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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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If You Like Saucony Kinvaras, You’ll Love their NEW Ride 9’s!

I have been a loyal Saucony wearer for years now. When I first started running 10 years ago I was so green. I had absolutely no idea what kind of shoes to wear, whether or not it really even mattered, and definitely didn’t know about sizing up. I had a huge learning curve. I quickly […]

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Have you heard of Matrix Fitness? Yeah, me neither, but We Both SHOULD Have!

  Have you heard of Matrix Fitness? Yeah, I hadn’t. I admit it. They are new to me. Now that Greg and I are finally finishing our basement, we are starting to think about what we want to put down there. For sure we want a game room, but we’re also thinking we might put […]

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Appreciating More Today

Today I came home from the gym, the post office, and the grocery store, and turned on the TV. For noise. I always do this. Come on, I know some of you do too! Maybe its that I hate being alone. I was fully expecting to get caught up with today’s news. Instead I was […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole (my absolute favorite) Intro: I never used to like yams. I didn’t grow up on them, and to me, they looked kind of strange. An orange pureed vegetable with marshmallows and walnuts smother on top did not sound appealing to me – at all. It wasn’t until I started competing my love […]

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Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions

Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions Intro: French’s knows how to market the Green Bean Casserole is all I can say. I have yet to talk to someone who doesn’t have this staple on their table at Thanksgiving, and why? Mostly due to the recipe included on every can of French Friend […]

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