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  • A beautiful sunny day

    7/14/2020 8:36:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    I have some errands to run today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk after breakfast today and some dancing in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Summer School Remote Classroom

    7/14/2020 5:39:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    No other part of the year seems to speed by quite like summer. I teach my lessons at my dining room table, prepare my lessons for the next day, then I enjoy the day. Summer in New Hampshire is such a warm and wonderful time. I wish that it moved as slowly as I do on a lazy summer afternoon. ... Read more

  • Monday My day My Way

    7/13/2020 9:33:29 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The universe is change ; our life is what our thoughts make it." Marcus Aurelius Decided to forget the craziness of the world and have a day just for me. I had a healthy egg, greens, and sweet potato on a whole grain wrap. I went on a lovely 40 minute walk i can actua... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/13/2020 6:43:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be a cooler day here today. There's a chance of rain this afternoon and that is okay with me and my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be going for a walk after breakfast today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Blueberries

    7/13/2020 5:32:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every year, we take the time to pick about 30 pounds of fresh berries. We make a few stops at The Mellen Berry Patch and also visit with Pam, my friend and the owner. We use our berries in pancakes and our daily smoothies. Blueberries are such a healthy fruit. My favorite blueberry poem i... Read more

  • blessed sunday

    7/12/2020 9:04:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    In all Endeavors " In all endeavors Strive to celebrate The spirit of the warrior .... Calm, Centered , Certain, Whether tending to the flower gardens Or searching for the heart of the divine. Joanne Rowley Please send help lol my husb... Read more

  • A windy day

    7/12/2020 11:26:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's finally cooler weather here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. In the afternoon I'll be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • The Garden Rhyme

    7/12/2020 5:36:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    This has been a great year for our garden. We have two 10X10 feel raised areas plus pots on our deck. Every morning we sit out on the deck, drink our coffee and check out our work. We water every morning if it has not rained. The basil has done very well, in it's pot so low, It's rai... Read more

  • Smile its saturday

    7/11/2020 10:07:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels,'" Sonia Rykiel Got out fairly early for my walk but it was already 85 at 830 i cut it short by a half hour i did need more water and I was a little tired from not sleeping well. Thank goodness my son got up with the... Read more

  • It's raining

    7/11/2020 11:28:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    A rainy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've already completed a yoga workout. Later on, in the afternoon I'll go for a walk indoors. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Finding help

    7/11/2020 5:12:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    I just can't do it all alone! Yesterday, I just needed someone to be with me. Mom doesn't know who I am, and visits (even pleasant visits) are hard some days. I called family, but no one could join me. As I prepared to get my temperature taken and be led over to see her, my nephew Christophe... Read more

  • Finding help

    7/11/2020 5:12:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    I just can't do it all alone!... Read more

  • A happy Aloha friday

    7/10/2020 8:18:06 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, I Don't want to Hear One Word Out of You." Jean Kerr I was going to be really good and add weight lifting into my routine today. Alas today was not a good day for anything, I walked 40 minutes today caught myself slightly weaving, and catching my feet ... Read more

  • A sunny day

    7/10/2020 12:36:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    I just found out a short while ago that the computers at the local library can be booked for use online. Then you can go and use the computer for an hour. I don't mind that you need to wear a face mask there. I was not aware of this opportunity until a while ago. It's been a really long time since I... Read more

  • FitBit Folly and Blood Sugar Rising

    7/10/2020 5:25:57 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have trusted my FitBit to count my steps and be a measure of my physical activity, but I've found a few drawbacks. Sometimes it down't sync properly. Right before my vacation it did not charge properly, giving me 3 days with no data, since I left the charge cord home. It doesn't give me an a... Read more

  • treasured Thursday

    7/9/2020 9:19:30 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Work hard nap hard " Demi Lovato Went for a 43 minute walk far to hot out, I am not a fan of the sun and 90 degree days. Came home to a nice ice coffee. Hubby told me unemployment called and we should have all our money owed by Tuesday , Daughter told me that she got the house o... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    7/9/2020 1:21:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    The power is out here today. An electrician is fixing the problem just now. In the meantime, my daughter and I are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some yoga and some walking later on. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe a... Read more

  • Nasty Horsefly!!

