40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 44,544

February 2015 Bike ride to Louisville from Lafayette! Maybe 11 miles round trip!

Ft Collins Crossraods Half Marathon 9/19/2010

Betty on the VA Beach Boardwalk 9/09


Fitness Magazine

Gold Star

Fruit Salad

Shared Fitness Tracker
Interact with BOOPSTER69
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

It has been far too long since I have been to the SPARK world! I know that when I am faithful to myself and goals I can achieve anything.

I have a half marathon creeping up on me June 1st in Niagara Falls and I am working hard to get in the miles but my nutrition has suffered. I have had cravings for sweets and salty things - my fruits and vegetable intake has taken a major dive.

So, today, 3/26/2014 I make a pledge to get back on TRACK - food and fitness and to report progress and setbacks faithfully.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

4/3/2014 - 2.5 lbs lost just from following sensible eating. Now to maintain that loss and continue moving toward a healthy weight. I am still in the "overweight" category and I know that I can meet the goal.

4/10/2014 - maintained my loss from last week. Following my nutrition plan faithfully. I really need to be more consistent with my fitness goals. I want to be at my best (for that time) when I hit the ground at Niagara Falls for the Half Marathon. I will persist! I will succeed!

4/17/2014 - down 2 more pounds. Tracking nutrition even when I am a bit out of line - accountability - it is working. Still not getting the exercise I need and I realize that I will need to improve. Want to feel WONDERFUL when I cross the finish line at Niagara Falls!

4/25/2014 - just a day late in reporting - I weighed in yesterday morning and find that I maintained my 2 pound loss. Total is 4 at this time and that is good. If I can lose and maintain each time I am doing something right!

5/1/2014 - weigh in this morning showed a gain - I know this was due to stress eating and not the healthiest choices this past week - so, once again I remind myself that tracking is required for me to be accountable. I am ok with the situation because I know that it is not permanent. Tracking again beginning today! I also know that I must be more consistent with my fitness. Quit talking - make it happen!

5/9/2014 - scale is down 1 pound this week - glad that I didn't maintain that 2 pound gain from the week before. Got to move it!

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
6/28/30 - I know I get back here too little. But, I will be trying to check in more regularly! I completed the Colfax Marathon on May 17 in 6 hours and 12 minutes - that is an hour and 40 minutes better than my first marathon 10 years ago! I am now going to do more serious training for the Avenue of the Giants marathon next May 1st. Today was a cross training day and I did a 26-27 mile bike ride along the new I-36 bike path with friends! Pretty aggressive but, I did finish, and yes, I did have to walk some! It will get better!

Member Since: 11/8/2008

Fitness Minutes: 44,052

My Goals:
Be in control of my life -
* exercise more regularly
* take quiet time for myself daily
* reach my ultimate goal of 140 lbs and a healthy BMI!
* encourage others through my actions to live a healthier life.

My Program:
I have no real program at this time- I will have to change that if I really want to see change.
I am "training" for the Colfax Half Marathon in May 2013 - my yearly Birthday run!

Personal Information:
I enjoy being active and having friends who keep me motivated.

Other Information:

Read More About BOOPSTER69 - Profile Information moved here. (Updated June 28)

Shown if member clicks "Read More"
My Goals:

My Program:

Personal Information:

Other Information:

Personal Signature: (Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
Secrets of Success
My Ticker:
 current weight: 155.5 
Login to Leave Comment
Member Comments (774):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>