Me and my 2 Biggest Fans

My Very Personal Transformation – What Motivated ME to Finally Lose the Weight

My name is Jenny Grothe, and I have a story. September 2007 I was 170 pounds – my heaviest ever. I’d always been slim. I ate what I wanted, as much as I wanted, when I wanted. I was active throughout my teens and 20’s, but after we adopted our first child, that all slowly […]

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Excited and Proud to Say the Least!

I have a lot on my plate. Just like you. And any time I consider adding something to it I am so very cautious as to why, how much time it will take, and how will it benefit me and more importantly my family. I am saying yes to things I’d said no to in […]

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Let’s Be Real Blog Post

Let’s Be Real

So it’s been a little over one month since I quietly stepped on stage in Boise making my debut as a terrified but equally as excited Physique competitor. June 7, 2014 to be exact – a Saturday. I’d have to say that I probably looked the best to date I’d ever looked stepping on stage. […]

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Swedish Cranberry Meatballs

Swedish Cranberry Meatballs in the Crockpot

Swedish Cranberry Meatballs in the Crockpot Makes 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 lb. extra lean ground turkey (93/7) 1/2 finely chopped white onion 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs (ideally wheat or panko) 1 packet instant chicken or vegetable bouillon 2 tbs finely chopped parsley 2 tbs almond milk 2 egg whites 2 tsp arrowroot powder 3/4 […]

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Favorite Popcorn

I Survived a Cheat Day!

What do you know? I actually survived a CHEAT DAY.  At first I thought about posting something simple. An “after the day” photo. But as I thought more about it, I decided I had more to say on this topic. I’ve been a strong proponent of a “cheat meal” for some time now. I’ve personally […]

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Mammogram Blog

Mammograms Aren’t So Bad Afterall

So it’s out. I had my first mammogram. I am a planner at heart, but when it comes to stuff like this I live in denial. I am a procrastinator. I hate to admit it but it’s true. I’ve NEVER had a mammogram, and I’m 43. Though breast cancer doesn’t run in my family (knock […]

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