Me Before

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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A Simpler Thanksgiving

The holidays are very special to me. I am a very sentimental person, and I cherish special moments – all moments really. With my mom and dad’s business they’d put on a big party for the employees, but my favorite part was when we got together as family.  For as long as I can remember […]

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Me at 44

What I See When I Look in the Mirror

What do I see when I look in the mirror? Or better yet, what do I see when I look at this picture? Last night Lyman sent me the above picture. It’s meant for Deer Antler – who I just started working with. It was an “impromptu” short photo shoot. They needed a head shot as […]

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Wife, Mom, Blogger, Coach, Author, Writer, Brand Ambassador, and now…Employee! Whaaaaaat?

So something exciting recently happened.  I accepted a new job. I know, I know. I wasn’t expecting this either. Oh my. Sigh.  I work with a lot of companies. Sometimes it’s to write for them, share product, run contests, review product, or to act as a brand ambassador. It just depends on the situation….and the […]

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The HAUNTED HALF marathon in REVIEW!

So I ran this little race called The HAUNTED HALF over the weekend, and let me tell you, I LOVED IT! The HAUNTED HALF is NOT the same company that ran the previously known Halloween Half – though both offered similar courses. The Halloween Half went out of business a couple of years ago. From […]

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Our Experience with Adoption (After In Vitro)

After investigative surgery, an attempt to fix my Fallopian tubes, and two attempts at In Vitro, we knew it was time to look to other options if we were going to start our family. At the time both Greg and I were 28 and 29 (or maybe 29 and 30 – it’s hard to remember […]

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