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  • Sewing with kids

    10/27/2016 5:22:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    Needles to watch, fabric on the floor, and lots of... Read more

  • What a wonderful Wednesday!

    10/26/2016 5:18:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Another day full of people and Promise! What ever happens to you, remember that it's all good! Read more

  • Kindergarten Wisdom

    10/25/2016 5:17:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Kindergarten political wisdom we can all understand! ... Read more

  • An Autumn Hike

    10/24/2016 5:30:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    No need to drive an hour away, We’ll walk in the woods on this windy day. Read more

  • Dear Doctor

    10/23/2016 6:16:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Doctor Perez, Thank you for the tough talk that you gave me a few months ago. You have motivated me to make the needed changes in my diet... Read more

  • Finding Forms of Motivation

    10/22/2016 7:45:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I need some new motivation for a certain student. I know that it will have to be as different as I can come up with. Sometimes I am surpr... Read more

  • Starting Each Day Right

    10/21/2016 5:20:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    In order to make the most of my days , I start each one with the following: The Bible-I set my intention to live in peace and love. A prayer ... Read more

  • The last Kayak ride

    10/20/2016 5:17:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every year my friend Yvonne lets me keep my kayak at her lovely lake house. I drop it off in early May and pick it up in late October. Every we... Read more

  • Gentleness

    10/19/2016 5:20:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Remember to be kind and considerate today. Our attitude shapes the attitudes of others. There are people who will need to hear something to war... Read more

  • Oops

    10/18/2016 4:45:02 PM, by WALKINGMAMMA

    Well....I am still here though I did not blog a few days. Busy! I still have not discovered what fitness challenge I want to tackle. I am real... Read more

  • Spreading a Positive Message!

    10/18/2016 5:20:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    One way that I love to send positive messages at schools is to help my students create murals. The students pick the theme, we research ideas an... Read more

  • Politics in the Classroom

    10/17/2016 5:22:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Currently I am teaching my student about voting and the three branches of government. One thing that I stay away from is taking a side. In the ... Read more

  • The Wise Old Owl and my Studies

    10/16/2016 5:43:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last weekend, I spent some time taking an online class for my school. It is a course that I have done before, so I kept the TV on as I worked. ... Read more

  • October half over

    10/15/2016 10:13:36 PM, by VTRICIA

    There was a note on facebook today, "be who you needed when you were younger." There's a time that would have inspired me but it's a bit much fo... Read more

  • Getting Out of My Own Way

    10/15/2016 5:50:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I felt the pain from my injuries, and as hard as I tried, I was not a pleasant person. The harder I worked, the less I got done. I ne... Read more

  • Need a new fitness goal!

    10/14/2016 10:51:57 AM, by WALKINGMAMMA

    Ok....Day 2 of being back at it. I realize that I need to have a fitness goal to work towards to be my most successful self. So....now I need t... Read more

  • Sparked Reflections

    10/14/2016 5:24:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is not what we do, but how we think about what we do that makes a difference. After joining SparkPeople, I started writing a daily blog. Th... Read more

  • I am BACK!

    10/13/2016 12:24:03 PM, by WALKINGMAMMA

    Well...I had much success with Spark People. I hit goal weight and maintained for awhile. Then....I got sidetracked when I started taking in fo... Read more

  • Riding along

    10/13/2016 5:14:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Riding along on a beautiful day, All was bright with nothing gray. Read more

  • Appreciate those who help you!

    10/11/2016 5:20:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday several people went out of their way to help me. Tonya in CVS searched high and low until she found the coconut oil. Jack at McDonald... Read more

  • Determination.

    10/10/2016 5:08:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Keeping on keeping on. Not giving up! Sometimes we may get tired, but don't quit eating well and exercising. Read more

  • Moose in the morning

    10/9/2016 5:23:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the woodland creatures, the moose are the most mystifying. Read more

  • Making it through Matthew

    10/8/2016 5:49:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mat and Nora live in Ft. Lauderdale, and chose to stay put with their two little children. Gabby, the newborn, just got out of the hospital afte... Read more

  • Aches need rest

    10/7/2016 5:18:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I am taking another rest day. After the bike a... Read more

  • Aches need rest

    10/7/2016 5:18:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I am taking another rest day. After the bike accident on Wednesday, my body is still recovering. I'm going to get back on the bike for... Read more

  • Meeting the pavement head on

    10/6/2016 5:26:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night I went head over heels in my bike. There was no love involved in this fall. Just an unfortunate face plant on the pavement. Ouch! ... Read more

  • A couple of resting days...

    10/6/2016 12:43:04 AM, by OAKBORN

    I really needed a good day or two to rest... My right hip and knee got twisted in my sleep, rather like when you sleep funny on your neck... so I... Read more

  • Being Better than My Best

    10/5/2016 5:25:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Two months ago, I thought that I was doing my very best. Read more

  • Overcoming the Tiredness

    10/4/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm up at 4:45 and out of the house by 5:45. By 2:00, I am tired. Most days, I could sit on my couch in front of the stove, take a nap, but I t... Read more

  • Getting better everyday!

    10/4/2016 12:57:48 AM, by OAKBORN

    This morning I was down to 176.8#, it's a small bump from last week, but the needle is moving. I have dropped my calorie goal to 1600 this week, ... Read more

  • My best Life Now

    10/3/2016 5:23:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes I forget to prioritize my time. I do what I want to when I want to. I forget to lift the weights and get in the strength training. ... Read more

  • Walking in the woods

    10/2/2016 5:19:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Walking in the woods on a lovely day Not in a hurry,... Read more

  • How time slips away

    10/2/2016 12:06:50 AM, by VTRICIA

    I started working for my school in July. It will be 3 months this week. And I guess it's been 2 1/2 since my last post here. What's that acron... Read more

  • My toughest cleaning job

    10/1/2016 5:39:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    In my house, one area must get cleaned four times in a year. I know that I should clean it more often. Read more

  • Better for my Back!

    9/30/2016 5:22:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm making changes for the Health of it! This year, ... Read more

  • Take the shot!

    9/29/2016 5:19:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I helped to insure that my winter will be a well one. I got the flu shot. Did you know that taking the shot is the best way to keep ... Read more

  • Baby Gabby

    9/28/2016 5:32:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Gabby is now 3 weeks old. Gabby update: the doctors told Nora & Matt is when she was admitted to the NICU on 9/19/16 she was very sick. Now we... Read more

  • I'm going down down down!

    9/28/2016 12:20:38 AM, by OAKBORN

    I was down to 177# today! It's a slow but steady decline and it feels great. I think I have found my old mojo from 2008. I'm doing lots of journa... Read more

  • Great Debates with ME

    9/27/2016 5:35:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night I had a great debate with the two me's. The healthy me vs. the practical me. Read more

  • Changeing habits with the changing seasons

    9/26/2016 5:32:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    Finally, it's fall. Time for the fall makeover. There are things that I do to help me have a healthy change. Read more

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