July 2009 Archives – 2/3 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I asked Beckie from BornFit if she would consider doing a guest post for us and lucky for us, she agreed! Here is what she has to say: Before my husband and I had children we hiked just about every weekend. Since the children came along we have sort of left our hiking adventures behind. […]

We are nearing the end of our Shrinking Days of Summer challenge and I am so impressed by all you Shrinkers out there! Let’s take a look at this week’s Team Leaderboard! (Remember, the percentages are based on the OVERALL results for the entire challenge!) Team Sage is still leaving us in their dust, care […]

I’m a big fan of routine when it comes to my weight loss journey.  Okay, fine.  I’m a huge fan of it.  I like having a scheduled time to eat and to work out.  Call me a little OCD if you want, but I know that having a routine is what has gotten me this […]

How’s everyone doing? Today is weigh-in day. Aren’t you excited about stepping on your scale and seeing if you had a loss for the week? Yeah, yeah, I know it’s difficult to get excited about this stuff sometimes. I know a lot of you are doing SO WELL with your weight loss, but I for […]

The beautiful Steph from Team Sage is sponsoring this week’s weigh-in giveaway! She is donating her own beautiful, handmade jewelry! How do you win? Step on your scale, blog about it, and leave a comment in tomorrow’s weigh-in post linking to it! (Or just leave your results/thoughts in the comments if you don’t blog.) All […]

We have another delicious recipe from Chef Devin Alexander for you this morning! And guess what else?! She is going to be participating in a Q&A session with The Sisterhood! So all those food and cooking questions you have always wanted to ask? Now’s your chance! Just leave your questions in the comments section below, […]

This was originally posted last December, but I felt like it might be something we need to revisit here in the heat of SUMMER!! Enjoy 😉 It seems that every diet and wellness book will tell you the same thing, drink more water. It’s the starting point of just about every diet but do you […]

Here are our winners… First, a $15 iTunes gift card from Stesha over at Hot Chocolate Caramel Mocha goes to… Tracey F.!!! and the copy of Lite ‘N’ Up: Laugh Yourself Skinny, from Plain White Press goes to… Michelle L.!!! CONGRATULATIONS, girls! Email me ([email protected]) with your contact info and we will get your prizes […]

This is really April’s idea, but since it is Friday, I am going to bark the orders. ;o) Exercise doesn’t have to be something you dread… you can actually *gasp* enjoy yourself and have fun while you are doing it! Here’s what we want you to do: *Go blast your stereo, iPod, laptop… you decide! […]

Our calculations are complete! Here is this week’s leaderboard: (Remember, the percentages are based on the OVERALL results for the entire challenge!) Team Sage is ON FIRE!! They have lost a total of 4.05% Wowza! We are so jealous proud of you! Once again, here they are: Steph Shawn Liz McKenzie Jamie L. Kristin Team […]

Change your thoughts and you change your world. -Norman Vincent Peale I knew this guy once. He was overweight and suffered from some minor health issues. He went on a diet and lost a lot of the weight. Then he stopped dieting and gained the weight back. Several years passed and the minor health issues […]

Good morning ladies and gentleman!!  Gather ’round, it’s Wednesday, and you know that what means!  That’s right, it’s weigh-in day!  How’d you do?  For those of us in the States, how did your holiday weekend go?  Did you do good?  Bad?  Talk to us! Okay, you know the drill.  Go get on those scales.  Remember, […]

We have two more awesome prizes coming your way tomorrow! First, a $15 iTunes gift card from Stesha over at Hot Chocolate Caramel Mocha. and once again, a copy of Lite ‘N’ Up: Laugh Yourself Skinny, from Plain White Press. Thank you to both of our sponsors this week!! To participate in the giveaway, all […]

Last week on her weigh-in post, Christie, from Baby Tea Leaves, touched on a subject I’ve been thinking a lot about. Okay, she more than touched on it, she smacked it all around and called it names! I loved her post so much, I asked her permission to re-post it here. I think it’s something […]

Hey everyone! It’s been a few weeks since I “confessed” and now that the July 4th holiday is over, I think it’s time to resurrect True Confessions Monday.  You got anything that you need to get off your chest?  You might be thinking “there is no way I am going to confess my transgressions on […]