CORINACHAVEZ's SparkPeople Blog CORINACHAVEZ's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Insanity Day 12 I did it!! I was able to last the whole workout..and do all the pushups jumps non stop..I getting stronger...Today I did Cardio power and was so hard on day 3 (1st time) couldn't even do a regular push and by day 8 (2nd time) I could only do one set of the 8 pushups the rest were on my proud of myself..I was discourage today because with all this hard work..and I only lost .2 oz ...I going to measure tonight or tomorrow morning so if the scale don't go down.... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:33:56 EST I hit my Goal Weight!!!!!!!!! :) Finally!!! The hard work has paid off!!!!!!! I hit my goal now I'm back to size I was before I was pregnant with Chloe! The best part I have more visible muscle than just thin like last more month of Jillian Body revolution..still trying for that six pack. I love all the strength I have gained and so proud of myself for sticking to this I learned that I was eating 2000 cal a this week I just cut to 1500 and lost those last five pound. Now the hard part... Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:55:02 EST Noticing a Pattern I have realized the days I do not log my nutrition, I tend to snack more...I know that I need to track everything if I want to lose the weight, exercise is no problem for me, but the snacking is hard when the kids want me to give them a snack every two hours..I also have a problem with drinking water when its body needs water I know, but I do not get thirsty. My husband is making it very hard for me, bringing home cookies, pie and sweet bread..which are my weakness and at night I eat... Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:16:32 EST Six more Months till the Wedding!! Oh my how time does fly..I have so much to do..and so little time. I having my marriage blessed/vow renewal in six months. I still have 10 more pounds to lose. I sometimes catch myself eating more than I should or not finding the time to exercise. My new plan is to set a goal to a least exercise 30 minutes five days a week. No more excuses, if I want to look my best than I have to sacrifice the sweets that are coming this holidays. Wed, 2 Nov 2011 11:39:22 EST Finally the pounds are coming off..Yay! So happy, my body is finally starting to lose..this week lost another pound..yay. I am so happy because I have been working very hard to drop that pound. My goal is to lose all my weight by my birthday. My supporters from my family have decreased because now they are telling me I will never get my body back after having 3 kids. I now have more motivation to prove everyone that I can get my body back in shape without surgery. I know the secret recipe, eat healthy and exercise is the key. Stren... Sat, 23 Jul 2011 02:12:24 EST Enjoying my new lifestyle change with the familia!! This was a good week for me, I was unable to go to the gym because I was in pain and on medication. However, I still stick to my guns and watch what I eat. Friday was a big challenge for me because we usually eat out, but instead, I made dinner and we had a snack with our movie. So far we are doing, my husband and I are both learning to track our foods and fun ways to exercise with the family. Starting on Monday, I am going to start Jillian Michael Ab workout and Jillian Michael ripped for fi... Sat, 9 Jul 2011 17:10:37 EST Why oh why is it so hard to lose!! This week, I got no exercising for me..but I was still eating good or I thought, I gained another 2 pounds!! Why am I gaining when I suppose to be losing..I seriously do not understand anymore..what am I doing wrong. I am tracking all my calories and still I gaining..I am now wondering if it has something to do with my IUD or the fact that I am weaning my daughter ( we are down to two feedings a day) I just so frustrated..I need to lose weight, I am going to see a doctor next week to... Sat, 25 Jun 2011 02:12:55 EST Last Day of Week 3 Today was a good day of eating clean!! Or should I say excellent day of eating clean..went to a BBQ and eat one serving..mostly protein and stood in my calorie range or I think. The terrible part of my day is I feel voice can back a little but now I feel so sick, coughing, short of breath and chest is now hurting..might need a breathing treatment..will wait till tomorrow don't want to take the kids out late at night. I really hope I get better soon, I can't get sick..I have three sm... Sun, 19 Jun 2011 01:32:55 EST Recap for Week 3 This week was good, I was able to commit to my goal and start my the new program Jillian Michael's ripped in 30 days plus additional cardio. I was also able to stay within my calorie the whole week and drink at least 10 glasses of water. The biggest challenge this week for me was finding me time because its hard to find time with 3 small children. I did find time by waiting till the children were asleep and gave myself 30 minutes of me time, by reading a book and writing a little bit about my... Sat, 18 Jun 2011 02:29:05 EST Week 3 Day Five (Okay Day) Today was a good day again..completed cardio in the morning..went for a walk for only 30 minutes my head starting very good today so proud of myself..resisted temptation at target at the check out had my favorite chocolate bar I wanted it so bad..I even pick up and was going to pay for it and last minute told the cashier to leave it out...this was a weakness I