My Low-Carb Experience: Week 1

My Low-Carb Experience: Week One #shrinkingjeans

As I posted a couple weeks ago, I decided to make some changes to my diet and fitness routine in the hopes of breaking some bad habits and teaching my body to use its fat stores as fuel versus carbs.  Like I said in that post, I'm not a nutritionist or dietitian or anything of the sort - this is … [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...]

Busted: The Muscle vs Fat MYTH

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Listen up, everybody! We've all heard it, we all know it, some of us have even believed it (and some of us are just plain sick of it): the muscle vs fat myth that Muscle weighs more than fat. Well guess what - I'm about to open a can of whoop-a** on this widely-accepted, well-known, … [Read more...]

New Year, New You: Weight Loss Challenge Kick-Off

New Year, New You: Weight Loss Challenge

We are now five days in to the new year! You've had your Christmas cookies, your midnight toast, and your hangover munchies... now it's time to get serious about YOU. New year, new you! We want you to bring your best self forward during 2015, and we are here to help you do just that with a brand new … [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...]

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!

Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Weight Loss Boot Camp Challenge #WLBootcamp #weightloss #challenge

  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

Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Weight Loss Boot Camp Challenge #WLBootcamp #weightloss #challenge

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...]