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Earlier this week I went out for dinner and wine with a new friend. We talked and had a great time and like so often happens in our society and culture nowadays, especially between girls-ladies-women, my new friend made a comment on her appearance: “Sorry I look like such a wreck today.” First … [Read more…]

Here it is Wednesday again, and it’s time for our weekly weigh in, so hop on the scales and let us know how you are doing this week! I really want to know, so don’t hesitate to let me know in the comments. This week I’m going to challenge everyone to go old school and write down some goals on … [Read more…]

It’s the start of a brand spanking new month, folks. Do you ever set a monthly goal for yourself? I do, but typically end up forgetting about it by the time the first weekend rolls around. But July was a different story.  On July 1, I set a goal: one full month of hitting at least 10,000 steps … [Read more…]

Good morning ladies! It’s Wednesday and this is the “Keepin’ It Real” edition for our weekly check in! I’m calling this the “Keepin’ It Real” Check In post because my reality hasn’t been pretty for the past couple of months and it’s time to come clean! I want y’all to know that I’m NOT perfect! I … [Read more…]

So it’s Wednesday and the title of this post is *Check In*, not weigh in.  Now, you certainly may weigh in and tell us how it’s going for you or if you are like me, you don’t want to weigh in (for whatever reason and believe me, there are a myriad of reasons), but go ahead and tell us how you are … [Read more…]

She nervously stands at the microphone before a group of people in the hazy basement meeting room in the local church, amid the unfolded metal chairs and half-empty Styrofoam  cups of rancid coffee. “Hi. I’m Mary. I am addicted to my FitBit. It has been 16 days in a row of reaching over 10,000 … [Read more…]

Happy Wednesday, Shrinkers! If you’re new to the Sisterhood, every Wednesday we have a check in post. This helps all of us, stop and take account of our week so far. Make changes to the things we’re doing or not doing. First things first, go hop on that scale and see where you are.  If you blog, … [Read more…]

Hi, everyone! How is everybody? It’s Wednesday so that means it’s time to hop on the scale and see what’s what! How are things looking? Did you have a good week? A not so-good week (ahem)? Let’s take a look back at the past week. Did you pick ONE item from Lisa’s list and focus on it for seven … [Read more…]

Hellloooooo Shrinkers! How are you doing this week?  Wednesday is our official weigh-in day here at Shrinking Jeans.  Are you ready to step on the scale and share your weight loss/gain?  I know it can be so hard to take account of where we are via a scale, BUT if you have been slacking off (like … [Read more…]

I haven’t spoken about my story here in quite a long time.  If you want some background, you can find a little bit on my author page here and more on my personal blog here.  Fast forward to this past fall and spring and I found myself with the weight slowly creeping back on.  Yes, it happens to all … [Read more…]

Hello Shrinkers! How is everyone? I am stealing borrowing an idea from my dear friend and fellow SJ writer Ann, who in one of her recent check in posts, also issued a challenge.  Did you participate in that one? What got you out the door into the sunshine? Getting outdoor activity on a regular basis … [Read more…]

Hola Shrinkers! How are you doing this week? Did you know that Wednesday is our official weigh-in day here at the Sisterhood? All the way back to the very beginning of our site almost 6 years ago! Wanna know why? Because weighing in on Wednesday gives you a few days to recover from any faux pas that … [Read more…]

Exercise and physical fitness are vital to overall health, strength, weight loss, energy, and a powerful metabolism. Here at Shrinking Jeans, you’re already well aware of this, so let’s talk about the specific body benefits of interval training. Here are the top 7 reasons to interval train: Less … [Read more…]

    Good morning all you beautiful people!! This is Wednesday’s Check In post and I am throwing out a challenge for all of you!! But first things, first! Did you hop onto the scale this morning and weigh yourself? Please check in with me in the comments and let me know how you … [Read more…]

Good Morning Shrinkers! Or in my case, someone who needs to get back to shrinking.  Wednesday has rolled around and it’s time for each of us to assess where we are in our journey.  Are we maintaining, have we fallen off the wagon, do we need to kick it back into high gear?  I, for one, need to … [Read more…]