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  • been to the gym already

    11/20/2014 9:42:19 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DS says he won the court case. Not sure what winning means. He has to go to the city where his child is monthly for a year. Nor sure his disability will allow this. I think the win- has major stumbling blocks to over come. DS is positive and if his upbeat attitude will get him th... Read more

  • Mittens

    11/20/2014 5:34:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    My Christmas gift will be making mittens and hats for the homeless in my area. My secret ambition:warming the world 2 hands at a time.... Read more

  • thursday

    11/20/2014 12:20:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    be blessed and enjoy sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Oh brother - it is never ending

    11/19/2014 8:50:29 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- DS called me yesterday evening. He is supposed to have a court day today. His lawyer told him that she can not represent him b/c she got elected to family court judge. His ex also caused more problems. Not sure of all the details- DS was so upset that he started arguing with me.... Read more

  • Cccold outside!

    11/19/2014 5:20:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is 5 am, and I am preparing to leave for school. The temp is 20 degrees. This is the coldest morning since early April. I guess I just have to get used to it.Colder temps are coming ... Read more

  • Hump day

    11/19/2014 12:05:27 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still wait for pt to be approved glad I am doing this on my own sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • Saw grand children this past weekend

    11/18/2014 10:17:47 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Need to get back on program. Today is the day. It has been hectic. My GS is now 15 lbs and 26 inches tall. He is a big baby, but a nice baby. GD is a real pistol. She is so smart. She has be quite a talker. She sometimes gets jealous of her brother, but she loves the baby I s... Read more

  • Enjoying the day!

    11/18/2014 10:04:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's just a normal day of teaching and cleaning and cooking But it is a wonderful day of living and loving and smiling I am thankful for the people around me, and the wonderful New Hampshire mountains! ... Read more

  • Hoping the Storm Will Clear

    11/18/2014 6:48:19 AM, by NANCY-

    Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we? --Rose Kennedy I have been dealing with digestive issues for over two years now. My A1c has gone from 5,7 to 8. Having a 7 is what is the usual goal. Getting those numbers can be achieved by diet, exercise and medication. Although my issue is a... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/18/2014 12:23:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still rehabbing waiting for pt to get authorization sending my friends prayers and love hugx... Read more

  • Ready for winter

    11/17/2014 5:35:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    My porch is proof of the workouts that my husband and I have done together. We worked for 2 hours at a time several times a week, cutting down the partially dead trees around our yard. We cut, split and stacked the wood ourselves.... Read more

  • New Week

    11/17/2014 12:18:04 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    very sore tonight looking foward to a good sleep sending blessing and prayers hugx... Read more

  • Little Gingham Dress

    11/16/2014 5:37:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    I started in April looking at patterns when I fell in love with the little red and white checked gingham dress. I knew that it would be a lot of work, sewing with gingham and lining up fabric, so I made the dress in two other fabrics first. By August, I was ready for buying the gingham, and mak... Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/16/2014 2:18:57 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    We have onference so be blessed sending prayers and hugx... Read more

  • Feels Confident

    11/15/2014 12:18:19 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    I've been yo-yoing since 1998, and I've never felt more confident about my weight loss as I do now. I feel like a head strong powerful being, like the ArchAngels above. I have no temptations and I'm thinking RATIONALLY about fo... Read more

  • is it a record??

    11/15/2014 7:28:36 AM, by SUNSHINE-GIRL

    Doubt it, as there are people on here who earn many more points than I do BUT........ I have just passed 90,000 sparkpoints. ... Read more

  • Stacking

    11/15/2014 5:33:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Cup stacking is a lot like life. We have to continue building one good deed upon another. Hopefully everything stands, but occasionally we have to rebuild. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/15/2014 1:17:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Teyinf with all my heart to get better thanks for your love sending prayer and blessings hugx... Read more

  • Be Happy NOW

    11/14/2014 1:04:16 PM, by JUNESHOPE

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  • Welcoming Change

    11/14/2014 8:15:58 AM, by NANCY-

    There has been much talk about change lately. And many changes have taken place. Yet I still cling to the familiar that isn't working for me. Like the freshly fallen snow I awoke to this morning, I need a new perspective. I have changed, what I need to do has changed. This is not a bad... Read more

