FIREFLY0032's Blogs

Getting a bit sidetracked…
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      3 comments

However not derailed; I think I knew going into this that I was going to have hurdles and that things were going to slow down. I have learned so much since February, like how to take small steps and not expect miracles. I have learned that ev... Read more
The hare and the tortoise…
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      3 comments

The hare and the tortoise… I have a problem. You remember the story of the tortoise and the hare right? Well I am the hare. As sad as I am to admit it I like to hurry up and get things done quickly so that I can be done and take a nap. I a... Read more
Finally Physical Therapy!!
Friday, April 11, 2014      1 comments

I have been waiting for several weeks to start physical therapy for some pain I have been in for several months before I started trying to get fit. It turns out that my lack of flexibility has created some problems with my fitness routine. ... Read more
Things that get me off my butt and exercising
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

#1 I want to feel better/stronger/fitter and moving helps me feel all of those things. Days go by and I get into a nice flow and then rest day gets here and I'm bummed I have to actually take a day off. That's how I measure what good this exerci... Read more
Taking the weekend ‘OFF’
Monday, March 31, 2014      2 comments

Well sort of. I spent Saturday and Sunday doing what I wanted to do rather than worrying about tracking my food or measuring my portions and counting calories. I took a break. I think I needed one. I have been very good about sticking to my calo... Read more
50 days in and 20 Lbs. gone!
Thursday, March 27, 2014      4 comments

I am on a roll here and still motivated to keep going unlike every other time I tried to lose weight and just couldn’t or go burned out on the restrictive nature of the diet. I am moving forward in leaps and bounds now and it feels amazing. Thos... Read more
and for day 41...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      1 comments

So yeah, 41 days into keeping up with all my goals and 16 lbs. gone. I feel like I just got started a few days ago but its been longer and I am really past that magic number that they say means you have formed a new habit. I have no intention of... Read more
Update on Goals and Wandering Pain
Friday, March 07, 2014      1 comments

Yeah I know weird title but that is what I have. I did yoga a few weeks ago and my left wrist hurt for several days. I know that I am not real flexible yet and that I am not real strong yet but I am trying to do the most beneficial types of e... Read more
Day 18 (or there about)
Friday, February 28, 2014      4 comments

Things are actually going well. I am truly surprised that I have managed to keep tracking my food and keep exercising daily. I am looking forward to that day when I walk into the restrooms at work and don't cringe when I see myself in the full l... Read more
So Far So Good
Monday, February 17, 2014      0 comments

It has been about a week and things are going well. I am working on kicking the sugar cravings, adding more activities into my day, trying to clock more steps in a day which is really hard when I don't work coz I miss my daily laps on my breaks.... Read more
There is no magic pill? So goals are important!
Monday, February 10, 2014      1 comments

There is no magic pill? There is no magic pill or special fairy dust you can sprinkle yourself with; no amount of wishing or praying or hoping that will make you magically fit into that size 8 you used to wear as a teenager. Just 7 mont... Read more
skinny girl
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      3 comments

I don’t blog… not ever. So as one of my small daily/weekly goals I will try to blog once a week. Just to have something to look back on and see how far I have come. I am a skinny girl trapped in a heavy girl’s body. I grew up thinking I was f... Read more