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Have you looked at the calendar lately?  If you haven’t, then you might be as shocked as I was last night to realize that Valentine’s Day is just FIVE days away!  While the big day may be right around the corner, there’s still plenty of time to find that perfect gift for that special someone in your … [Read more…]

The Weigh In Happy Wednesday, Shrinkers!!  Wow, here we are in February already!  How is that even possible?!  It seems like just a week or so ago that it was the start of the New Year and our first challenge of 2012!  So far, we’ve completed four full weeks of the challenge which means it’s time … [Read more…]

Image: Sura Nualpradid / I had the occasion this week to experience my first DXA scan.  If you aren’t familiar with what that is, don’t feel bad, I didn’t have a clue either when a doctor recently told me I needed one.  In fact, she said I was past due for one.  Uhmmm, OK, … [Read more…]

I’m a huge fan of seafood, especially shrimp.  It’s one of my favorite types of seafood to cook at home because it’s quick, easy, and is a great fit with my Weight Watchers food plan. I recently came across this recipe for Dijon Shrimp.  Unfortunately, I don’t remember exactly where I found it, … [Read more…]

Woo Hoo! We love birthdays here at the Sisterhood! Today is the birthday of none other than our own Melissa, editor extraordinaire! In honor of Melissa’s birthday, April drafted a lovely poem to mark the occasion. Something tells me this is a special day What could it be, I not sure I can … [Read more…]

In case you  haven’t heard, Chobani just introduced some awesome new flavors!  From left to right, we’ve got Apple Cinnamon, Blood Orange, and Passion Fruit.  These flavors are so new, you may not have seen them in your local store yet, but keep your eyes open because they should be there SOON! I … [Read more…]

Can you believe it?  Here we are just a couple of days away from the arrival of Baby New Year and the ushering in of 2012.  I can’t believe we’re at a new year again already!  I swear, the older I get, the faster time seems to go by.  Can someone please just put the brakes on for a year or two. … [Read more…]

Hellllloooooo Shrinkers!  How is every doing during this wonderful holiday season?  Are you sticking with your healthy habits or indulging a bit here and there (or everywhere)? It’s time to face the music and the scale for our weekly weigh in. How’d you do this week? As for me, I confess (oh … [Read more…]

As difficult as it may be to acknowledge, we are in the home stretch to the winter holidays. Whether you celebrate Christmas (Dec. 25), Chanukah (Dec. 20-28), Kwanzaa (Dec. 26 – Jan. 1), Winter Solstice (Dec. 22), Festivus (Dec. 23), or all of the above, they are upon us!  I mean, come on, look at … [Read more…]

In honor of the new PointsPlus 2012 program update rolling out this week from Weight Watchers (learn even more about the changes here from the CEO), we thought this would be a great time to share a Weight Watchers menu as part of our on-going Shrinking Menu Planning series.  I don’t think it’s any … [Read more…]

Ok, so I know Thanksgiving was actually yesterday, but I’m extra thankful for something today — a new start!! Here we are on the Friday side of Thanksgiving.  I know for most of us that we’re still kind of at the beginning of a long weekend, but the Thanksgiving holiDAY is actually over and … [Read more…]

Holy smokes!  Can you believe we’re already at the FINAL check-in for the 2011 Shrinkvivor Challenge?!  This challenge seems like it just flew by so quickly!  We’re now only ONE DAY away from finding out who will be the Ultimate Shrinkvivor and win our fabulous prize package. Didn’t make the Top … [Read more…]

It’s Tuesday, so that means it’s time for another round of True Confessions.  Being on the editorial calendar for this post actually couldn’t have come at a better time for me.  You see, I’ll been struggling … hard!  Not only have I fallen off the wagon, but it’s run me over a few many times in … [Read more…]

Photo by Flickr user dmoola Ever have one of those times where you constantly feel like you’re running on empty?  I’m having one of those times!  Between vacation and business travel, I’ve been gone from home as much as I’ve been there this month.  As if the travel itself weren’t enough, I’ve … [Read more…]

Ok, it’s the time you’ve all been waiting for! The tribes have spoken and the Tribal Council video is ready.  Please pardon the random meow’s from my kitty in the background.  Oh, and my work BlackBerry going off at one point, too. 😉 httpv:// The tribes list will be … [Read more…]