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  • Encouraged.

    10/2/2015 10:26:00 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Stepped on the scale and lost 4.4 lbs today. I'm thrilled. Had a bad day yesterday and getting myself up today. I did 20 mns meditation for stre... Read more

  • Falling into Autumn

    10/2/2015 5:35:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Fall is my favorite season with beautiful leaves and co... Read more

  • Smart Strategies to Deal with Stress

    10/1/2015 6:44:06 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About! Smart Strategies to Deal with Stress Here are a dozen tips that will help reduce the frequency and in... Read more

  • Is this within your circle of influence?

    10/1/2015 6:40:22 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    I really liked this spark.article. right on. Need to remember this. " Lying awake worrying at night will not change anything. But knowing you ... Read more

  • Sunrise!

    10/1/2015 5:27:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I can forget about yesterday. The sun is rising on a new day. Yesterday's defeats and discouragements are behind me. Read more

  • 1,380 calories today

    9/30/2015 9:13:03 PM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Finishing the day with tea,,sign I cannot eat anything else anymore. However I ate with the kids telling me about their day..I didn't eat mindful... Read more

  • Day 2 of the balanced life

    9/30/2015 6:26:17 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    When was the last time you ate a meal without multitasking? Today's challenge is to practice mindful eating during every single meal and snack. F... Read more

  • Good Use of a Bad Mood!

    9/30/2015 5:20:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    I had a down day. Yesterday I was tired when I got home. Kids at school and my 93 year old mom just wore me out. Then I saw it. My Verizon b... Read more

  • 1150 calories today

    9/29/2015 9:42:42 PM, by ZOLIMAMA

    No emotional eating. Got up every hour for a break from my desk and drank a glass of water. I'm hungry but I need to lose those freaking 160 lbs.... Read more

  • The Painful Gift

    9/29/2015 5:28:57 AM, by JSTETSER

    Divorce can be a painful gift Good things are not always easy things. My divorce was the most painful thing that I went through in my life, bu... Read more

  • So discouraged

    9/28/2015 8:06:13 PM, by ZOLIMAMA

    I can't remember being so discouraged, so depressed. I'm at my highest weight. Hubby pulling away from me because I'm too big.finally told me las... Read more

  • Special touches

    9/28/2015 5:34:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last night the grandkids from Maine came. We had a blast! I always love to add flowers to my table when special people come for dinner. Read more

  • Day 0 Part 2: Starting Over, Stats, and Working Out

    9/27/2015 5:27:29 PM, by ALYSSAR2012

    I made the decision to start over. Clean slate. No worrying about catching up or doing extra. I'm just starting over with a better mindset and ou... Read more

  • Schnitzel Fest!

    9/27/2015 6:41:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    I set up my Smittens at the annual Schnitzel Fest her... Read more

  • Day 0 - Stats Day

    9/27/2015 1:28:04 AM, by ALYSSAR2012

    It is currently 1:15 am making it officially Sunday. Due to it being Sunday, I feel it is the perfect day to start over. Why? Because it is the l... Read more

  • Hometown Fair

    9/26/2015 5:33:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today in Hillsboro, NH we have our annual Schnitzel Fest! Once again, I will be out selling my smittens, mittens and hats. Last weekend I sold ... Read more

  • Take the Shot!

    9/25/2015 5:30:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, Flu season is almost upon us, and now ... Read more

  • Happy Fall!

    9/24/2015 5:38:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    My favorite mountain at my favorite time of year! Pa... Read more

  • Sticking Together!

    9/23/2015 5:27:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    We get so much more accomplished when we work together rather than arguing or fighting. Today, make someone's day GREAT by helping out where you... Read more

  • Back to basics

    9/22/2015 7:09:03 AM, by MEGMAC29

    Oh, hi 2015. No longer can I claim I am in my late 20's:) It's been a journey the last few years. I managed to keep many of my healthy habits an... Read more

  • Join the parade!

    9/22/2015 5:30:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe it is time to get off the sidelines and join the parade. There is one cause that I have been looking at, and doing nothing about. Tod... Read more

  • Fitbit

    9/21/2015 1:11:04 PM, by LBELL4

    Well I have decided that on friday i am going to go to best buy and put a down payment on a fitbit. I think that is better for me than a reg... Read more

  • Choosing my thoughts

    9/21/2015 5:31:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes I just need to have a little talk with myself. Self, Today you need to really watch yourself. You get upset with people who manage... Read more

  • Finding perfect joy in an imperfect world

    9/20/2015 6:29:57 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes life is tough. I'm sure that you have noticed it. There are times that we can't spend as much time with loved ones as we want. There... Read more

  • Listening to my Heart

    9/19/2015 5:34:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Shhh! Did you hear that? Your heart is trying to tell you something! Read more

  • Firm and Gentle times

    9/18/2015 5:31:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday started out with me needing to be tough. Someone kept ignoring their important commitment to me, and I had to hold them accountable! ... Read more

  • Optimism

    9/17/2015 5:32:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Seeing the cup half full. Smiling on a cloudy day. Giving your best effort when you're tired. Read more

  • Find the Beauty!

    9/16/2015 5:36:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day we have a choice. To decide to listen to the voice Of joy and beauty or darkness or shame Read more

  • Listening!

    9/15/2015 5:25:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear SparkFriends, Thank you for your help in so many areas of my life. As I start on my endeavour to sell smittens at craft fairs, you have ... Read more

  • The Set Up

    9/14/2015 5:27:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    This coming weekend, I will participate in my first Craft Fair. It's an outside event in Antrim, NH. I will be selling my smittens as well as f... Read more

  • Helpful Help!

    9/13/2015 5:46:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe you are like me. I find that there’s nothing quite as good as helpful help, and nothing more frustrating than unhelpful help. Yesterday... Read more

  • My lower Blood Pressure!

    9/12/2015 6:09:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    My Lower BP! Eating vegetarian Monday-Friday. Deep breathing in the evening. Yoga. Continued exercise program. These have been my changes ... Read more

  • Angry. Frustrated.

    9/11/2015 12:48:32 PM, by AUBREY_25_99

    I am kind of angry today. I am beginning to feel like weight loss is a war-zone where it's me against the rest of the world. There seems to be no... Read more

  • A second glance at goodness

    9/11/2015 5:32:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    This week did not go as planned. It was down-right difficult. this is the kind of day when I need to get up and get moving! This is when I... Read more

  • How it was supposed to be

    9/10/2015 5:27:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    It was supposed to be simple and painless. It was supposed to be quick and inexpensive Read more

  • ME time

    9/9/2015 5:27:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I’m tired. I have a husband with a serious medical condition, and a mom who also needs me. I'm also a school teacher and grandmother. ... Read more

  • The Dragonfly

    9/8/2015 5:33:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Lately I've been watching the dragonfly patrol my back yard in search of a meal. They are strong and relentless little creatures! Read more

  • Visiting an old friend

    9/7/2015 5:40:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    This week's self challenge is to renew old friendships. In this busy world of ours, we must make time for friends. Our friends are importan... Read more

  • Update: Easier Days Ahead!

    9/6/2015 5:47:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Good News: We have come through the toughest part! Better News: Easier Days are ahead! On 9/3, my husband had surgery on his eye for ... Read more

  • Putting the

    9/5/2015 5:42:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Many years ago when my sons were young, we would take Labor Day Weekend to split and stack our winter wood supply. We would labor hard on those ... Read more

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