FIREFLY1967's Blogs

How do you plan on spending the next phase of your life?
Monday, September 05, 2011      4 comments

I had this thought of breaking down my life in phases. My first phase was from birth to about the age of 28/29. I was thin, confident and happy up until this age. I had two kids by this age and that is when the weight started to pack on ... Read more
The return of Sadness.... The Almost Empty Nest Syndrome
Saturday, August 20, 2011      5 comments

Just got back from a whirlwind one day trip taking our son back to college. You would think that since he is now a Junior and us still having a daughter living at home, I would be over the Empty Nest Sadness that goes along with him leaving aga... Read more
Everything in life comes back to this one thing....
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      7 comments

UNTIL YOU MAKE PEACE WITH WHO YOU ARE, YOU'LL NEVER BE CONTENT WITH WHAT YOU HAVE. This is a quote by author, Doris Mortman. This one line sums it all up for me. This can be interpreted in many different ways. It could be a weight thing... Read more
Who Knows..... Who cares......
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

I've been going down Down into the river baby Listen to the sound It's something only god knows You figure it out, I can't stay Water's in the clouds Is my life about to change? Who knows, who cares So we took a van down to co... Read more
Summertime in NJ means GREAT PRODUCE!!!! YIPPIE!!!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      4 comments

Living in NJ in the summertime makes it all worthwhile dealing with the crappy winters we have here (please remind me of this when its January, bitter cold with lots of snow!) Summertime means all the great produce we get from the local farms t... Read more
Reading blogs, taking things the wrong way and getting twisted.
Monday, July 18, 2011      2 comments

I came across a blog earlier and the writer was upset about a response she got from someone and she lashed out to the blog universe. What I got from it was that it wasn't something that I would take offense to, however that's just me. The way ... Read more
The REAL reason that I am FAT!
Monday, July 18, 2011      4 comments

I am fat because I lost sight of who I was, who I am and who I want to be. I am fat because I chose to take care of everyone else's needs and wants without any regard to my own... those needs and wants were just casted aside into the dark... Read more
Looks can be deceiving and perceptions can be off and whose loss is that?
Thursday, July 14, 2011      7 comments

A few months ago, our family rescued a 4 month old Pitt Bull puppy from an animal shelter. We did this because of the bad wrap these dogs get in the media. We named her Adele, Addie for short. She is the picture on my sparkpage profile. She ... Read more
The top 10 things I miss about being thin
Monday, July 11, 2011      4 comments

10. Being able to shop for clothes that actually look good on me and take no thought in picking them out. 9. Not being winded by a simple walk that doesn't include steps or an incline. 8. Not being jealous of how good some of my f... Read more
I feel like I should be a runner.
Friday, July 01, 2011      9 comments

I have this urge to start running, I have no idea why. Maybe because I am tired of standing still in my life. I am afraid once I start, I wont stop, just not the running, but all the changes that could come. I might not ever be held back agai... Read more
Wanted: A Spark Friend Soulmate. Any takers?
Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

Hello out there.... I am looking for a spark friend that has a similar life and similar goals to reach. I am 44, married with 2 kids. My son is 20 and my daughter is 16. I am in a limbo type status between being done raising my kids and movin... Read more
No pictures of me at my funeral, how sad is that?
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      5 comments

I have the most sad and morbid thoughts lately.... you know when people have a funeral for a loved one and they do a collage or picture board of the person? Well, when I go, there will be very few pictures of me. Why??? Because I hate getting m... Read more
Stuck in limbo land.... cant go forwards or backwards
Thursday, June 23, 2011      1 comments

I feel like I am in limbo in my life.... I am 44 yrs old married, 2 grown kids (16 yr old and a 20 yr old), working a full time job of my own and helping with our family business constantly. I have no time really for myself. I get home from wo... Read more
People who have "no clue" on anything in life other than themselves are just plain rude.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      7 comments

So...I had off for vacation for 10 days, not to really relax, but to help my 20 yr old son with his tonsil and adenoids removal surgery last monday. Needless to say, not a pleasant experience for him and also for me. Trying to offer him anythi... Read more
Just some thoughts on being the "Token" Fat Friend
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

I feel as if some friends like having a fat friend. It helps them feel better about themselves and whatever issues that they are having. Maybe it helps them not to be the fat "slob" that they could be, if they had let themselves go. Maybe it ... Read more

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