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

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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

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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

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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...]

This Year, I Accomplished:

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So every week, we create posts tailored to our wonderful Sisterhood readers...AKA all of you! The truth is, without our wonderful followers, there would be no SJ community. Well, there might be, but it would be A LOT smaller. We've touched on running, weights, diet, giveaways, recipes, staying on … [Read more...]

Goals are Important

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This weekend has been crazy busy and I'm sure I'm not alone in this. This past week we (meaning my 9 year old son and I) started back with our new fall schedule; including 4 karate classes, 3 co-op classes, a full week of school, exercising and a weekend of Komen 3-Day training (walking 10 miles … [Read more...]

Time to Refocus!

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I've been making excuses for the past couple of months...and I'm DONE with a capital D.O.N.E with those excuses! **I've been doing so good....it's ok to relax a little. REALITY: No, it's not ok to relax a little when that relaxing leads to drinking gallons of coke and barely any … [Read more...]

How Far Have You Come?

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My friend Tiffany asked a question on Facebook the other day. I loved it so much, I asked her if I could use it here. She said, "Absolutely!" Here is what she said..... "In thinking this morning, I remember how easy it is to focus too much on that darn number on the scale. I challenge all of my … [Read more...]