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  • 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

  • 21 Day Fix Day 5

    10/21/2016 9:03:30 PM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    Cardio Fix My alarm went off at 5:30 this morning. As soon as it went off I started to move so I could shut it off and every muscle in my bo... Read more

  • 21 Day Fix Day 4

    10/21/2016 8:52:13 PM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    A little late with writing this. I was super tired last night and I just didn't have the energy to get on my computer and type. Day 4 was Pilat... 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

  • 21 Day Fix Day 3

    10/19/2016 9:38:15 PM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    Today was Lower Fix... all I have to say is.. My legs have been sore ALL day!! Holy cow does this workout ever work your legs! All the different ... Read more

  • 21 Day Fix Day 2

    10/19/2016 9:22:54 PM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    Upper Fix day! Working the arms is a killer!! However, I quite enjoy this day. I think the thing I dislike the most about Upper Fix is having ... 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

  • 21 day fix Day 1

    10/18/2016 10:15:24 AM, by FIT2BCARRIE-D

    Yesterday was the first day of the 21 day fix for me... yet again. This time I am determined to stick with it and continue to use the containers ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gabbi Update

    9/25/2016 5:32:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Gabby was born a strong, healthy little girl on 9/15/16. Read more

  • Family Teamwork! photos addded

    9/24/2016 6:13:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    I donít know about your family, but sometimes, maybe most of the time, all six brothers and sisters do not agree on the care that my mother shoul... Read more

  • Family Update

    9/23/2016 5:32:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Thank you so much for your prayers and concern. My mother had a very interesting report. The scan of her brain showed that the Glioma (small tu... Read more

  • Please say a prayer

    9/22/2016 5:22:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Friends, Please pray for the youngest (6 days old) and the oldest (94 years old) members of my family. Baby Gabby is in the hospita... Read more

  • The Struggle to Summit Mt. Washington

    9/21/2016 5:19:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the 4K foot peaks that I have climbed, Mt washngton is the most memorable. It is a daunting peak, and too me 5 tries before I actually su... Read more

  • One Small change =Big Results

    9/20/2016 5:21:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Before every meal, I drink a tall glass of water. I also have a glass of green tea first thing in the morning. When I drive down the road, I hav... Read more

  • The Gift

    9/19/2016 5:32:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    About 20 years ago, Shelley gave me this vest. Johnny, her son, was in my day care, and I was studying to become a teacher. She found the vest ... Read more

  • Learning Lessons from Jack (O'Lantern)

    9/18/2016 6:01:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    Just about everyone in the USA has cut up a pumpkin to create a Jack O'lantern. I suppose that it is a cultural thing for us. Here is the lesso... Read more

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