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No means NO!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

between holidays and office potlucks i have continuously deviated from my diet, well healthy life style ( i want to make these changes permanent). I'm on a cleanse and this is my third attempt at one.... usually someone at work or in my social circle pressures me into "cheating" and caving and then before i know it oopsss i'm off my path again. However something happened this weekend. I was complaining about how i keep letting things distract me from loosing this weight and for the first time my husband reminded me that my goal with this weight loss was to be fit for pregnancy and that our target TTC date is less than 4 months away.

I felt kinda alarmed.. hes right... i gave myself a year (july 2012 was when we decided that we'd start TTC in july 2013). I have wasted 8 months ... not only have i not lost weight , i've gained! i also realize its no ones fault but my own. and i need to learn that even when i say No and someone says "come on" that I have the power to say No and if i give in it is only my fault. I am ready and i am going to kick arse the next 4 months!!

  
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LOSE2CRUIZE 4/19/2013 5:59PM

    I know you can do this!! I know that on my journey I have had a harder time when I try and make drastic changes.. so if you are going to do a cleanse, maybe give yourself some leg room so you don't feel like you've "failed" or "cheated". So much easier to keep with it than feeling guilty and then doing a guilt binge. Either way.. I know you can do this..! Keep it up and this time next year you will be right ready and healthy to pop!

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MIRMIUM 4/17/2013 2:39PM

    woo congratulations on being an auntie! Not sure if it's your first time but I will say that being an auntie is lots of fun :)

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MRSCURTIS12 4/17/2013 12:27PM

    Thanks guys =) I'm really motivated, more than i have been in a long time. My nephew was born last week and it really spiked the baby fever on me.

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MIRMIUM 4/16/2013 3:38PM

    Great attitude! It's hard when people want to share and offer you things outside the home. You almost feel obligated to eat along with them.


You can do it!

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DLBROWN93 4/16/2013 12:16PM

    emoticon Beware of sabotagers, they are everywhere.

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New Favorite workout

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Yesterday at circuit our trainer switched up the normal routines. We tried Sandbell Burpees. I can totally feel it today. It was the prefect mix of upper body strength and cardio. We had to squat and bring the sandbag up over our head as we rose, then slam it down on the ground using our core and do a burpee and repeat for a 1.5 minutes. X3. Makes me want to get some sand bags.... thought i'd share this with you guys for anyone looking for something fun and effective that you can do at home.

  
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MRSCURTIS12 2/18/2013 1:32PM

    Thanks... yea i have a circuit class i try to do at least once a week it keeps my routine different. I wish i could just workout and eat whatever dieting is not my strength but i love working out. however no matter how much i work out i still dont loose weight unless i diet too

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LOSE2CRUIZE 2/15/2013 3:57PM

    Thanks for sharing! Glad you are doing something you like.. didn't know you were signed up in classes... fantastic!!

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MRSCURTIS12 2/13/2013 12:56PM

    these are the "sandbells" she uses in the class, but you coudl probably use a regular sandbag
http://www.amazon.com/Hyper-San
dBell%C2%AE-12lb-Empty-EA/dp/B0
02P2WGNA/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid
=1360778124&sr=8-2&keywords=sand+bells

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I'm rubber your Glue.... So I'm going to bounce back!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

So for those that saw my last rant on my other blog... I've decided enough is enough. I am tired of letting my son's mom upset me to the point of depression. She sent me a "novel" text message today berating me and making threats that my husband and I will be sorry for challenging her in court ext. (to catch some up to speed as of last week we are now embarking on a custody battle for my step son, she willingly left him in our care at 4 years old and we have had custody of him since, he will be 8 in April) All of this has had me so stressed out , but after all the encouraging words of my new SP friends I have realized that I have to bounce back and stay strong, I cant let my depression show though it only makes me appear weak and unstable.... I have decided to be strong ... Show i can kick some arse!! I vow to be back on track and channel my stress into energy. Thank you Spark Friends for being inspiring in a time i needed it most.

  
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MRSCURTIS12 1/25/2013 2:34PM

    Thank you Mirmium, Its hard no to let this all bring me down , BUT everyone on here has surely helped!

