LYNMEINDERS's SparkPeople Blog LYNMEINDERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community ANOTHER WEEK HAS PASSED.....OMGOSH Another week has slipped by since I wrote a blog....OMGosh.... <BR> Am in the middle of Graduations at present.... <BR> Had the Polytech one yesterday and a Uni one today....anoth 2 on wednesday and 2 next saturday then that is it... <BR> <BR> I have got the Christmas tree and decorations up however it really doesn't feel at all like Christmas.... <BR> <BR> Still battling the insurance Company after our other house went on fire.... <BR> they are starting to frustrate me and I will be going ... Sat, 9 Dec 2017 01:40:47 EST FRIDAY OVER.... My Friday is at an end... <BR> Wedding rehearsal done....If I am not ready for tomorrow then I will never be ready for <BR> <BR> Had drinks and nibbles tonight with the bride and groom and family which was awesome and a lot of my students are down from various parts of the country for this wedding....It is going to be a real hall reunion tomorrow.... <BR> exciting to see them all..... <BR> <BR> Later Fri, 1 Dec 2017 02:56:16 EST THURSDAY DONE.... My week is neary over.... <BR> My daughter took me on an adventure for lunch today which was awesome although baby was certainly not going to play by the <BR> But it was still an awesome day.... <BR> <BR> Met with the bride & groom last night and pretty much have everything in place for saturday...will finalise everything tomorrow at the rehursal..... <BR> Exciting..and scary all at the same time.... <BR> First wedding we have officiated.... <BR> <BR> Later Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:53:58 EST TUESDAY ALMOST OVER My Tuesday is almost is 8.30pm and I am going to head to byes very soon.... <BR> My daughter has the next week off which will be great for her and baby and I truly hope she gets some rest..... <BR> I am going to enjoy not having to run after a very full on 18month <BR> <BR> Am looking forward to seeing the bride and groom tomorrow night and trusting to get the ceremony in place for Saturday.... <BR> <BR> Night Tue, 28 Nov 2017 02:28:22 EST SATURDAY...BEAUTIFUL DAY Today is another beautiful sunny day.... <BR> Sadly I have been in the computer space all day doing things and catching up.... <BR> <BR> Have got the wedding for next weekend sorted....Have the bride and groom staying with us on Wednesday night so will get the rest of it all done and sorted..... <em>337</em> <BR> <BR> Reflection for Polytech thanks giving service all sorted as it my award speech..... <BR> <BR> Will get onto the January wedding sometime soon.... <em>337</em> <BR> <B... Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:46:01 EST FRIDAY AND MY WEEK OVER Another week is <BR> I am excited about the Polytech grad.....ahve just had my speach accepted and am so looking forward to giving it and presenting the award....woohoo.... <BR> Maybe I am not so invisible after <BR> <BR> My WW WI was a disaster today....I gained 2kgs in a week.... <em>46</em> <em>39</em> <BR> This week will be better <BR> <BR> My weekend is to byes.... <BR> see you saturday Fri, 24 Nov 2017 03:26:16 EST MY TUESDAY IS OVER....HUMP DAY TOMORROW My Tuesday is over and I am heading for an early night.... <BR> Didn't have baby today....his dad was home so he had him....was quite SOOOO nice to have a sleep in this morning and start the day slow!!!!! <BR> <BR> I have my time at Polytech tomorrow and trust that everything is in place for graduation..... <BR> <BR> Beautiful weather here at present and today was awesome to catch up with one of our sheep who now lives in the city....great to spend time with her.... <B... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:30:01 EST MY FRIDAY DONE AND DUSTED So...My week is over and I am off to byes... <BR> I have to do the cafe tomorrow for a couple of hours....we haev had a staff member sick so my daughter has had to work.... <BR> I will take her place for tomorrow.... <BR> <BR> Am nearly at the end of the Uni year although the Polytech doesn't finish for a few more weeks.... <BR> All enjoying what I am doing at present so am continuing... <BR> <BR> WW WI today went well....600grams down...woohoo <BR> Later Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:45:51 EST HUMP DAY OVER.... My Hump day is over and I am getting ready to head to byes.... <BR> Have had a great day today and achieved quite a bit which is good.... <BR> <BR> I am out of town tomorrow at the final Pastors regional for our area for the year....can't believe it is