  • First snow

    11/14/2014 7:10:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    The child in me wants to play In the early morning first snow. Remembering the many first snows that I have played in before.... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/14/2014 12:12:40 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Back to the gym in am be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • STAYING FOCUSED AT DISNEY WORLD

    11/14/2014 12:05:33 AM, by SUCCESSN2014

    PLAN OF ACTION: Taking healthy non perishable snacks with me so that I'm not tempted by all the junk at Magic Kingdom on Saturday. I'm taking: beef jerky, Slim Jims, peanuts, and raisins. I'm also going to only drink water while I'm walking the park. My pedometer is also packed. I will be texti... Read more

  • STAYING FOCUSED AT DISNEY WORLD

    11/14/2014 12:05:33 AM, by SUCCESSN2014

    PLAN OF ACTION: Taking healthy non perishable snacks with me so that I'm not tempted by all the junk at Magic Kingdom on Saturday. I'm taking: beef jerky, Slim Jims, peanuts, and raisins. I'm also going to only drink water while I'm walking the park. My pedometer is also packed. I will be texti... Read more

  • Training Day

    11/13/2014 12:57:30 PM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a change of pace- I am at a DOE training for Dynamic Learning Measures. I'd rather be teaching, but this is the price I pay to continue teaching. ... Read more

  • Empathy/Focus

    11/13/2014 8:52:52 AM, by NANCY-

    Thank you for all the kind and supportive comments on yesterday's blog and for that matter on all my blogs. One thing this past Veterans Day taught me was to have a little more empathy, Not only to those that have served, but to to all mankind. That includes myself. That empathy is not pity, it ... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/13/2014 12:12:18 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Wow I walked for almost 2 hours in the pool and very exhausted which is good tired but not sleepy be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • I joined Planet Fitness Today!

    11/12/2014 9:37:19 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    After a very emotional day yesterday (not weight loss related) I made a decision to try to kick my weight loss back into high gear. I got on Planet Fitness website and looked around. I liked what I saw but wanted to drive up to the gym and see it in person. Alan drove up there with me and we g... Read more

  • NSV today

    11/12/2014 8:00:30 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    So I had a NSV today... (Non-scale Victory) It's pretty cold here, so I was looking for a long-sleeve tee, and came across one that I bought a few years ago, but could never wear because the arms were way to tight... (still had the tag on it.) I put it on and WALL-A!...it fit just f... Read more

  • Veterans Day

    11/12/2014 9:28:56 AM, by NANCY-

    The day offered many opportunities for expressing gratitude for service by our veterans. My sweetie rarely speaks of his service. Upon his return home he was not welcomed, but was greeted by protests and shunned. Of course this only added to the horrors that those had been in battle needed to endure... Read more

  • With Every Sunrise!

    11/12/2014 5:35:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    With every sunrise comes new opportunities for a healthy life. Make it an awesome day! Summit of Mt Monadnock at sunrise by Larry Davis.... Read more

  • Sit Down and Exercise

    11/11/2014 8:37:33 PM, by LILYPUDGE

    Exercise is a bane to my existence even when I'm feeling good. When I have a foot ulcer on the bottom of one toe that is so sloooooooow healing, when my podiatrist tells me to walk as little as possible, most exercise goes out the window! I have taken up using free weights (2 pounders) for my a... Read more

  • Veterans Day!

