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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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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Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Reviewing the NEW Mizuno Wave Rider 18!

I have been chomping at the bit to write this post. I’m not kidding. I just returned from Vegas last night, and I those babies went with me. I ran in them every day and even snuck in a longer run before I left for my Vegas weekend. I’ve had the opportunity to wear them […]

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26 days and Counting Down to New York

Not counting today I have 26 days until the New York City marathon. And…if I’ve read correctly the gun goes off a little after 10:30 am EST – which is right around now. It’s 8:46 am MST as I write this. That’s less than 4 weeks. And I’m almost to my taper. This weekend I’ll […]

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A Hard Week

Today I write after having such an emotional roller coaster of a past month – this last week especially. Life is funny. I can get so wrapped up in my own life – going through the motions – doing what I do – taking care of my family – making sure the kids get off […]

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