BONNYSPARKGIRL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BONNYSPARKGIRL BONNYSPARKGIRL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ DAY ONE - APRIL HAS ARRIVED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5661925 So April has arrived, and along with that came much needed rain. <BR> As we are nearing the end of another BLC, I have decided to look back, and see where I stand in my life at the moment. <BR> I have come to realize that no matter how much you fall down, there is always someone to help you up again. <BR> Friendships are important....and this includes friends you have never met. I meet a wonderful group of friends on this BLC journey. Thank you Mustangs, you rock. <em>223</em> <BR> A... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 16:39:39 EST Love Letter To Myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5625336 My dearest Bronwyn <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> I write this letter to encourage you. I know deep down you have a longing to lose weight. I also know that, if you put your mind to it, you can. <BR> I want you to repeat those words everyday.....I Know I CAN. Promise me you will do that. <BR> What I love about you is your smile, you willingless to help others. I want you to love yourself just for being you. <BR> Remember, you can't expect others to love you, if you don't love yourself first. <BR>... Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:27:19 EST My Virtual Night Out with the Girls http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622776 I have always been fascinated by the designs of the Chinese, so this is what I chose for my dress <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1165978029.jpg"> <BR> Off course no outfit is complete without shoes <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2060970371.jpg"> <BR> and a bag for my necesities. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l756033600.jpg"> <BR> I am ready now for a night out. Let paint our virtual town red, or purple Thu, 13 Feb 2014 01:14:16 EST THE SCALE AND NUMBERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5617575 I look at the scale, and I wonder, will the numbers ever make me happy. Will the number ever give me hope…..or will they just remind me of what damage I have done to myself and my body. <em>192</em> <BR> I currently weigh 132.6kg, which if you do a conversion is almost 300lbs. I have been watching the Biggest Loser via YouTube, and think to myself; is that what I look like? Is that what people see, when they look at me? A person with no prospect; or hope for the future. Yes, it can be ... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 07:40:58 EST S.M.A.R.T. GOALS FOR BLC24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600258 My SMART goals are as follow: <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> Weight Loss Goal is to loose 1kg per week. So that would be a total of 12kg for the BLC24. <BR> <em>274</em> I will drink my 8 glasses of water per day, and cut back on my coffee. <BR> <em>311</em> Exercise for at least 20 minutes everyday, and attempt a video workout at least once a week. <BR> <em>521</em> Stay connected to my team by posting to my chat thread at least 5 times a week. <BR> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:54:07 EST A New Year, A New Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5577986 The last month of 2013 wasn't very good to me, and I totally lost my mojo. In between work, and organizing storage for my mom's furniture, and getting all the paperwork in order, I just was not in the mood to be or eat healthy at all. <BR> That all has to change now. I had an awesome evening with friends, and we saw the New Year in with good spirits. Ended up in bed after 2.00 am. <BR> My one friend had to work today, but his partner was off, so we enjoyed the sunshine by swimming and drin... Wed, 1 Jan 2014 13:49:31 EST Spark The Season Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5554150 I don't have Instagram, but I wanted to take part in the Photo A Day Challenge.....so here goes!! <BR> <BR> DAY 1 - LIGHTS <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1391175715.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I have had so much on my mind lately, that I haven't gotten around to putting up any Christmas Decorations. This was always something me and my mom did every year, at her house. This year, with her in hospital, it just hasn't felt right doing it without here. However, I though I had bett... Sun, 1 Dec 2013 12:20:36 EST Letter to Myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5527940 Dear Bronwyn <BR> <BR> You wake up in the morning, and wondering what the day will bring.....and things start going in the wrong direction, the minute you open your eyes. <BR> Yes, you set your alarm, with the good intentions of waking up early and going for a walk.......and, you oversleep because you didn't charge your phone, the weather is not playing ball ....excuses, excuses, excuses. <BR> You have such good intentions, but you let others dictate to you. Remember, you live in your body, ... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 01:33:37 EST WITCHES FROM THE MOVIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5523144 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2002774150.jpg"> <BR> Three sisters, upto no good. Look out on Halloween night, they might be after you. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l133949918.jpg"> <BR> Betrayal is her middle name. She will tempt you with Turkish Delight and Hot Chocolate, but nothing she offers is for free. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1095952560.jpg"> <BR> 1 Pretty girl and 7 dwarfs were her undoing.....no amount o... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:43:23 EST BLC23 - Week 2 - My Journey.....so far http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5506536 My journey so far has been sort of like a rollercoaster. <BR> I have joined Weighless, so many time......and yes I did loose weight......but as usual, life gets in the way. <BR> This is the third time I have joined Sparkpeople, and I must admit it is the best thing that I have done in a long time. <BR> I was active until Grade10, and that's when I started picking up weight. I remember weighing over 75kg in Matric.....and now I wish that is what I weighted.....but for a them 17 year old, that ... Mon, 7 Oct 2013 01:14:52 EST OCTOBER DAY 2 - INTERESTED OR COMMITTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5503630 Day 2 of 100 Days To Weightloss Challenge, we had to make a declaration on how committed we are. Here is my declaration: <BR> "I hereby declare that from this day, I will make positive choices towards my lifestyle. I am not going to let others deter me fropm achieving my goals." <BR> <BR> Part Two was to do at least one thing that demonstates I am trury committed, and then write it down. <BR> I have always had a problem with drinking my water, opting to drink a cup of coffee instead. So, how... Thu, 3 Oct 2013 15:37:44 EST OCTOBER DAY 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5501514 We said goodbye to September, and hello to October. What does this mean for me. <BR> No more excuses of it being to dark to walk......hello, we are heading into summer in this part of the world. That means the sun rises earlier and sets later. <BR> No more excuses of "its cold to walk" Thats what sweatshirts are for....and besides its getting warmer. <BR> I guess what I am saying, and I am talking to myself.......NO MORE EXCUSES. <BR> <BR> Quite a few months back I began the 100 Days to We... Tue, 1 Oct 2013 14:44:35 EST FRUIT, FRUIT, FRUIT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5497956 This might seem like a strange blog, but since I have mentioned that I love eating naartjies, quite a few people have asked me what it is and what it looks like......so here it is. Delicious, citrusy, juicy and easy to peel naartjies. My favourite. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l726902850.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l101050847.jpg"> <BR> Its coming on that time of the year, when my favourite fruits are going out of season. I am defi... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:13:40 EST BLC 23 IS HERE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5492062 FInally, BLC23 has arrived, and I find myself with a new team.....The Mighty Mocha Hunters. <em>106</em> <BR> The Two Main Goals for the Hunters are <BR> <em>341</em> NUTRITION - keeping track of what I eat and drink...is something I feel that I need to take seriously. <BR> <em>319</em> FITNESS - keeping track of my exercise or lack thereof, is a small step towards a life long goal of living healthy. <BR> I sat thinking the other day of what goals I want to achieve. <BR> MINOR SHORT... Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:00:09 EST MY PLEDGE FOR THE BLC FALL CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5482923 "Do more exercises, keep a daily Journal of my Journey and to cut back on my carbs" <BR> Above are a list of things I have pledged to do during my BLC Fall Journey....and this is how I want to go about it <BR> <em>311</em> 1. Do more exercises......currently, and I am ashamed to admit it, my only exercise is walking to and from work. Want I want to do is add some Yoga, Lower and Upper Body workouts. <BR> <em>149</em> 2. Journal of my Journey - how I feel, what I ate, what exercise I d... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:55:39 EST Spring - A Time For Reflection http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5473146 Winter is finally behind us, and we are headed into Spring. <em>87</em> <BR> Spring for me is a time of renewal, a time of reflection and a time of change . <BR> I need to CHANGE my attitude towards exercise. Exercise is GOOD for me. <em>362</em> <BR> I need to RENEW my pledge towards becoming more healthier, and to love myself unconditionally. <em>247</em> <BR> I need to REFLECT back on my journey so far, and take note of what did and didn't work. <em>48</em> <em>42</em> <BR... Mon, 2 Sep 2013 04:02:37 EST THE REST OF MY LIFE continued http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425097 Another day has come and gone. The pity party that was, didn't last very long. <BR> I managed to get in 1.5 litres of water <em>194</em> , and cooked myself a healthy supper <em>140</em> <BR> So today, I have decided I am to blessed to be stressed. <BR> I am BLESSED to have such wonderful Sparkfriends <em>252</em> <BR> I am BLESSED to have such an awesome mom, who is more than just my mom, but also my best friend <em>220</em> <BR> I am BLESSED to belong to a church, that makes... Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:27:05 EST THE REST OF MY LIFE – DAY 2-4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418733 I was reading a blog recently about relationships, and it got me thinking. Was I in a relationship because I was in love, or because I didn't want to be lonely. Then I got to thinking, the best relationship anyone can have is with themselves. <BR> We spend hours in front of a mirror, or spend tons of money, to make ourselves look good for our partner. What happened to doing it for yourself. <BR> And if anyone asks, "why", my answer is "because I can". <BR> Yes I have tons of regrets in my l... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:55:37 EST THE REST OF MY LIFE – DAY 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5413946 Today, is a good a day, as any to start thinking about where I want to be in the future. This is now my third round of BLC. I have met such wonderful friends, and have received some wonderful inspiration, and yet I still feel as though I have not reached my full potential. <BR> <BR> Beginning today, this is my mini plan of action: <BR> 1. 100 Days of Weightloss Challenge – continue with it, or even better start at the beginning. <BR> 2. Purpose Driven Life – Start reading Rick Warren’s Pur... Mon, 8 Jul 2013 06:42:59 EST BLC22 - PAMPER WEEK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5413352 <em>184</em> 25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE!!! <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. & while you walk, SMILE. <em>311</em> <BR> It is the ultimate antidepressant… <BR> 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. <em>135</em> <BR> 3. When you wake up in the morning, pray to ask God’s guidance for your purpose, today. <BR> 4. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in <BR> plants. <em>289</em> <BR> ... Sun, 7 Jul 2013 15:08:34 EST BLC22 GOALS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5383043 MY GOALS FOR BLC22 <BR> <BR> 1. Loose weight. I am not going to give myself a goal, because I will be happy with whatever I loose <em>306</em> <BR> 2. Exercise for at least 5 times per week. <em>311</em> <BR> 3. Quality time with God. Have my quiet time every morning. <em>88</em> <BR> 4. Healthy breakfast everyday <em>277</em> <BR> 5. Me time – do something for me (pamper time) <em>30</em> <BR> 6. Learn a new recipe. <em>140</em> <BR> 7. Declutter <em>128</em> <BR> <BR... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 03:05:46 EST NEVER QUIT PLEDGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5309678 Saw this on one of my Sparkfriends Blogs. <BR> <BR> Today, I promise I will not quit. <BR> I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. <BR> I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of myself. <BR> I pledge to take control of myself, to stop making excuses, and stop blaming other people or situations. <BR> I pledge to treat myself as I would my best friend, because that is who I am.... Wed, 3 Apr 2013 04:25:25 EST STRESS!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5296090 A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, half empty or half full? <BR> <BR> <BR> She fooled them all. "How heavy is this glass of water?" she inquired with a smile. Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz. She replied , "The absolute weight doesn't matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, that's not a p... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:38:29 EST RELAY 4 LIFE - AWESOME TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5291065 AWESOME time spent at the Relay 4 Life. Didn't have to do the 5-6am shift. We were officially on the 1-2am shift, but arrived early. We started walking at 11.30pm and ended 1.30am. Yes, I walked 2 hours, and today, I am still feeling it. But what a worthy cause. The event itself was great. Each hour was a different theme. The theme that had the most laughs and fun was by far the Cross-Dressing theme. There were these big, burly men, all dressed up in wigs and dresses for a good cause. Kudo ... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:23:30 EST Relay for Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5288417 <link>www.relayforlife.co.za/relay-for-lif<BR>e-eastern-cape/ </link> <BR> Tomorrow morning, from 5am - 6am, I, along with a whole group of people, hope to walking around our local stadium, as part of the Relay For Life. This walk is held every year, to honour the memory of those who have passed on.....and to the surviviors. <BR> <em>390</em> <em>390</em> <em>390</em> <em>390</em> <em>390</em> <em>390</em> <BR> What an honour and privelage it will be so take part in thi... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:14:03 EST MY GOALS FOR THE BLC SPRING MELT OFF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5286065 GOALS <em>227</em> GOALS <em>227</em> <BR> These are the goals I wish to achieve for the upcoming Spring Challenge <BR> <BR> 1. WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE - Drink my 6-8 glasses of water everyday <BR> 2. JOURNAL - Keep a day-to-day journal of my Challenge <BR> 3. WALK, WALK, WALK - No need to say much, except to get at least some walking in everyday. <BR> 4. QUIET TIME - Spend more time on my Spiritual Walk <BR> 5. CARB OVERLOAD - Cut back on my carbs. <BR> 6. ME TIME - Time for me ... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 03:41:24 EST NOT JUST A WOMAN!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5276928 THIS IS FOR ALL MY AWESOME SPARKFRIENDS.....................YOU GUYS ROCK <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1288185895.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1720068115.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l43296866.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1645226007.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here is my motto for today and always <BR> "If you can't accept me at my worst........then you... Thu, 7 Mar 2013 06:00:36 EST BAD DAY OR WHAT!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5275734 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2145953791.jpg"> <BR> This was how I felt <BR> <BR> Then I saw these two saying <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1134209071.