    11/11/2014 3:22:56 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Blessing to all who have served. When I was on vacation in Italy, I prayed in every church I found on my path. I actually came back with seeing a change in my DS. I see small steps, but I know his counselor has helped him greatly. Getting to see his daughter more has helped him greatly. He fin... Read more

  • Crossfit - Lite

    11/11/2014 1:22:59 PM, by JUNIORSSISTER

    Oximoran - Jumbo Shrimp, Baby Grand Piano, Crossfit Lite. Have you entered the world of Crossfit? To say that I've entered this realm kicking screaming, stomping my feet, and no freakin way am I doing this, would be an un... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/11/2014 1:08:31 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I climbed my first set of stairs hard but I am doung good with my therapy hugx... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/11/2014 1:08:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I climbed my first set of stairs hard but I am doung good with my therapy hugx... Read more

  • Surprised to be happy

    11/10/2014 11:54:32 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    I used to never be happy about losing 1 pound, because I always felt that 1 pound fluctuations on the scale could be anything, and not really fat loss. But this go-round I've been so happy to see each pound lost. I'm happier when I weigh-in the next day and it still r... Read more

  • As the world turns with mom's estate

    11/10/2014 11:53:38 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; got an email from sister - mom is still not cremated. I thought oh brother. I got a FAX this morning for me to sigh, but then I called to funeral home to make sure they received paper work. Mom died over 6 weeks ago. Siblings were fighting over arrangements. I fi... Read more

  • Climbing Monadnock

    11/10/2014 5:40:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    My favorite form of exercise is hiking mountains, and my favorite mountain is Mt. Monadnock. Every trip up the mountain is a new experience. On Sunday's trip, we found a sew side trail, and enjoyed some hot tea on the trail. We ... Read more

  • Races I WILL complete NEXT year!

    11/10/2014 12:13:34 AM, by SUCCESSN2014

    This year didn't go the way I had planned as far as my fitness goals and weight loss journey were concerned. These are the races I plan on doing next year. I had hoped to do a few this year but it didn't pan out and I didn't get any accomplished. I still need to find one for December. Octo... Read more

  • New Week

    11/10/2014 12:03:47 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayer hugx... Read more

  • went to gym this morning

    11/9/2014 2:40:54 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon; Had a wonderful workout this morning. DH is in a restless mood. Asked me why dont you start putting up Christmas ornaments. I said I want to wait awhile. I had stuff to do on my list, but he kept interrupting me. So I decided to get on my computer while we put on a DVD, he s... Read more

  • Comfort & Joy

    11/9/2014 12:36:13 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    sitting here with Christmas music in the background, and the Christmas tree glowing across the room. I would say it's peaceful except that my 3yr old is going bonkers... LOL Having a toddler in my late 40's sometimes seems like a piece of the puzzle that is trying to fit where it doe... Read more

  • More than just the Winter Blues: SAD

    11/9/2014 10:52:55 AM, by LILYPUDGE

    Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is no myth. I first heard of it in 1978 and loved my light box till it and I got separated in a series of moves. If you have seasonal depression or just hate winter, please look into SAD more. It is a very real form of depression. One place to start is the... Read more

  • Somewhere between fired up and burnt out

    11/9/2014 6:40:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    This is a busy time of year, and I love the change of the seasons, the preparations for Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year, though, I will pace myself, and think twice before making any commitments. I may be fired up now, but I don't want to end up burnt out by New Years. Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/9/2014 12:17:53 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life hugx... Read more

  • Photos

    11/8/2014 1:19:07 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    Down a pound... sooooo happy. 5 lbs to the next level, and I'll be in the 230's.. I haven't been in the 230's since 2005. So here are the Christmas tree photos. (9' Montana fir) It's so nice to see see such a beautiful sight in the living room. We threw the flake s... Read more

  • spending the day with DS

    11/8/2014 11:24:54 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; celebrating DS for Veterans day. He got a court order for Ex to have his daughter 3x a week skype with him. He is also getting photos on a regular basis. Having a wonderful meal and nice conversations. Have a good day. Starting back to e... Read more

  • Veterans

    11/8/2014 8:57:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Do you have a special veteran in your life? Don't forget to thank him or her. Thanks vets! ... Read more

  • The Coming Weeks Will Be INSANE!

    11/8/2014 12:24:46 AM, by SUCCESSN2014

    I'm going to enjoy this weekend because the next few will be chaotic We're leaving for Disney World on the 14th and will be returning home the 20th. My birthday is the 26th. Thanksgiving is the 27th. Did you get all of that? That means that I have to get my holiday food shopping done ... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/8/2014 12:22:52 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed and have fun be blessed hugz... Read more

  • "Red" Our New FurBaby!

