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6 Steps to Overcome Emotional Eating
[ 0 ] 04/22/2014

6 Steps to Overcome Emotional Eating

Food is a deeply intimate and personal experience. Though food is meant to energize and nourish the body, the vast majority of people use food as a coping mechanism for their emotions, leading to all kinds of unhealthy eating habits and struggles. If this sounds familiar, these 6 steps to overcome emotional eating may help. […]

The Older Sister / Finding Me
[ 7 ] 04/18/2014

The Older Sister / Finding Me

I’ve been reading some of my old posts. I came across this one and remembered how much I loved it. I remembered how much I loved writing it and how good it made me feel. I’ve decided to give it one more time around the block. Hope you enjoy it. Every year on New Year’s […]

Spring Cleaning: Slimming down the Stress
[ 0 ] 04/13/2014

Spring Cleaning: Slimming down the Stress

I have decided enough is enough. I have allowed stress to rule my life and I am now saying NO MORE! I am weeding out the parts of my life that are not important to me in an attempt to make time for the parts that are. Or will be. We over-exert ourselves on a […]

Staying Motivated When Life Gets in the Way
[ 0 ] 04/03/2014

Staying Motivated When Life Gets in the Way

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 motivates your best […]

16 Affirmations for a Nourished Life
[ 1 ] 03/18/2014

16 Affirmations for a Nourished Life

How you think determines how you live. The thoughts you allow to circulate your mind determine what actions you take toward achieving your goals. If you constantly allow your mind to live in a state of doubt, fear, anger or insecurity, that’s what you’ll manifest. If, on the other hand, you focus on thoughts of […]

The Older Sister Talks Menopause Fitness
[ 1 ] 03/14/2014

The Older Sister Talks Menopause Fitness

Christy tipped me off to a website to check out for all of us “older” sisters. It’s called Changings Ways from Estroven and it is really great. There is tons of information on there. They have workout plans and workout schedules. There are workout videos. My favorite though was the workout tips by Deb Horn. […]

Habits and Routines: the good, the bad & the quirky
[ 1 ] 03/09/2014

Habits and Routines: the good, the bad & the quirky

Habits. Routines. Traditions. We all have them. When it comes to health, fitness and nutrition, they can be good, bad and downright weird. Whether you listen to the same soundtrack during your workout or have a specific, nightly cup of tea to ensure slumber, these patterns trigger reassurance, motivation and comfort. We are a routine […]

Motivation Monday: C25K Success Story - Katie G!
[ 2 ] 01/27/2014

Motivation Monday: C25K Success Story – Katie G!

Last fall, The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans hosted our first virtual Couch to 5k training group.  I’m very proud to introduce you to one of our many success stories, Katie G!  She continues to be active in our current C25K group, encouraging and motivating our newest set of runners.  Katie graciously agreed to an […]

Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Weight Loss Boot Camp Challenge #WLBootcamp #weightloss #challenge
[ 13 ] 01/22/2014

New Year’s Weight Loss Bootcamp Check-in, Week 3

Happy Wednesday, Shrinkers!! Can you believe we’re already 3 weeks in to this fabulous 2014 new year’s weight loss challenge? It’s time to step gingerly on to that scale and see the fantastic (hopefully SMALLER) number in store for you this week! If you’re a blogger, please blog and share your link in the comments. […]

Motivation Monday
[ 0 ] 01/20/2014

Motivation Monday

Hello, friends. Here we are with the end of January just around the corner. It’s around this time into the new year that some of us may begin to get discouraged, burned out, pissed off and just frankly feel like packing it in on this journey we put ourselves on to become healthy and fit. […]

8 Steps to Getting Started & Staying On Track in 2014 #weightloss #goals #healthyliving
[ 1 ] 01/09/2014

8 Steps to Getting Started and Staying On-Track

It’s that time of year: The holidays have passed and resolutions to improve your health, your relationships, your finances, your body, your job have begun. If you’re one of the many who begin the New Year with admirable, passionate resolutions that soon fade away under the weight of daily obligations, stress, and this crazy-little-thing called […]

Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Weight Loss Boot Camp Challenge #WLBootcamp #weightloss #challenge
[ 34 ] 01/08/2014

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

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! […]

Toot Your Horn Tuesday!
[ 11 ] 01/07/2014

Toot Your Horn Tuesday!

Hello, hello! This is my first post for the ‘Hood for 2014 and my first chance to officially wish you all a Happy New Year! A special welcome to our new followers who have found their way to the best place on the ‘net for information, motivation and support as well all try to kick some […]

The Older Sister / Happiness
[ 1 ] 01/06/2014

The Older Sister / Happiness

The start of a new year has always found me looking for new inspirations. Looking for new ways to achieve my goals. Just looking for that certain something to get me started in the new year. I found lots of things over the last few weeks, but there is one thing that I keep going […]

The Older Sister / Be Good To You!
[ 0 ] 12/27/2013

The Older Sister / Be Good To You!

So….there are four days left in 2013. It’s that time of year when we reassess what we’ve done this year and what we will change next year. Every year, I set the same goal as the year before. I will lose weight and get in shape. Every year, I get a little closer to that […]