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ONE FOCUSED TEDDY BEAR...WOOHOO...

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Just a quik blog before I leave for the airport....
I honestly can't believe how focused I have been all week coming up to the 5% challenge....woohoo...
am so so excited....and I get to start it before most folks...yay.....

I so know I can do this.....and i will not sabotage myself....yay...

My word for this challenge is Diligent Perseverance

Yay....go Teddys....
Will catch everyone on Monday when i am back....

  
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SMILE2HAPPINESS 3/16/2012 2:55PM

    emoticon You're doing great; keep it up!

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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/16/2012 1:54PM

    You sound more motivated in this blog than all the time I've know you. You go girl.

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/16/2012 5:58AM

    Love your Teddy Bear pride- Great wallpaper and avatar! YOU WILL ROCK this challenge, so glad you are on our team! Love your motivating word!

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GETTINGFIT4HIM 3/16/2012 5:05AM

  Enjoy your trip!!

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YIWEN39 3/16/2012 2:46AM

    Diligent Perseverance... that's emoticon! Glad to have you as a teammate :-)

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NEWMAC2011 3/15/2012 10:00PM

    Good for you! Have a safe trip. Hope you posted your weight before you left.

You're going to do so great in the Spring 5%!

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JAMBABY0 3/15/2012 9:34PM

    Great attitude! Keep it up

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THURSDAY THURSDAY

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Started off a very rainy thursday however cleared up and became a lovely afternoon....
e put our fire on last night to try it out and hubby is like a kid with a new toy.....the fire actually kept him entertained last night...took place over the TV.....amazing....
Quite pleased with it however need to get some dry wood for it.....found a little dry wood around here and it makes such a difference being dry.....

Full day again today...started at 10am and got home around 5pm......
Have a fairly slow day omorrow with a lunch time appointment and then we head to the airport around 2.30pm to fly to Wellington for a wedding saturday to fly home Sunday....looking forward to the break.....

Hopefulyl will get a blog posted before leaving tomorrow and be back on spark on Sunday....

am still doing really well staying on track and all geared up for the 5%spring challenge.....
Woohoo....I am a Teddy Bear for the challenge.....yay

Later

  
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POPSY190 3/15/2012 8:18PM

    Looking at your background picture I can see you would have no problem choosing a team! This Casual Traveller wishes you well for the weekend and the rest of the challenge!

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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/15/2012 1:29PM

    Enjoy the weekend and the wedding. Good luck on the challenge. Take care and have a safe trip.

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AEHEGE 3/15/2012 1:26PM

    Enjoy your weekend. You are on the road to success!

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YIWEN39 3/15/2012 6:45AM

    Enjoy your weekend away :-) And welcome to the Teddy Bears ;-)

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ALBAUGHMO 3/15/2012 4:58AM

  have fun at the wedding. it sounds like you have everything in track. emoticon

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AWESOME WEDNESDAY......

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Today was an awesome day.....weather wise nice and fine but cool....

Scales were down 1.1kg...2.3lbs this morning and I am wrapped.....totally.....
Am obviously startting to make progress again in the right direction......

My sons phone is still not connected....will be done by friday however thought the phone was being done yesterday and it was the broadbband that would not be done till Friday....Nevermind.....it will happen and at least before the weekend.....

Have just rung a business person that i know and he is going to talk to the boy about a job....we will see where that goes.....if it happens great if not we will keep looking.....


Am off to get dinner then i am off to a leaders evening and hubby is going to go and put some more widow catches on our other house to try and keep one of the poxy dogs in...lol....
He actually opens the window and because it has only one stay on it can squeeze himse;lf out the other end.....he is very naughty at present ....we have had to look for him 3 times since last wednesday.....twice in the last 2 days.....
hopefully this will solve the problem......

Later

  
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3RDGENERATION1 3/14/2012 11:21PM

    Huzzah on the weight loss! That is fabulous!

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JUDITH316 3/14/2012 7:17PM

    emoticon emoticon on your weight loss, you are doing an awesome job, keep up the great work...enjoy the remainder of your day...Hugs.. emoticon

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CHUBRUB3 3/14/2012 2:01PM

    Congratulations Lyn on your weight loss! Awesome!
Hoping things work out for your DS.
Ok, curious...widow catches? Poxy dogs? Ok... hmmm... need translation please. I didn't reallize you had a dog that is an escape artist! LOL.


