Sisterhood Shots: April Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots Photo-A-Day Challenge

Happy April, Shrinkers! Are you as excited as we are that warmer weather is coming? Short sleeves, shorts, long walks or runs outside, gardening, sitting poolside or ocean-side....all those things make us smile and do a little happy dance. How about you? I have April's edition of Sisterhood Shots … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Eating Healthy on a Budget

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I've been guilty of splurging on food at the grocery store - mostly stuff I don't need, but think that I really might need at that point in time (Like, who doesn't need a random assortment of olives from the olive bar? Me. That's who.)  Now that I'm back in school, I've really had to pinch my … [Read more...]

Step Into Spring Week 3 Check-In

It's Check-in Wednesday at the Sisterhood! #shrinkingjeans

Good morning, friends!  We've made it to another Wednesday, which is check in day here at the Sisterhood, so if you haven't bunny hopped your way to your scale, head on over there and take a gander.  How are you doing?  Are you liking the way the scale is moving and your clothes are fitting?  Let us … [Read more...]

Review + Giveaway: Sweet Spot Skirts

Review + Giveaway-  Sweet Spot Skirts

I was a little anxious about trying a new skirt because I already have a brand I love BUT when I googled *best running skirt*, a new (to me) brand kept popping up. Sweet Spot Skirts. Although very loyal, I decided to give this new (to me) brand a try.  I am always willing to expand my brand love. … [Read more...]

Step Into Spring Week 2 Check-In

It's Check-in Wednesday at the Sisterhood! #shrinkingjeans

Good morning, Shrinkers! It's Wednesday and that means it's check-in day at the Sisterhood! If you haven't already, jump on the scale and check in with us! We want to hear all about how you're doing with your weight-loss/fitness journey. That means all victories, even non-scale ones. A lot of the … [Read more...]

Walking for a Cause

Walking for a Cause #shrinkingjeans

In just over six months, I will be traveling from my north Texas home to Seattle, WA and walking for a cause very dear to my heart. I will be walking my fifth Susan G. Komen 3-Day and seeing the wonderful state of Washington for the first time. This year, I stepped way outside of my comfort zone and … [Read more...]

Step Into Spring Check-In

Step into Spring Challenge

It's Wednesday and time for our weekly check-in. Are you ready to Step into Spring? Hop on the scale and check in with us. Is the scale going the way you want? Do you have other successes that the scale isn't showing? We are here to help you in your health and fitness journey, so be sure to check in … [Read more...]

Barre Fitness Class Review

Barre Fitness Class Review #shrinkingjeans

The marathon is over.  I have taken a short break from any distance running.  My body has been so tired and my foot is still sore in one spot from the race and all the training.  Truthfully, I am trying to find the joy of running again.  I have seen glimpses of it here and there and I am positive it … [Read more...]

Tips for an Active Spring Break

Tips for an Active Spring Break #shrinkingjeans

In north Texas, we are about to start our "spring break" (even though it doesn't feel anything like spring around here yet) and we have some fun things planned for the week off from our normally busy schedule. I know both my son and I are looking forward to a more relaxed schedule, but I also know … [Read more...]

Wednesday Check In

It's Check-in Wednesday at the Sisterhood! #shrinkingjeans

Welcome to March Shrinkers and Shrinkerettes!  Are you as excited as I am to flip the calendar to another month with the hopes that maybe, just maybe, Spring is on it's way?  It certainly doesn't look like it will be in Michigan any time soon, but one can always dream, right? Send sunshine and … [Read more...]

When You Just Haven’t Trained…

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You've been there, right?  You sign up for a race with every intention of putting your all into training for it, then life gets in the way or for whatever reason your training has gone a bit off the rails.  Race weekend is approaching and you know you just aren't in the best shape to complete it as … [Read more...]

When You Burn Fat, Where Does It Go?

When you burn Fat

You are constantly burning calories - sleeping, sitting at work, chasing your kids, chasing your dog, or getting in a good sweat session. Your body does it naturally, sometimes at a faster rate than others. And, when you burn more calories than you consume (at the basic level), weight loss occurs. … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Shots: March Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots: Photo-A-Day Calendar. A healthy living, fitness, and weight loss themed monthly photo challenge. #shrinkingjeans

Spring is right around the corner and I don't know about you, but I am so over winter and can't wait! We are Stepping into Spring with a brand new Sisterhood Shots photo-a-day challenge, fitness calendar and a weight loss challenge! You will want to join us for all three, because we are going to … [Read more...]

When You’re Just Burnt Out

When You're Just Burnt Out

Let me set the scene...you've been running for a few years, you have a bunch of races under your fuel belt, you have a couple more races on the not-so-distant horizon...BUT...you don't want to run. You're tired. You're bored. You're burnt out. I'm going to admit something to you.  This … [Read more...]

Wednesday Check In

It's Check-in Wednesday at the Sisterhood! #shrinkingjeans

*In my best Robin Williams* Goooood morninggggg, Shrinkers! Do you know what day it is? It's hump daaaay! Oh wait - that's if you're a camel.  Silly me.  Today is Wednesday check in day here at the Sisterhood.  So, before you get all crazy with breakfast and kids and work and whatnot, get thee to … [Read more...]