January 2013 Archives – 2/3 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Did you all see Christy’s recent post about her love of  gadgets and how they motivate her to keep moving? Let me just say, I can relate, sisters! I feel the same way about health and fitness apps.  In honor of my six month anniversary of being a proud owner of my very first smartphone, […]

If there’s one thing I love, it’s gadgets. I especially love geeking out with gadgets that help me with my weight loss and fitness goals. Give me something that beeps, charts, syncs, gives me feedback on my phone, and posts to Facebook, and I’m M-O-T-I-V-A-T-E-D!            I’ve been using a BodyMedia FIT armband […]

Good morning shrinkers! I’m in a hurry today, so I’ll cut to the chase! You had another spectacular weight loss week, and here is your leaderboard: Top 10 Shrinking Teams: 6.20%    Tubby Two’s 5.84%    toughnecks 5.40%    Twitchy Iggy 5.04%    Sisters by Fate 4.79%    Flame On 4.64%    Purple & Gold Longhorns 4.57%    Bridgeeeee 4.45%    MovinMamas 4.29%    […]

Getting out of shape was a slow process. I didn’t put the weight on overnight. Five pounds one year and ten another. Do that for several years in a row and you’ve got yourself a big problem. One morning you wake up and you’re 40 pounds over weight. At least that is what happened to […]

Good morning, my shrinking friends! How are you this fine morning? Yes, I’m trying to be overly full of sunshine, because ohmygoodness, this gray-gloom-and-doom weather is driving me batty and depressing the crap out of me. We are a few weeks into our weight loss challenge now and you should be hitting your stride. Are […]

At the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans, we’re all about motivating you to reach your goals! If you search for motivation on our site, you’ll find days worth of reading on how to stay motivated, how to self-motivate, how to motivate others, and lots of other good stuff. With the creation of Pinterest, it opened […]

Hey, ladies and gentlefolk! We are now two weeks into our annual extravaganza, our New Year’s Weight Loss Challenge! How are you holding up? Are you losing pounds like nobody’s business? Are you struggling a bit? Are you so sick of that lunchtime salad that you’re ready to throw in the towel? In honor of […]

Well, well, well. You have made it to week 3 of the Couch to 5K training program.  Can I get a woot woot!  Do you have the discipline and commitment to stick with it through this week? Week 1- Days 1, 2 and 3 Brisk warm-up walk of five minutes. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and […]

I was recently contacted by The Hershey Company about doing a review for an exciting new line called Brookside Chocolate. Basically, I saw the word CHOCOLATE and two thoughts crossed my mind simultaneously: 1. DELETE THE EMAIL NOW! You don’t need any chocolate!  and 2. Don’t be crazy, dark chocolate is good for you in […]

Wow, I don’t know about the rest of you shrinkers, but this week has FLOWN by for me.  I can’t believe it’s already Friday, but I’m glad it is!  Bring on the weekend! LOL If you were paying attention earlier this week, Christy (one of our awesome editors) gave us all some homework.  The task […]

It’s the top ten-y-ten-ten, y’all. And holy WOW did you lose some serious weight! For real! According to our calculations, based on the teams who checked in this week, we lost a total of  1,358.7 pounds   YES!!!!!! Here is our Top Ten Leaderboard of Biggest Shrinking Teams! (Top Ten is based on percentage of […]

So ladies, how is the new year treating you? Have you found your groove? Getting daily exercise? Are you and your teammates rolling right along with our New Year Weight Loss Challenge? Are you feeling pretty good about things, riding a wave of motivation? Wonderful! Keep it up! Just don’t forget about an often overlooked […]

I don’t know about you guys, but I can’t wait to weigh myself this morning. I am so into this New Year Weight Loss Challenge. It is making me very happy to have some focus again in my fitness and weight loss journey. How about you? How’s it going? Are you watching what you are […]

It’s so refreshing to be writing up a Toot Your Horn post and actually feel I have something to toot about! I’m actually rather proud of myself. It’s January 8 and I have been religiously watching my food intake and exercising since January 1. Yes, I know that most New Year’s resolutions go by the […]

Happy New Year!! We’re almost a week into this fabulous new year, and we’ve got an awesome project that you’re going to love. You’re going to write yourself a letter from the future. Yeah, we’re getting all space time warp continuum on your shrinking butts! For those of you who’ve been around for awhile, you’ll […]