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I’ve started and stopped this post a few times now. I don’t often talk about what I’m getting ready to tell you. And I’m not sure many people would understand this, and I’m not here to make you understand. But just to tell you how life can be for me. A while back, I was very unhappy. So unhappy … [Read more…]

Did you know that the number of hungry people in the world has exceeded the ONE BILLION mark for the first time EVER.1 That means ONE in SIX go to bed desperately hungry each night. The global economic downturn and rising food prices have contributed greatly to the amount of people suffering … [Read more…]

I am sure a lot of you are familiar with Gen and her blog, Welcome to Quadville. I have followed the story of their family since the beginning of my blogging journey last year and have always been impressed with Gen’s attention to her own health and her great, upbeat attitude on life. I read this … [Read more…]

So, I’m training for this 5k. Again. I already completed one earlier this summer, but I wasn’t very satisfied with my time.  So I decided to sign up for another one. This weight loss/exercise thing is so hard (whine). Anyway, I’m training for a 5k on September 12th and I have found … [Read more…]

If you remember the team challenge, you will recall that Shawn was our Biggest Shrinker at the Sisterhood, ahem, Brotherhood! He lost an outstanding amount of weight, 9.15% of his total body weight, and his team also WON the challenge! We are so proud of you, Shawn! We love that you weren’t … [Read more…]

So, I’m sitting here trying to think of some wonderful  post about some wonderful topic that will make you all want to shout from the rooftops that Thea is an amazing writer and is an inspiration to all those who have, will, want to, have thought about or know someone who wants to lose those pesky … [Read more…]

Guess what??  I have a Sister Spotlight for you today! This spotlight is from me!! I noticed really early on when this person joined us that she was one dedicated chick!!  Because I have to work from 8-5, I don’t get to read weigh-in posts until the evening, and I noticed that this new girl had been … [Read more…]

I was at a baby shower a few weeks ago and I overheard a conversation between two girls.  I wasn’t eavesdropping, but when the conversation turned to weight loss, I couldn’t help but pay attention.  One girl was going to have surgery very soon to aid her in losing weight.  One thing I heard her say … [Read more…]

I am reposting this from earlier in the year! I know there are a lot of you who are doing the Couch-to-5K program or who have previously done it, and we would love to hear from you!! If you are anything like me, then you try running for a few minutes, huff and puff, can’t catch your breath, and slow … [Read more…]

While clothes may not make the woman, they certainly have a strong effect on her self-confidence – which, I believe, does make the woman. Mary Kay Ash (1915 – ) What’s in your closet? Right now. Need to check? Go ahead, we’ll wait… ………………………………….. Did you look? Cool. So what’s in your closet? … [Read more…]

This is it, Sisters and Brothers! After 7 long weeks, we’ve finally come to the end of this challenge! WOOHOOOOOO for all of you that stuck it out. First off, I’d like to thank all the sponsors for this week’s Weigh-in Giveaway: Tia Margie Plain White Press And a big thank you to all … [Read more…]

I’m a big fan of routine when it comes to my weight loss journey.  Okay, fine.  I’m a huge fan of it.  I like having a scheduled time to eat and to work out.  Call me a little OCD if you want, but I know that having a routine is what has gotten me this far. I’m fine if I have a day or two when my … [Read more…]

Our calculations are complete! Here is this week’s leaderboard: (Remember, the percentages are based on the OVERALL results for the entire challenge!) Team Sage is ON FIRE!! They have lost a total of 4.05% Wowza! We are so jealous proud of you! Once again, here they … [Read more…]

Happy July 4th, my fellow shrinkers!     Do you have any big plans for the day? We’re laying low until this afternoon when we will join my BFF Lauren and her family for an evening dinner, fireworks and family sleepover.  The kids are beyond excited and so am I. The menu includes a “few” items that … [Read more…]

How many people’s mouths dropped just now?  You’re thinking, did I read that right?  April just said that?! Yes.  I did.  Don’t get me wrong, I love that show and think that it truly does inspired people to change their lives, but let’s be honest here.  It’s a reality TV show.  And we all know there … [Read more…]