BRIGHTBEGINNING's SparkPeople Blog BRIGHTBEGINNING's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community It's time for me to go INSANE!!! INSANE with "INSANITY!!" Woooo!! August 8, 2011 <BR> STARTED INSANITY!! <BR> <BR> WISH ME LUCK!! :) <BR> <BR> 8/8/11 - FIT TEST <BR> Switch Kicks - 39 (2 jumps = 1 rep) <BR> Power Jacks - 32 <BR> Power Knees - 81 <BR> Power Jumps - 17 <BR> Globe Jumps - 6 (4 jumps = 1 rep) <BR> Suicide Jumps - 7 <BR> Push Up Jacks - 10 <BR> Low Plank Oblique - 36 Mon, 8 Aug 2011 23:00:09 EST ABOUT ME SURVEY!!! Copy and paste and fill it out on your own blog. <BR> <BR> 1. What time did you get up this morning? 7:30am just to hit the snooze button! ended up waking up at 8:45 and decided to take the day off of work to spend with my family. Kids start school this Monday. <BR> <BR> 2. How do you like your steak? Well done! <BR> <BR> 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Today! Prince of Persia, my son had been wanting to watch it. <BR> <BR> 4. What is your favorite TV show? Chopped, Foo... Fri, 20 Aug 2010 23:54:27 EST (PICS) Yum! Yum! What I ate today! Ta-daaaa! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> This is what I had for breakfast today! <BR> Oatmeal with frozen GV Fruit Medley-Strawberries,Blueberries,Blackberri<BR>es & Raspberries!(I cut in small pieces.) sprinkles with cinnamon <BR> I usually add flaxseed to my oatmeal, but I ran out. Gotta buy some more! <BR> <BR> Hope "YOU" had your breakfast today!! <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""... Tue, 3 Aug 2010 10:56:57 EST CRAP!! This is MY wake up call!! I just joined the AUGUST LOG, BLOG & SALAD CHALLENGE on one of my FAVORITE teams "(((~PoSiTiVe ViBeS~))) and I decided to take measurements,which was optional, and which i hadn't done in a while and out of curiosity I had to go back and see my last tracked measurements! <BR> Check it out...UGH!! <BR> Date: 10/23/2009 ---------8/1/2010 <BR> weigh:--123--------------134 <BR> Waist:-------29-----------31 <BR> Belly Area:---33 1/2------37 <BR> Chest:-----34-------------36 <BR> Hips:---------... Sun, 1 Aug 2010 16:24:20 EST CLX 90 Day Program Before and After Pictures!!! <em>15</em> Before Pictures: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> After Pictures: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Front & Back: (top row is before...bottom row is after) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Right & Left Sides: (top row is before...bottom row is after <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR... Wed, 28 Oct 2009 18:09:00 EST Lean Phase RESULTS!! <em>248</em> Ok here are my final results!! <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <em>104</em> I did it!! <BR> <BR> Push Phase---------------------Lean Phase <BR> 09/23/09-----------------------10/23/09 <BR> <BR> Body Fat: 28%-------------------------20%(8%) <BR> Weight: 129---------------------------123(6lbs) <BR> <BR> Waist: 31---------------------------------29(2in) <BR> Belly Area: 35 1/2------------------33 1/2(2in) <BR> Chest: 35 1/2----------------------------34(1/2in) <BR> Hips: 37 1/2----... Sun, 25 Oct 2009 15:32:36 EST Push Phase RESULTS!! <em>215</em> BUMMER!!! <BR> <BR> I'd have to say I'm a bit disappointed with the results, but I'm not giving up!! No sir!! Not me! I'm ready for the LEAN PHASE! I really hope to see better results! <BR> <BR> Burn Phase-----------------------Push Phase <BR> 08/24/09------------------------09/23/09 <BR> <BR> Body Fat: 28%-----------------28%(no change) <BR> Weight: 132-------------------129(3lbs) <BR> <BR> Waist: 31 ---------------------------31(no change) <BR> Belly Area: 36--------... Wed, 23 Sep 2009 17:51:44 EST Burn Phase RESULTS!! I have to say that I'm very satisfied with my results so far. Didn't lose much weight though. I hope the time around it'll show me some I didn't add much cardio, I'm sure that would have help a bit with the scale. I'm planning to add more of it now on my Push Phase in hopes to see more results(scale). I will not be taking any pictures just yet. I'm going to wait till the end of the program....I WANT TO SURPRISE MYSELF...Lol More like a "BAM!!" Ha ha ha!! I can see changes ... Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:39:14 EST Just something I want to share with you... I haven't drank since..July 10th, except twice, and it was only 3 beers when we went out of town, and another when I had a night out with my hubby and best friend, I only had 3 1/2 glasses of Red Wine. That's a huge change for me...i'm sooo used to drinking in excess! I'd have to say that I don't miss it at all. We've been having gatherings every weekend..everyone is drinking BUT me! How cool is that!! I'm there with my HUGE glass of water with ice, sometimes i add a squeeze of lime. I wo... Mon, 17 Aug 2009 01:44:42 EST CLX Before Pictures!!! I hven't been much of a blogger theses days, but I just had to do this!! Here are my CLX Extreme Before Pictures!! CAN'T WAIT TO GET G-R-E-A-T RESULTS, and post my After Pictures!!! WooHoo!! <BR> <BR> Started CLX Program 7/26/09 <BR> My Measurements: <BR> Body Fat 32% <BR> Weight: 134.2 <BR> Waist: 33 <BR> Belly Area: 37 <BR> Chest: 35 1/2 <BR> Hips: 38 <BR> R Mid Thigh: 21 1/2 <BR> L Mid Thigh: 21 <BR> R Abductor: 24 1/2 <BR> L Abductor: 24 <BR> R Upper Arm: 10 1/2 <BR> L Upper Arm: 11 <B... Tue, 11 Aug 2009 10:31:05 EST See Results!! <img src=""> <img src="">I have added some before and after pictures to my Photo Gallery. I still have a ways to go....but I'm getting there!! "I'M GOING TO GET THERE!!" <BR> <BR> I'm very happy with my results so far. Before, when I used to get on my diets I would give up after several weeks and think to myself, "Awe Man, this is hard, getting used to eating healthy, cooking at home,... Sun, 2 Nov 2008 16:42:37 EST God Answered Our Prayers!!! OMG!!! GOD has answered our prayers!!! Niko has returned home to his family!!! YES!! YES!!! YEEEEES!! <BR> <BR> This morning at around 1:36am our door bell rang, and I immediately woke my husband and said "Babe! Babe! the door bell, (believe it or not) I said, maybe its Niko!! Sure enough it was him!!!! <BR> <BR> I couldn't believe it!!! Everyone in our neighborhood know that that is our dog, but on Tuesday we saw our front neighbor outside and we took him 1 of our flyers and ask him tha... Thu, 2 Oct 2008 09:18:32 EST Our Family Pet As I've been going by my day, trying to stay positive and be strong, well I can not longer....*sniff* Last night my husband got back from work at around 8:30pm and like any other day, Niko(our dog) went out the door to do his thing. Well as I laid in bed with a fever and the chills with my kids asleep next to me, I hear my husband call out for Niko, I though nothing of it, neither did he....he gave him several more minutes... anyways he usually scratches on the door or barks when he's ready. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2008 17:30:05 EST Size Yesterday 9/24, I decided to try on some of my Junior size "5" Levis jeans, that had been hiding in my closet for over 3 years.....All I can say is "OMG" I fit right into them!!! WooHoo!!! I wanted to scream, cry...heck i got so emotional I didn't know what to do. hehehe!! Anyways.... after experiencing that, i felt more determine than ever!! I'm going to succeed no matter what!!!! <BR> <BR> I want to thank everyone here at SP for being part of my journey!! Thank you for your encoura... Thu, 25 Sep 2008 16:57:34 EST 30 Day Shred <BR> <BR> Just got my 30 Day Shred yesterday!! My hubby and I tried it out last night.......and we LOVE it!!! I'm