LYNMEINDERS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LYNMEINDERS LYNMEINDERS'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/ FRIDAY....AM LATE GETTING TO BYES.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916227 Am heading off to byes...already the clock has ticked over to friday...lol <BR> <BR> Will catch you all again tomorrow sometime... <BR> night Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:14:09 EST FULL DAY TODAY..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915918 Have a full day today of students...lol...all good... <BR> Enjoy catching up with them.... <BR> My Breakfast yesterday was awesome.....really enjoyed my time with my friend Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:21:55 EST OFF FOR BREAKFAST http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915257 Am off to meet a friend for breakfast then start my appointments for the day... <BR> Later Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:15:22 EST TUESDAY RACING BY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914718 My Tuesday is nearly half over.... <BR> Am off to get ready to go to one of my halls today then have an appointment with my Workplace Superviser..... <BR> <BR> The weather is at least dry today however not sure that it is very warm..... <BR> Am looking forward to a quiet night at home tonight.....WOW...that will make a real change....lol Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:58:11 EST MONDAY MONDAY...HALF OVER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914133 My Monday is half over and I am enjoying having a free day.... <BR> ]I do need to go sort myself and go out and do a few things but thats all good..... <BR> It is wet here today and I really don't feel like moving far....lol Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:26:33 EST SUNDAY OVER..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913759 My Sunday is over.... <BR> My sermon went well this morning and I am looking forward to preaching part 2 next week..... <BR> <BR> It is awesome having a celebration of life when someone dies.....it is so neat to celebrate their life for who they were.... <BR> <BR> Am sorting my schedule out starting this week and setting a sustainable pattern for after my surgery....need to get a few more meals cooked and in the freezer but am sure i will get there <BR> <BR> Off to byes...night <em>102</e... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:33:47 EST SATURDAY DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913274 My saturday is over and I am pretty much heading to byes..... <BR> <BR> had a funeral yesterday and another today....although today was a celebration of the persons life which was awesome....he would have love it.... <BR> <BR> I am preaching in the morning so prayers would be appreciated Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:35:13 EST OFF TO BYES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911652 Am heading off to byes....my day is over and past midnight... <BR> Didn't get to the birthday party potluck dinner tonight ....decided to have a friend that i am mentoring at home and send time with her instead.... <BR> So please I did.... <BR> <BR> Catch you all later Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:24:32 EST HUMP DAY ALMOST ENDED... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911538 My hump day is 3 parts over....another cold day...temp around 5 deg C....brrr.. <BR> Am off to do hubby's dinner then off to a birthday pot luck dinner.... <BR> Later Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:48:02 EST TUESDAY ALREADY HALF OVER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910733 Am off to one of my halls.....Uni only started back yesterday.... <BR> <BR> Snow & Sleet overnight and bitterly cold here today....BRRRRR....even the fire doesn't seem to be heating much....lol.... <BR> Too early for snow..... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:11:26 EST MONDAY AGAIN ALREADY...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910120 It is obvious that this year is going to go equally as fast as last year if not faster.....AND...if I don't get my head into a space I am going to be complaining again this year that i need to get back on track and get focused on my goals.... <BR> UGH....seems to be like a continual merry- go- round....and I am sure I am not the only one who is feeling like this and know that it is only ME who has the power to change it all.... <BR> <BR> I ned to sort this and when I discover the keys I NEED... Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:22:26 EST DAY DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909751 My Sunday is over and I am off to byes.... <BR> A great day...... <BR> <BR> Thanks everyone for your anniversary wishes.... <BR> Night Sun, 12 Apr 2015 06:59:10 EST FAMILY SHIFTING..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909060 My Daughter and SIL have effectively shifted out and are at their new house.... <BR> It is a beautiful day...considering it was pouring down last night....God is good....answer to prayer.. <BR> I am sure she will keep going till she is finished...she is like me on that front....lol <BR> <BR> I have done my downstairs out since they left and will be able to get my pantry finished this week.....Have half of it done so just need to get the rest sorted..... <BR> <BR> Have potentially a day to m... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:45:17 EST FRIDAY OVER....OFF TO BYES.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908689 My Friday is over,....it is raining and I have the fire on and I am heading to byes.... <BR> Daughter and SIL got the keys to their house today and have moved some stuff from our place today...they have decided to stay with uis again tonight and will move the rest of their stuff in the morning then she will spend the day unpacking.... <BR> <BR> It is ethiopian Easter on Sunday so they are having a Fasika party and also a house warming....don't think I would like to be shifting tomorrow and h... