To Win the Series You Don’t Have to Win Every Game

The CrossFit Open is finally over.  Here I am doing workout 18.4 Its April 2018 and the CrossFit Open is over.  I did better than last year and I’m ready for another great year of training.  While exhausting, it is so cool to have a time where we can really see how far we’ve comeContinue reading “To Win the Series You Don’t Have to Win Every Game”

My Head. My Heart. My Habits. + A JenX Journey Status Update!

First, a quick progress update (recap) if you’re new to JenX Journey!  If you’re up to date on my *ish, you can skip to the blog below…  October 2014:  Weight – 260 lbs. / JenX Journey begins with Dr. Christy @ Live Light Clinic in Zionsville, Indiana. 70 lbs in 18 months!  2016-2017:  Maintained weight loss (hugeContinue reading “My Head. My Heart. My Habits. + A JenX Journey Status Update!”

Yep. I’m That Annoying Girl Now. Always Talking About CrossFit. Here’s why…

What is it about CrossFitters that we just can’t stop talking about CrossFit?  Why exactly do we think we are so cool (other than my obvious badassery as shown below).  Ha ha ha.  I kid. I myself would have straight up mocked me, blocked me and said guh-byeeee due to the annoying “I don’t careContinue reading “Yep. I’m That Annoying Girl Now. Always Talking About CrossFit. Here’s why…”

Behind the Social Media Profile: Riding the Struggle Bus

We put forward our best on social media.  We can take 100 pictures to find the perfect one (yes, that one hides my loose chin skin – winner).  I can be who I want to be in my social media profile.  I both love it and hate it.  I love that I can put forthContinue reading “Behind the Social Media Profile: Riding the Struggle Bus”

Why We Gave Up Date Night.

Yep.  This is Date Night.  Valentine’s Day from several years ago. White Castle table service.  If you haven’t been, its amazing – our kind of Valentine’s Day.  The problem is, this is all we did.  On any night.  Date Night.  Regular night.  Didn’t matter.   We’d eat.  Then we’d sit. Watch a movie.  Eat some more. Continue reading “Why We Gave Up Date Night.”

Reflection Post #1: I Had the Wrong Goals

I weighed 262 pounds in 2014. I have a lump in my throat and I’m just typing.  Why does a number on a scale define us?  Its crazy. I’m writing this on January 4, 2018 and I weighed in at 181 this morning.  And, what I would tell my 262 pound self is don’t get tooContinue reading “Reflection Post #1: I Had the Wrong Goals”