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I met Heidi from The Write Fit at Fitbloggin’ (she was the awesome chic with JumpSport Fitness Trampoline™!) and we just clicked. She told me she’d love to write for us about self-sabotage, and I’m thrilled to share her thoughts with all of you! We have all been there.  We have all been on diets, … [Read more…]

Today’s mantra is brought to you by our most awesome social sister, Colleen! Read more from Colleen here and make sure you join us on the ‘hood tonight for SisterChat! I cannot believe we are entering into our second week of May already! How did your first week of the May your way challenge … [Read more…]

Today we’re bringing you a guest post from one of our favorite Sisters, Bari. If you haven’t had a chance to get to know her (which is highly unlikely if you’ve been around here for any length of time), please be sure to check out Bari’s blog – Live. Laugh. Run. Breathe. It’s taken me a long time … [Read more…]

Do you remember when we shared Lee’s story of loss? Hold on, let me give you a little more information. Lee is Bari’s dad. He suffered an incredible loss, and instead of losing himself in it, he FOUND himself and a new reason to live. Go read his story quick, and then come back here and read Lee’s … [Read more…]

It’s time for our second installment from Laurie and her Shrinking Story. Last month was her very first submission, and I’m so excited to tell you Laurie’s made some big changes in her lifestyle! Keep reading and see for yourself! Just Try | Just Finish Hello Sisterhood!!! I am sooooooooo … [Read more…]

We are so excited to have an awesome post from Mary Phelan, a.k.a the Fiddler’s Bride, today. She’s funny, kind, and a huge supporter of the Sisterhood and all of our members, and did I mention she’s funny? Oh, I did? Well, she is! First, let me say I am OVERTHEMOONEXCITED and honored to be … [Read more…]

I am so excited to introduce Laurie to all of you! She’s been hanging around her at the Sisterhood for awhile, so you might recognize her! When we put out a call for new writers, she was the first to respond. Like within 37 seconds! After reading her submission, I knew she had a very important story … [Read more…]

Question: How many food decisions does the average person make in a day: 25, 80, 100, 200? According to Bonnie Taub-Dix RD, weight loss specialist in New York and author of Read it Before You Eat It: How to Decode Food Labels and Make the Healthiest Choice Every Time, the answer is 200 food … [Read more…]

Have you ever dreamed of running a marathon? Well, Kirsten just recently made that dream come true for herself when she crossed the line after 26.2 miles in the Disney Marathon on January 9th, 2011. Now Kirsten shares with us, the oh-so-important lesson, how to avoid killing your family when … [Read more…]

How many times have you heard a friend, or yourself, say, “Oh, I’m just disgusting!” or “Ugh, I hate my body!”? No one wants to be fat. But when you tell yourself such put-downs, you may actually be sabotaging yourself and your weight-loss efforts. Cognitive psychology has long known that the … [Read more…]

When we put out a call for new writers last week, we had no idea there would be such an amazing response. Seriously. We were blown away by each email, each story, each testament, each woman. Those women were brave to put themselves out there so honestly, because this journey is hard. And each … [Read more…]

Did you see Lee’s story yesterday? If not, go read it now. Okay, now that you’re back (you left a comment, right?) I want to share with you what Lee had to say about your outpouring of support and love. “I want to thank all of you who commented on my story, especially for your words of sympathy … [Read more…]

We’d like to thank Mary from Musings of the Sixties for being our Shrinking Guest Contributor and giving us her opinion on Weight Watchers new PointsPlus™ program! If you’ve never tried Weight Watchers, now is the perfect time, and if you’re a Weight Watchers veteran, this new program might have … [Read more…]

Today, Renee from CutieBootyCakes is sharing her Jenny Craig Success Story with us- enjoy! I started my journey to healthy living last November. The week of Thanksgiving to be exact. Now, most people thought that I was insane to start a “diet” during the holidays but I am living life and will be … [Read more…]

Today Elaine from the Miss Elaine-ous Life is sharing her South Beach Success story! On May 16th of this year I was sitting in my bed and eating my THIRD cupcake for the day and probably my FIFTH for the weekend.  See, the day before we’d had my son’s 3rd birthday party and there were too many … [Read more…]