September 21, 2012

Ten years ago today was the third and last surgery on my cranium after the accident I was in nine months before in May. Even though it has been a decade, I still remember how terrified I was during the days before and the day of the operation. I remember still being awake as the … Continue reading September 21, 2012

Hiking to Cañón San Cristobal

To change our weekend routine, my family decided we should go on a hike on Sunday, so we went to Cañon San Cristobal in Barranquitas. I had never been there and didn’t know what to expect, I just knew that is was going to be hot. Because it was going to be very hot, we … Continue reading Hiking to Cañón San Cristobal

ChaLEAN Extreme- Week 1

I’m happy to say I found my new workout program very quickly; I only tried one two before deciding which one was right for me. I realized I liked the ChaLEAN Extreme program pretty quickly after I started it, even though I didn’t think I wanted to do resistance training, and I just finished my … Continue reading ChaLEAN Extreme- Week 1

Workouts feel more challenging every day

I have to make a correction to something I said more than once in previous blog posts. I said that the workout videos program I’m doing now was ton high intensity and that it was easier. I recently realized that I was very wrong. This is not easy and while it is “low-impact”, it really … Continue reading Workouts feel more challenging every day

New program: PiYo

The Asylum program didn’t work out either. I lost count of how many I have tried in the las few months. There were a few reasons why this one didn’t last either, among those being the job at Old Navy, Holiday distractions, a little confusion with the workout calendar and that I don’t have all … Continue reading New program: PiYo

Next exercise program

After spending almost a month deciding what to do next, was almost sure I finally found it. This week I started Transform: 20, a 20 minute workout program that’s not like anything I’ve done before. This program is not like the others I’ve done with Beach Body because you need a step. It is optional, … Continue reading Next exercise program

Starting Insanity Month 2

After taking a small break from Insanity after the recovery week, it was time to go back. My knee is not bothering me anymore, it feels a lot better, and all it took was one stretch video. Well, that and resting for the rest of the weekend. It was a small surprise to see that … Continue reading Starting Insanity Month 2

I need a break after Recovery Week

Recovery week it over! In the begging I was happy to have a break from the intense workout but by Thursday I wanted it to be over. It started to get boring because it’s the same video every day. By the fourth day of doing the same thing, I was sick of it, but I … Continue reading I need a break after Recovery Week

Working hard for what I want

I’ve got some good news, I got a job! I was worried it might take a long time because I thought I would be competing with a lot of other people. I sent many resumes but heard back from one of them for an interview pretty quickly and I got it! I’m nervous about it, … Continue reading Working hard for what I want

I finished week one, only seven to go

This was a difficult week to start doing a new workout program, especially one like Insanity. Aside from looking for jobs and taking two online certifications, we were taking care of three dogs my parents found abandoned in the park. We were able to find homes for two of them but we still have one … Continue reading I finished week one, only seven to go

I’m ready to do this again

Since I finished Insanity Max (I love saying that) on Saturday, I had to choose the next program I was going to do. I was caught between Let’s get up and Insanity. They are both by the same coach, Shaun T but they are very different. I had already done Insanity like 10 years ago. … Continue reading I’m ready to do this again

Finished four months of Insanity Max:30!

I did it, I finished all four months of Insanity Max:30! I can’t believe it, I still feel like I may be a week behind or something, but no, I’m done! Today’s last workout was the same one we started with on the first day, Cardio Challenge but I noticed I noticed a big difference … Continue reading Finished four months of Insanity Max:30!

One month of Insanity Max: 30

I did it again! I finished another month of Shaun T’s crazy workout programs. But that was only the first month of this program, I still have three moths to go. I have to be optimistic and think that I can do it because if I don’t, I don’t think I will be able to … Continue reading One month of Insanity Max: 30