overcame today..on a bad note..I am sick once again, lost my voice by this throat is killing me but I'm dr... Fri, 17 Jun 2011 01:11:36 EST Week 3 Day Four (Great Day) Today was another good day!! Completed day 3 of Jillian Micheal's ripped good today, still had the problem of snacking on chips (my weakness sweets and salty foods) went to the gym with hubby went on the elliptical 20 minutes than challenge myself to ride the bike for 20 minutes it was a killer..when I finished my legs were killing me and hurt worse right now!! My goal is to last 30 minutes on the bike..and an hour on the elliptical. <BR> <BR> I had good news today..I finally got a... Wed, 15 Jun 2011 23:52:43 EST So Happy!! Today was an excellent day for me!! I woke up very sore from yesterday workout and push myself to continue the workout even though I wanted to sleep in!! I than took 2 mile walk with my kids, and went to the gym and did a 30 minutes of cardio. I am happy to say this week challenge of giving myself time is great..once the children are asleep, I finally taken a break from cleaning at night to start to read again. Today I also stayed in my calorie range..I can't wait till tomorrow so I can worko... Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:52:18 EST Week 3 Day Two So today was an good day for me..I was able to complete the 1st day of ripped in 30 days!! Omg..the night is almost over and I am so sore..I can only imagine how I'm going to feel tomorrow. I also made it to the gym and did 45 minutes of cardio..the only problem I had today is tracking my calories..I have notice since I started to exercise more..I am more hungry..tomorrow goal track everything I put in my mouth. <em>224</em> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 01:28:42 EST Week 3 June Challenge So excited to start week 3 challenge!! yay! Time does fly bye I can't believe its already week 3. This week, I am going to try to really focus on what I am eating and increase the amount of time I exercise. It's going to be a hard week for me..I'm starting my new dvd ripped in 30 days which looks hard so I probably going to be really sore on Tuesday. According to the dvd, each week I start a new level so little scared of what to expect. I hope for a good week! Mon, 13 Jun 2011 01:36:44 EST Week 2 Review This week was a challenging week for me, trying my best to burn more calories. I did lose some motivation but gain back with my team kind words and support. This week I did work very hard and was able to get some sleep which was a challenge. I was expecting to lose more than I did this week..this week I am down only .5 lbs but I am happy my pants are fitting me more sucking in my stomach to buckle my pants. I just purchase the Jillian Michael ripped in 30 days so my goal next week i... Sat, 11 Jun 2011 02:38:02 EST Great Day!! Today was an good day..I was busy with the kids, for some reason they had extra energy and did not take no nap today..believe I tried to get down. I am so excited because I just order Jillian Micheal ripped in 30days dvd..I have shred it in 30 days and six week ab, no more trouble zones..and all her dvd's give me results but I just like to mix it up. Today no tv for my children they were too hyper and lots of fighting and tv is a reward in our house..we did some coloring, practice writing the... Thu, 9 Jun 2011 23:47:57 EST So Frustrated!!! I have realized today that anything can discourage me from staying on track!! Today I woke up in great spirits of having a good day, I had a healthy breakfast, had story time with my two children and we did some arts and crafts making father's day gift. Than I find out, the elliptical may not be tracking the miles correctly..I starting to think the challenge is not for me, all I care about is losing weight, tracking my calories and supporting my team. The amount of miles or even wining the ch... Thu, 9 Jun 2011 00:40:36 EST A lifeStyle Change is so hard June Challenge was suppose to be easy for me..track calories, exercise and post in team forum. For some reason its getting so hard. I do not understand every time I start to exercise my body tends to get sick than I have don't have any energy to exercise. Yesterday I woke up with the biggest headache and so weak. I tried drinking water and resting but nothing work. I feel so bad I let my team down, and now since I was sick I have double the workload in my house to do because I took the day of... Tue, 7 Jun 2011 13:37:40 EST Week 2 Day 1 Today was not the greatest day for me..I overselpt so this me I woke at the same time as my 1 year old which leaves me no time to exercise. I did okay eating good foods, took my children to the park to practice baseball for my two boys. I was so happy that my 3 year old finally hit the ball and grasp the concept of running to the base (lol) we stood practicing for two hours and it felt very good to outside playing on a sunday because I usually stay home and relax. Overall it was a good day. I... Sun, 5 Jun 2011 23:16:56 EST 1 st Week of June Challenge This was a good week for me, I was able to stay within my calorie range by choosing healthy foods and able to fit in exercise in my busy schedule. I am very proud to say this week I lost 1.2 pounds! I am excited that I losing weight by just tracking my foods, I have not really exercise with full intensity. Next week goal is to go to the gym at least five days and work out for an hour on the elliptical, continue doing