Be Someone’s Cheerleader

I think we need MORE COWBELL!

This past weekend, I watched a couple of my friends run the Showdown Half Marathon in Fairview, Texas. To me, that sounds much like a torture chamber, but they both willingly signed up for the run and ran it without someone forcing them to do it! My body is still on the … [Read more...]

The Busty Girl’s Guide to Running


First off, a little warning.  We're going to get a bit personal here today - specifically about boobs.  My boobs and other busty girl boobs in particular.  If you are of the male persuasion or a bit shy about all things related to the chesticles, and would prefer not to know the details of my bust … [Read more...]

I Need a Challenge

I need a challenge

There are times when I find myself in a rut. I get to a place where I just hit that proverbial brick wall and can’t seem to move anywhere, with anything. My problem is always finding that boost to get me over it. What’s your brick wall? Is it food? Time? Energy? How are you tackling the … [Read more...]

3 Types of Support Every Woman Needs

3 Types of Support Every Woman Needs #shrinkingjeans

When you hear the word “support,” what do you think of? I’m going to tackle three types of support that have helped me through this journey. 1.  Equipment. What? What could I possibly mean? Well, since we’re all friends here, let me tell you what I mean – a good sports bra. That’s right. I … [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...]

NYNY Wednesday Weigh-in & Check-in #2

New Year, New You: Weight Loss Challenge

Good morning! How are you been doing this week? We are now about 9 days into our newest weight loss challenge - New Year, New You! That's nine days of eating right, exercising, and getting into your groove. Have you found your groove yet? Are you feeling good about yourself? Are you ready to get … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Make Your Resolutions Attainable

5 Ways to Make Your Resolutions Attainable

The Psychology of Resolutions Lots of you are probably reluctant to, once more, make a New Year’s Resolution to improve your fitness. You’ve done it before only to see the motivation lessen and the old habits right back in place by mid-January. Why set yourself up to fail? But consider this - … [Read more...]

Get Off Your Broom Week 2: Check In!


It's Wednesday and here at the Sisterhood, that means it's weigh in day! Stop what you're doing and hop on the scale and see how you did. Remember, even if the scale doesn't reflect a number you wanted to see, that doesn't measure your success! If you've lost inches, drank your water, got in at … [Read more...]

Awesome Group Weight Loss Challenge, Week 1!

October Weight Loss Challenge

Today is DAY one of our awesome group weight loss challenge and DietBet: Get Off Your Broom, and Get Movin'! If you haven't already registered, it's not too late! The pot is up to $9,425! It's time to get into high gear before the end of the year! Did you know there are only 84 days left in 2014? … [Read more...]

Run/Walk 2.62 Miles for #BostonStrong


Run/Walk 2.62 Miles for #BostonStrong...... It's been over a year since the Boston Marathon bombings, in which three people were killed and countless others seriously injured while watching and waiting for their loved ones to cross the finish line after running 26.2 miles. I felt so helpless … [Read more...]

Spring Into Action, Week 1 Check-in

Spring Into Action Weight Loss Challenge

Good morning!! It's time for our weekly check-in here at the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. If you're participating in our Spring Into Action weight loss challenge, you do not have to officially submit a weight this week. The only official weight you'll have to submit is your final weigh-in the … [Read more...]

Check-In Wednesday

Spring Into Action Weight Loss Challenge

Good morning shrinkers! How has your week been? I'm slowly getting back to reality after a trip to a tropical paradise for a week. I miss the sun and warm, sandy beaches.   This cold, damp weather is not fun. It's March, which is practically summer in Texas! So, this is a … [Read more...]