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?
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
Why hello there. I’m feeling some serious Mr. Rogers vibes right now. Probably because I’m tired. In case you forgot who I am and what I look like, I’ve taken a wonderful picture of me doing a typical 80’s glamour shot pose in my Moody Beach sweatshirt. #yourewelcome It’s been a really, really long time … More Welcome Back, Jenn…
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)
Yesterday was my first time at the gym since January. I’d joined the YMCA next to my work on my first day of work… in February. So with this Wednesday being the one month anniversary of my start date (and join date), and the fact that I had not been once, I told myself that … More It’s Fun to Slay (All Day) at the YMCA!
I’m not normally one to quote R. Kelly, because he’s a rapist and in general just a horrible person… but quoting Troy Bolton and saying “my head’s in the game but my heart’s in the song” doesn’t quite work for what I’m about to talk about: the power of the mind. See…I’m running the 5K … More My mind is tellin’ me no but my body, my body’s tellin’ me yes…