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KEEPING NOTE

Monday, June 23, 2014

I recently read a Spark Article about keeping a journal while you are on your Weight Loss journey. Deep down I have always wanted to do this, but somehow things get "lost in translation" and I end up giving in. My many attempts have been notebooks, Blogspot and even here on Sparkpeople.
So, I have now decided to pick up where I left off, and continue marking milestones etc etc. However, I am choosing not to blog about it, but rather create a folder on my computer, and write daily entries there.
That way I can keep it personal, and if I feel like I would like to share, then it will be easier than if I had to retype it.

  
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ZANNACHAN 6/24/2014 10:46PM

    Makes sense to me. I prefer my paper journals, because I like the feel and intimacy of handwritten journals, but I don't repost them. (Also, I neglected them badly the last couple of years because of grad school... no time and my hands hurt too much) but I hope to get back to it. I hope your strategy works out well for you!

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SUSANELAINE1956 6/23/2014 5:38PM

    I'm not much of a blogger and journal writer either. I find what works for me is spreadsheets. Like everything, it's about finding what works for you. I hope the daily entries help you. emoticon

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MY REAL PROM AKA MATRIC FAREWELL CIRCA 1989

Sunday, May 25, 2014

This is my High School story/My Matric Farewell
In South Africa we have a Matric Farewell. It is organized by the Grade 11's. We get a formal invitation to attend. Now I never had a boyfriend in school at all. My mom said she is not going to pay for a dress etc, unless I found a partner. Luckily my cousin, knew two guys, and they ended being our dates.....so technically it was my first and only date in high school. Did we have fun, yes we did. I can still remember dancing to "They Just Can't Get Enough" without my shoes. The most awkward thing for me, was the waltz. But we got through it enough. I never saw him again after that....sad so sad.

Yip, it was the 80's. Take note of the big hair. I still remember being in tears at home, because my gloves went missing. Luckily they were found in time.

  
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FITNFUNJEN 5/26/2014 6:57PM

    Love seeing your picture! Big hair was the best back then. My kids love to make fun of my old pictures, but I assure them that it was in style!

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-THINQ- 5/26/2014 2:58PM

    How nice to hear of traditions across the globe... and love the gloves, glad you found them! One of my fave colors is blue, too, and that dress is a nice shade for you!
aaahhh, the 80's!! LOL you Did! look awesomely 80s-ish!!
LizziQ emoticon emoticon emoticon (that's Island Gal Luuuuv!)

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BONNYSPARKGIRL 5/26/2014 2:23PM

    Yes it was, and ever since then I have never liked perms. But I wish I was that thin again.

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JENSHAINES 5/26/2014 1:49PM

    Oh my goodness, Bonny - SO 80s! Sorry you never saw him again, but delightful that you had a good time and that dress would NOT have been complete without those gloves!

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STILLWATERSSB 5/26/2014 9:57AM

    Thank you for sharing!

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FITNHEALTHYKAL 5/26/2014 6:27AM

    Love your picture and story!

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SUSANELAINE1956 5/25/2014 10:47AM

    Cute picture. Love your big smile and glad you were having fun.

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ZANNACHAN 5/25/2014 10:34AM

    Cool photo! And cool that you went even though you didn't have a boyfriend at time and still had a lovely time. I never went to my prom because I had no date and the only friends I knew were going with serious boyfriends, so I didn't see the appeal of standing around by myself all evening. It sounds like you had fun.

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SAPHRAEL 5/25/2014 10:20AM

    That's a cool background. And yes, accessories were and still are so important! I was pregnant at my senior prom, feeling ghastly, but still somewhat successful at hiding it.

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My Prom 2014

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Wow having an awesome time the Weekend Challenge. I can see how well the Azurites and Mustangs get on....even with the odd monkey and elephant thrown in the mix.
This is my prom in pics.....

My dress. I was told the blue complimented my eyes.

My hair. I decided to keep it down.

My corsage......beautiful isn't it.

My transport

Wow, my first Prom......Azure style.....was a total blast.

  
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FITNFUNJEN 5/26/2014 6:58PM

    Love all your choices! They are beautiful! I especially love the hair!

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-THINQ- 5/26/2014 2:26PM

    ooooo, i LOVE your pics and choices!
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Lizzi

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BONNYSPARKGIRL 5/26/2014 2:21PM

    Thanks for the compliments. This was so much fun.