Jillian Michael ab workout five days and take my children for a walk. I have... Sat, 4 Jun 2011 00:52:13 EST Sore and Motivated Today was a good day, I was able to complete my workouts which was so hard because I was planning my husband birthday dinner. I stayed in my calorie range but now feel so sick..I think I should have skip the cake. I am very sore from Jillian Micheals workouts they seem to be working if I sore. It is so hard to workout when I feel so sore and rather just rest. Today dinner was a success because I cook a low fat dinner and my husband did not notice and love his dinner. I tried a new red potato ... Fri, 3 Jun 2011 01:48:56 EST 1st day of June Challenge Today was an excellent day for me..I stayed in my calorie range which was hard because I was very hungry at dinner time. Instead of having more carbs I added a second piece of chicken and drank a tall glass of water. I was surprised that by adding more protein I was full. I also walk to the store which is one mile walk instead of driving and went to the gym. I am proud of myself because I really wanted to skip the today I got in one hour of cardio!! Tomorrow is going to be hard becaus... Thu, 2 Jun 2011 00:53:12 EST The New Me!! This weekend was so hard for me to stay on track..but I am so proud, I did not over eat at the parties I attended, drink water not soda, I even went for a walk. I think my mindset of losing this weight and eating healthy is changing and I am so proud. Even though I was tired today, I still manage to track my I have to work on exercise more and getting to the gym. I can't wait till tomorrow when I start the June challenge so I can be nice and fit mom like I was two years ago. Wed, 1 Jun 2011 00:50:09 EST Need Some Motivation!!! I have not been on here for a long time..I have gained weight..I'm eating poorly..why do I do this to myself. I started making excuses to not exercise and now it needs to stop. I still do not fit in my per pregnancy clothes..I was a size one and now size 7 tight size 4/5..I have a closet full of clothes that I can't wear..I have no self esteem level has dropped. I need a partner or all went down hill when my treadmill broke..I have a gym pass and my hubby goes with me... Thu, 19 May 2011 02:19:56 EST New Year and a New Me!! Today, I turned 29 years old! I am happy to say, today my wish is to continue to eat healthy and exercise. I did my weigh in today, which I am happy to say I am 121.6 pounds. I still have 16.6 pounds to lose to get back to my pre- pregnancy weight. I know, this year if I continue to eat right and exercise I will reach my goal weight by my 30th birthday. This is going to be a great year, I am graduating from school this year, I only have four classes left. I am have three wonderful children w... Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:22:36 EST Getting Back On Track After having a high risk pregnancy and being on bed rest from 15 weeks till I deliver at 37 weeks, I gained 45 pounds. I had my baby girl on May 8 2010..lost some weight now still have 20 pounds to lose. I am currently breastfeeding and still am maintaining. I finally got permission from my doctor to diet and exercise. I have to eat 1500 to 1800 calories a day. Now it is so hard because I am always hungry. I am having a hard time tracking my calories. I did exercise twice this week and lost 1... Sun, 15 Aug 2010 02:56:56 EST Update This week, I started eating right and exercising again! I did great this week, I did not exercise on monday because I was in pain (time of the month) and wednesday because I just did not have time. I did three days this week so far and going to run on Saturday and Sunday. I starting cramping after my run in my legs, maybe I am not stretching enough. Fri, 12 Jun 2009 18:30:35 EST Starting Again! For the past three months, I have been having a silent battle with the scale. Every week, I going up and down three to five pounds. So, every week, I am back trying my best to lose the extra weight. I even caught myself saying it is okay if you gain weight, last year I was six pound lighter than I am today. I change my goal weight forward so, I won't lose my motivation. I have notice, I cannot control myself with certain foods which now, I am not going to buy unhealthy snacks for my children.... Mon, 8 Jun 2009 03:15:38 EST Starting Again! For the past three months, I have been having a silent battle with the scale. Every week, I going up and down three to five pounds. So, every week, I am back trying my best to lose the extra weight. I even caught myself saying it is okay if you gain weight, last year I was six pound lighter than I am today. I change my goal weight forward so, I won't lose my motivation. I have notice, I cannot control myself with certain foods which now, I am not going to buy unhealthy snacks for my children.... Mon, 8 Jun 2009 03:15:38 EST June Challenge : Daily Calendar I am continuing boot camp to maintain my weight and get more tone. <BR> <BR> Monday: Cardio 30 minutes @ 11am plus boot camp video & challenge <BR> Tuesday: Cardio 30 minutes @ 11am plus boot camp video, challenge & crunches <BR> Wednesday: Cardio 30 minutes@ 11am plus boot camp video & challenge <BR> Thursday: Cardio 30 minutes @ 11am plus boot camp video, challenge & crunches <BR> Friday: Cardio 30 minutes @ 8am plus boot camp video, challenge <BR> Saturday: Boot camp video @ 8am plus crun... 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