blogstreak day 16

    6/16/2016 11:34:37 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    another day, another hike... we've lived here over ten years, and are still finding wonderful walks just a few miles from home, as the crow flies... Read more

  • Back From Vacation, and busy...

    6/16/2016 12:53:28 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Havent been on as much lately because I have been very busy post-vacation. Haven't been neglecting exercise and diet, just less "Spark time"... Read more

  • I will not be stopped

    6/16/2016 12:27:41 PM, by TIKITAMI

    The last few days have been a real challenge to keep on track. I felt like I was running my own personal obstacle course of derailment. It sta... Read more

  • Kindness

    6/16/2016 5:15:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    It costs us nothing to be nice. Nothing but our time and patience. That is what I gave to my sister yesterday. Just a listening ear, and some ... Read more

  • blogstreak day 15

    6/15/2016 11:31:40 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    phew! i really did plan to write a blog earlier today... went for what i planned to be a shorter, easier run this morning - well, it was shorter.... Read more

  • Day 899 - Vacation planning

    6/15/2016 9:07:33 PM, by KAYJ76

    I have sat on my couch most of that day and planned my vacation for next month. I also made my step goal, worked out my core and my upper body. ... Read more

  • Summer challenges 2016

    6/15/2016 11:01:56 AM, by KERIX3

    This summer I am doing 2 challenges. I have already started the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge and am on the Fit, Fab, and Fearless Fuschia's tea... Read more

  • Homeless and Hungry

    6/15/2016 5:36:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Helping a homeless friend or family member can be tricky. They need more than money and food. They need money management skills and the ability ... Read more

  • Bison Season

    6/15/2016 4:29:46 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    This guy decided to block traffic, which was ok becau... Read more

  • blogstreak day 14

    6/15/2016 12:32:29 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    uh boy. it's even later than it was yesterday. we drove over the mountains and back again. some snow flurries at the pass. pouring rain on the we... Read more

  • Still Going Strong

    6/14/2016 9:52:31 PM, by BMCC488

    I'm still going strong as far as my eating goes. Most days it's tough to hit 10k steps lately though due to various pains and appointments, etc. ... Read more

  • Down but up and going again!

    6/14/2016 7:10:54 PM, by MILMOM2000NEW

    Oh my goodness! Gosh I hate this up and down all the time! Makes me want to cry and beat myself and kick myself and then cry again with myself! H... Read more

  • Killing Time

    6/14/2016 7:01:21 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    I have 15 minutes left of work and am literally falling asleep at my desk, so here's this to keep me away and looking productive. 1. WERE YO... Read more

  • A Life of Convenience

    6/14/2016 10:50:14 AM, by HIKERGIRL4LIFE

    At my age, I am finding that life is moving fast. The days start to run together and it feels like there are never enough hours in the day. But, ... Read more

  • Day 898 - The plan is coming together

    6/14/2016 10:07:41 AM, by KAYJ76

    I love to plan things. I love to execute the plan. Seeing it all come to fruition is cool. I have thought that I have had a plan for weight los... Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    6/14/2016 8:55:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i will do just that in a while. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonder... Read more


    6/14/2016 5:45:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Saturday, June 4, John and I hiked the Beaver Brook trail. This was our third time hiking the trail, so we felt confident in our ability to h... Read more

  • blogstreak day 13

    6/13/2016 11:32:42 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    quickie before bed. was busy living life today - had planned to work, but... oh well... we returned to the beautiful flower hike we had taken a ... Read more

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