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1645455383.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Its okay to have a bad day.........remember if life gives you lemons, drink tequilla. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:36:55 EST MY DECLARATIONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5268364 "I, hereby declare that from this day, I will make positive choices towards my lifestyle. I am not going to let others deter me from achieving my goals" <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1669474325.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l540223563.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:26:33 EST BE THANKFUL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5266815 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l377301074.jpg"> <BR> Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire, <BR> If you did, what would there be to look forward to? <BR> <BR> Be thankful when you don't know something <BR> For it gives you the oppourtunity to learn. <BR> <BR> Be thankful for the difficult times. <BR> During those times you grow. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1718954003.jpg"> <BR> Be thankful for your limitations <BR> Bec... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:36:15 EST DINING OUT.....UNDER THE SEA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5264392 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1394714658.jpg"> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:29:53 EST UNDER THE SEA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5262838 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgA2xo0HYrE </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l730736706.jpg"> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 01:55:16 EST Way, Way Back in 1989 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5253383 Way, way back in 1989, a young naive 17 year old celebrated her last year in school. Those were the days. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1680336405.jpg"> <BR> SCHOOL PLAY "THE WATERBABIES" <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1857545741.jpg"> <BR> MATRIC FAREWELL - WE DIDN'T CALL IT THE PROM IN SOUTH AFRICA <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1839682317.jpg"> <BR> LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, BEFORE EXAMS.....THIS IS ... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 09:09:49 EST Photo A Day - Soft http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5239866 So, having a look around.....and apart from my cat....I couldn't think of anything soft....that is until I got to work. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1752608658.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Now I am a totally softie. I tend to cry at the drop of a hat. I love animals, but I can't watch animal movies, because then the tears just well up.......and I am talking about movies like Lassie Come Home. I also tend to get overally emotional. <em>46</em> <BR> I also think that I am ... Wed, 6 Feb 2013 08:33:21 EST Photo A Day - Something U Smelled http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5238376 I can't think of any motivating message to go with my picture.......so there is none. Just pics of my favourite deodorants. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1101410224.jpg"> Tue, 5 Feb 2013 08:47:22 EST My Day In Pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5238372 This is how my day started <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l682176452.jpg"> <BR> This is where I wish I was, this morning <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1747529618.jpg"> <BR> Then I read this on Facebook <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l715108290.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l637415366.jpg"> <BR> And I came to realize that stress is not healthy for me. So I just took a deep breath, and e... Tue, 5 Feb 2013 08:45:08 EST Photo A Day - 04 February 2013 - Hope http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5236583 Photo of the Day - Hope <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l633122758.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Picture taken of the front cover of my Womans Health Calendar 2013. Everyone hopes to one day be healthy and slim.......and that is my biggest hope. <BR> <BR> Mon, 4 Feb 2013 05:23:30 EST Photo A Day - Exit - Are you gong the right direction http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5235420 Are you going the right direction, as far as a healthy lifestyle goes. <BR> Day 3 - Something beginning with the letter E <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2080747394.jpg"> <BR> Picture taken at my mom complex Sun, 3 Feb 2013 09:01:44 EST Photo A Day - Pattern - Eating enought fruit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5235417 So, the 2nd February theme was PATTERN.....this is what I came up with <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l112504799.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So far this weekend has been awesome. We had friends over for supper on Saturday evening, and this was dessert - Fruit Salad - are you eating enough fruit? <BR> Sun, 3 Feb 2013 08:59:54 EST Photo A Day Challenge - Fork - Using it for the right reasons? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5234049 Aloha <BR> I thought I would share my photo-a-day challenge, that I am doing on Facebook and try and link it to a healthy lifestyle. I am not expert, so please bear with me. Here goes! <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> We have a theme everyday, and the 01 Feb's theme was FORK <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l50704354.jpg"> <BR> A fork is an eating utensil (as we all know), but are we using it to eat the correct foods, or are we using it to have "just a small piece" of cake ... Sat, 2 Feb 2013 04:46:06 EST Day 31 of 2013 - Dreams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5231187 This blog I posted in June, last year. It is well worth sharing again. <BR> <BR> Saturday, June 23, 2012 <BR> <BR> I found this on my flashdisk and thought it was appropriate for all of us. <BR> <BR> Your dreams are your visions of where you'll be after the battle, your prize at the end of your journey to success. Your goals are the steps you take to finally attain your prize. <BR> <BR> Unless you're willing to work hard and establish some discipline in your life, all of your dreams wil... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:15:11 EST Day 31 of 2013 - Sharing My Part Of The World http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5231182 <em>235</em> Welcome to South Africa <em>235</em> <BR> <BR> Land of the Big Five <BR> Land of Table Mountain <BR> Land of beauty and splendour <BR> <BR> BEAUTIFUL SOUTH AFRICA <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l542355402.jpg"> <BR> <BR> FALSE BAY - CAPE TOWN <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l31183715.jpg"> <BR> <BR> JEFFREY'S BAY <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1642344343.jpg"> <BR> <BR> PLETTENBERG BAY <BR> <img... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:08:46 EST Day 30 of 2013 - Weigh In Wednesday YIPPEE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5229635 <em>449</em> Aloha to everyone on this beautiful day. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2135535488.jpg"> <BR> <BR> And the reason for being so happy.......I lost 2 pounds this week. YIPPEE.......the hard work paid off. <BR> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 01:56:10 EST Day 29 of 2013 - Feast Your Eyes. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5228517 Do you think I should invite them over to our Island???????? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l199667675.jpg"> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:06:31 EST Day 29 of 2013 - Photo's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5228161 BACK WHEN I WAS YOUNG <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1646768023.jpg"> <BR> This is me back in 1990. <BR> <BR> DON'T THEY LOOK DAPPER <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1261088681.jpg"> <BR> Pictures of Men in Kilts - Uncle Den (cuz's dad) and Ty (cuz's husband) Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:25:14 EST DAY 28 of 2013 - Its A New Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5226686 Its almost the end of January, and time for me to re-evaluate my life, and the direction it is heading in. <BR> <em>462</em> <BR> I started the BLC21 with lots of hopes and expectations. A New Team, A New Year.......and where am I at the moment........right back at the beginning. <em>28</em> <BR> <em>462</em> <BR> So, on Saturday evening, I pulled out my Shape Diet, and stated writing out meal plans. So far, I have planned two days. <BR> I am also using Leslie Sansoms "Walk Away T... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:16:17 EST DAY 26 OF 2013 - Welcome to my Beach House http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5223980 Welcome One, Welcome All. Is this not the most stunning Beach House, with the most stunning views. I couldn't have asked for me, even in my dreams. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l207246170.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l618681159.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l706523075.jpg"> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 07:31:53 EST Day 26 of 2013 - Superhero Powers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5223888 Aloha fellow Azuritas <em>218</em> <BR> Let me introduce you to <BR> THE EMERALD WOMBAT <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1011241780.jpg"> <BR> Native to Australia, and related to the Kangaroo........ain't she sweet (just like Me) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l304721878.jpg"> <BR> A ShapeShifter Superpower - how awesome is that? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l247410648.jpg"> <BR> My weakness is Salt, now how do I... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 01:50:59 EST Day 24 of 2013 - 5 Resolutions To Keep This Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5221096 I received this via email from Crosswalk.com <BR> <BR> <link>www.crosswalk.com </link> <BR> <BR> 5 Resolutions You Can Actually Accomplish This Month <BR> <BR> Susan Ellingburg <BR> <BR> <BR> Believe me, I know how it is: we’re not even through January and enthusiasm for those New Year’s resolutions has already started to fade. Somehow all those lofty goals that seemed so achievable just a few short weeks ago are starting to sound like more trouble than they’re worth. If this describe... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:33:23 EST Day 23 of 2013 - Some Info From Sunny South Africa http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5220030 When I found out that I was place on Azure Destinations for BLC21, I did some web surfing, typing in the word Azure. <BR> I found two GEMS, right here in South Africa, with the name Azure in their names <BR> <BR> 1. <link>www.azure.co.za/ </link> <BR> <BR> 2. <link>www.12apostleshotel.com/bar-and-dini<BR>ng/azure-restaurant </link> <BR> <BR> Have a look, and tell me what you think. <BR> <BR> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:44:10 EST