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MIRMIUM 1/24/2013 2:21PM

    Great attitude! Good for you not getting bogged down by someone just trying to bring you down!

She should be grateful that you and your husband have been providing a loving home for your step son.

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MRSCURTIS12 1/16/2013 10:55AM

    Thank you both very much =) ....

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LOSE2CRUIZE 1/15/2013 6:06PM

    Glad you are starting to find a way to channel the rage... maybe try some kickboxing.. im sure you could think of some visuals to keep you motivated lol
Keep it up and don't let her bring you down!

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JFGWIFE 1/15/2013 2:58PM

    Stay strong. Do not give away your power. If you get upset, she still controls you. :)

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It's funny how the stress influences us.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

I started the year off great working for my goal. Then on Monday, just beofre going to the garage to run on the treadmil, I got a call. Turns out we are about to embark on a Custody battle with my son's mom (step son, but i have been in his life for over 5 years on a daily basis, i love him as mine). We have had him in our primary care for over 3 years now so this is a difficult thing to face. I'm certain the court will side with us, but i dont live in the clouds and i know mothers dont often lose in court. Tuesday i got to work after not sleeping the night before from all the stress... I find out that our entire tower at the hospital is being forced to forfiet extra offices to some specialty people they are brining in. SO now i am archieving and packing my office as well to move into a bigger office that will be shared between 6 people (im trying to stay positive i understand in times like this im lucky to have my job). Anyway this has all created some much undo stress this week i have caught myself trading my chicken breast and salad for pizza, and my water and black coffee for soda and coffee with creamer. I need to find the encouragement to stand up through all this and just stay on track. If i fall backwards on my diet and goals i know it will only make my all time low even lower =/. (actually writing this out kinda helps, i know im airing my dirty laundry however just blogging it and re-reading it made me feel a little lighter right now) emoticon

  
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MRSCURTIS12 1/11/2013 4:23PM

    You know that work out last night helped a lot. I was very tired after work and not in the mood to go but my husband was signed up too so he made me go. I felt great and full of energy afterwards. we went home and made big salads for dinner and watched the big bang theory all night.... A much needed night of just positive stuff. emoticon

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LOSE2CRUIZE 1/10/2013 8:16PM

    Wow, that is a lot to deal with in a short little while. Custody stuff is a pain in the butt. Hope the work out tonight gets you feeling good and motivated again.!

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GOPINTOS 1/10/2013 6:55PM

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Thanks for sharing!

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MRSCURTIS12 1/10/2013 12:01PM

    Thank you all.... I didnt think anyone was going to read all of that. all of your kind words are very appreciated. I've been a huge ball of stress with all this. We had dylan for a few hours last night and it was so upsetting, he was very confused when he had to go back to his moms for the night. Your all very right thought. I need to realize that allowing my stress to show and affect my decisions does reflect poorly on me. Thank you for pointing that out. Im going to the gym tonight and making myself get out of this slump ive been in all week. emoticon

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BASKETLADY13 1/9/2013 3:56PM

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PICKIE98 1/9/2013 3:16PM

    That really is a lot of junk to have all at once,, I do see that you picked all comfort foods in stress, surprise, you needed comfort,,

Looks like there will be some major bonding in that office..

IMHO, you just need to be yourself, let your love and commitment show through ,, judges did not get on their benches by getting snowed by greedy,selfish people,, They KNOW....

also a suggestion,,
when you start to make a bad choice, keep in mind that the food is controlling you, that you will be kind of chained to it if you give in, this will show in court.. so the court thing could be an incentive to be more aware of good/evil choices for you during this time.. Use it to your advantage instead of letting it stress and depress you !

Kind alike eery good bite you take, will make yo stand out more mature, healthy, giving, loving,etc when you need it most..
Your biggest incentive can be a picture of this baby who needs you more than ever at this time in his life. Carry a pic of him everywhere and look at it every time you are eating or drinking..

Take what you like and leave the rest dear.. Praying for all of you,,

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LISA_SUMNER08 1/9/2013 3:08PM

    I wish you the best in both situations. Keep your head up and use your workouts as a stress reliever.

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