the end of the year already.... <BR> Have a 1.5 hour trip to where it is going to be tomorrow so will have to leave home around 8am.... <BR> <BR> catch you all tomorrow.... <BR> Night Wed, 15 Nov 2017 03:30:47 EST TUESDAY NEARLY OVER... I am really struggling to keep up with how fast the days are flying by.... <BR> I did get some stocking fillers today when I was at the supermarket so guess thats astart for Christmas..... <BR> Am so unmotivated towards it at present....maybe thats because I have a bvery busy time between now and then and it doesn't stop until the middle of Christmas did this happen..... <BR> I will have to be really organised and I guess that will come.... <BR> Heading off for an early ... Tue, 14 Nov 2017 02:35:41 EST SUNDAY OVER I am back home again and my Sunday is over and it is byes time.... <BR> Sydney was awesom although could have stayed another couple of days to hang out with my son and the melbourne cup races.... <BR> Had a great day watching the races for the melbourne cup....did well....took a sweep at the pub and my horse won....I also put a bet on it in the cup and collected from ity and had the 2nd hourse as well....and on top of that won a door prise....had a really great day... <BR> <BR> The kids have... Sun, 12 Nov 2017 03:42:11 EST MONDAY....AND OFF Am off to do the first airport run today then home for my daughter and baby to take me to the airport.... <BR> See you when I get back Sun, 5 Nov 2017 14:16:22 EST SUNDAY DONE AND DUSTED Today has been an awesome day...beautiful sunshine....awesome church this morning...God's presence there....healings...breakthroughs.....wooh<BR>oo...God is moving.... <BR> <BR> Am packed....well pretty much and ready to go in the is going to be a fairly long day tomorrow however i am sure I will survive..... <BR> I seem to have been eating everything that isn't nailed down today.... <em>39</em> UGH... <BR> Trusting i get this together while I am away.... <BR> Sydney Here I co... Sun, 5 Nov 2017 02:44:00 EST SATURDAY OVER My Saturday is over and it is pretty much byes time.... <BR> Have been busy today.....caught up with a student for breakfast and then had some things to do ready for Aussie on Monday.... <BR> Have got all the church stuff done yesterday....woohoo....way ahead of myself.... <BR> There is fireworks going off above our house in the playing fields next door..... <BR> Some of them are really pretty.... <BR> <BR> Off to byes.... <BR> Night Sat, 4 Nov 2017 04:37:44 EST THURSDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES I am heading to byes....a busy day tomorrow and Saturday... <BR> With not being here next week and people leaving need to work over the next couple of days before heading to Aussie.... <BR> Night Thu, 2 Nov 2017 05:31:32 EST TUESDAY OVER....BYES TIME Another day over and byes is calling me... <BR> We have had lovely weather the last couple of days....23degC and 26deg C....beautiful.... <BR> Supposed to be awesome again tomorrow as well....woohoo.... <BR> Weather is preparing me for Sydney next week..... <BR> Off to byes....Night <em>102</em> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 06:05:10 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....DONE AND DUSTED... My Sunday is done and dusted and it is byes time.... <BR> An early night will be the order of the evening as Baby arrives at 6.30am in the morning..... <BR> Will drop him off to his uncle before lunch as I am supervising and exam tomorrow afternoon.... <BR> <BR> Have another fairly busy week ahead.....have a lot of appointments this week mainly because I will be away the next week....all will just keep me on my <BR> <BR> Beautiful weather today.....and it is supposed ... Sun, 29 Oct 2017 04:01:53 EST SATURDAY 3 PARTS OVER..... My Saturday has raced by.... <BR> The exams went so quickly today....unbelievable.... <BR> <BR> I am going to sit and have a wine and chill for the evening.....and....I think it will be early to bed tonight.... <BR> Later Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:30:52 EST FRIDAY DONE AND DUSTED My Friday is over and I am heading to byes very soon.... <BR> Have to start work at 8am in the morning to supervise medical exams.....a long day with 3 runs finishing at 4pm.....all good.... <BR> <BR> Baby is better I think....Haven't seen him today....he was a bit better yesterday and certainly connected with the students and loved them...hugged them...high fived them and was just there with <BR> He is such a great wee boy!!!!! <BR> <BR> Went to WW today....WI was