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  • My Kind of Healthy!

    6/22/2017 5:13:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Summer is my favorite season, and it is my kind of healthy! I love to hike the trails so fair, and breathe in the mountain air! Camping often here and there, living life without a care! Whether climbing, or playing, or watching the game, Summer's My Kind of Healthy! Just... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/21/2017 11:26:15 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a blessed day hugs... Read more

  • The End!

    6/21/2017 5:14:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    The end of school is in sight! The end of the school year is today. I am both sorry and glad. I feel this way every year-a little burnt out, and a little energized from the joy of the students. Mostly, I just want to rest. Teachers can get caught up in a lot of work and emotions. I'm ready f... Read more

  • Fiddleheads

    6/20/2017 5:25:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Fiddleheads for dinner Have you ever eaten fiddle heads? They are a New England springtime treat! Fiddleheads or fiddlehead greens are the furled fronds of a young fern,[1] harvested for use as a vegetable. Left on the plant, each fiddlehead would unroll into a new frond (circinate vern... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/19/2017 11:22:29 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a wonderful day and enjoy something special for you hugs... Read more

  • Staying on track when you go off road

    6/19/2017 5:16:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Getting lost in the woods can bring an ominous feeling. It can create panic in some people. I have met hikers who rely on their phone's GPS system to get them through the woods. Cell service is not always present. Learn to read a map, and carry the right one! Whether you're climbing... Read more

  • Week beg Mon 19 June 60,6kgs (sinon 60,9kg after breakfast, toilet bit like yesterday )

    6/19/2017 4:57:18 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 130ml almond milk 160g mixed berries + juice about 6 cashews 4 soft dried abricots 20g Bjorg raisin & grain oats 20g oatbran 10g chia seeds almond essence flavouring, sucralose, about 4 teas Lunch Wine, cashews ? good portion green beans (in rabbit juice) ... Read more

  • ONEKIDSMOM's Challenge

    6/18/2017 4:35:14 PM, by NANCY-

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  • Sun 18 June 60,8kg (after breakfast, toilet) too scared to weigh before

    6/18/2017 6:42:55 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 125ml almond milk = 1/2 L 100g mixed berries, 5 cashews, 2 soft dried abricots = 1 1/2 FR 20g Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax) 20g oatbran almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 1 tea Bike 416c (61m) - 2/3 bottl... Read more

  • Different Dads

    6/18/2017 5:10:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Tale of Two Fathers By Jackie Stetser and Taffi Wallis Dads are as diverse as the sons and daughters that they love. Some fathers are with us all of our lives, and others are with us for a few brief years. Here is the story of two fathers that influenced the lives of their children in wond... Read more

  • Gods day

    6/18/2017 12:59:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a very loving day... Read more

  • Sat 17 June 60,2kg

    6/17/2017 7:53:06 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Almond milk, strawberries, 6 cashews, 6 soft dried abricots, 1 tbsp Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsp oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero nearly 1/2 bottle wine, and... Read more

  • The Grandma's Heart

    6/17/2017 5:25:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm missing my sons, their wives, and the grand kids. . They live so far away, and I don't get to see them often enough to satisfy the Grandma's Heart, longing in my heart. Both are successful, and doing well in their lives, but I still wish that they were here, or I was there. ... Read more

  • Keep Moving!

    6/16/2017 5:24:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every one needs to have physical movement and for both physical and mental health. ignoring movement is a big mistake! Physical exercise can help to diminish the "antsiness" that kids and adults experience, and can help with attention. When sports can be included as a team-building activity, t... Read more

  • Fri 16 June 60,2kg

    6/16/2017 3:08:25 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Almond milk, strawberries, 5 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 1 tbsp Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsp oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Lunch Glass wine lettuce, mayo,... Read more

  • new hair dresser does a great job with no drama

    6/15/2017 11:29:04 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; Found out that my old hair dresser may be coming back. But I have already decided that she has too much drama in her life. It plays out with her being constantly late for appointments or canceling them without notice. I told my new hair dresser that I will not go back. I want a app... Read more

  • Thurs 15 June 59,9g expected more loss quand meme ! pff!

