MITECU's Blogs

Been a While
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      1 comments

I know, it's been a while. But I've been through a lot. Dizziness, falling, hurting my knees. Ortho says I'll eventually have them replaced due to osteoarthritis. But dizziness is getting worse, so I went to a neurologist. It turns out I h... Read more
Rambling On
Friday, August 21, 2015      0 comments

Yay! My size 8 pants fit again!!! I haven't lost pounds, but inches. I guess that's OK. Getting ready to go to the gym. Then run some errands. Teachers are getting ready for the new school year, but I'm not. I'll miss the students and my fell... Read more
New Life
Sunday, August 16, 2015      5 comments

This week my new life starts as an officially retired teacher. While all my former coworkers return to their classrooms, I have other plans. I have my son's wedding in September and I'm glad I'm able to help with the planning. I joined a gym to ... Read more
Monday, June 29, 2015      0 comments

What is better than a spontaneous road trip to the Florida Keys. emoticon Hubby said he made reservations in Islamorada, Florida, so I better... Read more
Gym Courtesy
Sunday, June 14, 2015      10 comments

The other day, at the gym, there were two machines I needed to use. Two women were sitting on them, so I went to do a circuit workout, thinking I'll use those machines last. When I returned, the two wereSTILL sitting there, mot using the machine... Read more
Monday, June 08, 2015      2 comments

Now that school's out for the summer, (for me forever), one thing I'm going to do is work on my fitness. I joined a gym (Youfit), and I'll have more time to Spark. I weighed my self this morning and saw that I gained three pounds since January.... Read more
Sore Back
Saturday, January 24, 2015      2 comments

My back hurts, I guess from strength training. I do it slowly and I work a different set of muscles 3 days a week. I do stretch afterwards. I also do cardio 5 days a week. So I'm resting on the weekends, but I still track my food. So far, I lost... Read more
Saturday, January 10, 2015      1 comments

The 17 Day Diet is not for me, so I'm following the Spark meal plan and fitness. I feel much better than the first two days of the 17 day diet. I was so weak and tired. Now I'm back to eating a well rounded diet with NO junk food at all. PLUS I ... Read more
The 17 Day Diet
Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

Has anybody ever tried the 17 Day Diet? I started today. It's supposed to really get your metabolism in gear. I like that you eat a variety of foods from all food groups. (No bread the first 17 days) plus, with the unlimited lean proteins and gr... Read more
Sunday, July 13, 2014      0 comments

My daughter-in-law and her family are from Argentina and they are ardent soccer fans. Even her grandmother cheers and yells and cusses during games for her team. For my son's sake, I hope Argentina wins so life at home will be pleasant for him. ... Read more
Island Time
Sunday, July 06, 2014      1 comments

Tomorrow is the day!!! Off we go to my favorite place - Sanibel Island, Florida. It's so peaceful and quiet. Everybody on the island is so friendly. We're going to just relax and unwind. Lots of yummy restaurants for dinner. The sunsets are gorg... Read more
Spark People Activity Tracker
Monday, June 30, 2014      0 comments

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On Track
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      0 comments

I went off track yesterday, but I'll do better today. I did my DVD and upper body strength training in the morning so I can get it done before I come up with excuses. ... Read more
Tracking Food
Monday, June 16, 2014      0 comments

My son and his wife are on a no carb diet. But when his wife is not around, he'll stop at BK and have a burger and fries. The other day, he stopped by and said, "Mom, you don't have anything to eat." Meaning I only have healthy food around the h... Read more
Summer Routine
Saturday, June 14, 2014      3 comments

Starting on Monday, I'll have a new daily routine that will incorporate at least 45 minutes of fitness. Wake up- 15 minutes on elliptical bike followed by shower, coffee, and healthy breakfast. During the day, I'll run errands or do chore... Read more

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