    7/9/2020 5:09:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Horseflies are relentless, cruel and mean. The wickedest bug I’ve ever seen. When I’m out walking they come around. Circle my head with a buzzing sound. I hate those creatures because they bite And leave a swollen mark, both morning and night. Because of them, I’ve shortened my w... Read more

  • Wise Wednesday

    7/8/2020 9:08:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It does no harm to the ego to be worshiped . " Mae West I have been married to over 30 years to a doubting Thomas . Every time I say something I get I never heard of that. Well that can't be . Really that doesn't sound right, The next day he tells me about a friend that says the same t... Read more

  • A very warm day here today 🌞

    7/8/2020 10:27:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. The next few days will be hot and humid here. Taking it easy today. I'll go for an indoor walk in an air conditioned place later on in the morning. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe... Read more

  • Riding Off Into The Sunshine

    7/8/2020 5:32:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    John's nephew from Colorado drove 2500 miles to visit us. What an honor! Dan rode off into the sunrise this morning and I will miss him. He visited us for five days, and we had a wonderful visit. Reconnecting with family is important. What a great time! I wish that it could have been longer... Read more

  • Tactical tuesday

    7/7/2020 8:47:50 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There is a way to do it better find it ." Thomas A Edison My senor dog almost derailed my plans for tactical tuesday. She was up at 4 am and since my husband can sleep through anything i took her out. But then I climbed back into bed till 8 but once again she almost thr... Read more

  • Warm day

    7/7/2020 10:34:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today. The weather is going to be like this for pretty much the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take ... Read more

  • Love the Life You Live

    7/7/2020 5:35:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    I had hoped for a different life. I wanted to be retired by now, surrounded by my children and grandkids. Instead, I find myself still working, with family far away. I have a good life, but not the life that I had planned. Most people I have chosen to be thankful for what I have. Th... Read more

  • Monday Motion

    7/6/2020 9:06:57 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Life is bristling with thorns , and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one's garden." Voltaire Francois-Marie Arouet Sometimes life is hard much like a mine field so you have to change your course and watch your step or hold your tongue whichever works, Our lo... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    7/6/2020 8:52:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I'll be going for a walk in a while. earlier this morning I did some yoga. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay ... Read more

  • Stetser Camping Trip

    7/6/2020 5:33:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    I spent the weekend camping just 20 miles from my home. It was nice to get away. A family member rode his motorcycle from Colorado to New Hampshire to join us. Dan is a fun-loving guy and an excellent cook. It's always great to have someone special join us on a special day. Camping brin... Read more

  • a blessed sunday The candle

    7/5/2020 7:51:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    The candle Put a candle in your window When the night is dark with storm It will welcome any stranger: Keep friends and family warm. When you see someone in sorrow; Just let your candle shine From your soul and from your window It will be a cheerful sign. Always place a ... Read more

  • A new day

    7/5/2020 12:17:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid here today. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I'll be going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Happy 4th of july

    7/4/2020 6:47:58 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " What people want is simple . They want an America as good as its promise." Barbara Jordan Happy 4th of July, Have a great weekend everyone,!! Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living ... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/4/2020 10:13:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I will stay hydrated and cool here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Happy Independence Day to all American spark people members! Have a great day, everyone and a great weekend! Keep cool and stay ... Read more

  • Happy aloha friday 4th weekend

    7/3/2020 7:39:53 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others , by means of love , friendship , and compassion." Simon de Beauvoir Have a happy healthy aloha 4th of july weekend . Stay safe and well Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/3/2020 1:02:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today 😊. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a long walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Be Kind To Yourself!

    7/3/2020 5:55:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friend, You are beautiful, special and important. God made you to be just the person that you are. Be kind to yourself. Cut yourself the same slack that you show to others. Know that we are cheering for you to do well today, this week, this month, this year and throughout life. You a... Read more

  • Thinking Thursday

    7/2/2020 7:00:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Never forget : We are alive within mysteries " Wendell Berry Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • Another hot and humid day here today

    7/2/2020 8:38:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. I will be doing some yoga this morning and some indoor walking this afternoon. It's going to be hot and humid here for the next few days. Have a great day, everyo... Read more

  • Yes, I CAN!