    6/15/2017 8:10:00 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Almond milk, 1 tbsp strawberries, 1 tbsp mixed berries, 5 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 1 tbsp Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 1 tbsp oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Cooking a... Read more

  • Pushing too hard

    6/15/2017 5:14:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was the culmination of a month's worth ESY (Extended School Year) of plans. I had thoughtfully and carefully made plans for summer lessons, all based around a weekly field trip. I would meet the student at the library, and after our time at the library, he would ride in the bus to his... Read more

  • Wed 14 June 60g

    6/14/2017 12:12:13 PM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 2 eggs, some sesame seeds and some mixed seeds, olive oil for pan, sesame oil for final flavoring, 1 slice smokey bacon, some avocado, 1 soy yoghurt with 3 almonds and 4 teas Lunch Eating rabbit off bones, then 2 pieces rabbit, 1 rabbit sausage and green beans in rabbit... Read more

  • My Little Piece of Dirt

    6/14/2017 5:22:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe we don’t have the biggest garden around, but we love it! Our close-up shots can make our veggies look bigger than they are. We love taking time every night weeding and caring for our plants. There is not enough of a garden for canning, but we will be eating fresh veggies all summer, if ... Read more

  • Tues 13 June 60g

    6/13/2017 10:44:39 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 5 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas CF (bike there and back) - had a sushi sur... Read more

  • anxious today going to a new hair dresser

    6/13/2017 9:47:56 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I have been seeing my former hair dresser for over 5 years. I loved the way she cut my hair. I knew she was having problems, but she assured me that she was just moving to another area in our city. But 2 weeks ago she told me she was leaving the state, her son - her husband. I would... Read more

  • I Don't Care

    6/13/2017 5:21:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    I don’t care if you are climbing Everest, Mt Washington or Blue Hills, the goal is to reach the summit and a synopsis of the experience and effort it took you to get there is condensed and rolled into the treasured “Summit Shot”. When you get home and proudly show family and friends an image of a s... Read more

  • Strawberry Twizzlers....hmm

    6/12/2017 8:01:09 PM, by MARION-S

    Wish I knew this last week when I had 3 pounds of strawberries ! ... Read more

  • Mon 12 June 60,2g

    6/12/2017 7:30:38 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, mixed berries, cashews, soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Lunch Glass wine, lettu... Read more

  • Failure is not Final!

    6/12/2017 5:18:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm turning my obstacles into stepping stones Recently I had the "door of opportunity" slam firmly in my face. I was counting on this door to help me with the opening of more doors. I wanted...no, I NEEDED this door to open. When I started walking through this opportunity of better ... Read more

  • just came in from trimming bushes - also went to the gym this morning

    6/11/2017 12:14:57 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DH is not very motivated to doing the lawn. All the grass we put in is dying. We now feel that the lawn service did put the wrong dirt in. DH never liked doing the lawn, but he started fantasizing that he would suddenly enjoy it. I maintain the gardens and they are going great. ... Read more

  • Speaking UP and Helping OUT!

    6/11/2017 5:14:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday my husband and I represented the AMC (Appalachian Mountain Club) to the BSA (Boy Scouts of America). We told them about the huts, lodges and campsites in New England. We talked about the 10 Essentials that every hiker should carry, and safety around bears. The mission of AMC an... Read more

  • Sun 11 June 59,8kg

    6/11/2017 3:58:24 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 6 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Snack sandwich (while preparing H"s) ... Read more

  • Funny the things we thought we would miss

    6/10/2017 1:01:14 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    The first change I made was to black coffee. Then I gave up soda. I don't have fast food unless I am on the road and there is no other choice. These are just a few of the things that I have eliminated from my diet as part of my journey. Now I am in the process of giving up those creamy dips - I am u... Read more

  • Sat 10 June 59,6kg

    6/10/2017 7:48:16 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 5 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero Wine and nuts ... Read more

  • Small Adventures and Lots of Beauty

    6/10/2017 6:17:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm enjoying a small adventure, just 40 miles from my home. I have to say, it's one of the prettiest places that I had never heard of! Ellacoya State Park is located on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee,, New Hampshire's largest lake. It is open from mid-May to October. I love ... Read more

  • talked to DS yesterday

    6/9/2017 10:32:22 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DS was resting. the trauma from Wednesday took a toll. He was so fatigued. My Scottish BF sent quite a few outfits for their baby. They are so cute. I am going to UPS to send them to my DS and DIL. DIL can not leave her area and my DH is on call this weekend. Baby will be born ... Read more

  • Yesterday was a long long day!

