Category: Get In Shape Girl

No Excuses

Sometimes I’m amazed how easy it is to talk myself out of something. I didn’t run yesterday because my I had a lame-o fashion injury. A couple days ago a cute but completely uncomfortable...

I’m gonna “TRI.”

In addition to all the crafty stuff I’ve been doing lately, I’ve been quietly spinning yet another plate… Lean in. I’m plotting my big triathlon debut. It’s nuts. I know. Some may argue that...

Running with Reeses

Running with Reeses

This guy’s next. Abby says his name is “Tooby.” Not “Toby.” “Tooby.” I made my mom a little kit so she can stitch this design, too. We gave it to her yesterday when we...

Run a Marathon. Check.

Run a Marathon. Check.

I did it. Today I successfully completed the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon – 26.2 miles, baby! The first thing I said when my husband, Jeff, met me at the finish line with the...

#66 Complete a Century Bike Ride. Check.

#66 Complete a Century Bike Ride. Check.

Today I rode my bike more than 100 miles. I started after breakfast and finished at dinner time. My quads are feeling pretty torn up right now and my rear end is equally agitated....

CraftSanity will be returning to its regular schedule soon

CraftSanity will be returning to its regular schedule soon

Hello everyone. I apologize for falling off the weekly podcast schedule. As some of you know, I’ve been busy slimming down for a first person fitness series that I’ve been writing for my newspaper...

What has Jennifer been up to?

What has Jennifer been up to?

Curious about about what I’ve been up to while on my podcast hiatus. Check out the revealing stories I’ve been writing about my fitness mission for the newspaper where I’m a feature writer.