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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My Morning Run

Loving the Early Morning Runs (not what you might think!)

I have wanted to try the @FitBit for quite some time. Being I’m on social media pretty frequently I’ve had many who have shared their love for new activity trackers. Many of my friends use FitBit and were “early adapters”. I guess I am a little late to the party, but better late than never, […]

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If Only I Knew Back Then what I Know Now…

If Only I Knew Back Then what I Know Now…

There was a day I didn’t take my health seriously. I  thought I had no need to. I was thin, young, and naive. It doesn’t seem that long ago, but wow how the time flies by. I can still remember sitting in my room, at my desk, doing my homework. I was a good student. […]

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Running the 2014 New York City Marathon

One week ago today I ran a race I hope never to forget. I ran the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon. {Now before I go on I just want to add that I’ve added a bunch of pictures, but I am going to put them all at the end so I don’t have to […]

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NYC Playlist

My {[working]} NYC Marathon Playlist!

I have put sooo much thought in to my playlist this year. I’m guessing I’ve spent no less than 5 hours listening, reviewing, soliciting, deleting, adding, and modifying my ever changing (and growing) playlist. As is I have more than 5 hours worth of music, and with my goal to be under 4 hours for […]

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An Incredible Journey

9 more days until New York. Oh my gosh!! It is getting so close. This week marks 15 weeks I’ve been in training. Prior to July I’d hardly ran in months. I rarely ran. I had such a poor experience last time that I literally put off training until absolutely necessary. But I started mid […]

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