    6/9/2017 6:55:49 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Two days after my husband had surgery - my daughter's school had move out day. There was absolutely no way to go help her move out. Our solution was to have her put things in her storage building that we rented close by the university. I told her to pack as though she was going on vacation for a cou... Read more

  • Looking Forward

    6/9/2017 5:06:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    I've got a lot of things that I'm looking forward to doing. Summer is when I get to focus on my family and my own education. The school year requires so much time for preparation of lessons IEPs and school events. Visiting my son Sam and his family in New Jersey. Traveling to Maine and vis... Read more

  • Fri 9 June 59,4kg

    6/9/2017 3:33:07 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 5 cashews, 5 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero wine and nuts ... Read more

  • DS was close to death yesterday

    6/8/2017 8:09:20 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning, the day was going well yesterday. I get a text from my DIL. Can you contact DS b/c he is throwing up and has been all night long. Doctor changed his meds. I am at the hospital with my baby appointment. I FaceTimed DS and he answers. He is sweating and looks just awful. I say tha... Read more

  • Thurs 8 June 59,2kg

    6/8/2017 5:45:06 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 4 cashews, 4 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero wine and nuts Lunch ... Read more

  • Teach Your Children Well

    6/8/2017 5:17:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Do those words remind you of an old song by the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? I remember long, lazy summer days listening to those words on the radio while in my teens. Little did I realize that I was teaching lessons to others by the way I lived my life. When we least expect it, someone is... Read more

  • Learning about the Magic of Gratitude

    6/7/2017 1:10:46 PM, by GRATEFUL_DAWN

    I recently picked up a book from the library called "The Magic" by Rhonda Byrne. It is a 28-day program about being grateful each day. From the first day through 28th day it starts with writing down ten things one is grateful for and why, then reading each one out loud and then saying, thank you, th... Read more

  • Wed 7 June 58,4kg

    6/7/2017 9:18:10 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 5 cashews, 4 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero Wine and cashews Lun... Read more

  • An Early Dad's Day Tribute!

    6/7/2017 5:14:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    My Dad, the Boy Scout Leader Since I can remember, my Dad led a Cub Scout Troop, then as my brothers got older, he led Troop 16 Boy Scouts. He did a great job helping boys find their way. Two of my brothers became Eagle Scouts, and loved it. This coming weekend, I will be the one to sp... Read more

  • Back From a Bad Time

    6/6/2017 10:11:46 PM, by JANELA2

    I've been through years of crappy job, a year without a job (and depressed), but now I'm back to work and ready to get at it again. I've had some setbacks, but I'll get there!... Read more

  • Update on Husband's Recovery

    6/6/2017 4:46:47 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My poor husband. He went for his follow up doctor's visit yesterday. He found out that he will NOT be fishing or kayaking all summer. Bless his heart, he was just so disappointed. I am too because I love being out on my kayak with him, but I guess it just isn't in the cards for this summer. Poor guy... Read more

  • Losing my appetite

    6/6/2017 5:14:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    cusing on my health, I've learned that I eat for many reasons besides hunger. 1. I eat out of routine. I know that it's TIME to eat-whether I need to or not. 2. I eat out of boredom. I like to eat. Munching on a snack is a comfort. 3. I eat, thinking that there might not be food for me l... Read more

  • Tues 6 June 59,1kg

    6/6/2017 3:09:48 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 6 cashews, 6 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 1 tbp oatbran, chia seeds, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero Wine and cashews Lunch... Read more

  • Mon 5 June 59,1kg

    6/5/2017 7:37:04 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Still sensation mucus in throat, not pleasant Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, 6 cashews, 4 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), almond essence flavouring, sucralose, teas Apero Gla... Read more

  • The Monadnock Climb!

    6/5/2017 5:29:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday's hike was pleasant and cool. John and I hiked along at a good clip, stopping occaissionally to take a photo or talk with another hiker. We were on the Marlborough Trail, which is off the beaten trail, and less used. The journey took us just over 4 hours. We hiked through some th... Read more

  • Post vacation and start of summer

    6/4/2017 10:41:23 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    We are home from our cruise. Since I did all the driving, we went out for an early dinner once we got home yesterday and then I slept for 11 hours! Today, I feel the most rested and relaxed I have felt since Easter Sunday. (The day of my husband's bicycle accident.) We had a wonderful time. My... Read more

  • Step By Step

    6/4/2017 5:05:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Step by step is my hiking creed, climbing mountains is my healthy deed. All over this land till my trip is through, in green forests, 'cross lakes so blue. Today I'm hiking Mt. Monadnock for the 125th time. Monadnock is the most hiked mountain in the Western Hemisphere, and my fav... Read more

  • My Green Smoothies!

