Ann Archives – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


  November is a time to reflect on giving thanks and counting our blessings. I realize most of us will do this “formally” on Thanksgiving in just a couple of weeks, but I want to take a few minutes and do it now, too!   First and for most, I am thankful to God for my health. I … [Read more…]

  In May, MelissaS wrote this post about Celiac and Gluten Intolerance. I read it and kind of put it in the back of my mind. I had not really thought much or maybe I had and I was in complete denialSHUTUP,K?about it since reading it, until this past week. I find this chart interesting and … [Read more…]

This weekend has been crazy busy and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. This past week we (meaning my 9 year old son and I) started back with our new fall schedule; including 4 karate classes, 3 co-op classes, a full week of school, exercising and a weekend of Komen 3-Day training (walking 10 miles … [Read more…]   You know the drill, right? It’s 8:00 p.m. on Sunday night. You are tired from an extremely busy week and an even busier weekend and you realize that you have some important businessa post for the best website in the world  to take care of before getting ready … [Read more…]

Name: Ann Gregory Blog: Twitter: @annsgonnablow Age: 45 Hometown: born and raised in a small town south of Wichita, Kansas….currently living in Carrollton, TX a suburb of Dallas, but we lived in Fresno, CA for 4 years, too. Tell us about your … [Read more…]

Last week I chose Ann as the Sister Spotlight, and this week she chose to Spotlight our very own Melissa this week! I don’t think she could have picked anyone more awesome!! Here’s what Ann has to say: I was so blessed to read the spotlight that highlighted me. I never was the “popular” girl … [Read more…]

Ann has been a Sister since way back when. I mean, like one of the original people to come over to this site and give US support as we started this journey. From the beginning, Ann was an amazing Sister. She gave it her all and gave all of herself in supporting so many other ladies (and men) on the … [Read more…]

Today is our One-Year Anniversary! We have been through so much this year. Faces have come and gone, but there are some very special women who have been with us since the very beginning! A few weeks ago, I asked them all to share their stories with us. I have to admit, I teared up reading each and … [Read more…]

Time to announce the winners from yesterday’s weigh-in post! Thank you again to our sponsors, our giveaways would not be possible without you! The winner of this notebook from Barb’s Etsy shop is Sue from Loads of Pink! And the winner of Lite ‘N’ Up: Laugh Yourself Skinny from Plain White Press is … [Read more…]

Congrats to ALL of our Shrinkers this challenge! We have some amazing losses this time around! We will “officially” be announcing our Biggest Shrinker tomorrow! She will be the recipient of an AWESOME button, as well as a blog makeover from Ruby & Roja! Woo-hoo! We have decided to give the iPod … [Read more…]