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Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional

Indianapolis, Indiana
Jennette Fulda was born weighing 8 pounds 5 ounces, but eventually tipped the scales at 372 pounds before losing almost 200 pounds through diet and exercise. After she lost half her weight, she ran a half marathon and wrote a book called Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir. She chronicles her life in... Full Bio
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"Half-Assed" book blog tour 2009 by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I'm happy to announce the start of my Blog Book Tour 2009. "Wait," you might be asking yourself. "Didn't you already do a blog book tour back in May?" Why yes, yes I d ... Read on »
"Ruby" is a gem of a show on the Style Network by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I don't have cable, but if I did I would be watching " Ruby" on the Style Network. "Ruby" is a new documentary-style reality show that follows the charming and delightful so ... Read on »
...but I'm losing weight again by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was at dinner with some friends a couple weeks ago. Some of them had worked at their jobs for 7 or 10 or 14 years. "Does it get boring working the same job for that lon ... Read on »
9 things that have made me feel old lately by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 1) Going to bed at 9:00 (yes, PM). 2) Watching a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie and enjoying it. 3) Sitting in a coffee shop and being annoyed by "those damn teenagers." ... Read on »
A better version of me by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The worst thing about weight loss is that I created a more perfect version of myself. When I reached my lowest weight of 170 pounds and looked in the mirror, my reflection s ... Read on »
A cautionary tale: Why you should ALWAYS look at the map beforehand (preferably with elevation) by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had intended to write an entry today about the annual Quaker Oatmeal Festival held in Lafayette, Colorado. I imagined posting images of the world's largest topping bar and ... Read on »
A chat by the light of the fridge with Charlie Hills by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I interview Charlie Hills of Back to the Fridge as part of his blog tour for his book Why Your Last Diet Failed You and How This Book Won't Help You on Your Next One. ... Read on »
A child of adult divorce by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss After 27 years of marriage, I thought my parents were safe. I figured we were one of those odd families where the husband and wife stayed husband and wife. So I was rather s ... Read on »
A Christmas mystery by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It was so bizarre yesterday driving past stores to see entire parking lots deserted. It felt like a post-Armageddon world and made me slightly paranoid zombies might start m ... Read on »
A day in the life of chronic illness by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Recently Rebecca asked in the comments of an entry: By the way, have you been able to lose any of the weight you regained when you were attacked by the Killer Headache? D ... Read on »
A different kind of before and after by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last month I was standing in line at Kroger, just like I've spent days of my life standing in line at Kroger. I was tired, I didn't want to be there, and the lady in fro ... Read on »
A good heart is hard to find by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had no idea who Feargal Sharkey was except that he had a funny name and he recorded a guilty pleasure of mine, A Good Heart. It is a very 80's song with a video that featu ... Read on »
A history of cake by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have a lot of photos of myself sitting in front of cake. I noticed this when I dug out my mother's photos albums and boxes of unsorted prints looking for a good "before" p ... Read on »
A lecture in pain by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I walked into the room, I immediately categorized everyone who was sitting and waiting for the lecture to start into two groups - bright young medical students and old ... Read on »
A Midsummer Night's Run (through HELL) by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was number two in the 5K last weekend! Sadly, this does not refer to my finishing placement but to my bib number. I was evidently the second person to register for ... Read on »
A name that's hard to spell by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I first heard the song as I was driving to or from no place important. When Mike Doughty sang, " I went to school with 27 Jennifers, 16 Jens, 10 Jennys," I felt a connec ... Read on »
A podcast, a giveaway, and congrats! by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you haven't listened to it yet, I highly recommend you check out the latest project from Shauna and Carla a.k.a. DietGirl and Miz Fit. These fab ladies have overcome time ... Read on »
A tale of two cities by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "London or Paris (choose one). Which city did you like better? Why" - Mary Jo Hmmm, this is like asking me which piano-based musician I like better: Ben Folds or Tori ... Read on »
About kids by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I looked into the baby boy's bright blue eyes and thought, I knew your parents before they started merging their DNA. I knew Courtney and Adam when we took 6th period AP Eng ... Read on »
Addict is just a six-letter word by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Before I realized I was a food addict, I'd been doing some reading on and off about the condition. The major sticking point for me was the same as some people's responses in ... Read on »