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:44:35 EST OFF TO BYES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907529 Am off to byes.... <BR> My day is over... <BR> Have a date for my hand surgery...May 5....praying for a miracle.... <BR> Night Wed, 8 Apr 2015 07:37:25 EST BACK HOME AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906867 Back home again... <BR> Great break..really refreshed....had lots of early ni8ght and now I am back home am up late again...UGH... <BR> Off to byes... <BR> Night Tue, 7 Apr 2015 06:53:05 EST GOOD FRIDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5904294 HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE... <BR> <BR> Off for the Easter break....see you when I get back Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:03:42 EST THURSDAY DONE & DUSTED.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5903968 My thursday is done and dusted..... <BR> April has started off well for me and i am looking forward to seeing progress this month and the scales going down..... <BR> <BR> We are heading away tomorrow for the Easter Break....am really looking forward to it....sooo looking forward to chilling.... <BR> <BR> Later Thu, 2 Apr 2015 03:48:04 EST HUMP DAY OVER...DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5903317 My hump day is over and I am off to byes....have a few changes of schedule tomorrow but thats all ok.... <BR> Looking forward to going away on friday.... <BR> Later Wed, 1 Apr 2015 04:14:45 EST TUESDAY HALF OVER....I NEED TO GET MOVING....LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902499 Am in "rest" mode today...really would like to just be staying at home and doing whatever takes my fancy....lol <BR> However...not to be...need to get ready and go to one of my halls for lunch.... <BR> It is overcast and dull here today and breezy....all good.... <BR> It is a great God day and i will make the most of it no matter what it may bring.... <BR> <BR> Have a great day peeps.... <BR> Blessings Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:14:26 EST MONDAY DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902095 My Monday is over and I am off to byes... <BR> Night Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:05:45 EST SUNDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901508 My Sunday is over and I am off to byes... <BR> It is raining here now and I am hoping it will be fine by the morning.... <BR> <BR> Night Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:09:02 EST BACK HOME AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900991 I am back again after a great retreat/ training... <BR> Was really awesome the guy that took the training/retreat...would love to do another one with him.... <BR> Was good to catchup with my colleagues as well.... <BR> Off to byes... <BR> Later Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:11:43 EST THURSDAY RACING AWAY ON ME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899556 My day is racing by... <BR> Was up early this morning but need to get moving to get all my bits done before i go away.... <BR> It is another busy week however i am sure I will get there... <BR> Am preaching on Sunday and have my sermon done so thats something...will tweek it on saturday night when i get home and will be good to go.... <BR> <BR> Later Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:25:34 EST DAY OVER...OFF TO BYES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899222 My Day is well over and I am off to byes.... <BR> I am away again tomorrow till Saturday ....have a retreat with my chaplaincy colleagues......have quite a few appointments tomorrow so will be late arvo when i get away however will be there in time for a late dinner.... <BR> Night Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:58:21 EST BACK HOME AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898556 Arrived back home again on Sunday night ...Hubby picked me up from the sirport and we went straight to the church venue....I had traveled back on the plane with the guest speaker....woohoo... <BR> <BR> The conference was simple superb....Lisa Bevere was an awesome speaker...really enjoyed her.... <BR> Am so looking forward to reading the rest of her books that i have.... <BR> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:26:23 EST THURSDAY DONE AND DUSTED...OFF TO BYES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895679 My Thursday is over and I am off to byes.... <BR> Have an early start in the morning......off to wellington to a conference so flight leaves fairly early....first sessions 12 noon....SOOOO looking forward to it..... <BR> <BR> Lunch yesterday went really well and I will organise it again....yay.... <BR> Maybe in a couple or 3 months..... <BR> <BR> weather today has been cold and miserable.....am hoping it is warmer tomorrow.... <BR> <BR> Catch you all when I get back.... <BR> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:58:25 EST HUMP DAY HALF OVER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894786 Am off to get ready to go to lunch with some colleagues....I think this could be fascinating....lol <BR> <BR> Cold and wet here today...BRR Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:35:58 EST TUESDAY RACING BY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894093 Am off to get ready to go to physio before going to one 9of my halls for lunch.... <BR> <BR> Had dinner at my other hall last night with 2 of my colleagues...that waqs interetsing...however i enjoyed catching up with the kids I had already connected with previously....May have to do a couple of night this semester otherwise I am going to miss some of the kids....all good... <BR> <BR> Later Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:11:45 EST MONDAY MONDAY.