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  • Nature!

    7/11/2016 5:37:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Nature is not a place, it is home! We all need nature, and giving back is so important. That is why I consider Trails Week an important event. ... Read more

  • ANTS!

    7/10/2016 5:44:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Here in Hillsboro, NH, it is ant season. Ants come into my house, looking for food. At my home, there is a war between me, cleaning the kitchen... Read more

  • Why I kept all my pictures

    7/9/2016 10:04:36 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    Right now I look like the start pictures I have up in my gallery. I still have my "skinny" pictures sitting there looking at me too. I could... Read more

  • A Daisy of a Day

    7/9/2016 6:08:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Friday was my rest day, and at first, I was not thrilled with it. I like working out. I love my runs and bike rides and hikes and swims. Takin... Read more

  • And the points don't matter

    7/8/2016 10:26:03 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    In the beginning, I was all about getting those points. Haw can I get that bonus spin every day? How many places can I get points? How often can ... Read more

  • Making things RIGHT!

    7/8/2016 5:23:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last Friday, we had a great meal at Pedrasa's Restaurant in Keene, and had a wonderful waitress named Liz. When we went to pay, we used a gift c... Read more

  • Ice cream

    7/7/2016 2:03:44 PM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    I think it was my fault. I asked the husband to bring home ice cream for the kids. He got two flavors. I have been checking every day to see if m... Read more

  • Dear Kids and Grandkids...

    7/7/2016 5:35:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear kids and Grandkids, Maybe you don't realize it, but you are very important to me. You are love, talked about, thought about, and planned ... Read more

  • Just one more step!

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

    Just one more step! Okay friends! Today let’s give it all we’ve got! One more push-up, one more step, one less “sweet treat”. Today is the d... Read more

  • Today's Push Forward

    7/5/2016 5:36:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a great friend who motivates me to keep moving and to push forward in my life. Sue is my massage therapist, and a whole lot more! She is... Read more

  • Gifts and Grandkids

    7/4/2016 5:23:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe I don't see you every day, to watch you grow as you sleep and play. Read more

  • Felt Animals

    7/3/2016 5:43:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    In January, I started working with felt, creating animals and busy books. My first project was to make some little creatures for Lina to play wi... Read more

  • Stronger than Ice Cream!

    7/2/2016 5:48:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am stronger than the ice cream in the refrigerator. In the past, it has called my name, and I have eaten WAY too much of it. It is very diffi... Read more

  • I made my protein goal

    7/1/2016 11:18:14 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    For the first time since I started this time around, I was able to manage my protein goal. I also ended up staying within my calorie goals and mo... Read more

  • 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

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