    7/2/2020 5:22:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe you can understand what happened to me yesterday. I was working with friends on making masks. We social distanced, and all went well. At lunch, I usually have lots of salad and a small amount of pizza, but that didn't happen. without thinking, I ate 3 pieces of the pizza. My blood suga... Read more

  • What you don't want Wednesday

    7/1/2020 8:28:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It takes the best part of a life time to find out what you don't want. " Isabel Paterson With covid and the pandemic came learning about all you can't have. Where you can't go. Who you can't be with or near . Some of your favorite pass times are gone . Vacations are cancelled. ... Read more

  • Another warm day here today 🌞

    7/1/2020 11:14:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! For all Canadian sparklers, Happy Canada Day!... Read more

  • Under Dawg team, Summer 5% Challenge

    7/1/2020 10:14:53 AM, by CREAKYCAT

    This is Nikki. For me, she is the best example of how to live life with passion and joy. She was my old roommate's dog; I had the pleasure of living with her for 2.5 years. Nikki was my walking, running and hiking buddy, and her enthusiasm was contagious! I've joined the 2020 Summer 5% Chal... Read more

  • A Very Small Get-Away

    7/1/2020 5:27:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    I should be in my happy place-Acadia National Park watching the sun rise over the ocean. Instead, I'm in my living room on my computer. Our reservations were cancelled because of the pandemic. I've come to terms with it. My living room is much better than a hospital waiting room or an ICU roo... Read more

  • Tip yourself on tuesday

    6/30/2020 7:26:39 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it," Fannie Hurst I may be short on money but i have big rewards in other areas of my life, I am always ready to tip myself and you should get in the practice also. Start your day with a smile and gratitude. Tell y... Read more

  • A warm day

    6/30/2020 5:39:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm day here today. My daughter and I will keep cool and stay well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. In a while, I will be doing some yoga. Later on in the morning, I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • First Things First!

    6/30/2020 5:18:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have carved out 45 minutes a day just for me. I get up at 5 almost every morning, organize my day with prayer, Bible reading, SparkPeople and exercise. I put first things first! My days have direction. I always write down my "Daily Big 3" along with my other tasks. I find a mental focus... Read more

  • Monday is for moving

    6/29/2020 9:18:06 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There's always a reason to smile . Find it." Bob Parsons Monday and almost the end of June, Let's leave it on a high note, Was able to get my hour walk in the cooler temps, Sun was out and doing it's thing while I did mine and I stuck to the shade and relished the breeze. I saw the cutest... Read more

  • A warm and sunny day here today 😎

    6/29/2020 11:52:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I will go for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Walking and Meditation

    6/29/2020 5:28:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I hiked near my home. I love to hike, and find that meditation fits well with the gentle, constant movement of my hike. I learned the following through a recent FitBit article. My hikes are more interesting and also calming when I add the moving meditation. Focus on your feet.... Read more

  • A new day

    6/28/2020 2:43:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk in the morning. I will be going for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Sunday morning meditation

    6/28/2020 2:09:08 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    A Morning meditation Today let me touch the Earth with gentle hands and build anew . Tomorrow let me remember that all that I have built belongs to earth alone . And always, let me ask for no other blessing than the one that God has already given me: To Be." ... Read more

  • Piecing It All Together

    6/28/2020 5:25:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    I wrote a book, and am currently learning how to get it published. This is the story of me, an adult daughter, and my mother gaining a bond through sewing, crafting and quilting . My mother taught me how to sew as a child, bit it was not until I was in my 30’s that I learned to love sewing. ... Read more

  • Smile its Saturday

    6/27/2020 8:45:40 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Tell me is there any part of me That is not lovable ? Tzu Yeh Chinese poet of the fourth century True words !!! We need to believe. We are enough. We are special . Our bodies and minds take us to great places. We do such great things every day, Who decided becau... Read more

  • Plenty of sunshine

    6/27/2020 12:15:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and sunny day here today 🌞. In a while, I'll be going for a walk. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • Morning Pages

    6/27/2020 8:46:48 AM, by MISSHARTUNG1

    I have been very good about journaling lately, but thought I’d journal in here for a bit today. Actually, I need to look for a new journal. Mine is about to end, believe it or not. My weight has not budged but I will not get discouraged. I am eating better and moving more. It will happen. Just not o... Read more

  • Changing My Commitment

    6/27/2020 5:22:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Besides being a teacher, wife, mom, grandma, and daughter, I am a mask maker. I thought that this would be a small project, lasting a few months, and I’m finding that it is the job with no end in sight. I told myself and God ; β€œWhen I run out of elastic and fabric, I’m finished. I have been gi... Read more

