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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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Review & coupon giveaway: Voskos yogurt by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss PastaQueen reviews Voskos yogurt. Disclaimer: Voskos sent me several coupons redeemable for their yogurt to write this review. I didn't start a blog with the in ... Read on »
Less than a year away by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yesterday was my 29th birthday (thanks in advance for the well wishes), which means a year from yesterday will be...the one year anniversary of my 29th birthday! Actually, t ... Read on »
Where did well go? by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss One of the annoying things about having a chronic illness (of which there are about eleventy billion), is that I never know if I'm having a bad day because I am sick or if I ... Read on »
The Halloween store by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There is a Halloween store set up in the corpse of the old Circuit City building. I can't remember if such stores existed when I was a child, but in the past few years they' ... Read on »
Testing the Apple Crisp recipe from "Make It Fast, Cook It Slow" by Stephanie O'Dea by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I didn't intend for this blog to suddenly become PastaQueen's book review bonanza, but that's how everything landed, so let's just go with it, ok? My friend, Stephanie O ... Read on »
Blogger's Secret #1: When you don't want to write a real entry, post cat pictures instead! by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Java Bean hits a dead end at the drive-through. What? I wasn't doing anything wrong. I swear! Office Krupke is my copy editor, which is why there are so ma ... Read on »
Take me to "The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance" by Elna Baker by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was driving to Cleveland in the dark and I'd had a headache for half of Ohio, when Elna Baker came on my MP3 player. I had downloaded podcasts of The Moth, a storytell ... Read on »
Visualizing vampires to run faster by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I am running, I try not to think about the fact that I'm running. That is because running sucks. Anyone who tells you running doesn't suck is a liar. Have you ever seen ... 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 »
Life is like Chutes and Ladders by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Chutes and Ladders was one of the board games I played when my age was a single-digit number, along with Sorry! and Candyland. While Candyland was a sugary, sweet fantas ... Read on »
It's a small Runner's World by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I finally got my hands on a copy of the November edition of Runner's World, so now I can scan page 80 and tell you all how and grateful and honored I am to be in it (tho ... Read on »
Behold! The bananawich! by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Start with a banana and some peanut butter. Cut the banana in half both ways and smear with peanut butter. Place the pieces together like a sandwich and dig in ... Read on »
Don't forget to breathe by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. It seems pretty easy. I don't mean to brag, but I have been breathing all my life. However, one of my doctors at the headac ... Read on »
Review: Pepperidge Farm Baked Natural Cheese Crisps and $100 Visa card giveaway by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss PastaQueen (and a friend) review the Pepperidge Farm Baked Natural Cheese Crisps. This is a compensated review from BlogHer and Pepperidge Farm Baked Naturals Cheese ... Read on »
PastaQueen picked a peck of apples by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yesterday, I put on my apple pickin' hat, my apple pickin' boots and my apple pickin' shades and went to pick some pumpkins. Okay, I'm just screwing with you, I actually ... Read on »
Laughing is good cardio, right? by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last week I saw comedian Mike Birbiglia, and he was hilarious. Even the pictures I took of him during the show (without a flash, as instructed by the scary ushers with t ... Read on »
Scenes from the fruit fly massacre by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Whoever said you catch more flies with honey than vinegar never had a fruit fly infestation. I hate fruit flies. I hate how the little specks fly in front of my computer ... Read on »
Flying kites at Kittyhawk by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I couldn't help but hum Let's Go Fly a Kite as my brother was running around Kill Devil Hills trying to launch my mother's rainbow flying machine, complete with streamer ... Read on »
King Tut in Indianapolis (with narration by Harrison Ford!) by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had flashbacks to Ms. May's world civ class as I walked through the touring King Tutankhamun exhibit at the Indianapolis Children's Museum last week. I wasn't overly f ... Read on »
IrishFest 5K, Part Deux: Revenge of the Bagpipes by Jennette F. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Unlike my first running of the IrishFest 5K, I didn't witness an unofficial "Escape The Cops 5K" on my way to the starting line. This year's race also wasn't at night li ... Read on »