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Feeling skinny.
Saturday, May 11, 2013      21 comments

Good feelings come and go, but thin is here to stay. Today I put on my expensive hiking pants (size 8) that I took in on the sides. I tuck in my shirt to keep the pants up, and they are still a little loose. Time to buy size 4. Today I AM fe... Read more
Not feeling it
Friday, May 10, 2013      23 comments

Over the past 18 months, I've gone from a size 10 to a size 4. I'm strong and healthy, and I love my new life. I'm just surprised that I REALLY don't feel any different than I felt when I started. Do you feel different? I'd like to know i... Read more
Climbing
Thursday, May 09, 2013      7 comments

How will you challenge yourself today to climb a little higher in one area of your life? Today I will get outside and enjoy God's beautiful creation and then I'll share my ... Read more
Moving a Mountain.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      11 comments

In my spare time, I'm working with a team to make a movie about Mt. Monadnock. Right now, we're raising money to finish the movie. Monandock-The Mountain That Stands A... Read more
One kiss and a bite
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      21 comments

My secret for controlling my chocolate and sugar cravings has to do with two small things: a kiss and a bite. Every afternoon, I eat one Hershey's kiss. If I am out with friends and want some dessert, I take just one bite, close my eyes and en... Read more
Another day
Monday, May 06, 2013      17 comments

Today is another day to work on the masterpiece of your life. Your life is like a lovely quilt, often made from scraps of this or that. Work carefully, and know that yo... Read more
Mother's Day Lesson
Sunday, May 05, 2013      18 comments

I remember one Mother's Day when my (now ex) husband told me; "You are mot my mother, so don't expect a gift from me. I told him not to worry. Sam and Matty will find something for their Mommy. I took my buys down to the store, and we shop... Read more
Sugar and HFCS
Saturday, May 04, 2013      15 comments

I've been reading about how bad the high fructose corn syrup is for me. It is much much worse than sugar. It is NOT the stuff that we can buy to make sugar. That is low fructose corn syrup. If you see it in the ingredients list of a food, a... Read more
Steps
Friday, May 03, 2013      10 comments

The steps of a good man (or woman) are ordered of the LORD, and HE delights in his way. As we maintain an attitude of gratitude, God will lead us. Enjoy your day! ... Read more
Faith
Thursday, May 02, 2013      10 comments

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 1:1 Making plans is an act of faith. Believing that you can be the person that God w... Read more
AMC
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      16 comments

It's official! I am now an AMC Information Volunteer and Naturalist. I have worked for 2 years as a naturalist, but now I am trained, and it is official. Taking the time to go through the training was a big step for me. It was a weekend when... Read more
On Ossippe Lake
Monday, April 29, 2013      13 comments

Training for the Forest Society was a great experience. We stayed right on Ossipee Lake, and I walked part way around the lake each day. Since most of the homes on the l... Read more
Home from the Whites
Sunday, April 28, 2013      11 comments

My husband and I took a few days and went to the White Mountains. Tomorrow I'll post some photos of a beautiful time. We are now trained with the Society for the portection of NH Forests as Stweards, and also trained as AMC Information Volunt... Read more
The Power of the" No".
Thursday, April 25, 2013      16 comments

In reference to yesterday's post: Use your "NO" to bring peace to your life. Don't apologize for living your own life. When you do say "YES", use it to bring peace and jo... Read more
Happy giving and saying “NO.”
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      7 comments

I love my church, and everyone in it. Church is a place where I learn and grow with some amazing people. It is here that I’ve learned to be a cheerful giver, and how to say “no”. Giving is such an important part of my life, which I consider w... Read more

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