Couchto5K – 3/5 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


  Folks, this is it ! TODAY is THE day! We are kicking off our Couch to 5K Virtual Program TODAY! It is time for you embark on your journey to become a runner.  That means lacing up the shoes and heading out the door, or hoping on the treadmill. Oh Happy Easter to those […]

Here we go again with the Couch to 5K Virtual Program. So you wanna be a runner but have no idea where to start? You watched us from the sidelines back in January and February as women who had never run before took on the challenge of building endurance and slashing mental hurdles to achieve […]

It’s time to lace up your shoes for a TOTALLY BANGIN’ event, and get ready to get your boogie on! The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Virtual race – Run the ‘Hood – is going groovy with the Foxy with a 5K and 10K walk and run! We thought it would be pretty off the […]

We interrupt this regularly scheduled Meatless Monday post to bring you a very important story: The story of my first race EVER. Yesterday, Sunday, March 3rd, I traveled to the Belgian town of Liege for a women’s only 6 kilometer run. This is the train station in Liege. It was amazing! Let’s backtrack a bit, […]

Here we are- done with our the first Virtual Couch to 5K at The Sisterhood.  I cannot believe how fast the time flew by.  I have to ask- how many of you made to the end? Stand up loud and proud, wave your arms in the air and let me give you a huge high-five. […]

Here we are- the last week of Couch to 5K. Are you ready to pound the pavement?  Are you feeling strong?  Did you stick with it the whole way through or did life get in the way as it so often does? Have you started thinking about *what’s next*?  Can you believe that you are […]

Week 8 of Couch to 5K. Full steam ahead and only this week and next week to go!  You are either really surprising yourself with what you are able to do, or you are still dreading every step, or you are looking forward to every step, or you might still be wondering what the hell […]

Week 7- woot woot!!!  Here we are- week 7 of Couch to 5k.  you only have a few more weeks until you finish the program.  Have any of you given thought to *what’s next*?  Do you want to repeat the program to get stronger, sign up for a 5K race, repeat week 9 over and […]

WEEK 6!  Yes, we are on week 6 of Couch to 5k. I wonder how many of you are still around.  It’s gotten so quiet around here of late.  There a few regulars that I see check in here or on Facebook but not as many as the initial *Who wants to join us for […]

  You have made it week 4! Can you believe it?  I am so proud of you.  However, have you taken a look at Week 4?  Go ahead and scroll down, take a look…… Week 1- Days 1, 2 and 3 Brisk warm-up walk of five minutes. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of […]

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 […]

Well, well, well, I am completely blown away by the response to our Couch to 5K Virtual Program, but now I have to ask- how did week 1 go for you? Was it harder, easier or exactly what you thought it would be?  Are you ready to continue into Week 2?  Do you have a […]

I am so darn excited about our Couch to 5K Virtual Program- it is going to be so awesome to see ya’ll take off on your running journeys.  I have so many thoughts, tidbits and random pieces of advice to share with you.  In addition, we have a ready-made running community here at Shrinking Jeans […]

Have you ever thought of becoming a runner but had no idea where to start?  Or maybe you knew that you could start, but then had fear that you wouldn’t finish, or that it might hurt too much, or that there is just no way you could ever be a runner?  Do you want to get […]

I was with a friend at a cook out over Labor Day weekend when we got to talking about an upcoming 10k and 5k  in our area.  Like me, she is relatively new to the whole running thing. When I looked at the registration form online, I grew a bit intimidated.  It had too many […]