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  • Welcoming Change!

    7/1/2016 5:25:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    We have heard the saying, "The only thing constant is change." Sometimes we fear the change that could come, rather than embracing it. Read more

  • Protein

    6/30/2016 11:23:02 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    After reading all the comments on my last blog, it comes to my attention how important that protein is. I already started yesterday by having two... Read more

  • The Trail Less Traveled

    6/30/2016 5:38:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    The trail less traveled Wednesday's Monadnock hike took us past the Remote Campsites, over to,Gilson Pond, then on to the Ravine Trail and back... Read more

  • HUNGRY!

    6/29/2016 10:57:49 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    Despite not really being active yesterday (which is one of my issues currently) I found that I was HUNGRY for much of the day. Fortunately, ... Read more

  • Picture yourself happy and healthy!

    6/29/2016 7:11:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    If you can see it, you can be it! Picture yourself happy and healthy! Everyone is taking photos of everything these days. I often remove c... Read more

  • I could do one of two things.

    6/28/2016 11:49:46 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    I've been weighing myself daily since I started. I knew yesterday that having dinner leftovers for lunch was not the best strategy for my day, bu... Read more

  • 25 lbs heavier. Trying again not hopeful

    6/28/2016 7:51:48 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Reading my past blogs what a waste. I am heavier than... Read more

  • The Trails I hike

    6/28/2016 6:07:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Help Wanted and needed! If you ever hiked on a trail, you need to consider helping to repair one. Not only will you be halting others, but you... Read more

  • Why?

    6/27/2016 10:43:24 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    There are often times you'll ask yourself why. Why did I gain this weight? Why should I lose it? Why am I so hungry? Why should I keep on go... Read more

  • Renewable energy in me!

    6/27/2016 5:18:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    When most people talk about renewable energy, they are talking about solar or wind power. Today I am writing about the energy of our lives. ... Read more

  • Good deals at Goodwill

    6/26/2016 5:28:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Understanding Good deals at Goodwill Yesterday I went shopping in Goodwill store in Concord, NH. This was a different kind of shopping day. I ... Read more

  • Some last statuses

    6/25/2016 10:50:50 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    I find there is a commonality in the last status that pops up when you hover over your friends. Most of the ones I haven't seen for months ... Read more

  • Grown sons

    6/25/2016 5:51:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    My sons are all grown up. The youngest just turned 34. How can that be? Read more

  • Yawns and writes today's blog

    6/24/2016 11:29:23 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    There's not much to eat in the house at the moment, and the trip to the food shelf last night didn't help much. Those shelves were bare! I only w... Read more

  • One Small Step Today

    6/24/2016 5:43:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day, let's move forward in our health. I mean every single day, I'm going to take a small step forward. How about you? Let's do this tog... Read more

  • Changes

    6/23/2016 11:31:51 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    When I logged back on yesterday, it was a shock to see all the changes to my page. It's hard to deal with visual changes like that, especially wh... Read more

  • I believe in plan B

    6/23/2016 5:37:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes our best plans to eat right and get in our exercise fail. We try our best, but there are so many things beyond our control, and our pl... Read more

  • New Reset after a hard fall

    6/22/2016 11:46:59 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    It all starts in the mind. We can decide to keep on eating the whole bag of [insert your downfall item here] at one sitting or decide we want to ... Read more

  • Home at last!

    6/22/2016 5:22:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, Over a week ago, I wrote about my sister who is homeless. Today, things are looking up for her! First, she was put on the waiti... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • DANGEROUS HIKE!!

    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

  • The Lupine Festival

    6/13/2016 5:43:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sunday I went to the little town of Sugar Hill, NH to their Lupine Festival. It was amazing to see fields of lupines of all colors swaying in t... Read more

  • Halfway

    6/12/2016 9:22:07 PM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    Today I spent a lot of time thinking about myself and things I want to do and achieve. I also did ALOT of reading. Which was awesome in itself. J... Read more

  • Dear Mr. Sanders

    6/10/2016 5:24:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Bernie Sanders, Don’t believe the media about you losing the election. You have won in so many ways! Maybe you will not become president... Read more

  • Walking on Dirt

    6/9/2016 5:22:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Walking on dirt Getting off the sidewalk Finding the forest and fields No fears, Just joyful journeying On the dirt path Of Life.... Read more

  • My Morning Spark!

    6/8/2016 5:16:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I wake and I rise To meet the day an... Read more

  • Life is a balancing act!

    6/7/2016 5:03:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    On Sunday night, 6/5, my 94 year old mother fell in her bedroom (not in the bathroom as I was originally told). She landed on her face, breakin... Read more

  • Pray for my Mom!

    6/6/2016 5:23:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night Mom fell in the bathroom. She cut her head and her elbow. She is back home today, but a bit shaken up. She is happy that a trip to ... Read more

  • Positive results of saying NO!

    6/5/2016 5:28:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a nay sayer. In fact, one of my friends from church calls me Mrs. No. Whenever she asks me to bake goodies for events, I say no. I will b... Read more

  • Gardening with my Grandchild

    6/4/2016 5:16:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love to work in the garden growing food for tomorrow, and beauty for today. My favorite thing to do is pass on the love of dirt. My grandchi... Read more

  • Life is like a flower garden

    6/3/2016 5:22:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is like a garden of flowers preparing to bloom at unknown hours Read more

  • Yellow Ladyslippers

    6/2/2016 5:08:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    The other day I went to a perennial garden store that sold yellow Ladyslippers. I had never seen this done before. Actually, I thought that the... Read more

  • What drives your life?

    6/1/2016 5:18:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    What drives your life? What drives your life? What moves you forward? Many people are driven by guilt and shame. They unconsciously punish t... Read more

  • One Way or Another

    5/31/2016 5:24:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today was a typical hiking day, and John picked out a new adventure in Goffstown. We were climbing Mt. Uncanoonuc. I thought about inviting our... Read more

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