JSTETSER
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Getting Out of My Own Way
Saturday, October 15, 2016      30 comments

Yesterday I felt the pain from my injuries, and as hard as I tried, I was not a pleasant person. The harder I worked, the less I got done. I needed to step away from my responsibilities and just relax. That is a tough one for me. ... Read more
Sparked Reflections
Friday, October 14, 2016      38 comments

It is not what we do, but how we think about what we do that makes a difference. After joining SparkPeople, I started writing a daily blog. This practice has caused me to look closely at my eating, hiking, and my life in general. I have writ... Read more
Riding along
Thursday, October 13, 2016      28 comments

Riding along on a beautiful day, All was bright with nothing gray. Just when I was sure and confident My need for God not evident ... Read more
Appreciate those who help you!
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      34 comments

Yesterday several people went out of their way to help me. Tonya in CVS searched high and low until she found the coconut oil. Jack at McDonalds made me a specialty breakfast sandwich with fewer carbs. I thanked them and then called the compa... Read more
Determination.
Monday, October 10, 2016      30 comments

Keeping on keeping on. Not giving up! Sometimes we may get tired, but don't quit eating well and exercising. How will you show your health... Read more
Moose in the morning
Sunday, October 09, 2016      25 comments

Of all the woodland creatures, the moose are the most mystifying. Maybe it's those eyes so big. ... Read more
Making it through Matthew
Saturday, October 08, 2016      32 comments

Mat and Nora live in Ft. Lauderdale, and chose to stay put with their two little children. Gabby, the newborn, just got out of the hospital after recovering from viral meningitis. They bought a generator with a credit card, planning to return ... Read more
Aches need rest
Friday, October 07, 2016      16 comments

Today I am taking another rest day. After the bike accident on Wednesday, my body is still recovering. I'm going to get back on the bike for a few m... Read more
Aches need rest
Friday, October 07, 2016      18 comments

Today I am taking another rest day. After the bike accident on Wednesday, my body is still recovering. I'm going to get back on the bike for a few minutes and enjoy the fall foliage, but nothing crazy. My body needs some rest and recovery... Read more
Meeting the pavement head on
Thursday, October 06, 2016      40 comments

Last night I went head over heels in my bike. There was no love involved in this fall. Just an unfortunate face plant on the pavement. Ouch! Neighbors stopped. The ambulance took me away, and nothing was broken. I'm on my way to school so... Read more
Being Better than My Best
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      33 comments

Two months ago, I thought that I was doing my very best. I was on a good schedule, but it was not good enough. I was working out, eating healthy ... Read more
Overcoming the Tiredness
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      20 comments

I'm up at 4:45 and out of the house by 5:45. By 2:00, I am tired. Most days, I could sit on my couch in front of the stove, take a nap, but I take a walk when school is out instead. The changing of the seasons and a busy life can drag me d... Read more
My best Life Now
Monday, October 03, 2016      28 comments

Sometimes I forget to prioritize my time. I do what I want to when I want to. I forget to lift the weights and get in the strength training. Other times I leave out the deep breathing and meditation that helps to lower my BP. Today's goa... Read more
Walking in the woods
Sunday, October 02, 2016      30 comments

Walking in the woods on a lovely day Not in a hurry, just finding our way We're going to Church-about 5 miles, ... Read more
My toughest cleaning job
Saturday, October 01, 2016      31 comments

In my house, one area must get cleaned four times in a year. I know that I should clean it more often. It's my desk. Whenever I'm near the desk, work... Read more

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