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893475 Todays weather is the opposite of yesterdays...UGH... <BR> Raining and not at all warm....a big difference from 23 DegC yesterday... <BR> Am considering putting the fire on but may do that when I get back home.... <BR> Off to meet a friend for lunch and then I have a dinner appointment at one of my halls.... <BR> <BR> Later Sun, 15 Mar 2015 18:16:27 EST RACE WENT WELL TODAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893153 The race went well today.....it was good to do it... <BR> My daughter ran it in 64 mins.... <BR> My time for walking was 1hr 42.45....I will take that...at least my rate was consistent even if it wasn't my best however it is only the 3rd walk i have done since November and it is the first one over 5ks.... <BR> Both of us were stoked....woohoo... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:15:22 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....WOOHOO http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892874 Early start today...well same as normal however off to do a 10k walk...my daughter will run it so it will be interesting to see how long it will take me.... <BR> Weather fine...woohoo... <BR> Later Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:46:06 EST SATURDAY...HALF OVER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892418 My Saturday is half over so am off to get ready to go do something..... <BR> Sun in shining however by the time my daughter & I get back it will be too late to sit in yard.... <BR> oh well...next week i am sure God will provide some sunsine.. <BR> Later Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:31:29 EST FRIDAY OVER...GRADUATION WAS GREAT TODAY... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892040 My Friday is almost over ...Had the Poloytech Graduation today whis=ch was great.....so good to see the kids graduate ...really awesome achievements.... <BR> <BR> Had a sleep in this morning and amj hoping to have another one tomorrow morning.... <BR> My daughter and I are going to a Womans Expo tomorrow afternoon so am looking forward to that...we will also pick up our packs for Sunday as well.... <BR> <BR> Praying that the weekend is fine... <BR> Blessings Fri, 13 Mar 2015 02:54:53 EST THURSDAY DONE & DUSTED.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891523 My thursday is done and dusted and I am heading to byes... <BR> Hubby got called out at 1am this morning and didn't get back till 5am.....thankfully he is not working tomorrow.... <BR> Having said that i have a graduation that starts around noon so will be upo and at it no doubt... <BR> Lovely day today...even snuck home and spent 2 hours in the sun.... <BR> <BR> Have been to the physio tonight and have 2 apts a week in the next 2 weeks...ugh.....she is good but this hurts....lol <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:33:12 EST HUMP DAY..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890589 Am just off to get ready to go meet the consultant and see what he has to say about my hand.... <BR> My DR confused me last week however have been speaking to a hand specialist that i trust and am now very clear in my mind of where I am going with this and what result i am expecting.... <BR> Later Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:15:55 EST TUESDAY DONE AND DUSTED...BED TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890272 My Tuesday is done and I am off to bed.... <BR> Actually got to the gym today for my orientation....really enjoyed it now I just have to get there regularly for the next 2 months.... <BR> <BR> Am heading off to byes.... <BR> My internet wasn't connecting me to anything tonight other than my emails so had to wait on hubby to come home to sort it for me.... <BR> A real pain... <BR> All good now hopefully.... <BR> <BR> Have the consultant tomorrow.....looking forward to meeting him and getting... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 05:59:15 EST OH DEAR...ANOTHER BLOG MISSED...UGH.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889614 Looks as though yesterday didn't get a blog written...oh dear.... <BR> Sunday was a great day and really enjoyed catching up with our friends and having them at church...our sheep..well most of them really enjoyed having them there.... <BR> <BR> Today Monday was a fairly full day although not as full as my tomorrow will be... <BR> The sun came out just as I was leaving home around noon...Gutted...and I didn't get back home until after 5pm..... <BR> Busy day tomorrow will have me looking at t... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 05:04:06 EST SATURDAY HALF OVER...AND RAINING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888278 My Saturday is half over...and it is raining again today....a good excuse to chill....lol <BR> <BR> Bible study.....Spiritually Strong with Kristen Feola..... <BR> Am really looking forward to it and she sends emails as well as we go along.... <BR> <BR> My daughter and I were going to go to a local school fair today however it is raining so have decided not to.... <BR> <BR> Hubby is busy doing his sermon for tomorrow and I am just chilling...thinking I may actually go and put the fire on..... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:32:12 EST MY FRIDAY AND RAINING.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887681 Yesterday was a superb day and I got to spend time in the sun....could have spent the whole day if I hadn't had committments.... <BR> I am grateful for the time I got.... <BR> <BR> It is raining today as predicted...ugh....nevermind I am off to meet a mentee for lunch and time together....she will have a lot to share with me... <BR> <BR> Am looking forward to the Spiritually Strong bible study that starts on Monday....goals all done.....reading up to date for it....woohoo.... <BR> <BR> Lat... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:04:19 EST EARLY BLOG TODAY... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886997 Writing this early today as I watch the sun slowly creep into my back yard....am hoping to be out there in it in an hour and get some time there before going to one of my Hall's for lunch...... <BR> It is supposed to be quite warm here today...about 23 degC...am hoping I can sneak home early this arvo as well and get some more time in it..... <BR> <BR> <BR> It is certianly a great way to relax and very helpful for getting through the books....lol... <BR> <BR> Later Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:02:05 EST HUMP DAY DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886625 My Hump day is done and I sam heading to chill before heading to byes..... <BR> had a DR's apt this morning and think I will be spending some time consulting him re the way forward with my hand.... <BR> <BR> Had a tetnus injection while there and he wanted a couple of blood tests done and I now have a terrible looking arm where the nurse let the prssure off where she had taken blood too soon and it now has a hematoma and is going to bruise badly.... <BR> Am really over the locums and the nur... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:47:48 EST MY TUESDAY HALF OVER.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885734 Am off to get ready to go to one of my Halls for lunch..... <BR> <BR> the weather here is not nice at all today however thats ok ....rained all night......it has stopped now but am picking there is a cool breeze out there.. <BR> <BR> My daughter picks her new car up this afternoon so will take her to do that after she finishes work and I finish my day as well....exciting... <BR> It is a nice wee car...although not that wee......lol <BR> <BR> <BR> All good... <BR> Later peeps Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:34:11 EST MONDAY MONDAY....DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885249 My Monday is over and I am off to bed.... <BR> <BR> Got some sun time today and now it has cooled down and is raining....Oh Dear.... <BR> <BR> Night Mon, 2 Mar 2015 04:37:38 EST SUNDAY...JUST STARTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884282 My Sunday has just started and I am getting ready to go to our church.... <BR> So looking forward to seeing our sheep... <BR> <BR> We have a new church in our city and I am so looking forward to going to it tonight.... <BR> I had the privilege of going to that church in wellington last year for 2 conferences and it will be so awesome to see everyone from wellington again tonight.....and sing their amazing songs..... <BR> <BR> Woohoo....this is going to be an awesome God day.... <BR> Later Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:56:29 EST SATURDAY NEARLY HALF OVER.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883901 Am having a chill day today....although having said that i hafve the newsletter done for church for March and I have also written a reflection for the polytech thanksgiving service in 2 weeks time....woohoo... <BR> This afternoon I am going to catchup on some reading that i have got behind on.... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:17:15 EST FRIDAY OVER...WEEKEND HERE.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883496 The days are just racing by...... <BR> My Friday is done and dusted.... <BR> Enjoyed the day....it was beautiful this morning and I spent a couple of hours out in the sun with my book....finished the book I was reading and have started another one.... <BR> <BR> Late lunch follewed with one of my mentees.....love catching up with her although we are working through some tough stuff at present..... <BR> <BR> My daughter joined us so she could get a ride home with me,.....all in all it was an ... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:00:34 EST HUMP DAY DONE & DUSTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882231 My hump day is over and I am off to byes...... <BR> <BR> Cold day today....8degC.....brrrr...especially after yesterday with 23 Deg C.... <BR> Had a fairly full day today....met 2 mentee's....one of them a new one this year....really looking forward to her journey..... <BR> <BR> Off to byes now... <BR> Have an earlyish start in the morning...Regional Pastors day from 10am to 3pm....will be an interesting day I do think... <BR> Night Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:59:51 EST TUESDAY OVER..BED TIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881557 Can't believe I didn't do a blog yesterday....dah.....lol <BR> The dinner on Sunday was awesome....a totally brilliant evening.....I think it was the best I have been to at that hall.... <BR> Was back there today for lunch/.... <BR> <BR> It was an awesome day today...even spent an hour in the back yeard in the sun before I went out.... <BR> <BR> Am hoping the weather is as good tomorrow as it was today and I will be able to spend more time outside before my lunch appointment...woohoo.... <B... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:14:50 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....PROGRESSING NICELY... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880214 There is never a dull minute in our house....lol <BR> <BR> DD & SIL have kinda moved in...they have their bed up in our downstairs bedroom...have always had that room as a single room ...didn't even imagine that a queen bed would even fit in it...it doesn't look too bad.... <BR> SIL needs a good slap.lol. <BR> He thinks he know everything and just won't listen at all.... <BR> I have given him keys with an alarm tag and shown him how it works but I am full expecting that the first time he get... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:03:37 EST