JSTETSER
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The movie project
Saturday, November 23, 2013      19 comments

We are getting so close to finishing our 5 year labor of love. In the Spring, our film will be shown in the Monadnock International Film Festival. I have learned so much through the research that I have done for them, and the time spent bloggi... Read more
So Far Away
Friday, November 22, 2013      23 comments

I love my children, and am very proud of their accomplishments in life. Unfortunately, they live far from me, and I only see them a few times a year. Christmas is coming, and so are they. I can hardly wait to see them again! That is my ... Read more
Lower Numbers
Thursday, November 21, 2013      21 comments

I am thankful for gaining control over my glucose #s. With regular exercise and commitment to a strict eating regime, I am able to keep my blood sugar levels below 115 all the time. I want to have those levels below 100, but for today, I am h... Read more
Lost sugar bowl
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      20 comments

Last night we had company over for tea. O don't really know the people, so I decided that the sugar bowl should be out, on case they wanted sugar in the tea. I searched and searched to no avail. No sugar bowl. My husband came home, and f... Read more
The Routine
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      24 comments

My secret to success is in my routine. Every morning, I get up, spend 20-3- minutes doing simple yoga and drink my pot of tea. Then I make a small healthy breakfast and my daily smoothie. I have 10 minutes to write something for SparkPeople... Read more
Less is more
Monday, November 18, 2013      27 comments

My new challenge is learning to ignore the temptation of eating too much food through the holidays. Just a few small strategies go a long way. Today I worked at a desk where a wonderful teacher left a candy bar for me. It took me lots of stra... Read more
Grateful for The Spark.
Sunday, November 17, 2013      20 comments

God has blessed us with so much, and it is important to thank Him with our words and our actions. I am thankful that because of this great site, my health continues to improve. I am much more thoughtful in my decisions of what I eat. I tak... Read more
Allowances
Saturday, November 16, 2013      20 comments

Last night I was surprised with a visit of 3 great friends. The brought the wine, cheese and crackers. We sat and talked, laughed and cried. I had a full glass of wine (something I never do) and was offered a second glass. I knew enough a... Read more
So much Baby Love
Friday, November 15, 2013      22 comments

I went to SC to help my son and daughter in love with the baby while they studied. I received much more than I gave. I forgot how delightful a baby laugh an be!... Read more
Success Secret: Learn to love the feeling of healthy
Thursday, November 14, 2013      22 comments

There are two feelings that I have loved for many years: 1. The feeling of sweets in my mouth, and that satiated full feeling after a tasty meal. 2. the peaceful feeling that I have after a good run, or when I am on top of a beautiful ... Read more
Our deepest fear
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      28 comments

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Your pl... Read more
Advice from a Tree
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      33 comments

Today I will stand tall, Go out on a limb And remember my roots! How does the tree motivate you?... Read more
The Front Pack
Monday, November 11, 2013      23 comments

Well over 30 years ago, I received this lovely front pack from my mother for my first son. It is a Snugli, well made and something that babies have loved to be in because of the closeness to Mom, and the feeling of security that it brings. I u... Read more
Being Gramma
Sunday, November 10, 2013      23 comments

Being Gramma makes my heart sing a happier song than it has in a very ling time. Being Gramma is a loving, soothing, joyful place. All the world is a joyful place with Little Lina in my arms, and time stands still as we rock, cuddle, s... Read more
Spark people are strong & special
Saturday, November 09, 2013      21 comments

I am visiting with my son, daughter-in- law, and new grandchild this weekend. Both Mat & Nora are in med school, and will take 4 major exams on Monday. The exams are on endocrinology (Diabetes). They started asking me questions about my exper... Read more

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