cleanse Archives – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


“What’s better: Juicing or smoothies?” I’ve been hearing this question a lot lately. There are a lot of ways to answer this, so let me just say this: Neither. Both juicing and smoothies have incredible health benefits. It’s not an either/or situation. It’s a both. To help decide what to … [Read more…]

    Good morning, gang o’ mine! It’s Wednesday and that means it’s our weekly weigh in day. Studies have shown the weighing in on a regular basis increases your chances of success at weight loss. It’s the accountability that… counts! (sounds cheesy but you know it is … [Read more…]

When I started writing for this site in January 2009, I weighed 188lbs, my heaviest ever.  My third baby was just months old and I was struggling in a big way with everything- lack of sleep, stress of three kids under 5 years old, a husband who worked and traveled a lot, not eating right and … [Read more…]

Hello! Melissa and Christy, thank you for inviting me to be part of this wonderful group of women. I’m inspired and encouraged by everyone’s obvious dedication to health and fitness. Ladies, thank you for welcoming me to your community. I hope to be of great support and service to you.  I’m … [Read more…]

Jodi Geigle, of Eat Clean Health, has been contributing to the Sisterhood for several months sharing her extensive knowledge of nutrition, and her passion for clean living. Jodi recently challenged Melissa and I to partake in her detox and cleanse programs in order to gain a first hand experience of … [Read more…]

Let’s talk oil. You don’t slather it on your skin. You don’t swallow it by the spoonful. And you don’t soak your food (or yourself) in it. With oil pulling, you swish it. Yep. In your mouth for 15 to 20 minutes. (Insert imminent ‘that’s what she said’ joke here) This Ayurvedic method has been … [Read more…]

Detox diets, cleanses, and miracle pills. Often, they sound too good to be true. You mean, if I take this pill twice a day every day for a few months, I’ll look like Jillian Michaels? If I follow this detox diet for a week, my body will be rid of toxins and I’ll lose 10lbs and feel … [Read more…]