    6/3/2017 5:23:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning, I make a green smoothie for breakfast for both myself and my husband. I consider a daily smoothie as part of our life long health journey. Our bodies benefit from this healthy habit. It is an easy way to get in 2 servings of greens and our fiber.My morning time is limited, so I sta... Read more

  • Graduation Day!

    6/2/2017 11:10:12 AM, by BUNNY59

    A beautiful Friday to celebrate my daughter's graduation. So proud of her. She is graduating with a master's degree in education, while teaching 8th grade math. What amazes me is her dedication, and the goals she sets for herself. Seems she is not done with school. This summer she will be taking cou... Read more

  • Sometimes!

    6/2/2017 5:14:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes God calms the storm, and sometimes God calms the child. The latter is the case for me today. I have the priviledge of helping my mother on Saturdays. Mom loves yard sales, and at 95, still wants to go. When I insisted that she use her walker to be on unstable ground, she refused. S... Read more

  • One Month Weigh In

    6/1/2017 9:17:27 AM, by MA_BELLE

    End of one month after taking all measurements. I am so frustrated. Although I have lost 6 lbs, I feel like I have gotten no where. I know that is more than my goal of 1 lb per week, but it doesn't feel like a loss. I haven't lost any inches yet. I know I don't work at it like I should. I can't get ... Read more

  • Team Work!

    6/1/2017 5:09:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I am feeling really happy. I was able to help a new teacher to gain some much needed experience with our end of the year (and ESY) project. The class is reading the Little House on the Prairie series, and learning about life in a much different time. The lessons of self-reliance, har... Read more

  • Political Motivation

    5/31/2017 5:21:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Circus has come to Washington D.C., and I am motivated to speak up as never before. I don't like the way our country is going, and it is up to each person to make his or her voice heard, loud and clear! ! For over a year now, I have become more and more addicted to the news media. I rea... Read more

  • spend weekend in NYC

    5/30/2017 7:51:18 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    good Morning; Had a wonderful walking weekend in NYC. We stayed in a location away from Time Square and walked and talked all weekend. We both needed the communication. My DH told me that this job of nearly 2 months is very demanding on him mentally and physically. He is working 12-16 hour days... Read more

  • Changing my mind

    5/30/2017 5:26:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm looking at metacognition. I'm thinking about my thoughts. It's my thoughts that can propel me forward, or hold me back. It's my thoughts that open the door to love and joy in my life. It all starts with my thoughts. Sometimes I play the "blame game" in my mind. No, I NEVER consci... Read more

  • Tick bite

    5/29/2017 5:55:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Late Sunday night, I noticed something was attached to my lower stomach. I turned on the light, and found that a tick had just barely attached itself to me! my husband helped me remove the tick, and then I put clear tape around its body. I have never had to deal with my own tick bite before, and ... Read more

  • week beg Mon 29 May convalescence

    5/29/2017 3:29:15 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Monday Last night, Sunday night, better than previous 2 nights, less uncontrollable couging during TV, reading in bed and during night (only got up once and didn't take another 1/2 atarax, got back to sleep ok till just before 8). Just hoping this bronchitis is on its way out. Went for a Prise ... Read more

  • Vacation and then New Normal

    5/28/2017 9:02:15 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My vacation starts today. Luckily, it is already paid for or we would have had to cancel due to my husband's surgery. (This is the ONLY time I haven't purchased the travel insurance.) However, the surgeon said that a person can sit on a couch and recuperate or sit in a nice comfy beach chair and rec... Read more

  • Mindfulness and contentment

    5/28/2017 5:14:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mindfulness is a happy place! When I was younger, I thought that I had to have certain things or be special places to be happy. I can remember planning a trip to Disneyland with my children. This was going to be an exciting, joyful time. Ironically, the trip was anything but happy. This ... Read more

