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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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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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Nut and Berry Rice Stuffing

Nut and Berry Rice Stuffing Intro: My mom’s Sausage Stuffing will always have a special place in my heart. It is the absolute best. Every person who’s tried it has been converted from their own recipe. It’s so rich! But made with bread cubes, eggs, giblets, sausage, and loads of butter, it’s not in my […]

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