Five Lessons I Learned By Not Training for a Race

Five lessons learned by not training for

This is a post about lessons learned when you are not looking to learn a darn thing. It can apply to runners, walkers, anyone really who has ever felt "I'm not ready for this" or "How did I get myself into this mess?" About a month ago, I ran the Across the Bay 10k. If you're not in the … [Read more...]

Goals Are Dreams With Deadlines

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Goals are dreams with deadlines.  I'm not sure where I first heard that expression, but I love it.  If you don't set that end date, what are you working towards? If you follow my personal blog, you know that in just a few days, I'm going to step up to the starting line of my second full marathon. … [Read more...]

Journey to a Weight Loss Victory

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This is Donya. She is a wife and mother. She is a friend to many of us here at the Sisterhood. She is a former writer for us. She is my new weight loss coach. She is also a true weight loss inspiration. This post is all about Donya and her journey to a weight loss victory! This is Donya … [Read more...]

Wednesday Weigh In – Write It Edition

Wednesday Weigh In - Write It

Here it is Wednesday again, and it's time for our weekly weigh in, so hop on the scales and let us know how you are doing this week! I really want to know, so don't hesitate to let me know in the comments. This week I'm going to challenge everyone to go old school and write down some goals on … [Read more...]

Thinking It Through

Thinking It Through

    This week has been a huge week of reflection for me and I've spent a lot of time thinking through the goals I have for the rest of this year.  This past Sunday was my birthday and I don't know about you but I always start thinking things through more around my birthday.  A good … [Read more...]

When the Healthy Becomes Unhealthy

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It's the start of a brand spanking new month, folks. Do you ever set a monthly goal for yourself? I do, but typically end up forgetting about it by the time the first weekend rolls around. But July was a different story.  On July 1, I set a goal: one full month of hitting at least 10,000 steps … [Read more...]

Wednesday Check In – Keepin’ It Real

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Good morning ladies! It's Wednesday and this is the "Keepin' It Real" edition for our weekly check in! I'm calling this the "Keepin' It Real" Check In post because my reality hasn't been pretty for the past couple of months and it's time to come clean! I want y'all to know that I'm NOT perfect! I … [Read more...]

Fitness tracker review – Garmin Forerunner15

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It's been all the rage lately. Even here at The Sisterhood. FITNESS TRACKERS.  As promised, I have for you today a review on the one that I purchased and have been using. And I must say, I love it! Back in May, I wrote a post on Fitness Tracker Fury based on a shout out to you all. I was in … [Read more...]

Staying Motivated When Life Gets in the Way

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We've all been there.  We had the best intentions.  Our training plan was good to go. But... A big project at work, an illness, or just not seeing the results you were hoping for can derail your motivation.  Staying motivated when life gets in the way takes some serious finesse and what … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Keep Going After You Have Reached Your Goal!

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You finished your first 5k/10k/half marathon/marathon. You trained and competed in a Crossfit competition. You raised money and trained for the Komen 3 Day Walk. You committed and completed T25/Insanity/30 Day Shred/P90X. You finished your first 6 week boot camp session. You set a … [Read more...]

Goals, Long and Short Term

Goals

Today is January 4th and I'm wondering how your goals for 2014 are going so far? We need to have both long and short term goals; things we want want to accomplish in the "here and now" and things to accomplish over time. You can't go somewhere if you don't know where you are going, right? I love … [Read more...]

Resolutions or SMART goals?

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Here we are 3 days into 2014.  How are you doing on those New Year's Resolutions you set just a few short days ago? Do you even make New Year's Resolutions?  Here's a news flash for you - I don't.  I think it's silly to make vague promises to oneself that will probably go by the wayside.  I was … [Read more...]

New Year’s Weight Loss Bootcamp #WLBootcamp

Shrinking Jeans Weight Loss Boot Camp Challenge with @shrinkingjeans #weightloss #challenge #diet

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! It's January 1st, and hopefully you're waking (not hungover) from an amazingly fun night of celebrations, and ready to embark on the great adventure of celebrating and honoring yourself! YES! We have released and said goodbye to 2013, and now it's time to embrace and take 2014 … [Read more...]

2013 Farewell Party #WLBootcamp

Farewell to 2013 Party. Weight Loss Bootcamp Challenge #WLBootcamp

Today is the last day of 2013! Are you feeling a little nostalgic or ready to jump right into a 2014 weight loss challenge? Well, hold your horses just a second! Each year we set goals, create resolutions, and make big plans for the new year, but we fail to properly take stock of what went down the … [Read more...]