  • Aloha Friday Fabulous Harvest

    6/26/2020 7:21:51 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " An act of love , a voluntary taking of oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all." Dorothy Day Keep wearing those masks everyone, On a happier note I had a lovely hour walk this morning, Then this afternoon I ha... Read more

  • Sunshine

    6/26/2020 10:23:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Working Together

    6/26/2020 5:31:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes I have to give up part of my plan to "get 'er done". I have found that I have to alter my plans to fit in with the plans of others in order to reach our goals. Never stick so tightly to your plan that you have to go it alone. Find people with the same basic goals, and go with them. ... Read more

  • Thinking Thursday

    6/25/2020 9:06:27 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them . " John Stuart Mill How are you guys doing? I am still coming off my daughters wedding high. I find i am happier when I limit and try new things. For instance .Lately my eyesi... Read more

  • Busy Days

    6/25/2020 5:13:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love finding ways to help people in their lives. Yesterday I had the Hillsboro Mask Makers over, and we worked for over 2 hours on masks for our town. With the help of 2 sergers, 2 sewing machines and an iron, we put together over 40 masks, with another 100 for us to finish at home. spending ... Read more

  • Winning Wednesday more Wedding pictures

    6/24/2020 7:31:07 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt My daughter Sara and her husband Michael had a dream, a dream to be married . Then the pandemic came and Sara found herself at the hospital as a new nurse fightin... Read more

  • A cooler day

    6/24/2020 8:51:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's not too hot here today. a beautiful cool breeze is blowing. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm heading out for a long walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • My Health and The Heat Wave

    6/24/2020 5:25:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's been over 90 here in Hillsboro, NH for 5 days now. I have shortened my 90 minute walk considerably. Walking has been a key method for me to keep my diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes under control. As the temperatures have risen, so has my glucose readings. Today is the day that I make a bigg... Read more

  • Tuesday wedding pictures Trailer

    6/23/2020 8:03:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Just a few pictures of my daughters wedding you have all been asking me for. It was a hot but beautiful day. I thought the ring bearer and the flower girl stole the show. The last picture is my handsome son walking Sara's friend. I'll be post a couple more someday ... Read more

  • A beautiful day 🌞

    6/23/2020 11:30:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • The Power Of Positive Writing

    6/23/2020 5:34:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Writing is my therapy, my daily pep talk and my activities log. It keeps me on track, and focused on my goals. Writing helps me to communicate with my family and my world. First, i share my writing with my SparkFriends. You are so supportive and understanding, Sometimes I share my sewing ... Read more

  • Mundane Monday

    6/22/2020 9:10:02 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you have a garden and a library , and you have everything you need ,," Marcus Tullius Cicero It was already in the high eighties when I went on my walk today. I walked for 50 minutes and was done by 10am. I was re listening to a pod cast and 5 minutes in was bored out of my ... Read more

  • Hot and humid day

    6/22/2020 1:34:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's the last hot and humid day here for the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Take care and stay safe, everyone!... Read more

  • Cleaning House!

    6/22/2020 5:25:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was the perfect house cleaning storm. 1. It was too hot outside for a good hike. 2. For the first time in over 5 months, we have someone coming to stay with us. 3. There were ants in the bathroom. I went on a caffeine-induced cleaning spree! I always marvel at how dirty ... Read more

  • Happy Fathers day

    6/21/2020 7:48:37 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Happy Father's day Welcome Silence Dear God in Heaven All day I wrestle , struggle with the constant noise barraged from all extremes but now I nestle , curled within night silence that lets me hear You whispering in my dreams. Gail McCoig Blanton My daughter got ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    6/21/2020 8:26:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. I'll do some exercise indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • My Garden

    6/21/2020 5:13:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    My little patch of dirt and the potted plants on my deck are a source of health and joy. There’s nothing like fresh veggies! Having a garden close to the kitchen makes a big difference for me. Often I start my meal, pick a few fresh vegetables and herbs, and add them right into what I’m cookin... Read more

  • Another warm and humid day

    6/20/2020 9:58:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. It's going to be a warm and humid day here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll go for a walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Wedding Day

