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    Hey! I'm Beth - a 27 year old foodie living and working in the Washington, DC area who has lost almost 90 pounds through Weight Watchers. I love good food, wine and getting creative in the kitchen, and then balancing that out with running, The Shred, and yoga. Please feel free to browse around and hopefully you'll find some ideas, recipes and motivation!

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Welcome New Readers!

Hello and welcome to Beth’s Journey! I am so excited to say that my story was featured today to kick off the Health Heroes series on the Washingtonian’s Well+Being Blog. Me? A health hero!ย It’s so surreal because I can vividly remember reading story after story about people changing their lives years ago when I myself was obese. I was so envious and only dreamed of the day that I would have a similar story to share. And what do you know? That day has finally come! I am so unbelievably happy. ๐Ÿ™‚ย You can see the articleย here!

A little bit about me… I’m a 26 year old foodie (and healthy living blogger) in the DC Metro area. I have been in DC for almost 9 years since I went to undergrad here, and I love it! I currently live in Arlington, VA and work in downtown, DC near the White House. I started this blog because health and fitness became a real passion of mine once I decided to change my life, and it’s not something I do at all in my day job. I wanted to start doing something every day (besides eating healthy and working out) that I was passionate about, and that’s how Beth’s Journey came to be. Please feel free to email me (bethklein at gmail dot com), follow me on twitterย (@bethsjourneytt) and come back and check out my site! I update it daily with different recipes, exercise tips, and general ramblings about my life. ๐Ÿ™‚

If this is your firstย time here because you found me through today’s article, please take a look around and you’ll find some great recipes to try and hopefully some motivation! Here are a few essential places to look to help you get to know me and navigate around the site!

Enjoy!

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40 Responses

  1. Yay Beth! Way to go! I always love scrolling through your blog when I need a little kick in the rear!

  2. Congrats! Just read the article and it is awesome!!

  3. Congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚ Amazing!

  4. oooohhh – so exciting! I just read the article, it was great!

  5. Not a new reader, but wanted to say congrats on the press! That’s awesome!

  6. WOO HOOOO on the Washingtonian piece! WTG Rockstar!

  7. Congrats on being featured ๐Ÿ™‚

    Your before and after pic as well as your whole story is so inspiring! I can’t believe how much younger you look too!

    • You know its funny because I was 20 in the first photo, and now I’m 26! My mom told me I look 12 with the new haircut… ๐Ÿ™‚

      THANK YOU!!

  8. I have loved finding and reading your blog! I actually joined Weight Watchers online today!

    • Thanks! I โค WW. I think the online e-tools are pretty unbelievable and am confident you can be successful with the program! The new PointsPlus program is pretty awesome!

  9. Congrats Beth on being featured! You are so awesome and I love your story!

  10. Not a new reader but congrats on being featured!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Congratulations on your feature!!

  12. Congratulations on your fame!! I’m going to read it now. ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Congrat, Beth!! You not only look fantastic, but you blog fantastically. ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Way to go on the article! ๐Ÿ™‚ You are such an inspiration!

  15. I love reading your blog!! Congrats on the article, that’s so exciting!!

  16. Beth… I have been following your blog for a while now. Not only have you inspired me to start a health and fitness blog for myself, but your story has also inspired me to take better care of myself…What a great story thanks for sharing!!!

  17. Congrats Beth! I’m so excited you’re getting so much press! Keep up the good work ๐Ÿ™‚ I got my sister to follow your blog and now i’m trying to get her to do the couch to 5K program. We’ll see if it works!

  18. Hey Beth,
    Congrats on the article. I found your blog through my sister, Katie. You are an inspiration. My story is very similar to yours and while I haven’t started my healthy lifestyle it is refreshing to see that someone like me can do it! Looking forward to reading more!

  19. Congratulations ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Your accomplishments are so inspiring!

  21. Congrats Beth! That’s so cool!

  22. Congratulations! You have been a favorite blogger of mine for awhile now and I’m so happy for you! Definitely an inspiration ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. That is such an acheivement! You totally deserved to be written about! Nothin but hard work you’ve done! And it shows!

  24. Congrats Beth! I am so happy for you. I have said it before, I will say it again, you are a true inspiration.

  25. You look fantastic and very pretty!!! I’m starting WW on Monday and was wondering if you have a kinda low points homemade salad dressing. I don’t want all the junk that’s in bottled dressings at the stores. And I can’t afford the very expensive bottles at the health food stores. Thank you!

  26. Congrats on being featured in the magazine. I started following your blog, but never really knew your whole story, It’s amazing to see the before and after picture of you. Your an inspiration!!

  27. You’re awesome! Thanks for being you ๐Ÿ™‚

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