May 2011 Archives – 2/4 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Since researchers have discovered that there is strong hereditary component in obesity, the search has been on for exactly what genes are responsible, and how much they contribute to our overall weight. Women, more than men, tend to attribute their weight to genetics, and some fitness experts have accused them of making excuses. Are we […]

I have a short and sweet post for you. I just got home from a day in Chicago at the Self magazine Workout in the Park event. I had so much fun, but I am so tired and ready to soak in a hot tub for awhile. What I have for you today is one […]

Name: Ann Gregory Blog: Twitter: @annsgonnablow Age: 45 Hometown: born and raised in a small town south of Wichita, Kansas….currently living in Carrollton, TX a suburb of Dallas, but we lived in Fresno, CA for 4 years, too. Tell us about your family. I have been married to my hubby Guy since August 31, […]

Yes, people. Hell hath frozen over, because I have tried Zumba. I’m not a dancer. I don’t like fitness classes. I’m self conscious of making a complete fool of myself. So, why don’t I just go ahead and try a dancing fitness class that asks you to do moves that make you feel you are […]

Hi everyone! We’re coming at you this week from Fitbloggin ’11, in Baltimore, Maryland! We have an impressive Shrinking Jeans Sisters turnout and next year we hope to have even more of you come with us! If you blog and you’re interested in anything to do with health or fitness (or if you are one […]

Hello! Did you have a good week? I’m going to make this short and sweet, because I have a plane to catch and I may or may not be done packing! I am heading to Fitbloggin’, so if you will be there, make sure you come say hi! A lot of you seem to have […]

We have another beautiful lady with a birthday this week. She has the most fabulous hair, sparkling personality, and an adorable new little baby! Heather, we love you to death, and hope you are spoiled rotten today. You deserve it so much! You will be greatly missed this weekend. We love you!!!!!

I was racking my brain the last few days over what I could ask you guys to *try*. Try a new fitness class? Try a new recipe? Try a new food? Try a new techno gizmo or gadget? While those are all good ideas, none of them spoke to my heart or really captured my […]

Wow, it’s hard to believe we’re already just over halfway through this challenge, isn’t it?!  How is everyone doing on meeting their goals?  So far, so good for me!  I’ve been drinking my water, tracking my food, and getting in my steps each day on my pedometer.  With all the walking I’ll likely be doing […]

Happy, Happy Tuesday! (Shhh… I’m actually writing this on Monday night, so you all can have it early. Don’t tell anyone, OK? It’s our snecret.) Are ya’ll ready for the best night on Twitter? Sure you are because it’s Tworkout night! If you’re new, we all hop onto Twitter at 8 p.m. Central and get […]

Tonight was huge for my husband and I. Our baby girl graduated from Purdue University. We are proud and happy and finally done paying for higher education. It is 11:04 and I just sat down at the computer. I was all excited to download (or is it upload) my pictures from the ceremony and I […]

Do you feel the craziness that is May taking you by the throat and squeezing ever so gently. Over and over? Well, I do. This morning as I was venting to Melissa via email, and then realizing I had today’s Mantras in May, she told me to Breathe. Just Breathe. JUST BREATHE. Oftentimes we feel […]

Today is a very, very special day! It’s our very own Lisa’s 21st birthday. Yes, she’s only 21, I’m sure of it! HAPPY BIRTHDAY LISA! Lisa is not just a writer here at the Sisterhood, she’s also my best friend! Through thick and thin, we’ve seen each other through lots of amazing times (and some […]

A few weeks ago, I had mentioned that I wanted to try quinoa. I had heard a lot about how healthy it is for you. (If you want to read all about quinoa, you can go here.) To the store I went, I bought a box of quinoa and then I was like, now what? […]

Name: Adah Blog: Twitter: @adahbug Age: 54 Hometown: Beautiful San Diego, CA Tell us about your family. I have been married for 36 years to Roger. He is my best friend. We have been through a lot in our 36 years together but I wouldn’t want to go through life with anyone else. We […]