Melissa – 3/18 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


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Every Tuesday, we like to give ourselves a little pat on the back , toot our horns, and tell the world what we are doing right. Excuse me while I dig deep. {crickets} {more crickets} Okay, I’m back. This week, I started running again. Running my way. You know, jog, huff puff, walk, jog, repeat, […]

Good morning, ladies and gents! We are a few weeks into our newest fitness and weight loss challenge here at the Sisterhood, and hopefully you are still going strong! Remember that ACTION plan you came up with the very first day of the challenge? Have you been following it? Analyze your goals – decide what […]

1,890,000 Kenyan children are infected by jiggers, burrowing fleas that cause painful infection. 30,000 people live on one landfill in the Philippines, where many are without shoes and are exposed to broken glass, syringes and debris. 4,000,000 people have podoconiosis, a debilitating and disfiguring soil-based disease. 740,000,000 people are affected by hookworm which can cause intestinal pain, weakness […]

I’ve had a little problem with motivation to exercise lately. Seems like when my plate is full, my workouts are the easiest things to toss off to the side. Drastic times call for drastic measures. 3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get My Your Ass Up and Moving Get a friend. Whether you call up your bff, […]

Last month we focused on our abs… you are probably rocking a six-pack by now, right? This month, we are going to shift our focus a little lower. You guessed it! During the month of April, we are going to kick some serious ass. As in, firm up our legs and gluteus, yo. (Pssssst…. we’ve […]

We’ve all been there. You know, those days and nights filled with unneeded stresses and sighs and worrying. Sometimes, you just have to sit down and evaluate your life. Your friendships, your relationships, your time and finances… What is causing you unnecessary stress and worry? Is it worth it? Is it time to move on […]

Good morning, friends! How are you? The weather here in North Dakota has been amazing {like 70s!!}, and I can’t even tell you what it has done for my mood and motivation! How was your week? Did you toot your horn yesterday? I hope so, because everyone deserves an “atta-girl” once in awhile! We’re […]

Good morning, friends! If you are here to listen to all my juicy confessions from the past week, you are going to be sorely disappointed. We are changing things up on Tuesdays from here on out. We are ONLY going to be focusing on the positives! No more negative Nilly. If you have nothing nice […]

Check out the Six-Pack March, 2013 Edition Calendar here! So, I was reading Nancy’s Fab Ab post this morning, and my wheels started turning. What a great idea! I WANT FAB ABS. Right now, my flabs {as my 8-year-old boy refers to them} leave a lot to be desired. This needs to change. While I […]

How are you on this fine Friday morning? Are you excited for the weekend? Any big plans for the Superbowl? *You may have heard about the tragic case of Sherry Arnold over the last few weeks. A much-loved school teacher, mother, and wife from Sidney, Montana, Sherry went missing one morning after heading out for […]

MONDAY:  Three Cheese Manicotti. TUESDAY: Enchilada Casser-Ole! WEDNESDAY: Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Olives. THURSDAY: Shrimp Sandwich Wrap with Curry Yogurt and Spinach. FRIDAY: Homemade pizza night! I don’t have our recipe (yet!), but here is a yummy, health(ier) version to try out! SATURDAY:  leftovers! SUNDAY: Crockpot Easy Beef Stew. SNACKS: POM-Banana-Strawberry Smoothies! Skinny Chocolate […]

Sorry this post is up so late today, friends! Looks like somebody forgot to check the calendar this week! The Weigh-In Alrighty, get on the scale if you haven’t already! Fill in your numbers down below in the form, blog about your week, go offer your Shrinking Friends some support and encouragement, I’m sure they […]

Yeah, I know 2011 is so yesterday’s news, but here at The Sisterhood we have lots of awesome posts and we want to make sure you didn’t miss anything good! We care about you THAT much! Check out our list of the most-viewed posts written in 2011: 10.  Emotional Eating – Part I. Are you […]

We have almost made it through the first week of 2012! For us shrinkers, that means that we are probably following some sort of eating plan or have been thinking about changing our eating habits. I’m digging into our archives and linking to some of our older posts outlining specific eating plans. Do your research […]