Losing weight has been great for me. It’s been a journey! One that has its ups and downs and challenges me every day. One thing I didn’t anticipate when I decided over three years ago to make a lifestyle change, was how frustrating clothes can become. I know, I know… why am I complaining about … More A Perfect Fit: ZIYA Active
How is it already March 1st?! Did February even happen? I really don’t understand where the month went… and where the year is going. Okay, that was a bit dramatic – it is only March. But you get what I’m saying. Anyways, let’s rewind a bit… The last Sunday of January, Coach was feeling like … More Me vs. Coach
I didn’t drink during the entire month of January (except for the 1st when I had 5 margaritas…), and I’m not sure that it had the benefits I was expecting. Sure, I spent less money on alcohol. Sure, I used less calories on alcohol. But I didn’t spend less, and I didn’t lose a ton … More I’ve Been Drinking. I’ve Been Drinking…. And I’m a Happy Drunk.
I’ve taken a break from the scale. After running (literally) full speed ahead into my 2019 weight loss and exercise mission, I hit a wall. I felt good because I knew I was making the right choices, but my body hurt, I was stressed and I was anxious. The long weekend was a perfect excuse … More When You Need a Break. Find Balance.
It’s officially been a week and two days since we rang in 2019. Congratulations! You made it back to work and remembered how to do your job. I’m guessing that about a week ago you made a resolution or two. A New Year’s resolution. I sure did! Five of them to be exact: I resolved … More Problem… Resolved
Hi. Um… it’s Jenn. Remember me? Started a blog last year and then basically fell off the face of the Earth in late July? Hey! Yeah, that’s when Coach got back from his vacation. That’s when I was having minor panic attacks about the thought of him wanting to be my boyfriend. When all I … More New Year… who dis?
So, I just got back from vacation. Well, technically I’ve been back since Sunday night, but who’s really keeping track? #me It’s actually felt like forever that I’ve been back at work. And forever since Coach has been gone. Oh yeah, did I mention that he left for a two week vacation on Saturday. He … More The Vacation Effect: Weight Loss and Dating
Last week, I was feeling good. This week… not so much. But I’m trying. You know when it’s Monday, and you’ve spent the weekend having fun. Aka drinking more than necessary and eating food that was less healthy that you had planned…? And you feel like shit? Bloated and lethargic… AND you feel guilty? Because … More 5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Unmotivated During Your Weightloss/Fitness/Health Journey
Yesterday, the scale clocked me in at 209.4 lbs. That’s 58.6 lbs less than the number I saw on January 1st, 2016. Pop the champagne! Wait, no! Tequila shots! In just about two and a half years I’ve been able to achieve what I never thought possible. Obviously, I was beyond excited. On my morning walk … More 10 Things I’ve Learned Over the Course of My Weight Loss Journey
Sunday was my second 5k of 2018. And it was awesome! I shaved 2 minutes and 30 seconds off my time (thanks to my friend who kept trying to pace me. It worked though so I can’t be mad), and I felt good before, during, and after the race. No shin splints, no wanting to … More Where Are We Running?