Chasing Faeries

with Shalese Brynn


Fatty to Fitty

My fitness and health journey from August 2014 to now :)

FtF#57: Closing the Gap

There’s a level of unfairness at play on this blog that I can no longer ignore. My #SoulfulSundays posts are always up to the minute about what’s going on with me. They are all in realtime. #FitnessFridays however, are always... Continue Reading →


FtF#56: Hurts So Good Is A Lie!

  Remember how I told you it doesn’t take long for my body to respond to exercise? Well, I was neither kidding nor exaggerating. One sweat session later, my booty is high and round and that perfect (imo) extra-firm Jell-O... Continue Reading →

FtF#55: Meeting Michelle

I’ve mentioned from time to time that my body isn’t quite right, but in truth it’s something of a lemon. It’s not at all unusual for my doctor’s to say things like “you just have funky skin, metabolism, biochemistry, etc…”... Continue Reading →


FtF#54: Lost In Fit-Land

I’ve made no secret of the fact that my cheekily named fatty-to-fitty posts were all pretty old. Even the goal post is from a year ago now. Which kind of begs the question: where am I at now? That answer... Continue Reading →


An Interesting Dichotomy

In the beginning, Chasing Faeries was about two things that were very closely related: helping others understand who God really is so that they might enjoy the close relationship with him that I myself benefit from and following his calling... Continue Reading →


When Fatality Becomes Hope

  It’s been a long time. I know this. You may or may not know this, depends on how closely you follow the blog. 😉 The real question is why? Where have I been? When last you heard from me... Continue Reading →



I have done it. I have finally done it. A little over a year later, I have hit my goal weight of 123lbs. Technically I hit it a few days ago, most likely October 18th. Honestly, I’m really not sure. Turns out it was not nearly as big of a deal as I thought it would be. Sure, it was a spike of pleasure and I was excited to open the things I’d gotten for myself for just this occasion some two years ago. Still, it was not all it was cracked up to be. I am not all I hyped myself up to be.


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