    11/7/2014 8:20:38 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    Our newest family member, Red. He's a 3 year old pit bull/boxer mix. We got him from a local rescue. I'll be honest I wasn't happy about this after first. Only because we had plans to go somewhere else to look at puppies and ... Read more

  • Coffee

    11/7/2014 7:13:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    I just love my morning coffee. Unfortunately, my stomach needed a change from my "no sugar and just a little miles". Now I am drinking "coffee con leche" It is about 2/3 coffee and 1/3 hot milk. My stomach can handle it, and I am happy! Read more

  • Suicide - say NO.

    11/7/2014 1:05:12 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    I research diet programs constantly. I read about people that have lost tons of weight on different plans. And it all boils down to what works for you........is what works. There is no right or wrong. The secrete is to pay attention to how the body reacts to what we are doing. I've b... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/7/2014 12:33:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad week is over enjoy the weekend sending praayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • having some lower back pain

    11/6/2014 9:45:24 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; It is not bad, but I need to stop exercising some of the ways I have been since I have been back from vacation. I think I need to listen to my body. I just seem tired lately. Maybe it is being back from vacation and life is not as interesting or fun as it was a short time ago. Tal... Read more

  • Morning

    11/6/2014 5:35:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    My early morning time is my most precious time of the day. It is my time to reflect, listen and focus on my Lord. I get up an hour before anyone else for the quiet of the morning. ... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/6/2014 12:07:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad to work my muscles start pt today thank you for all your support sometimes you cant get a leg up without the love and care from my friend ly loving sparklers sending prayers and blessings out to you hugx... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/6/2014 12:07:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad to work my muscles start pt today thank you for all your support sometimes you cant get a leg up without the love and care from my friend ly loving sparklers sending prayers and blessings out to you hugx... Read more

  • RE EVALUATING 2014 WEIGHT LOSS (Jan 1 - Nov 5, 2014)

    11/5/2014 4:55:58 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    I love the tools that Sparkpeople provide in order for me to track my weight loss journey. I was able to take the last few minutes and evaluate how the year has gone. I more than likely won't do another one of these at the end of the year, because I honestly don't see much changing in the next 8 wee... Read more

  • Tragic Tree Job

    11/5/2014 7:02:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Many years ago my parents cut down trees together to keep the wood stoves going in our home. One faithful day, as my parents worked, my mother ran in the wrong direction as the tree fell. My father was heartbroken as he took her to the ER. He never cut down another tree. He sold all of his eq... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    11/5/2014 1:36:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Walked in water today sore but I need to build up my muscle and working hard to make myself better enjoy your day sending prayers light love joy and laughter hugx... Read more

  • Stand Strong

    11/4/2014 11:26:51 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    Over the entire weekend, yesterday & today, I have been extremely tired. Not sure the cause of it, but speculate low iron & less water consumption than my normal amount. I had a lot of errands to do with my Mom, and I don't like drinking a lot of water when I'm out & about, because of... Read more

  • gone to gym already this morning

    11/4/2014 10:44:09 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Planning a head. DH is off today. He is home and watching war movies. It is so noisy. He has been moody, but is enjoying himself now. I am doing computer work. Now going to take a nice hot bath and relax. DH has a tendency to narrate movies. I just told him that he does not hav... Read more

  • Kale in the garden

    11/4/2014 5:44:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    My kale patch has been very good to me this year. I started picking the tender leaves in May, and am still picking in November. Fresh kale is much tastier than the bagged kale in the grocery store. I have six months of eating t... Read more

  • Tues

    11/4/2014 12:11:21 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Just sors hugzour night sending prayere and need to get better balance crazy walked today am exhausted enjoy y... Read more

  • Pumpkins

    11/3/2014 5:35:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    My grandchild Lina had a great time with pumpkins this year. Last year, she WAS the pumpkin. ... Read more

  • New Week

    11/3/2014 12:06:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Cuz of the fall and measws up hip will see what I can do ib the morninf sending prayers and pray that I did not hurt my self ro bad hugx... Read more

