December 2012 Archives – 2/3 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Good morning, friends! How are you? Are you ready for Christmas? I, most definitely, am not! How is it Christmastime already? Are you managing to resist the baked cookiefudgetoffeetruffle goodness that surrounds us this time of year? Good thing we have this challenge to keep us on track, right? Don’t forget, we also have some […]

Days later, our hearts remain raw and reeling. The tears continue. We can’t escape the images of the horror of the events in Newtown. Online and on TV, each picture of a town in turmoil  more heart wrenching than the last. Yes, we are a health and fitness website, but how do we talk of […]

Why do you run? People pound the pavement for lots of reasons. to get fit to get healthy to lose weight because they like a challenge for a good cause, like Team in Training because it is cheaper than therapy The last time I ran was Friday morning.  I was grinding out a good, solid […]

Lane Bryant “Holiday Fashion Fun” Twitter Party! Need a little fashion inspiration for an upcoming holiday party? How about tips on how to keep your look fresh this season? Baby it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean we can’t feel and look sassy, stylish, and maybe even a little flirty through the winter! Come one, […]

I love to travel.  One of my favorite places to visit is San Francisco.  I don’t know what it is about this city, but I just love it. Given my love of the city, I’ve been fortunate enough to be here all week on vacation with my BFF, Tracy.  Since we’ve both been here in […]

People work hard to play hard. There are few things in life people anticipate with greater excitement than their vacations, and yet there are always unfortunate souls whose trips abroad, or even to the sun-soaked beaches to avoid the harsh cold holidays, are derailed by unforeseen calamities like blisters, dehydration, lost passports and identity theft…even […]

Welcome to the Great Maintenance Challenge where we’ve challenged you to maintain or lose weight throughout the holiday season! So many of you are doing just that! THREE weeks into the challenge, and so many of you are maintaining or even losing!!!! Do you realize how hard it is to maintain your weight this time of […]

Hey  friends! I decided the best way to convey my message to you today would be to make a vlog. Please excuse my horrible editing skills and take heed of the message. A little bit each day, just take time for you.

Ack! Good afternoon, everyone. My name is Heather and I’m a disorganized mess today. That’s why this post is so late. No excuses, except I’m just a whirlwind of forgetfulness! Moving on… How did you do this week? Are you maintaining? Losing, even? Are the holidays getting to you or are you keeping your cool? […]

I know everyone has been anxiously waiting for the list of winners- here it is! The Winners Nuun- 4pk of Nuun-  Cara Cochran Busenhart FuelBelt- Revenge R20 (2 bottle)  Nan Lewellen Ribbonful- one package of headbands and one package of hair ties  Melissa Hazek SparkleTech Skirt by Sparkle Skirts.  Any *standard* SparkleTech skirt  Nicole L. New […]

Some people shy away from yoga but not I!  Personally, I love yoga but I didn’t really adore it until I became a runner.  After pounding my joints and having sore muscles week after week, my poor body needed some relief and strengthening in particular areas.  That came from yoga.  Oh yoga, how I love […]

Tis the season to be exhausted! It happens to me every year. I find myself going in 12 different directions and never getting to sleep at a decent hour. If I am in bed by midnight, I feel like I have really accomplished something and I get up at 5:30. I wake up tired and […]

Hit up your holiday parties and light up the room in this sparkly dress that will flatter your curves! You will look and feel amazing! Pair the dress with trendy, tall black boots with a heel to deliver added va-Voom! I can guarantee your significant other isn’t going to care one bit if  you’ve been […]

Being on a weight loss program, people seem to love to spew their opinions make observations about what I’m eating.  There’s one recurring theme I see to hear it all the time.  “How do you do it?  Diet food is sooooooo boring and has NO flavor.” I have to admit, it’s really easy to fall […]

I love cold weather running. Hot weather running in Central Texas in the Summer?  Not so much.  Upwards of 75 degrees at with 60%+ humidity and a bright sun at 8am? Even at 6am, when the sun is rising, it is still hot and sometimes humid.  Ugh and no thank you. But cold weather running? […]