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DAMN! All of you did some serious shrinking over the past 8 weeks. Some of you were first time challengers, and some of you have been with us since leisure suits were in style! Either way, we’re so glad you’re here! Results 294.4 total pounds lost  from the final 42 challengers. WOW. That’s … [Read more…]

Can you believe it’s the final weigh-in for the Power of One Challenge? For real!! We’re 53 days into this fabulous New Year and we want to know what you have to show for it!! Did you shrink? How much!? Did you follow along with our weekly and monthly projects? Which one was your … [Read more…]

So last week I might have mentioned that this week was the LAST WEEK of the Power of One Challenge…..well, I was totally wrong. Yeah, I’m big enough to admit that I totally looked at the calendar wrong, and I obviously can’t count unless it involved subtracting numbers I see on the … [Read more…]

I’ve been a busy baking bee this morning, so this is going to be short and sweet! How are you doing? From the looks of the numbers, lots of you are SHRINKING BIG! Congratulations! We’re down to the wire, because this challenge ends NEXT WEEK! That’s right, so give us all you’ve got this week … [Read more…]

Good morning Power of One’ers! It’s that time of the week, the one where we tiptoe over to the scale, gently nudge it so as to not disturb the beast and then ease ourselves onto it so that it gives us a happy, wonderful number in return. So head on over to your scale and check in with your … [Read more…]

Did you all know that the USDA put out new Dietary Guidelines this week? There’s a lot of information in the report about specific calorie needs, activity needs, and just lots and lots of info. But you know what? The USDA was nice enough to put out a little one page list of suggestions for the … [Read more…]

Welcome to February, Shrinkers! You know that just because it’s not January anymore doesn’t mean your goals and resolutions can go by the wayside! There are still 3 weeks left in this challenge, and 47 left this year. Where do you want to be in 3 weeks? Forty-seven weeks? Keep working toward your … [Read more…]

We are 4 solid weeks in and nearing the end of January. My goodness there’s some shrinking and moving going on in the leaderboard this week! Congrats to our fabulous TOP 10 Shrinkers this week. All of you are doing an outstanding job showing! Also, it seems like our shrinkers are dropping like … [Read more…]

I’m kind of in disbelief that it’s the end of January already, which also means we’re in Week 5 of the Power of 1 Challenge. Holy guacamole. How’s this challenge going for you? Are you finding YOUR power? Are you participating in the Weekly Projects? By now, you know the drill. It’s Wednesday. … [Read more…]

It’s been three weeks! Are you feeling POWERFUL? We are feeling empowered by YOU. All of you are doing a seriously great job at shrinking. Reading your comments and your posts and seeing your comments on other Sisters’ blogs makes us feel over the moon. Keep up the great work, and keep spreading the … [Read more…]

Last Saturday, I was out for a 4.5 mile run. It was my first cold weather run and my longest run in a long time. I was nervous. I told Dave (my hubby) before I left that I felt physically ill because I just didn’t know what to expect. I put on my (new) cold weather gear, strapped on my GPS and my … [Read more…]

Good morning all of you beautiful people! It’s Wednesday morning, and I can guarantee to you that I am not so chipper right this second (since I am writing this on Tueday night! Shh! Don’t tell anyone!). Today is your weekly check-in and we want to know how YOU are doing! You know the drill: Head … [Read more…]

We’re two weeks in people! Do you have that January 1st momentum, or is it waning? Looking at the numbers from the Leaderboard this week, it looks like everyone’s kicking some serious pounds to the curb. Keep up the good work everyone! Top 10 Shrinkers! Melissa A. 4.89% Becca W    … [Read more…]

Alright, everyone! Week 2 is OVER! How’d you do? Did you stick to your goals? Was it a crazy hectic week or were you able to stay on task? Sound off, my friends! It’s time to head to the scales and see how you did this week? Up? Down? Maintain? Make a mental note of that number and head back here … [Read more…]

Lots of people run to get healthy, to lose weight, to accomplish a race goal. Myself included. However, the biggest reason I keep running, the biggest reason I push on through the aches, the pains, the tiredness, and the heavy breathing is because of this:  running keeps my mind healthy.  I … [Read more…]