Challenges Archives – Page 26 of 32 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I see a lot of new faces around here (HURRAH!!!) so to recap what The Monday Project is, each week we have a “project” or a “question” that helps you renew your motivation and/or reflect upon yourself. You have the whole week to do it and we link up our “answers” or “projects” on Fridays. I had … [Read more…]

Welcome to the Sisterhood Spring Fling Challenge! For the next 8 weeks, this challenge is going to be all about unearthing our inner winners. Not only do we want to see you Shrink, but we want to see you Fling yourself into fitness! Through Teams, Monday Projects, and Fitness Challenges, there will … [Read more…]

The 2010 Shrinking Jeans Olympics were a crazy fun success, and everyone had so much fun competing in 10 days worth of events! We were so excited to see how many people joined in and competed. THANK YOU!!! Tonight, beginning at 8 p.m. Central time, we’ll announce the winners and award medals on … [Read more…]

When my husband was out of town last weekend, I missed a ride with my triathlon group because I didn’t have anyone to watch the kids. (I used the bike trainer in my living room instead.) And that was just fine with me, it was freakin cold outside and after everyone got done with the ride, my … [Read more…]

This is just a little reminder that our new challenge starts this coming Wednesday, February 24th! We are in the process of organizing teams for the challenge, so if you’d like to be on a team, AND you haven’t already spoken up, please do so now! All of you who let us know on last week’s weigh-in … [Read more…]

I don’t know about you, but every time the Olympics roll around, I get this huge swell of emotion and inspiration – watching all the absolutely amazing, determined athletes push themselves to the limit to acheive a dream. Seeing what the human body is capable 0f – witnessing the tears, sometimes of … [Read more…]

The Rethink Your Shrink Challenge has come to a barely slightly early end and this is the final Monday Project for the challenge. I know! Where did the time go?! Today what we really want to know is, how did you do? And we mean really. How did you do? Got some pictures?? Did you discover your … [Read more…]

Oh dear shrinkers, rethinkers, and rethinking your shrinkers! I cannot fathom the fact that this is the last weigh-in of the Rethink Your Shrink Challenge! Don’t pay attention to the sister behind the computer who’s getting all teary-eyed! (Um, edited to note: Boy, we can’t get anything past you … [Read more…]

  I’m getting a little misty-eyed over here! Rethink Your Shrink is coming to an end! Are you ready? Did you rethink? And moreover, did you shrink? What happened over the past 7 weeks? Did you move more? Did you find victories? Did you find non-scale victories? Did you do something you’ve … [Read more…]

**UPDATED! WINNER of the GU giveaway is: LadyG8r!!  Congrats!! Please send me your snail mail address at [email protected]!**   I love GU. Pronounced “goo.” GU is an energy gel. What is this energy gel I speak of? And who should be eating these? And why? Do we really need these in … [Read more…]

Good morning sisters (and brothers!) This week was an interesting one, right? We got to step a little bit more outside our comfort zones, physically, and do something different. At least I hope we did! Did we? It’s a little scary isn’t it? How do you feel today? Fearless?? So often I find … [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…]

Hello, my peeps. It’s Tuesday. That day. The day we divulge our deepest, darkest food and exercise (or whatever) secrets. On the internet. Nothing like throwing our confessions out there to the universe to purge our consciences… So, I have to admit that this week I’ve been quite irritable … [Read more…]

  Good afternoon, sisters!! Well, we’re getting pretty far down the line in this challenge, I can’t believe we have just three weigh-ins left! And can you believe that it’s already February? How did that happen? We have been in this challenge since December (almost five weeks!!) and by now … [Read more…]

Good morning, everyone!! Happy Friday!! How did you do on this week’s project? The task this week was to sit your butt in 2011, picture what 2010 was like, and write a letter to yourself about it. What hurdles you have overcome and goals you have met. I really loved doing this one because I … [Read more…]