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Happy New Year!!!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

I know this is near the end of January but I figure it's better late than never. I hope everyone has been making the best out of your time thus far in 2013. I have really been missing in action in keeping up with my blog, however, I have been rejuvenated in my fitness plans. I bought an elliptical and must say it's truly inspiring.

Being overly blessed in the lady lumps department, it's nice not to be attacked by my own body when doing cardio. Also the short videos here on SP are a good end to my nightly workouts.

As some of you know, I am graduating in May! *Just got my announcements in the mail, and on my way to order my cap and gown* I will also be in a wedding in June for my best friend since 7th grade, in New Orleans. And a few days after the wedding will be my 24th birthday. So this summer, I definitely have some things to look forward to and YES I WILL be wearing my swimming suit!!!! Can't Wait!

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MS_SWEETHEART 1/30/2013 11:29AM

    Sounds like you're going to have a great summer. emoticon on your upcoming graduation! emoticon Keep up the great work, and good luck on reaching all of your goals. emoticon

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MEXGAL1 1/30/2013 9:35AM

    Good for you! Get it done!
Make it a terrific day!

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TMICHELLE89 1/30/2013 2:16AM

    Thanks!


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LOSE4LIFE47 1/30/2013 1:50AM

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Ahem...

Saturday, October 13, 2012

I want to start off with apologizing to my buddies on here, we were going strong for weeks and then I just fell off. There have been so many things going on in my life that have required my complete attention. So please bear with me as I jump back on my train to my goals.

I know this comes with the territory: when your kids start school (daycare), they are going to get sick. I just don't like that people still bring their kids there while their highly contagious (like pink eye).

On my other hand, I care for my elderly grandmother and we are having to decide if hip replacement is a good option. In all honesty, this is ultimately her decision. I'm just nervous for her. And worried that I won't have the (enough) time to continue to care for her, provide for my two kids, finish my last two semesters so I can graduate from college, keep up with household chores, continue to be happy in my relationship, rech my fitness goal, AND remember to feed the dog.

For some reason, my family doesn't and/or can't understand this. I try hard not to snap on them when they complain to me about their problems. I know everyone has their own threshold for stress and what's stressful for me may not be what's stressful to you. BUT geesh, how about they take the time to simply listen to what i have to say, instead of making their issues more 'grand' than mine. someone's drowning in front of you, do you comfort them by saying my near death experience was more horrifing than yours?

Anyways, not wanting to sound cold or anything, just trying to let go of some things that are/have been bugging me, so i can move on. Again, thanks for reading and hopefully understanding.

  
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MEXGAL1 10/14/2012 2:04PM

    So sorry to hear about all that you are dealing with. I can only imagine as I was the care taker for my Mom for 6 years and I know it can be challenging. Your grandmother is so lucky to have you. Such a giving thing to do. I hope somehow you can find some time for yourself. you certainly deserve it.
Peace be with you.
Thoughts coming your way.
Sallie

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MS_SWEETHEART 10/14/2012 1:32PM

    Wow, you are dealing with a lot. Good luck on getting them to listen to what you have to say, and don't worry about sounding cold, because you don't. I totally understand what you're going through. I'm the care taker in my family, and I always put everyone else before me. Then when I needed a break, or help, I found myself on my own. What you have got to remember, is that you are only one person, you can't do it all. And no matter what you do, you can't please everybody, so try doing some things to please you. Your babies needs Mama to be around. So if it takes snapping on someone to be heard, then snapping it is, because stress is nothing to play with. I hope you can find the time to squeeze in some type of relaxation, if nothing more than a bubble bath after the kids are in bed. I'll be praying for the strength and guidance you need to make it through this. emoticon

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Not the same...

Friday, August 10, 2012

After taking the three min step test, just coming to the realization that I do NOT have the same high school cheerleader body I grew used to. Not only was I winded during those three minutes, I got a horrible score. My heart is definitely not healthy, no wonder my cholesterol is way high!!

Even though my legs were burning from my workout this morning, I was able to stick in there and ended up doing 78 steps (up/up/down/down) in three minutes. Not to shabby considering 18 months ago I couldn't finish the test :(

So, I'm not discouraged by my score, just one more goal to be accomplished by the end of this journey. Remember, our golden age is not behind but ahead.

  
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KPOLLON 8/15/2012 11:12AM

    Yay for more goals and a positive attitude! emoticon

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TMICHELLE89 8/10/2012 10:59PM

    Thanks you guys, I appreciate your support and wish you all continued success! emoticon

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SALEX52 8/10/2012 10:54PM

    You won't have the same cheerleader body, but stick with it and you will have a great new body.

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NANCYPAT1 8/10/2012 10:44PM

    It doesn't take long for us to lose that "cheerleader" body - especially those of us who were never cheerleaders to begin with. But I am really happy that you are realistic enough to see your progress and recognize that this will only happen over time and with hard work.

Good for you. Celebrate your small successes.

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My motivation!!

Monday, August 06, 2012

This is my visual motivation, Check it out!

tiffenym.edu.glogster.com/visual-mot
ivation/

  
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TMICHELLE89 8/10/2012 10:40PM

    Thank you Ms Sweetheart!

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MS_SWEETHEART 8/10/2012 10:08PM

    Love your visual motivation. Your babies are absolutely beautiful. emoticon

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TMICHELLE89 8/10/2012 7:36PM

    Yes Angel, I'm not sure if this is a pay site, but you don't have to have an account to make a 'glog'. I've been trying to figure out how to print it out but no luck just yet. Thanks for taking a look at it!

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ANGELWENDYMAMA 8/8/2012 2:36PM

    That is an awesome visual motivation poster!!! Did you print it out and hang it up?
I've never heard of that site that you can make those online.. Sweet!! But seems to be a pay site? I'm not a student and only sort of a teacher .. I'm a Director of Religious Education at a church..

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