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...]

Toot Your Horn Tuesday

It's been a little while since I've been excited for a Toot Your Horn Tuesday, but I am excited this week. It feels good to want to tell you all something good that I've done. I walked the Shamrock Shuffle with a friend from high school. It was my first walk outside in many months. It was … [Read more...]

The Key to Successfully Losing Weight, For Me

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The key to successfully losing weight for me was all in my diet.  I don't mean I *dieted* because the word diet conjures up so many negative connotations.  When I say diet, I mean changing the way I ate, what I ate, and the portions I ate, being mindful of what I consumed, making a conscious effort … [Read more...]

New Year’s Weight Loss Bootcamp Check-in, Halfway Point!

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  Update: Congratulations, Sarah Lund! You are the winner of the Fitbit Force!!! Please email support@shrinkingjeans.net with your color choice/size and mailing info!  Good morning, my shrinking friends! How are you this morning? It's that time of the week where we hold ourselves … [Read more...]

New Year’s Weight Loss Boot Camp Check-In, W1

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HOLY MOLY! I can't believe we already made it through week 1 of our New Year's Weight Loss Boot Camp! How are you holding up? I'm sure wherever you are (if you're in the US) it's probably cold. Unless of course you live in SoCal. And then we really don't like you right now! Ha! Seriously though, … [Read more...]

Whittle Away for Water: Week 1 Check-In

Whittle Away for Water - a new weight loss challenge by @shrinkingjeans benefiting @charitywater and YOU! 50% of the pot will be donated to BB's Clean Water for Christmas campaign {http://mycharitywater.org/cleanwaterforchristmas4} and the remaining pot will be split among challengers who lose 4% or more of body weight! #weightloss #fitness #charity #kidsdoinggood

We've finished our first week in the Whittle Away for Water Weight Loss Challenge! How are you doing? Are you making positive changes in your life? What's working for you and what isn't? We are nipping that holiday gain in the bud. You will be starting the new year off with a head start on everyone … [Read more...]

Wednesday Check-In + New Weight Loss Challenge Announcement!

Whittle Away for Water - a new weight loss challenge by @shrinkingjeans benefiting @charitywater and YOU! 50% of the pot will be donated to BB's Clean Water for Christmas campaign {http://mycharitywater.org/cleanwaterforchristmas4} and the remaining pot will be split among challengers who lose 4% or more of body weight! #weightloss #fitness #charity #kidsdoinggood

Update: We are giving away a Fitbit Force to one lucky participant in our weight loss challenge that begins November 13th {tomorrow}! The Force tracks steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, stairs climbed and active minutes throughout the day in real-time on your wrist. At night, track … [Read more...]

Fit 4 Fall Challenge, Week 2 Check-In

Good morning ladies (and gents)!  How is everyone feeling this morning?  Hopefully, smaller, right?! It's that day of the week where we check-in and weigh-in.  Yes, weigh-in.  Go ahead and get that over with if you haven't already done so.  If you are like me, you weigh first thing after waking up, … [Read more...]

Fit 4 Fall, Week 1 Check-In

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Good morning shrinkers! We hope you had a fantastical first week losing weight for this challenge! Did you rock your water? Is the number on the scale a smidge bit smaller? We sure hope so! Go ahead and jump on your scale and let us know how you did!! We're so excited to hear about your progress. … [Read more...]

Summer Blowout Weight Loss Challenge Finale!

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What does that say? The FINALE?! Where has the time gone, friends? How are you feeling? Have you succeeded in reaching your goals with the summer challenge? I (for once) can actually say I have lost a good deal of weight and am feeling GREAT! Who knows, by Christmas I could be near my goal weight … [Read more...]

It’s Time To Motivate!!

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  It's been 12 days since our Summer Blowout challenge started here at the 'hood. How are you holding up? Are you staying on track? Staying motivated? Have you found your groove with exercise? What about food? Are you eating better, getting your veggies and fruits? And the biggie for most … [Read more...]

Summer Blowout Weight Loss Challenge, Week 1 Check In

Week 1 is in the books! WOOT! If you're participating in this challenge, but haven't mosey'd on over to our fantastic Shrinking Jeans Summer Blowout Weight Loss Challenge Facebook Group, then you. are. missing. out. Plain and simple. There is so much support and awesomeness going on over there, I … [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...]