awesome....wo... Fri, 27 Oct 2017 03:58:19 EST THURSDAY FOR ME Am on my Thursday already.... <BR> Am off to get Baby and go to one of my halls seeing it was a holiday on Monday..... <BR> Baby hasn't been well for the last week so am hoping he is feeling better today..... <BR> <BR> My busy starts today.... <BR> Am supervisiong exams on saturday so no sleep in for me this <BR> <BR> Later Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:55:26 EST TUESDAY OVER......ALREADY My Tuesday is done and dusted....hump day tomorrow....WOW.... <BR> <BR> Looking forward to a slow start in the morning.....and then Polytach.... <BR> Early night tonirght.... <BR> Later Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:36:05 EST AWESOME WEEKEND OF CHILLING!!!!! Hubby and I had an awesome weekend.... <BR> Sorry Dawggies that i didn't take you with me but just needed a little time out of the you will all understand.... <BR> BUT....I am back now....logged my exercise while I was away and rested and ready for the week ahead..... <BR> <BR> WOOHOO..... <BR> Later Mon, 23 Oct 2017 03:46:22 EST FRIDAY...AND OFF FOR A LONG WEEKEND We ahve a long weekend this weekend....woohoo... <BR> Hubby and I were going to go away last night however we have baby this morning which is ok.... <BR> I will go to WW and WI before I go and we will leave this afternoon....we only have 2 1/2 hours to travel so not at all far.... <BR> Weather here is beauitiful today again and the forcast is for another beautiful day tomorrow where we are going....woohoo... <BR> Time to chill and relax.... <BR> we will be back Monday.... <BR> See you all the... Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:58:11 EST THURSDAY 2/3RDS OVER Really nice day today.....23deg C when I came home an hour ago.....Beautiful day... <BR> <BR> Heading away tomorrow...were going tonight however need to have baby in the morning till 2pm so hopefully I will get super organised while he is asleep in the morning and we can leave as soon as I drop him off.... <BR> Going to WI before I go....woohoo....hopefully scales will have gone down.... <BR> <BR> Later Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:09:58 EST TUESDAY DONE AND DUSTED.... My Tuesday is done and dusted and I am heading to byes.... <BR> <BR> An interesting day....and I think tomorrow will be even more interesting.... <BR> Have a breakfast meeting with a student in the morning then will go to Polytech for a while.... <BR> <BR> Night Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:19:21 EST MONDAY AGAIN It is my Monday again.... <BR> Wow...that came around really quick.... <BR> It is fine today but cold..... <BR> Baby is asleep so haven't got to do some of the Monday things that need doing but I am sure we will get there..... <BR> Pretty sure he will be due to wake soon then we can go and get stuff done.... <BR> <BR> Wow....hard to believe October is neary over as well.....passed the middle of the month for me and on the way to the end.... <BR> <BR> Later Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:10:19 EST SUNDAY 2/3RDS OVER Sunday is racing by.... <BR> Church this morning was amazing...truly amazing.....trusting we will see breakthrough and revival..... <BR> <BR> Am off soon to the end of year dinner at one of my Hall's.... <BR> I missed the farewell dinner at my other Hall when I was away.... <BR> <BR> Back to normal in the morning with Baby at 6.30am..... <BR> <BR> Later <BR> <BR> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:38:42 EST SATURDAY....CHILL DAY.. My Saturday is a chill day.....YES.... <BR> Has been really nice to puddle around the house...catchup on some things and do things at my pace..... <BR> Nice not to have committments over my head....WOOHOO.... <BR> <BR> Have come back from yesterday's WI and am on the track again......WOOHOO.... <BR> Looking to see the increase this week go next week..... <BR> <BR> Off to wash kitchen floor.... <BR> Later <BR> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 22:08:57 EST WW WI.... <em>39</em> My WW WI today was kinda what I thought.....I owned it and now will set about turning it around.... <BR> An increase of 1.8kgs.... <em>39</em> <BR> Certainly more than I expected but it is what it is.... <BR> Off it goes this week..... <BR> <BR> Later <BR> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:22:21 EST THURSDAY DONE.... Tried to write a blog last night buut the internet threw the toys..... <em>46</em> <em>39</em> <BR> Again I am a little over my internet and computer..... <BR> All