    6/20/2020 6:51:14 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "Love is patient and kind " Today is the big day my daughter Sara is marrying her Michael Their backyard is decorated and their hearts are full. Just stopped by to say I love you guys and finally some happiness during the pandemic, Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness ... Read more

  • Time is On My Side

    6/20/2020 5:55:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    First things need to be first for time to be on my side. That is why first- I exercise, I pray and meditate I choose healthy foods I call my children. I reach out and love a friend. Hear Mother Theresa's words today; "Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. ... Read more

  • A hot and humid day

    6/19/2020 1:32:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. I already got in a long walk today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Happy Aloha Rehearsal Friday

    6/19/2020 12:16:18 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Quality is my principle and qualified is my attitude. " Laverne Cox LGBT advocate I continue my quest to love all people , speak up against racism , bullying ,brutality and to see the good in all, the more positive side to the world. Thank you all for your continued support and frie... Read more

  • Fresh Strawberries

    6/19/2020 6:01:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    This is one of my guilty pleasures. Strawberries taste so good, and remind me of my childhood. I only eat them when fresh, and enjoy every bite. I find that when I allow myself the freedom to enjoy the food that I love, I don't crave it. Here are the nutritional facts. Calories: 53.... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    6/18/2020 8:30:48 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It is one of the most important parts of my job , showing you that you can't do it all ," Angela Ahrendts I believe you can get close to doing it all. There is always tomorrow for wishes to come true. Oh my!!! Tomorrow my daughter is having her rehearsal for her wedding ... Read more

  • Hot and humid day here today

    6/18/2020 10:32:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. We are prepared for the weather. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I will be doing some dancing indoors after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Fighting Insurance Denial

    6/18/2020 5:31:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am concerned about my insurance company’s interference with my medication for HBP. I was prescribed Losartan Potassium 50 MG twice a day. My insurance would only allow the prescription to be Losartan Potassium 100 MG once a day. I have been documenting my blood pressure readings in the m... Read more

  • Wild Wednesday

    6/17/2020 7:11:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Feminism is not a stick to beat other women." Emma Watson This morning I was up at three thanks to my senor dog Miss Mischa . You can't stay mad at her though she is an American Eskimo and has a smile permanently etched on her face. She did look at me weird when I shut ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/17/2020 8:29:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    Lots of sunshine here today. It's supposed to be very warm here this afternoon. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some dancing after lunch today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Alone

    6/17/2020 5:28:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I miss my family being around me. I miss the hugs of my grandies and the silliness of their joy. I miss hearing the stories and the questions. I miss the laughter too. This pandemic has left me in a difficult place, feeling different. Sometimes, being different feels a lot like ... Read more

  • Tranquil Tuesday

    6/16/2020 7:49:09 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " My life is my message." Mahatma Gandhi Another Quiet day here . An hour long solitary walk., good to clear your head, and heart. A nice book under a shade tree. Sheets on the line blowing in the breeze. Oatmeal for breakfast , salad for lunch and chicken for sup... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day

    6/16/2020 10:58:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! After lunch, I will be going for a walk today. I'll do some yoga after supper today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • My Long-Term Commitment to Good Health

    6/16/2020 5:33:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and I take it seriously. This morning I followed my routine of taking my before breakfast blood sugar reading, and it was a very good number for me. 129. I have had pre-breakfast numbers in the 130'2 -160's for over a month. even though I follow a strict... Read more

  • moral Monday

    6/15/2020 8:33:57 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " it's not my responsibility to be beautiful. I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me ." Warren Shire We are not here to be beautiful or shine. No we are hear to help each other, Lately here and on my facebook page i have been vocal ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day

    6/15/2020 9:56:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm off for a walk in a while. I feel great. My daughter says hello to all. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Don't Wait To Feel Motivated!

    6/15/2020 5:18:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Feelings can be so fickle. Some days I'm motivated to exercise, and some days I'm not. Some days I don't want to do much of anything, quite frankly. I have a routine and I have goals that get me moving every morning. I'm 64, and I'm going to keep moving forward! I know what the alterna... Read more

  • Serenity Sunday

    6/14/2020 7:17:26 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change Courage to change the things I can and wisdom to know the difference. Amen Reinhold Niebuhr Grateful for a lovely morning hour walk in cool temps a church service streamed by th... Read more