planning to add this workout along with Turbo Jam workouts....... <BR> <BR> I can't wait to see major results!!!! WooHoo!!! <BR> <BR> 9/18/08 First day of 30 Day Shred Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:25:49 EST Day 7.... Today is going to be my cheat day!! And that's only because I was not able to do my Turbo Sculpt, due to my soreness....heehee, it was definietly my Karate Workout that I had on Wendsday, so that means that i'll be working out on my day off which is Sunday.... <BR> <BR> Since it's my cheat day, i've worked hard to earn one...oh yeah babyyyy!!! I'm going out with my husband (no kids) for some drinks(i'll be drinking my favorite RED WINE) aaaaaaaaaaaand then that's where my cheat day comes i... Fri, 29 Aug 2008 21:40:12 EST Day 6 Turbo Jam This morning I didn't wake up as energetic as previous days, I guess of my Karate class.....i't drained me!! heehee!! B-U-T!!! that didn't stop me from doing my morning Turgo Jam!!!! Ooohh Yeeaaahhh babyyyyy!! I did my 20 minute work out............................and the day is not over yet.... <BR> <BR> Just finished my Turbo Ab Jam!!! <BR> <BR> Today, i've been feeling a little tired. I've been doing laundry, and I also cleaned my garage. I guess that got me a little fatigue, not to ... Thu, 28 Aug 2008 15:30:54 EST Day 5 Turbo Jam Today I feel great!! "Again!" LOl funny how now i get anxious to start a new day....just to workout!! That a feeling i just cant explain, anyways... <BR> This morning I didn my Turbo Jam Cardio Party, i was fantastic....I'll be posting as i do my workouts...... <BR> <BR> WooHoo!!!!! <BR> <BR> We just got back, had an hour of Karate Class!! it was AWESOME!!! See, My kids go to Karate, and they have two FREE parents workout 2 wednsdays out of the my husband and i take advant... Wed, 27 Aug 2008 11:45:10 EST Day 4 Turbo Jam Today i did the Punch,Kick and Jam it was Super!! Felt really great afterwards....I'm really working hard to get my body back in shape!! WooHoo...still going strong!!! <BR> <BR> While my kids were in their Karate class I did a 1 1/2 miles of walking/jogging. I feel great!! <BR> <BR> I just did my Ab Jam workout!! WooHoo!!! I love this feeling!!! <BR> Tue, 26 Aug 2008 17:13:43 EST Day 3 Turbo Jam I tried the Cardio Party Workout this time, Ufff!! I sweat like a pig, aaaaand I loved every bit of it!!! WooHoo!!! I also did the Ab Jam!! 3rd day and growing strong...... <BR> <BR> just did Turbo Sculpt.....Awesome!!! Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:46:57 EST 8/24/08 - Off I plan not to work-out with Turbo Jam on Sundays, i'll do my workout activities with my children outdoors. Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:18:31 EST Day 2 Turbo Jam!! I did a total of 3 Turbo Jam workouts!! Turbo Jam Learn and Burn & Ab Jam in the morning, and the 20 minute workout a little while ago...WooHoo!! <BR> <BR> I'm so excited that I even went to get myself a pairof new Puma tennis for my new workoust!! hahahaha!! And I also got a HRM to be accurate as far as the calories i'm burning while doing my workouts. I tried it out today, with my evening workout (20minute workout) and it's sooooo easy to work with it!! I love it! I have to now go get... Sat, 23 Aug 2008 23:49:47 EST Day 1 * Turbo Jam!! WooHoo!!! Today I got my Turbo Jam!!! I'm soooo excited and I can't hide it!!! I'm about to lose control and I think I like it!! hahahaha!! I love it!! I actually read everything, I even tried one of the recipes. I just modified it just a tiny bit. <BR> Anyways, I tried two of the workouts, the Turbo Learn and Burn and the Ab Jam, I love it.....i hope it brings great results. <BR> <BR> I'm soooo proud of myself!! For my determination!! <BR> I know i can do this!! <BR> <BR> I will succeed!! I... Fri, 22 Aug 2008 17:01:28 EST