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.
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?
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?
Hi. My name is Jenn… …And I have lost my ass. It happened all of a sudden really. I hadn’t noticed the little changes because I’d been distracted by all the other changes. I’ve recently passed the 50lb hurtle and am speeding toward 60 on the weight loss journey highway. See, I’d been paying too … More Ass ass ass ass…
As the weather gets nicer and I’m spending more time outside, I’m also spending more time socializing. With alcohol. And food. And while I am basically a hermit during the week, weekends are completely different. I am currently at war with the weekend. Since going away for my college reunion in April, I’ve spent my … More At War with the Weekend
(I realize that most of my post titles are song titles or lyrics… and I’m not sorry). So I’m all for body positivity. In my opinion, an important part of figuring out your stuff, knowing who you are, and accepting who you are IS accepting how you look and being comfortable in your own body. … More Now if we’re talking body…You got a perfect one.
It’s been 14 days since I joined Noom. It’s the end of my free trial and while I can say I definitely feel better, and have seen the numbers on the scale go down, some part of me was looking for a real sign of progress – looking to hit a bench mark. In the first … More Making My Way 10lbs Down(town)
Anddd now you have that song stuck in my head. And so do you. It’s been 5 days since I joined Noom and I’ve lost 5lbs – thanks to my newfound motivation (I mean if I’m going to pay for a program, I’m going to get my money’s worth). I’ve followed the program every day … More Noom Noom Noom Noom (I want you in my room)