good.... <BR> Tomorrow is WW WI day... <em>39</em> not looking forward to it as I am sure I will have put on.... <em>39</em> <BR> All good....enjoyed my time away so am now paying the price.... <BR> will WI and then get back on track and achieve.... <BR> Night Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:00:57 EST TUESDAY OVER AS WELL.... My Tuesday is done and days are flying by.... <BR> Am heading off to byes for an early night.... <BR> Have time at Polytech tomorrow and have already got folks making appointments to see <BR> <BR> Later <em>102</em> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:08:37 EST BACK HOME AGAIN.... Back home again and trying to <BR> <BR> Conference was <BR> Not sure the eating was all that great however am praying that I can get back into it this week and not gain...that would be awesome.... <BR> Off to byes.... <BR> Later Mon, 9 Oct 2017 05:20:26 EST WOOHOO....WW WI WOOHOO.... <BR> weigh in today....1.2kgs down <em>218</em> <em>218</em> <em>244</em> <em>590</em> .. <BR> I have talked for 3 years about losing my weight each year for this conference that we are at next week and this year <em>590</em> .... <em>244</em> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Just need to keep my focus while I am away..... <BR> <BR> Back in 10 days.... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:49:14 EST AWAY Am away till 9th October..... <BR> Looking forward to the 5% fall challenge when I get back.... <BR> Am off to WW to WI early before we go.... <BR> Will hopefully get an update in before leaving... <BR> Later Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:25:19 EST OFF TOMORROW READY FOR CONFERENCE We leave tomorrow afternoon......conference starts Tuesday Morning.... <BR> We are taking the weekend to catchup with some of my ex-students and some friends which I am so looking forward to.... <BR> <BR> See you all week beginning 9th October when we get back home.... <BR> Blessings Thu, 28 Sep 2017 05:01:54 EST HUMP DAY ALMOST OVER My Hump day is almost <BR> Have been relaxing tonight...finishing off a baby jacket.... <BR> Busy day tomorrow although have some me time in it but need to get ahead of things with going away friday.... <BR> <BR> Later Wed, 27 Sep 2017 03:54:51 EST TUESDAY OVER AS WELL.... The days are going so so fast i am struggling to keep up with <BR> <BR> The weather today was nice again however turned cool and had a cloud burst late arvo....hopefully not too many of them in the future......have even got the fire on again..... <BR> <BR> Hump day tomorrow and a fairly busy day...... <BR> The week is flying by ..... <BR> Later Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:47:28 EST MONDAY OVER AS WELL... My Monday is done and I am again off to byes..... <BR> Met a friend tonight and really enjoyed our was really great... <BR> I don't have Baby tomorrow....his mum is having the day off and I will do the cafe for a few hours over the lunch break with our staff ......woohoo...really looking forward to it..... <BR> <BR> I am so looking forward to being away next week.....looking forward to resting at the weekend and the following weekend even though it will be full on during the ... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:17:03 EST SUNDAY OVER....OFF TO BYES... My weekend is over and I am off to byes.... <BR> Our daylight saving started last night and I have been sooooo tired today....hopefully I catchup on the missed hour tonight.... <BR> <BR> Weather here today was lovely... <BR> Had a memorial service for a student who committed suicide last a turn out of students to it..... <BR> Was really a nice service.....and was good to see who is affected by it and connect with some of mine so they can contact me if they have a need....... Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:02:38 EST WOOHOO....WW WI My weighin yesterday was a real surprise....800grams down..... <em>104</em> <em>218</em> <em>250</em> ... <BR> Am totally stoked with it.... <BR> Am looking now to lose again this coming week....yay <BR> <BR> It is certainly motivating when one has a good loss in a week.... <BR> Looking forward to staying motivated and achieving this week.... <BR> <BR> Dull and overcast here today and I am just going to put the fire on.... <BR> 1st day of spring supposedly.....Really.... <BR> Daylig... Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:55:19 EST BEEN MIA.... Have been MIA this week.... <BR> Had 2 days where I got Babies bugs and spent 36hours in bed sleeping... <BR> All good now and back into things.... <BR> Baby was over it as we all dropped like <BR> <BR> Trust all is going well for everyone.... <BR> Am off soon to WW to WI.... <BR> <BR> Later Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:58:05 EST SATURDAY 2/3RDS OVER My Saturday is well on the way to being over.... <BR> A lovely day here today....sunshining and it actuually had some warmth to it.... <BR> There is so many little lambs in the is lovely.... <BR> <BR> Had a tree blessings this afternoon for a suicide trust.... <BR> Was such an honour and privilege to do it....amazing the healing that was experienced..... <BR> <BR> Am supposed to be going to one of my halls tonight for a womans group....will see what happens.... <BR> <BR> Have... Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:31:06 EST FRIDAY DONE......WW WI....WOOHOO My Friday is done and dusted and I am going to chill for a bit before bed.... <BR> WW WI went well today....500grams down....woohoo....stoked.... <BR> <BR> Am feeling a lot better about what's going on around me and I am going to challenge some things when the opportunity arises.... <BR> Looking forward to a great weekend.... <BR> Have a tree planting ceremony tomorrow afternoon and a womans event at one of my Halls tomorrow night.... <BR> <BR> Later <BR> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:00:37 EST THURSDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES Another day over.... <BR> Friday tomorrow and we have baby in the morning... <BR> Hubby will do the Bakery run in the morning and collect baby...NICE!!!! <BR> <BR> Weather cold and wet now...hoping it warms up for tomorrow.... <BR> <BR> Had a meeting with my boss today....he is a little stunned and gutted about how I am feeling and what i am seeing happening around me at present going to hang in there and sort all this as I don't want this kind of thing happening again in the ... Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:07:07 EST HUMP DAY OVER My hump day is over... <BR> It was a lovely day weather wise however it is now raining again.... <BR> <BR> My meeting yesterday was really interesting....have no idea where things are going to go going forward.... <BR> May end up finishing at the end of the year..... <BR> Very interesting.... <BR> <BR> Was lovely at Polytech today.....lots of folks came to chat which was nice.... <BR> <BR> Off to byes soon.... <BR> Blessings Wed, 13 Sep 2017 04:59:03 EST SUNDAY OVER My Sunday is over and it is almost byes time... <BR> Thanksyou all so much for your prayers....My meeting went really well... <BR> My late colleague told me I needed to find my voice....every time we met laterly he would say that and so "I have found my voice"... <BR> I am not sure some folks like that however it is how it is going forward... <BR> I have another meeting this Tuesday afternoon to sort some other things going forward and I certainly will be speaking up.... <BR> <BR> We had the... Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:13:50 EST HUMP DAY 2/3RDS OVER My Hump day is racing by.... <BR> <BR> I am in interesting times at present and would appreciate prayers.... <BR> Am astounded at how some people operate.... <BR> I have a meeting with the board chair at 9.30am tomorrow and am hoping that all will be sorted.... <BR> <BR> Thanks... Tue, 5 Sep 2017 23:30:12 EST SUNDAY OVER....BYES TIME... My Sunday is over.... <BR> Am heading off to byes... <BR> It was Fathers day here today....was nice to give the Fathers at church a small gift but one with meaning for them... <BR> Our numbers were up today....woohoo...praise God.... <BR> <BR> Have a busy day tomorrow....will pick the toddler up in the morning for us to go to our hall...woohoo...the kids will be so excited..... <BR> Later Sun, 3 Sep 2017 04:32:41 EST SATURDAY HALF OVER.... Am having a REAL chill Saturday.... <em>257</em> ...there is the odd shower around however I am totally chilling.... <BR> <BR> I have done my report for my boards AGM this coming week and I have made some decisions about what my going forward is going to look like.... <BR> Am now going to sit for a short while and see how things play out......however I am not sure my decision will change..... <BR> <BR> Am going to sit this afternoon and sew up a couple of baby jackets that i have made and... Fri, 1 Sep 2017 20:45:11 EST FRIDAY OVER My Friday is over... <BR> it has been a good day although I gained 100grms however I am ok with that.. <BR> it is a new day and a new month.... <BR> SUCCESS in september Fri, 1 Sep 2017 06:03:09 EST