  • Sun 28 May

    5/28/2017 4:20:13 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Night woke about 1am (took another 1/2 atarax) then again about 5ish (decided just to stay up) When awoke, drank about 3 cups of milk (soy/almond) 60g dark chocolate, Fisherman's Friends and caramels, plus the cough syrup, strepsils Lunch lettuce, mayo, CM (tuna, grated cheese, ... Read more

  • Alrighty... Reset

    5/27/2017 9:59:35 AM, by NANCY-

    In my last blog the sky was falling... and it fell a little more as my trust was betrayed by my doctor... What was he thinking??? He stated that he used poor judgement in a prostrate procedure. Poor judgement TWICE??? My whole family is now looking for a new doctor. A change of scenery helped... Read more

  • Sat 27 May 59,9kgs

    5/27/2017 8:38:49 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Worse night, coughing woke (and kept) me up Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, about 8 chopped cashews, 4 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps Bjorg organic oats with oatbran (31% rolled oats, 23% rye flakes, 12% oatbran, 10% barley flakes, 8% figs, 8% prunes, 5% sunflower seeds, 2% buckwheat seeds, ... Read more

  • The Facts about Flax

    5/27/2017 5:39:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    About a year ago, I added flax seed to my diet. I am better off today because of that decision. First, I added it to my homemade granola that I eat each morning, then I started adding it to my smoothies. It took me some time to figure out how to make changes in a way that I'd enjoy them, but I ha... Read more

  • Fri 26 May 59,9kgs

    5/26/2017 8:28:40 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Still ill, cancelled resto tonight at Pastis, managed to get a Dr rv for this afternoon, wasn't optimistic cos this weekend is a pont. Cough is now more wet than dry and hurts throat and chest a bit with effort of coughing, evening and morning's the worst. The serum physio seems to have helped with ... Read more

  • Perseverance!

    5/26/2017 5:09:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    A GRAY Day, What Can I say? It's cold, cloudy and I'm feeling down right tired. Tired of working hard at healthy living, Tired of school. (The kids are tired of me too!) Tired of caring for others. Just tired. Our long weekend plans have fallen through, and we will be staying ... Read more

  • Today's Rebounding Adventure

    5/25/2017 11:08:03 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My husband had physical therapy today - at 8 AM...I am a teacher who just started summer break...really 8 AM??? Anyway, I purposely got up early to try the mini-tramp again. I actually did the full 10 minutes this time. I had NO PAIN and was able to keep rebounding the ENTIRE TIME without having to... Read more

  • had a long talk with DS and his PTSD

    5/25/2017 11:03:06 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; DS was getting series of nasty comments from his wife who was very afraid from the situation that their baby had an irregular heart beat. DS who has PTSD is the first to take these comments as gospel. He got into a dark place. PTSD does not allow him to process information logicall... Read more

  • A Down Day

    5/25/2017 5:20:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    It was not the best of days. I was working with a child when a coworker yelled at me. I was embarrassed in front of a class full of children for no good reason. My pride was hurt. A very bad example was set, and my feelings were hurt. I felt the fun slowly sucked right out of me! I got ove... Read more

  • Thurs 25 May 59kgs

    5/25/2017 3:10:30 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Drink soy milk middle of the night Another bad night coughing, more of a wet cough on waking, feel like a truck's driven over me. Continuing with cough syrup, lozenges, Doliprane, and this morning took a cc honey with ginger (jar). Put ginger in my tea, water too. Gargling during day with ... Read more

  • Wed 24 May 59,2ks

    5/24/2017 12:28:12 PM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Feeling so down about my bad throat, such an irritating cough, causing sleeping difficulties, etc Breakfast Soy milk, strawberries, handful chopped cashews, handful 10 soft dried abricots, 3 tbsps Bjorg organic oats with oatbran (31% rolled oats, 23% rye flakes, 12% oatbran, 10% barley flakes... Read more

  • Summer Goals

    5/24/2017 11:56:12 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Each summer I write down some goals that I would like to accomplish before I go back to school in the fall. This year, I would like to: 1. Learn to use the spiralizer attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer. 2. Try spaghetti squash 3. Pass my National Boards Test (June 7th) 4. Get a new so... Read more

  • Heart-felt Gifts

    5/24/2017 5:13:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Heartfelt gifts, filled with love are the most beautiful gifts of all. Don't buy me the Hallmark cards or anything else from the mall, Give me the imperfect presents grand kids labored over for me Those are the ones that fill my heart with happiness and joy. Never... Read more