  • Went to gym this morning

    11/2/2014 4:46:35 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I had a talk with DH. I think he is settling down. He got insecure from thinking that he is getting old. Running out of time. I told him to stay in the here and now. I am always surprised when things like this happen. I am doing good and staying in the here and no... Read more

  • Starting Over isn't so bad

    11/2/2014 1:09:19 PM, by LILYPUDGE

    Today I'm starting again. This time it's for me. If I read on diabetes or fitness or positive food selection, I find I make better choices when I eat. If I pray, God does help me. I look for opportunities to exercise...no matter how brief...it all adds up. Today I added Spar... Read more

  • Lost weight over Halloween!!

    11/2/2014 7:38:07 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    Hahahaha... I can't believe it. As you know I weighed in on Friday, instead of Saturday, because I knew I was going to have 1-2 drinks on Halloween, so I wasn't going to dare weigh myself the day after. Well, 1-2 drinks, turned into 5-6! LOL But I onl... Read more

  • Climbing up the Mountain

    11/2/2014 5:45:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes life is a struggle with so much work to do. Little disagreements, and details to tend to. That is when I remember that climbing can be hard But it is always worth it When I take time to regard- The only way to enjoy the summit view is if you push with all that ... Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/2/2014 12:11:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed they had to put my hip back in at the hospital and sent me home did not even to check to see if it was in correctly sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • How I've Been Staying on Track Since Sept 1st

    11/1/2014 9:25:30 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    I've showed totals at the end of each month but never actually showed the spreadsheet. I'm not all fancy with mathematic equations and such with Excel. I'm merely using it for tracking purposes. If I accomplish a task I put a 1 in the space. However, this month will be a tad different. I've add... Read more

  • Nov 1, 2014 -- Espresso, 52 Degrees, & Walking

    11/1/2014 7:00:30 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    I woke up this morning & took a look at the weather app on my phone, 52 degrees! HUGE difference from the 80 degrees we had yesterday! We did some grocery shopping today and I had been looking for something that tasted similar to the mint mocha lattes I had on the Disney cruise. I lucked out! ... Read more

  • Oct 31, 2014 -- Halloween Walk with Rosco

    11/1/2014 6:53:07 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    Yesterday I decided to take Rosco for a walk. Between Alan and I both being sick after our cruise he hadn't been walked in a week. I'm sure he was having withdrawls after being walked every other day while he was at the pet resort. I walked him for a quarter mile and came back to the house to g... Read more

  • Peace

    11/1/2014 2:55:17 PM, by JSTETSER

    God's peace can keep our hearts and minds. Take time to find the place of peace today! Don't let your life be upside down - like this photo is!... Read more

  • TG Halloween is over!

    11/1/2014 10:34:58 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DH wanted to hand out candy. He went out and bought over 300 junior candy bars. We do not get that many kids. I told him to start handing out 3-4 at a time. He got tired of giving out candy and started giving out much more. He has been driving me crazy with his spending. At wo... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/1/2014 12:12:08 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your dy prayers and nlessings hugx... Read more

  • OCTOBER 2014 RESULTS & NOVEMBER 2014 GOALS

    10/31/2014 10:44:30 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    OCTOBER 2014 RESULTS October 1st WI: 185.2 October 31st WI: 190.8 5.6 lbs OCTOBER RESULTS: I had set goals of losing 2 pounds,... Read more

  • Maintained

    10/31/2014 10:53:17 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    So instead of my usual weigh-in being Saturday morning, I decided to do it today, since my Mom is coming over, and my neighbors stay outside to handout candy, sort of like a 'block party', and we'll be having a drink or two. Mom wants to make a vegetarian ho... Read more

  • Exciting day

    10/31/2014 10:02:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Halloween is a stressful day for a teacher. Costumes, snacks and excitement!!! Also, our pumpkin coloring contest. ... Read more

