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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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Sleep Monitor Features

Ideas to HELP Your Sleep!

As a Fitness Influencer, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with thousands of women from all over the world because of social media. It’s given all of us a safe place to connect, find like-minded friends, and find answers to questions that we might not get otherwise. Oftentimes women will contact me privately about personal […]

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The Caution with Phone Filters…and YES, I Use Them

I need to fess up. I’m not 20. Not that I’d really ever want to be 20 again, but I sure wouldn’t mind having that young skin. Nope, the reality is I’m 45…and a half. There were a lot of years I avoided the camera. When I was heavier, I never wanted to be in […]

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Walden Farms

Guilt-Free, Calorie-Free, Carb-Free, Fat-Free Walden Farms’ Products

I shared this review on Instagram (@momma_gal) yesterday, but then realized it would probably be a good one to keep for future reference on the blog. We’re all in search of good “clean-eating” products. I know I am at least.   Everyone has their own interpretation of “clean-eating” during prep. What I allow might not be […]

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10 Things I Think About when I Think about POSING

Posing always feels so awkward, but I know it has to be done. At least every other day I am trying to sneak away at the end of my workout to the cardio room (lots of mirrors) to practice. I’m trying to accomplish 10 things with each practice:   Keep air in my chest so […]

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The One Thing that Will Help you Live in and Appreciate the Moment

I’ve been called sensitive, sentimental, idealistic, and someone who sees the world through rose colored glasses. I gladly accept all of them. I am all of them. Ultimately I’d like to think I am someone who appreciates life and lives in the moment.  I’ve always loved my family more than anything in the world. Unlike […]

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