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How to Start Running Now If there’s on piece of advice I can offer someone who’s thinking about running, it’s find a program and stick to it like glue. No matter how physically fit you are or aren’t, if you’ve never run and you try to do too much to soon, you’ll just end up injured, frustrated, and … [Read more…]

**Giveaway is CLOSED! Winner has been chosen! Congrats, Tirah!** Did you hear? May is Sisterhood Running Month! Go read all about it here. One of the first things you need to do before you hit the ground running, is find a good pair of running shoes. Yes, running shoes are an investment – you … [Read more…]

May is Sisterhood Running Month! Yeah, we just made that up, but it seemed like a really cool thing to do in light of the fact that Team Shrinking Jeans is closing in on the San Diego Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon. On June 6th, 15 of us will lace up our shoes and hit the road in San Diego to run with … [Read more…]

The winners of the Team Shrinking Jeans Bash will be picked and announced tonight on Twitter at 8 p.m. Central time. Make sure you’re following @shrinkingjeans! If you aren’t on Twitter, we’ll put the names up on this post as soon as our Twitter party is over. Look for them after 9 p.m. Central … [Read more…]

Welcome to today’s Sisterhood Bash Happy Hour! What’s the Sisterhood Bash? Go check it out – we’re raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and there are MANY chances to win fabulous prizes…and cash. Yes, cash. So, it’s hump day – Wednesday – I am so glad we’re halfway through the … [Read more…]

****Our Team Shrinking Jeans Bash has come to an end! We are in the process of evaluating, tabulating and calculating the numbers, so stay tuned for the announcement of the winners on Wednesday!**** That’s right! You heard us, we’re hosting a bash and we are inviting you to join in the fun! … [Read more…]

This past week has been a huge struggle for me, workout wise. I’m hurting, and it’s kind of freaking me out. I listened to some of my fellow Sisters last week in one of our Team in Training conference calls, who were having a hell of a week LAST week. The OHMYLORDIMUSTBEOUTOFMY MIND week. Pretty … [Read more…]

What is that you say?  The answer is no, we aren’t skipping a weigh-in just because we are in between challenges! Go ahead, head over to your scale, step on it, peek at your weight, and then come back here and tell us all about it.  Yes, really. Today really is a weigh-in day. How did you … [Read more…]

Good morning Sisters and Brothers! How are you this fine Wednesday morning? Can you believe we’re on Week 5 of Rethinking our Shrink? Wow. Time really does fly when you’re having fun!! So tell me, did you get your homework done last week? Did you read some of the letters our future selves wrote … [Read more…]

ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!! I am so excited! Remember that “little” group called Team Shrinking Jeans?  You know, our 15 members strong coalition of women who have committed to running a half marathon in San Diego in June while also raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?  The team that … [Read more…]

It’s true! Today is the final weigh-in for our Shrink-a-Versary Extravaganza Challenge. First thing I want you to do is reach around and give yourself a pat on the back for sticking with the challenge through Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season. WOW! It’s been 7 weeks, and … [Read more…]

****Edited to announce that the fundraising total has been lowered from $3500 to $2900!!!**** It’s officially official! Starting January 30th, 2010, the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans will be training for the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll 1/2  Marathon on June 6, 2010! We’ve decided to go … [Read more…]

**I was beyond excited when Kirsten approached me with this idea! As you may know, I participated in Team In Training for my first (and only!) 1/2 marathon a few years ago. I walked most of it, but it was the most awesome and rewarding experiences in my life.** From Kirsten: Hi everyone!  I … [Read more…]

Straight off the treadmill and I just had to share the fact that I ran even though I wasn’t being chased. In the past I figured why run if I didn’t have to? Well times are a changing. Yesterday Melissa posted the couch to 5k program for our Fitness Fridays and it was just the push I needed. Our … [Read more…]

New to running? Read more on how-to get started here! If you are anything like me, then you try running for a few minutes, huff and puff, can’t catch your breath, and slow to a walk. That’s my story. I have big dreams of being a runner, if only I could run longer than three minutes at a … [Read more…]