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Guest Post! The Mental Journey of Weight Loss: A Story of Acceptance
[ 3 ] 07/06/2013

Guest Post! The Mental Journey of Weight Loss: A Story of Acceptance

Hello again! Rochelle here. Last time I wrote I covered most everything about my weight loss from soup to nuts.  What I didn’t really go too far into was the mind game that is weight loss before, during, and after. I had been overweight all through my teens and adult life, and I had heard […]

We all fall down...The strong get back up again
[ 8 ] 07/02/2013

We all fall down…The strong get back up again

I haven’t always been a runner – or much of an athlete at all for that matter.  I started out like many women.  I gained the “Freshman 15” (or was it 30?), got married, struggled with infertility and then had 2 beautiful babies.  I found myself at 30 – overweight and unhappy.  There were very […]

Guest post: Rochelle's journey - eat clean, lift heavy, scale down
[ 7 ] 03/15/2013

Guest post: Rochelle’s journey – eat clean, lift heavy, scale down

Hello there, I’m Rochelle. I am a health and fitness enthusiast who, in the last 3 years, has completely remade my life. I used to weigh about 300 pounds; it was a long road to get to that number and a long road to get away from it. Here is the path that I took. […]

Reality
[ 5 ] 07/28/2012

Reality

Have you ever been to Liz’s blog – One Twenty Five? I found it when we were both nominated for Shape’s most amazing bloggers in the universe awards. Or something like that. One Twenty Five is and inspiring blog written by a amazing Canadian girl who quit her job, traveled the world alone, and ended […]

My Brother and His Journey to Lose Weight and Kick Diabetes to the Curb (2nd Monthly Check-In)
[ 10 ] 04/05/2012

My Brother and His Journey to Lose Weight and Kick Diabetes to the Curb (2nd Monthly Check-In)

1st Check-In Here Hello all my new friends! First of all I want to say thank you all for the encouraging words of support. I’m still having great success on my journey, and it is time to give you an update with all that has happened in the past month. First and foremost, I have […]

Introducing....My Brother and His Journey to Lose Weight and Kick Diabetes to the Curb
[ 27 ] 03/01/2012

Introducing….My Brother and His Journey to Lose Weight and Kick Diabetes to the Curb

Today, I bring you a special post….very special to me.  See, my brother Greg has embarked on his own weight loss journey and asked if he could write something up for Shrinking Jeans (that’s us up above).  He wanted to write his story and be accountable to others, in addition to himself. I may have […]

Mary Did a Race a Month in 2011 {guest post}
[ 5 ] 01/16/2012

Mary Did a Race a Month in 2011 {guest post}

Hello everyone and a Happy New Year – still! I hope you are all still focused on your goals for the year ahead. What is it YOU want to do? Set your sights and get after it! I am delighted to have been given this chance to write a guest post for The Sisterhood about […]

Menu Plan Your Butt Off {MendingJen}
[ 3 ] 12/11/2011

Menu Plan Your Butt Off {MendingJen}

This week’s menu plan is brought to us by Jen from Listen.Learn.Love.Mend. If you’re interested in menu planning for the Sisterhood, give us a shout in the comments! We love guest menu planners! Shrinkers, I have been absent from the menu planning lately! When last I was here, I was still Jen in Real Life […]

Ann Gregory on her Susan G. Komen 3 Day for the Cure Walk {guest writer}
[ 11 ] 11/14/2011

Ann Gregory on her Susan G. Komen 3 Day for the Cure Walk {guest writer}

{Ann Gregory has been around the Sisterhood for AGES! She’s one of our favorites (every Sister has one!), and also one of our most supportive members. Two weekends ago Ann did something amazing – she walked 60 miles in 3 days. Ca you even imagine? She’s stopped in today to share her very inspirational story……so […]

Charity Racing -- Using Your Passion to Fuel Your Training
[ 0 ] 09/19/2011

Charity Racing — Using Your Passion to Fuel Your Training

We have another fabulous post on charity racing this week from Tiffany Zook. You can check out her first two posts in the series here: Find Your Passion and Demystifying Fundraising. Lets face it, training for an endurance event is just plain hard. A very small percentage of people ever undertake training for a race, […]

Menu Plan Your Butt Off {A Working Mom}
[ 12 ] 09/11/2011

Menu Plan Your Butt Off {A Working Mom}

Hey all you Shrinkers!!  I’m Jen and I blog over at Jen in Real Life. In real life I am a teacher, mother, wife, runner…err currently injured runner, blogger, tweeter, friend…ok I am like most women…I wear many hats and I have many titles to match the hats. I blog my life, my journey and I […]

Charity Racing – Demystifying Fundraising
[ 4 ] 09/06/2011

Charity Racing – Demystifying Fundraising

This week we have another great post from Tiffany Zook on Charity Racing – Finding Your Passion. This week she is discussing the fundraising aspect of running for charity. If you didn’t see last week’s post, check it out here NOW! There is no doubt that one of the most daunting and scary propositions about […]

Charity Racing, Find Your Passion
[ 13 ] 08/31/2011

Charity Racing, Find Your Passion

Tiffany Zook will be doing a series of guest posts on racing for charity. She was a very important and passionate member of Team Shrinking Jeans when we raced with Team In Training and raised money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Tiffany was a rockstar fundraiser and motivational team member!! She is passionate about […]

Up and Down: Riding It Out and Working Through
[ 4 ] 06/27/2011

Up and Down: Riding It Out and Working Through

I met Heidi from The Write Fit at Fitbloggin’ (she was the awesome chic with JumpSport Fitness Trampoline™!) and we just clicked. She told me she’d love to write for us about self-sabotage, and I’m thrilled to share her thoughts with all of you! We have all been there.  We have all been on diets, […]

Mantras in May:: I Am Worthy
[ 5 ] 05/09/2011

Mantras in May:: I Am Worthy

Today’s mantra is brought to you by our most awesome social sister, Colleen! Read more from Colleen here and make sure you join us on the ‘hood tonight for SisterChat! I cannot believe we are entering into our second week of May already! How did your first week of the May your way challenge go? […]