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JIMENESU 3/14/2012 12:59AM

  Keep up the good work! emoticon

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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/14/2012 12:58AM

    I got my assignment for the 5% spring challenge today. I'm a Daisy. What team did you get?

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TUESDAY QUITE GLORIOUS AS WELL......

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Today was an awesome day weatherwise....
now that we have our fire in and permitted we get the great weather....lol....

Spent quite a bit of today with my son again.....He did talk with his lady however things are quite rocky and I trust that she keeps to her word and does start to put in some effort......

I did go with the setting up the phone for him and truly trust that i don't live to regret the decision....
he is continuing with his studies and I think thats great...his money will be very tight however he is looking to get one of his mate in to flat with him which will help financially and also give us the full rent again on the place....
Not sure how it is all going to wok out however as long as they pay the rent and the inrternet I will be happy....not loloking to be footing any bills at all for the boy.....

He spent part of the day today at the dental school as he had a sore tooth and will find out tomorrow how much it will cost to get his teeth fixed...they are terrible and he hasn't lloked after then either.....

Will do tomorrow the work I didn't get done today all good....It is great having the flexibility to be able to change things.....

Am off to have an early night tonight...am quite tired...didn't sleep well last night mulling over the best choice pertaining to internet and phone for the boy.....
Decision made now adn if he doesn't pay then I wll spend the money reuired for the disconnection......

Later

  
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CHUBRUB3 3/13/2012 5:20PM

    Tough love is still love.

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POPSY190 3/13/2012 4:55PM

    Christchurch fine and sunny too. Love autumn when there are bright days but cooler nights. Hope things work out well with student life. Take care.

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MAGGIEVAN 3/13/2012 3:25PM

    Hi Lynn - We had some good rain in Auckland. I love these Autumn days.

Will the new rules on Student loans affect your child? I don't know the ins and outs... just saw it on TV last night.



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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/13/2012 2:40PM

    Kids, can't live without them.

Glad your weather is good. We have sunshine, 53 degrees and lots of wind. March is traditionally windy here. It wears on people. When I worked out with the public, I could see how it affects people. Makes them cranky.

Hope you get lots of sleep. Women seem to fail in that area after menopause. Wish I could sleep more.

Have a great day,
Berta

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BRILLIANT MONDAY.....

Monday, March 12, 2012

Today was a brilliant day....
Kept to my plan...
Decided that seeing we are doing pre-challenges at present that I would have a go at a pre-challenge plan and try sticking to it.....
Succeeded today and am wrapped with myself.....

my bog had a few hickups today...took him to see his lady however he got home to find he had no phone and no internet....unfortunately they were in his ladies name and she has had the phone disconnected.....
He wants me to put it in my name to get it back on and he will pay for it as he doesn't have a very good credit rating.....
Fun....
Next think to get disconnected will be the power.....not sure how this boy is going to pay with what he gets unless a job suddenly comes out of the woodwork and I don't like his chances at present as there are hundreds unemployed and more people loosing their jobs.....
Could be an interesting journey....
hubby and I have just made long term decisions and are going to be facing cutbacks so it is going to be an interesting time ahead I do think....

Nevermind....
looking forward to this Spring 5% challenge and getting geared up to give it the total best shot....
Off to read 2 chapters of a book for staff meeting tomorrow then to bed...
Later peeps

  
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CHUBRUB3 3/12/2012 7:19PM

    Praying all works out.
Hugs,
Angela


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LUVSBULLDOGS 3/12/2012 1:30PM

    Your economy sounds like ours in the US. Lots of people unemployed and underemployed. Not good.

I'm getting a jump on the challenge also.

Our sil is on graveyard shift for 2 weeks. My oportunity for workouts dwindle with that. We live in our motorhome, so I workout in their house, while I entertain their dog (mostly keep him awake). Boo. I'll have to figure out what else to do. I was going to rearange the shed, but I think it's too small anyway. Something will work.

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ROJAKHAN 3/12/2012 7:13AM

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CSDAYS 3/12/2012 5:35AM

    Bless your concerns for others.

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