  • Went to gym this morning

    10/31/2014 10:00:46 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; got a tune up at my counselor's. She said it was very normal to have memories come up after a death of a parent. She told me to embrace it and vision my mom as an old woman who does not have any power over me any more. Forgive her and move on. She said that I was handling it very... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/31/2014 12:11:38 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad it is friday going to the gym to walk in the water sending prayers and blessings hugx... Read more

  • Evil Furby

    10/30/2014 3:05:11 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    Our community had a neighborhood garage sale a couple of weeks ago, and I came across this purple furby, and the lady only asked for $1. These things used to be $60 new! We have a white one at home, and I heard that they can talk to each other, so I bought this one to watch them talk. ... Read more

  • SICKNESS & OVER DOING IT

    10/30/2014 12:50:37 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    I still for the most part feel okay but clearly my body is telling me otherwise. Yesterday I did 12 miles on my recumbent bike and felt fine. Today a simple few minutes of vacuuming and bending over to get baseboards and I'm worn out. Okay, mental note no crazy house cleaning until later. I did mana... Read more

  • Time for renewal

    10/30/2014 10:28:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I can feel the tiredness of working long and hard at school and home. It is time for me to find renewal for my soul. Some days are just that way. ... Read more

  • Spending - DH still on vacation mode

    10/30/2014 9:50:45 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; My Dh had "fun" spending during vacation. I told him why do we need this stuff. He says he is buying for himself. His whole family are collectors of stuff. He has gotten worse lately- ever since his last birthday. The Age has really effected him. Oh dear! The older he gets the... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/30/2014 12:17:14 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    If I feel better I will walk in the pool tomorrow sending blessings hugz... Read more

  • Since 1997

    10/29/2014 8:01:40 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    I have a journal I have written in since 1996. (actually I have 4 of them.) I decided to read through them to remove any remarks that my loved ones would be hurt by, if they were to read it after I'm gone. (we all vent...and I knew I had a few hurtful words in there ab... Read more

  • Learning from my mistakes

    10/29/2014 11:30:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have been working with my students on safety. I used a recent hiking accident and an old nursery rhyme to bring it to life. Jackie and Jill went up the hill To see a pretty view. Jack fell down and hurt her crown, And John... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    10/29/2014 12:21:33 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Start real pt next monday so I can push hard doing better sending blessings and prayerds... Read more

  • Ever growing woodpile!

    10/28/2014 1:48:39 PM, by JSTETSER

    We should all be like my wood pile: Growing a little more every day! ... Read more

  • went to gym this morning

    10/28/2014 9:23:41 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I am getting back into exercising daily again. My sister sent me an email and had a phone call- this one is the younger one that mom lived with b/4 she died since 2003. Mom had dementia. she was on bio-polar medicine. She would have screaming and crying tantrums. I guess before ... Read more

  • Disney Fantasy Western Caribbean Cruise was AMAZING!

    10/27/2014 5:55:54 PM, by SUCCESSN2014

    A few notes before I begin what will more than likely turn into a novel: Yes, we are 2 grown adults going on a Disney cruise Yes, there were a ton of kids ranging from a few months old to 17 onboard Yes, I would book another Disney cruise No, I was not annoyed or bothered by all the kids ... Read more

  • Keep it positive!

    10/27/2014 10:04:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Whenever possible, keep your attitude and conversation positive! We all need a little extra joy in our hearts! ... Read more

  • I am back

    10/27/2014 9:47:15 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning - went on vacation. My Mom died -siblings fighting over will. I made it clear that I did not want any part of the will or anything. Mom was not a very good mom. I have not talked to her for many years. She was abusive in many ways. I wish her peace, but I am so very glad she thr... Read more

  • New Week

    10/27/2014 12:12:31 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    trying to be and do better sending prayers and blessings hugx... Read more

  • Gingham jumper

    10/26/2014 8:49:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    I started in August buying the material and cutting out the pattern. When school started for me, the project took a back seat. I have worked on the jumper with the help of the Sewing Sisters Babette and Suzie. Last night I finished the jumper. today I start on the hat and a Ragedy Ann doll to m... Read more

  • Gods Day

    10/26/2014 12:33:50 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed sending blessings and prayers hugx... Read more