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STILLWATERSSB 5/26/2014 9:53AM

    You will surely be chosen the prom queen!

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SUSANELAINE1956 5/25/2014 3:38PM

    I'm having a blast, too. It's so fun to have the Mustangs on the island. Love your prom pics!

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My Fantasy Prom Date

Friday, May 23, 2014

So who to choose as my dream Prom Date......well this was a no brainer!!!!! Introducing, the handsome, gorgeous, amazing Johnny Depp. emoticon
Okay, so let me say this.....even if he rocked up at my door dressed as a pirate, I would still let him take me to the prom.

So drool as mush as you like, he is all MINE emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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FITNFUNJEN 5/26/2014 6:58PM

    Hahaha! Of course! My son was just looking like Captain Jack this weekend for our play.

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JENSHAINES 5/26/2014 1:51PM

    Here's a nice Johnny Depp story for you. I have a friend who worked for Disney and did a lot of the "advance work" for when Johnny would be coming in to film the Pirate series. His manager or advance person is his sister, and she became good friends with my friend. Well, here's the lovely thing - he is just a lovely person! He's as nice as can be and isn't in the least bit full of himself. So he can be all yours and still be a stand-up guy! Just LOVE that!!!

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STILLWATERSSB 5/26/2014 9:48AM

    Ooo la la!

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EMSSBEARS 5/23/2014 11:52PM

    No kidding this is a great choice.

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DEB62BIE62 5/23/2014 7:53PM

    You can have him. He is too young for me. hahaha

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WENDYDANCER 5/23/2014 6:17PM

    Oh yeah! emoticon

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CIPHER1971 5/23/2014 5:32PM

    Oh my - he is definitely Da Bomb

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SUSANELAINE1956 5/23/2014 4:22PM

    Oooh, nice choice. Hope you don't mind if I cut in just once.

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COOLMAMA11 5/23/2014 3:26PM

    Woo Hoo so sexy..great choice! emoticon

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DOILIEQUEEN 5/23/2014 2:59PM

    My choices would be Shemar Moore, Sam Elliott and Trace Adkins. I wouldn't be able to chose which one, so I would take all 3! LOL! emoticon

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ZOEANAEL 5/23/2014 2:59PM

    Good choice for your date! You are ready to party all night LONG!

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MUSCLE-UP 5/23/2014 2:56PM

    There is a fork lift driver at work who looks so much like much like Johnny D that I snapped my head around to take a second look. The whiplash was well worth it.

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Prom Night - What To Wear??????

Friday, May 23, 2014

So this weekend its Disco Prom, Azure Style, and I am in a terrible dilema.
WHAT TO WEAR?
Here are my two choices! Take note, I intend to party the night away, hence the short dresses.

This is my first choice.

This is my second choice.

  
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DEB62BIE62 5/23/2014 7:54PM

    They are both pretty.

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FITNHEALTHYKAL 5/23/2014 7:23PM

    I like them both! You will be the bell of the ball, err disco!

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WENDYDANCER 5/23/2014 6:16PM

    Go with your first choice!

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EMSSBEARS 5/23/2014 5:34PM

    I love them both depends on which color looks best on you and goes best with your eyes. You will look emoticon in both of them

Beth


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CIPHER1971 5/23/2014 5:31PM

    Awesome dresses, I like the baby blue one, it will show your collar bones

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SUSANELAINE1956 5/23/2014 4:21PM

    They are both pretty, but I think I'd go with #1. I love the color and the neckline. emoticon

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JENWINDRESS 5/23/2014 4:08PM

    I say the top one - they are both gorgeous but the top one is my personal fav because of the style

Comment edited on: 5/23/2014 4:08:33 PM

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YELLOWDAHLIA 5/23/2014 2:36PM

    Both of them are gorgeous!

If it were me I'd try them both on and go with the one I feel most comfortable in...hope that helps.

Have a great time at the party!!

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ALICIA214 5/23/2014 2:36PM

 

Both lovely colours, very classy. Depends on your colouring.Will we get to see your
final choice??
Hope you have a great time... emoticon

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CAROL494 5/23/2014 2:35PM

  Both choices are beautiful. I love the color of the second choice.

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