Author Archives: Jen

I rarely update this.

Hey all,

So life right now is not really allowing me to blog, or I am bad at blogging, or don’t have the desire or whatever. Find me on instagram under my new name (someday I’ll update this to match) @crazy.diamond.shines.on

I also still have @my.revengebody where I post blank trackers.

I recently posted a calendar and tracker for the January 2017 challenge. Find them here.

I understand that some of the trackers may appear weird when you download the PDFs, this is because I saved the hidden layers and for some reason they are showing. Please leave a comment (or better yet dm me on instagram) and I will fix when I can. In the mean time you should be able to right-click on the JPEG version and use that instead.

xoxo

Jen

January 2017 Calendar

I made this using the watercolor I did for my #AbandonTheBandwagon challenge with @fitgirlsguide. I hope you find it useful!

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Be a Flamingo Calendar

Flamingo & Pigeon Tracker

Be a Flamingo Tracker

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Mike Rowe Makes His Own Magic

This article pre-dates @fitgirlsguide, but if it didn’t I might wonder if Mike Rowe was a fit girl. Check out what my celebrity-crush, Mike Rowe has to say about finding a job, and finding contentment in life.

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Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs

This is a quick read and a great reminder that we are in control of our own happiness.

Read it here.

Cute Mermaid in Oyster Tracker

It’s been way too long since I created a new tracker, so when I saw this vintage mermaid sleeping in an oyster, I had to make this! I hope you enjoy her as much as I do!

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Mermaid in Oyster

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Jen’s Easy Slow Cooker Posole

Posole is a holiday staple here in New Mexico. A more traditional recipe can be found on the wrapper of Bueno Frozen Hominy, but my version is easy-peasy and doesn’t include pigs’ feet. It could be called the white-girl version, but it’s still caliente and delicious.

posole ingredients

Ingredients

Easy Posole

Ingredients:

1 lb bag frozen hominy

1 container Bueno Red Chile
(I use HOT but MILD or MEDIUM are      also available.)

1 package pork loin

1/4 c chicken bouillon powder
(I use Knorr “Caldo con Sabor de Pollo”)

1T cooking oil
(I used a garlic infused oil.)

Prepare hominy by boiling on stove top until kernals pop, about 2 hours. Add water as necessary. Add chicken bouillon any time after water reaches a boil. Once hominy has began to puff out, transfer to crockpot. Stir in thawed Bueno Red Chile, cook on high. (Add more water if necessary.)

Meanwhile, chop pork loin into bite-sized cubes. Cook in 1T oil on stove top until no longer pink. Add cooked pork to crockpot and continue to cook on high heat. This isn’t science, I usually leave it in the crockpot over night 8-12 hours because I really like it to marinate. If you cook the pork all the way through before adding, it could be eaten immediately.

Posole

Posole

Printable Recipe

Printable Recipe

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Blank Winter Calendar

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Blank Winter Calendar

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Progress Trackers by @fit_girl_colleen

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Progress Tracker by @fit_girl_colleen

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Progress Tracker by @fit_girl_colleen

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Progress Tracker by @fit_girl_colleen

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Progress Tracker by @fit_girl_colleen

Progress Tracker

Progress Tracker by @fit_girl_colleen

Unicorn Progress Chart by @greenleafy_fitgirl

Thank you @greenleafy_fitgirl for creating this super cute progress chart!

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I’m Ba-aaaack!

I have taken a very extended break from working out, and it shows!

I also have been doing a poor job of keeping up with this blog, since I started this post a month ago! Good news is, I successfully completed the October 25th challenge as far as workouts go. Didn’t miss a single one!

I am thrilled to be showing some progress, even without following the plan perfectly. I didn’t lose any weight, in fact, I gained a pound. This is why it’s so important to measure and use photographs to track progress!

Results!

Results!