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Did you know? There is a dude behind the JenX Journey. He ended up tagging along for the ride six months after I started and is an unsung hero in my journey. Without him, I am positive I would not be where I am today. Today, he turns 50! Meet Mike P. My hubs. MyContinue reading “The Unsung Superhero Behind JenX Journey Turns 50 Today!”
I used to think, up until very recently in fact, that if I just lost all my weight, then I could enjoy life like everyone. I would go back to eating pizza, drinking wine. Heck, I’ll carry Doritos and Snickers in my purse and make sure every night ends in an ice cream nightcap. Um,Continue reading “Food is a Practice: Because Progress is the Hope and Perfection can go to *Bleep!*”
Are you about sick and tired of these fit people saying “Follow me for more tips?” Beautiful people cooking beautiful food, saying how easy it is only to go to the recipe to find (after scrolling endlessly through their stupid stories) you need 8,000 ingredients that require trips to four specialty grocery stores. Then thereContinue reading “JenXJourney: Anti-Influencer”
A Biggest Loser Challenge. The 6-Week Jump Start. New Year, New You Competition at the office. I get that most of these programs are well-meaning and intended to inspire you and put you on a long-term path to something else, but let’s call them what they are. Deprivation for six-weeks to win a title andContinue reading “Fast or Forever? For Weight Loss, What Do YOU Choose?”
It seems completely out of my realm to write about exercise because I sat on my couch for so long proudly proclaiming that exercise is only for “those people.” It seems like absolute insanity and to some degree self-betrayal (ha ha) to embrace calling myself a CrossFit athlete and a CrossFit/USA Weightlifting coach for cryingContinue reading “GYM VS. FOOD”
WTF. Its really all I can muster up right now. This whole flipping thing. This whole JenX Journey started as I approached the possibility that I might lose 100 pounds and how I really wanted to do a pull up for the first time in my life. I thought sharing my story would keep meContinue reading “From Losing 100 Pounds and a Single Pull Up to 100 PULL UPS”
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