ELYMWX   76,971
SparkPoints
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
 
 
My wife and I, December 2010





August 24, 2011





2011 Disney Princess Half, 2011 Disney Coast-to-Coast, and 2011 Disneyland Half



I have 36 pics in my gallery





Awards





See All SparkPeople Motivators


 
I'm ready

I'm a 41-year old father of three, and I started with SP August 2009 because I needed help getting my weight under control. I reached my goal weight of 155 pounds (a loss of 122 pounds) in late 2010, and am working on maintaining in the 155-160 pound range.

I have the support of my kids and my wonderful wife, L3DESIGNS, who is my inspiration and who started on her SparkPeople journey seven months before I did and is getting ever closer to her goal weight.

When I ...
I'm a 41-year old father of three, and I started with SP August 2009 because I needed help getting my weight under control. I reached my goal weight of 155 pounds (a loss of 122 pounds) in late 2010, and am working on maintaining in the 155-160 pound range.

I have the support of my kids and my wonderful wife, L3DESIGNS, who is my inspiration and who started on her SparkPeople journey seven months before I did and is getting ever closer to her goal weight.

When I started I used the stationary bike, then started walking, and then started running. I've completed a 5K, a 10K, and a Half Marathon, and my wife has also run her first. My second Half was the Disney Princess Half at Disneyworld (Florida) in February 2011, however I walked it due to a stress fracture.

If you're new to SP and are just starting out, here are a couple blogs that I wrote with some overview material from what I've done here to date. If they help, great!

http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2669965
http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3168474

Oh, and just in case you're interested, the story of my Spark name:

http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3052848
Read More About ELYMWX (Updated April 24)




SparkFriends



SparkTeams





 
Interact with ELYMWX

Send Member a Private Message






Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 8/24/2009

SparkPoints: 76,971

Fitness Minutes: 77,970

My Goals:
Weight Goals:
* 250 pounds: 10/20/2009
* 227 pounds: 12/28/2009
* 200 pounds: 03/23/2010
* 180 pounds: 05/21/2010
* 165 pounds: 07/17/2010
* 160 pounds: 08/30/2010
* 155-160 (Maintain)
-- 12/06/2010


5K Running Goals:
* First: 05/30/2010 26:12
* 25m: 07/16/2010 23:40
* 22.5: 09/21/2010 22:32
* 22m: 08/13/2010 21:54
* 21.5:
----- Target ?

10K Running Goals:
* First: 06/18/2010 52:32
* 55m: 06/18/2010 52:32
* 50m: 20/10/2010 49:51
* 48m: 19/11/2010 46:40
* 46m:
----- Target: ?

HM Running Goals:
#1: 09/26/2010 1:57:26
#2: 02/27/2011 2:41:11 (Walked)
#3: 09/03/2011 1:56:44

Increase my energy level

Enjoy life!

My Program:
The boring stuff: diet & exercise. I track everything.

I started out walking, graduated to running, completed one Half Marathon, walked a second due to injury, then ran my third.

I've started (and stopped) Insanity four times now, but in each case running took over...

Apparently I can be somewhat of a Cardio junkie!

Personal Information:
40, married for 13 years, with one son (10), two daughters (8 & 5). I'm an Electrical Engineer doing IC design, and live in Coquitlam, BC, Canada.

Other Information:
Engineering is the art of optimization, trading off a number of different costs to come up with the best solution. Never forget that your time has a cost.

Profile Image





 
 



Party
From:
CARTOONB

Two Thumbs Up
From:
IAMAGEMLOVER

Sunglasses
From:
MJREIMERS

Clown
From:
FELINA

Happy Face
From:
HAPPYSOUL91

Sunshine
From:
CELLOSONG




Member Comments:
GHK1962
9/12/2014 1:19:35 AM

Dude! You're still around on Spark? High-5!!!!

How are things going?



Report Inappropriate Comment
SPEEDYDOG
9/8/2014 9:21:08 AM

Hi Bill,

Thanks for the heads-up regarding the BBQ with Coloradoís custom bike builders. I was familiar with some of the custom bike builders. I really didnít know how many there were around here. I suppose Colorado would be a good home base for these custom builders. A large percentage of the Colorado population rides regularly. This place is bike crazy.

Thanks, Bruce




Report Inappropriate Comment
CARTOONB
8/24/2014 6:03:54 PM

Happy Sparkaversary!!



Report Inappropriate Comment
MAREE1953
7/8/2014 1:46:32 PM

Congratulations on your 4 year anniversary! That's awesome! I keep hoping it will become easier -- I'm at 2+ yrs



Report Inappropriate Comment
WESTCOASTKID
7/2/2014 9:02:32 PM

FOUR years of maintenance1 WOW! Wha an inspiration!! Here's to much continued success on your SparkJourney!! emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (1558 total):  123Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites
View My Food and Exercise Log
Report Inappropriate Page