13 Latin Songs to Spice Up Your Workout

13 Latin Songs to Spice Up Your Workout #shrinkingjeans #playlist

I would like to share with you a Latin Workout Playlist.  But first, let me give you a little history. Back in the day (my much younger, pre-marriage days), I was a salsa dancing queen. I loved hitting the dance floor with my bestie, who happened to be fluent in salsa and merengue.  I was not … [Read more...]

The Best Ever 4-Ingredient Hummus

Best Ever 4-Ingredient Hummus

Hummus, oh yummy hummus.  My family loves hummus. Most times, I just grab a tub of hummus at Costco and we dip all kinds of veggies and crackers in it.  However, my mother-in-law makes the BEST homemade hummus.  We devour it. Let me back up a minute. My husband's mother is from Mexico (yay- … [Read more...]

HikeGoo Review + Giveaway

HikeGoo Review + Giveaway

    I "Big Puffy Heart" walking and I ABSOLUTELY HATE getting blisters. But, I am one of the lucky people on the planet that has wonky feet that have a tendency for blisters! When I started training for my very first Susan G. Komen 3-Day five years ago, my first training walk was … [Read more...]

Minimize Stress, Find Balance

Set Yourself  FREE From Stress

Stress. We all experience stress from time to time - some of us may handle it with deep breathing and meditation, while others jump straight to the pint of Ben & Jerry's (I know I'm not the only one). The important things to keep in mind is knowing your limits when it comes to stress so as to … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Shots: May Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots: May Photo-A-Day

The May edition of Sisterhood Shots is ready, and we can't wait to see what you capture through the lens of your camera in May! Our photo-a-day challenge is a great way to help document your weight-loss/fitness journey, and if you have been on your healthy journey for a while, this can be a great … [Read more...]

Giving Up vs. Listening To Your Body

Modifying Is Not Giving Up

I don't condone giving up. Ever. Even if it's the one thing I want the most in the world at a particular moment - it really makes completing whatever you're trying to accomplish so much sweeter. I do, however, believe in listening to your body. And, sometimes, your body is trying to tell you that … [Read more...]

What You Can When You Can: book review #wycwyc

What You Can When You Can #wycwyc

Unless you live in a cave, over the past six months you've probably heard the phrase What You Can When You Can or seen the hashtag #wycwyc. It's been on Facebook and Twitter and everywhere else for good reason, since the new book by the same title is due out soon, although some of the pre-orders … [Read more...]

Making a Difference

Making a Difference #shrinkingjeans

Do you ever have days where you just wish that you could make a difference in someone's life? Do you ever feel like all your effort is for nothing? Do you ever feel like just sitting down and letting someone else take charge? Some days are just hard, y'all! Some days, I just don't want to be a grown … [Read more...]

8 Tips For Starting Your Fitness Journey

8 Tips For Starting Your

Are you just getting started on your fitness journey? Congratulations! We know it can be daunting, and here at the Sisterhood we're committed to encouraging your every step. Even the first one. If you're just starting out, or need a fitness refresher, here are some tips on beginning the journey to a … [Read more...]

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

EatingHealthyon aBudget

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

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

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...]