LYNMEINDERS's SparkPeople Blog LYNMEINDERS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community TUESDAY TUESDAY ALREADY..... Am off to get ready to go get my nails done...yay.... <BR> <BR> Off to an earlish start today <BR> <BR> May have another funeral today...had a sturdent die suddenly last week so may need to go to the funeral to see who needs support in the department he was from.....all good...just part of the role.... <BR> <BR> Rest day today from training......woohoo.... <BR> <BR> Later peeps..... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:39:53 EST MONDAY OVER...BYES TIME Monday for me is over..... <BR> Had a friends funeral this afternoon....very sad for the family....but she is out of pain.... <BR> <BR> Training went well tonight....don't know what it is about this trainer but he has certainly got us achieving....woohoo.... <BR> Rest day tomorrow then training again on thursday..... <BR> <BR> Off to get my nails done again in the morning...woohoo <BR> <BR> Later Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:24:37 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....RACING BY....LOL Nearly evening at my place...the day has really rushed by.... <BR> <BR> Our little church was amazing this morning....we had more there this morning than we have had in a long looking forward to this little place growing..... <BR> <BR> Our weather today has been aweful...misty, cold wet...ugh.... <BR> <BR> All good...I am sure tomorrow will be better <BR> <BR> Had a lovely meal out wiht the family last night for hubby's daughter gave him and awesome lig... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:27:50 EST WOOHOO...SATURDAY....YAY Well my Saturday is half over.....all good though.... <BR> <BR> Great evening last night with our friends...really spoending time with them.... <BR> <BR> Great walk with my friend this morning although somewhat slower than i woulod have done by myself however itwas good walking and chatting.. <BR> Then we went for brunch and invited hubby to come with us which was just nice.... <BR> He is getting ready to go flying and am thinking I may go as well.... <BR> <BR> Will decide.... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:01:58 EST FRIDAY ALL MOST OVER Friday is nearly over....our neighbours are coming over to night for drinks to celebrate my hubby's birthday that is tomorrow.... <BR> <BR> Looking forward to it..... <BR> <BR> Off in the morning for a 7k walk...woohoo... <BR> Late4r Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:31:13 EST THURSDAY DONE & DUSTED My thursday is almost aver... <BR> it has been an awesome day with the 3 monthly regional Pastors day...was stoked that my hubby was able to attend.... <BR> <BR> Was out walking this morning by just after 8am and walked 6k in 57 mins.....stoked..... <BR> <BR> Saturday is a 7k walk....ysy... <BR> Rest day tomorrow.... <BR> Loving the training...almost at the end of week 2....woohoo Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:24:50 EST MY HUMP DAY AND WW My hump day already.... <BR> Sun is shining today... <BR> Have done my training for today which was a 5k walki in a faster time than last saturday...nailed that...di 5k in 45mins.... <em>244</em> <em>311</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> Off now to get changed and get going...have made extra appointments for today.... <BR> <BR> Later Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:45:23 EST TUESDAY ANOTHER COLD WET DAY....UGH At least we don't have snow this <BR> I do love the snow but only when I can stay <BR> <BR> Have a full afternoon so am taking the chance to chill this morning which is quite nice..... <BR> May finish the upstairs off and then get showered....haven't decided yet...however if I vacuumed it and dusted it then the whole house would be done.... <BR> <BR> Later Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:59:58 EST MY MONDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES Didn't make it to our little church for prayer meeting this started snowing as I was leaving home and I couldn't afford to not get back because of appointments.... <BR> I have to was nice having the morning at home....did the downstairs of my house...Vacuumed, washed floors, dusted etc.....a really great feeling having that done..... <BR> <BR> Had a phone call that needed my assistance so was nice to be here to take the call instead of having to call back when I go... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:14:47 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....RACING BY....LOL My Sunday is 2/3rds over already..... <BR> Rest day from training quite pleased about that....will start wk 2 tomorrow evening....woohoo...I wonder what that will look like.... <BR> <BR> Church went well this morning.....Not all our sheep were there however the older couple that came last week came back again....yay... <BR> Everything went well except of course for the just does its own thing <BR> <BR> Looking to kinda chill for the rest of the ... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:25:55 EST MY SATURDAY NEARLY HALF OVER BUT 5K WALK DONE AND DUSTED!!!!!!! It is nearly noon on my saturday.... <BR> All good....a misty wet day today however I felt to go out this morning between 9 & 10 to do my 5k walk and am so pleased I is done and dusted and the rest of the weekend is mine...woohoo.... <BR> Walked the 5k in 48 mins so am totally stoked..... <em>244</em> <BR> Week 1 of the half marathon training is done....will be interesting to see what progress I make this coming week with my times etc...have certainly made progress in the first ... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:33:51 EST FRIDAY OVER...WEEKEND HERE.... My Friday is has been a great day.... <BR> Was taken out for breakfast.....then had an appointment on campus.... <BR> Than it was a lunch appointment.....seemed to be eating all day..... <BR> <BR> Today was a rest day from exercise which i really enjoyed....have a 5k walk tomorrow however weather forcast is not great...UGH/ may have to go to the gym and use the treadmill for the 5k.....all long as I get it done.... <BR> <BR> Off to byes very soon.... <BR> Later Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:29:56 EST WI OK... My WW WI was ok....gained 900grams.....about 1.9lbs...not too unhappy with that as I am sure as I get into the training ahead some of that will drop off.... <BR> <BR> I am really enjoying my training at present however know that it is going get more intense as we go along.... <BR> <BR> Looking to have a quiet night tonight..... <BR> <BR> Did my walk today...was supposed to do 45 mins however did 4.2k in 40 mins....woohoo...was stoked.... <BR> <BR> Later Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:27:50 EST HUMP DAY AND WW WI...UGH...NOT LOOKING FORWARD TO THOSE SCALES Am off to get ready to go to WW however I am SOOO not looking forward to the scales this week.... <BR> I know thye will be up and it is just a matter of how much.....I have decided to go and get it out of the way and get on with it..... <BR> Am feeling maybe I am eating too much since starting my training on Monday however scales stayed the same so maybe this trainer has really got this all sorted for us.... <BR> I would like to co9ntinue to lose while training however stilol keep energy at i... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:50:28 EST TUESDAY ALL OVER AS WELL...BED TIME AGAIN Am heading off to byes....certainly enjoyed my rest day today and the program has already changed for a little sore in the muscles today...hopefully it goes by tomorrow... <BR> <BR> Off to byes.... <BR> Nightr Tue, 15 Jul 2014 05:58:50 EST MONDAY MONDAY....DONE & DUSTED My Monday is over and I am heading to byes.... <BR> \A full day ....left home at 8.30 am this morning and didn't get back home tonight till 7.15pm....a long day..... <BR> All good though....even went to the gym and also started a 9 week training program for the half marathon that my friend and I are doing this year..... <BR> Will guage how the bo9dy feelos tomorrow however although i didn't keep up with the young ones who were there it really didn't bo9ther me...I was amazed at what i achieve... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:02:01 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY...NOT AT ALL VERY WARM HERE TODAY.... It is not at all warm in my neck of the woods today.... <BR> <BR> Our little church went well this morning and even had some visitors....woohoo.... <BR> <BR> Hubby and I stopped for lunch on the way home which was really is a nice time to debrief on how we thought the service went.... <BR> <BR> Believe we are on the breakthrough edge....have been doing some challenging of folks lately and am seeing them starting to follow through....woohoo...yay.... <BR> <BR> Am going to have a ... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:48:49 EST MY SATURDAY HALF OVER.....UGH...ALREADY Hard to believe that my Saturday morning is gone.... <BR> I guess a sleep in again this morning didn't help the sleep in was really great..... <BR> <BR> Having a real lazy day today..... <BR> Hubby is supposed to be writing his sermon for tomorrwo however seems to be doing everything but <BR> <BR> Was great catching up with my friend nice to have her back home.. <BR> <BR> Off to shower now and to quit wasting more of the <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:27:22 EST FRIDAY FRIDAY DONE AND DUSTED.... The week has ended.....omgosh.... <BR> Our neighbours are coming over tonight for a catchup so it will be real cruisy..... <BR> <BR> A fairly full day however had a sleep in this morning which was really nice and then slowly started the day.... <BR> <BR> Looking for another slow start to tomorrow as well then back into it/..... <BR> <BR> Later Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:52:55 EST MY HUMP DAY AGAIN...UNBELIEVABLE.... Middle of the week again for me.... <BR> Not going to WW leader is away so am taking a friend out for lunch.....we haven't caught up for some time and I wasn't in town the weekend of her birthday part so we will have time today....looking forward to it although I trust she will be ok as she had a stroke 18 months ago and has some paralysis howevber I am looking forward to spending a couple of hours with her..... <BR> <BR> Am totally over this gusty winds that we are having at pre... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:32:58 EST TUESDAY ALL OVER AS WELL...BED TIME AGAIN Man the days are going fast..... <BR> Today was a great day...caught up with one of the business partners wives for lunch....great to have to time to just sit and chat.... <BR> Should have been at one of my halls however will get there another time..Hubby has gone through to our church for the life group tonight so am heading to the fire to get warm.... <BR> Later Tue, 8 Jul 2014 04:05:40 EST MONDAY MONDAY....DONE & DUSTED My Monday is done and i am thinking of having an early is cold in my office and am going to head badck out by the fire..... <BR> <BR> Students all back today.....actually cruised through campus.... <BR> Gave blood and it was on campus they were doing it so an opportunity to catchup with some staff..... <BR> <BR> Looking forward to a quiet morning tomorrow.... <BR> Night Mon, 7 Jul 2014 04:58:53 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....RACING BY My Sunday is racing by as are all the other days.... <BR> <BR> Church was great this morning, a really great time.... <BR> <BR> The day here is not very heading out to the living area where the fire is.... <BR> <BR> Have a great Sunday Peeps.... <BR> Later Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:02:28 EST SATURDAY AGAIN.....OMGOSH.... Can't believe that yet another week is gone already..... <BR> The uni holidays are all over and the students will be back in town this weekend ready to start on Monday...really cannot believe that the 2 weeks have gone so so quickly...and I am not sure what i have actually achieved in that not sure that i really got to take any time out.... <BR> <BR> The one thing I am observing that what i am doing at uni is changing...have been observing this for some time....not sure where it is... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 18:57:17 EST FRIDAY DONE & DUSTED.... Well my Friday is all over and I am heading to byes.... <BR> Had a great day.....took my friend to the airport this morning then headed backi to town, picked up a few bits than met my mentee for lunch....was so nice sitting talking and chilling....really enjoyable.... <BR> <BR> it has gotten really cold here tonight..... <BR> Bought a new electric blanket today....mine ceased to idea why it is always my side that stops working.....however haven't put it on the bed yet....maybe tomo... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:05:21 EST THURSDAY ALREADY.... My Thursday has already stareted and I am off now to meet someone who has just come back to our country after a year.... <BR> He husband regularly preached in our church when they were last here....he has come back to have another attempt at his PhD.... <BR> <BR> Getting my nails done again later today...woohoo....may even get to the gym.... <BR> <BR> Later <BR> Wed, 2 Jul 2014 17:33:52 EST HUMP DAY AND WW.... My hump day is over and I am heading off to byes.... <BR> <BR> Have just book a motel for myn daughter and I to stay in as we are going to the Bob Dylan concert in so so looking forward to it.... <BR> <BR> WW WI today....gained allo good with that....will looses that and more over the next 2 weeks.... <BR> Have made a decision that i am not working for them anymore ion any capacity...I don't like the way they operate so need to step out.... <BR> Don't ... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 06:18:57 EST TUESDAY TUESDAY ALREADY..... The weekend was absolutely amazing and totally awesome however it went very fast.... <em>39</em> <BR> Could have continued for another couple of days.... <BR> <BR> All good....was great to reconnect with people again and to be so much apart of it all on a leadership/pastor level... <BR> Was also great doing nthe road trip with my sheep...even though there was only one of was amazing to share it with her and to see her change so much and get so much out of it... <BR> So looking f... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:47:15 EST THURSDAY THURSDAY....QUIETISH DAY....MAYBE.....LOL My Thursday has the makings of being a quietish day......if there is such a <BR> Am meeting m one of my Mentee's soon and then going to lunch with a extended lunch....soooo looking forward to it..... <BR> <BR> Am off in the morning to a womens conference....woohoo...soooo looking forward to it.... <BR> It will be a great road trip and I have one of our sheep coming with me.....will be a good time for her and I to spend together..... <BR> <BR> The WW experience just ... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:52:52 EST HUMP DAY AND WW.... Hump day again.....OMGosh.... <BR> <BR> Am off to my WW meeting...looking forward to seeing everyone..... <BR> Am officially no longer a a result they will be closing nthe meeting I was taking...I am gutted for my ladies....totally gutted.... <BR> Having said that i really don't like the way that i have experienced things so will now just move ion....I have some training still to do to be an MTM..... <BR> Could have done that last night had i known that things had... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:58:12 EST TUESDAY TUESDAY ALREADY..... It is my Tuesday only nseems yesterday that we were going to training for the week and now thats well and truly done and dusted and we are powering through the next week.... <BR> I know the bible talks about the days getting shorter in end times but this is rediculous.....LOL <BR> <BR> My daughter went back to her house last night......her hubby sent her flowers yesterday so she talked to him finally.....he has made some other small changes as well so hopefully they are sustaine... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:58:22 EST MONDAY ALMOST OVER AS WELL.... It is now Monday evening ... <BR> We had an absolute perla of a frost this morning....minus 8degC when i left home this morning at 9am.... <BR> my daughter tells me it was minus 9 when she walked to work at 6am.....brrrrr <BR> <BR> It has been a nice sunny day however not a lot of warmth in the sun.... <BR> <BR> Thankyou for your prayers concerning my daughter and the situation with her hubby...they are much appreciated.....she has been ignoring his texts and not answering her phone to him ... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 03:40:21 EST SUNDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES Am heading off to Sunday is over.... <BR> <BR> Church today was very different but awesome again..... <BR> We had a shared lunch after church and then our AGM and it was great that most of the congregation stayed for this.... <BR> Looking forward to the new things that are ahead for the rest of this year and beyond and what god is going to do....woohoo...exciting... <BR> <BR> Have my daughter staying tonight....don't think things are at all good in her house..... <BR> Oh dear....... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 06:20:31 EST SATURDAY NEARLY OVER.... My Saturday is nearly over....will be heading off to byes soon.... <BR> <BR> My Electric blanket packed a sad last night and has decided not to go anoy more....really don't know what it is about my side of the <BR> <BR> Am going to stay at WW as a MTM at the meeting I go to each week....not sure I will be allowed to however my leader talked to me last night and wants me to so will see what happens.... <BR> Will do my best to do what i need to do before wednesday and see where... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 04:12:14 EST BACK HOME AGAIN AND CATCHING UP Back home again after an amazing week of training... <BR> <BR> Very full on but such awesome material....hubby and I sat last night debriefing some of it but it will take a while.... <BR> <BR> Meanwhile....we come back to life and all that it <BR> <BR> Had a chill type day today with a couple of appointments.... <BR> <BR> WW have just lost me as a leader...the expectation they have to complete things that they need done is something i don't have the time to do in the time th... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:11:43 EST OFF TO TRAINING.....WOOHOO Just leaving for airport for our weeks training with other Pastors....woohoo...looking forward to catching up with everyone... <BR> <BR> Church this morning was really awesome..... <BR> <BR> Have a great weeks everyone.... <BR> Back Friday hopefully..... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:47:07 EST SATURDAY OVER...OFF TO BYES My Saturday is over and my byes is calling.... <BR> <BR> It has been an awesome day.... <BR> <BR> Am thrilled with my is short however just like the picture my daughter chose and I am so stoked with it.... <BR> I believe I will stay with this young lass....she is really good....... <BR> <BR> Had a baby shower after the hairdresser which was really great....awesoem to catchup with all the ladies who were there...... <BR> <BR> Then this evening I had a interior design at a frien... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 06:37:37 EST MY SATURDAY IS HALF OVER..... Nearly noon in my neck of the world....a fine day with sunshine....not sure how warm it is although haven't got the fire on as yet.... <BR> <BR> Off to get ready for a hair appointment....hopefully the hairdresser I have had recommended to me is a good one and understands what I would like done.... <BR> Have got some pics of what i think i would like and hopefully it all comes together....... <BR> <BR> Had my nails done yesterday arvo and am really pleased with daughter hs been ha... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:53:07 EST FRIDAY FRIDAY...FULL DAY....BUT CRUIZY Thats a bit of an oxymoron isn't it.... <BR> How to have a full day but a cruizy <BR> <BR> My day is full however most of my sappointments I can chill within them and still mentor and coach those I am meeting..... <BR> Quite like what i do.... <BR> Am looking forward to the business dinner tonight however will be very mindful not to over eat..... <BR> <BR> Treating myself to getting my nails done today and then have a hair appointment tomorrow with a hairdresser I have had recomm... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:16:07 EST THURSDAY OVER.....BYES TIME Am heading off to byes.....fairly tired tonight...thats what i get for staying up late having drinks with neighbours last night..... <BR> All good.... <BR> full day again tomorrow finshed off with a business dinner.....looking forward to it.... <BR> Hopefully tomorrow is a little warmer..... <BR> Later Thu, 12 Jun 2014 06:10:55 EST HUMP DAY AND WW WI My Hump day is over and I am heading to byes,... <BR> WW WI went well another 200grms off today...yay.... <BR> Will be away next week so will have to keep focused.... <BR> Changes are happening so i may not last as a leader very much longer.... <BR> <BR> Later Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:46:24 EST TUESDAY COLD WET AND MISERABLE OUT THERE UGH...what a horrible day..... <BR> My day was good however the weather certainly hasn't been.... <BR> <BR> Hubby is away to see our flock tonight so am going to make some calls and do some catching up.... <BR> <BR> Later Tue, 10 Jun 2014 03:50:34 EST MONDAY ALL OVER AND HEADING TO BYES..... My Monday is over and my byes is calling me.... <BR> A full day however a day of accomplishments which was good.... <BR> Have a reasonably full day tomorrow as well and i am hoping the weather is a lot warmer and dryer than today..... <BR> Night <em>102</em> <BR> Mon, 9 Jun 2014 06:37:19 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY....RACING BY My Sunday is 3 parts over.....the days just seem to be going so so fast...... <BR> Church was great this morning and am looking forward to prayer meeting iin the morning......won't make prayer meeting next week as we will be away for the week training.....all good.... <BR> <BR> Weather is not the warmest today.....although the sun has been shining but it is still so looking forward to the warmer weather but we have a ways to go to get to that......and with the days going so fa... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:01:14 EST MY SATURDAY HALF OVER.....UGH...ALREADY Maybe thats because I didn't get my bones out of bed till <BR> All chilling today which is so nice..... <BR> lovely sunny day here again although the sun is very low in the sky and not a lot of warmth in it....nearly at the shortest day for us so then the weather really turns sour before it getting warmer..... <BR> all sure we will survive..... <BR> <BR> Have a great day peeps..... <BR> Later Fri, 6 Jun 2014 21:15:54 EST FRIDAY FRIDAY...FULL DAY Have had a full day seems these days I have more appointments on a Friday when hubby has a day off than any other day of the <BR> <BR> a good day however spent from 10am to 7.30pm with appointment to the next..... <BR> Looking forward to a chill day tomorrow..... <BR> <BR> Off to pick up the boy and drop him off at his job and then come back and go to byes.... <BR> Night Fri, 6 Jun 2014 05:13:10 EST THURSDAY THURSDAY....QUIETISH DAY....MAYBE.....LOL Myu Thursday has well started.... <BR> Am off to get ready to go and meet the new Student Director at the University.... <BR> I am away when a morning tea has been arranged....woohoo... <BR> <BR> Am so sorry that i talk in grams of weight.... <BR> 900grms is 2pounds.... <BR> it is quite easy to convert.... <BR> You multiplr grams by 2.2 to get divinde lbs by 2.2 to get kilo's.... <BR> hope thats helpful to understanding what i am talking about/.... <BR> <BR> Have had an appoi... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 18:01:18 EST HUMP DAY OVER...OFF TO BYES...WW WI ....WOOHOO My Hump day is over and I am heading to byes to finish my book and get a good nights sleep.... <BR> <BR> WW WI today....yay....lost the 900grms that I put on over the last 2 weeks....yay..... <BR> Am so looking forward to my WW group tomorrow night to share with my ladies what can be achieved..... <BR> <BR> Off to byes.... <BR> See you tomorrow.... <BR> Night Wed, 4 Jun 2014 06:28:32 EST TUESDAY TUESDAY ALREADY..... Missed being active here yesterday as we flew to the top of our country to have lunch to celebrate my in laws 60th wedding anniversary..... <BR> Very stressful for my husband however he got through it and we werew only with them all for 2 hours... very low key celebration...they had had another one last weekend but we couldn't be there...we were on another trip..... <BR> All good it is behind us now and we will prepare to go back to Auckland in 2 weeks for ministry is all go ... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 19:39:49 EST SUNDAY SUNDAY.... Well it is almost my Sunday and I am heading to bed and will be up early in the morning..... <BR> Have had our neighbours over for drinks tonight and it has been really great to catchup with them..... <BR> Looking forward to seeing our sheep at church in the morning.... <BR> Later Sat, 31 May 2014 07:27:01 EST