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You may have noticed that there was no spotlight last week. Cough. That was entirely my fault, as I forgot to send the info to the chosen one until, oh, Saturday night. πŸ™‚ Tracie chose her partner-in-crime during the last challenge, Tami, as the next sister to be spotlighted! Name: Tami Blog: … [Read more…]

**Now that I’m training for another 1/2 marathon, I’ve been wondering how to properly fuel for my longer runs without completely blowing my trying-to-be-sugar-free diet. Bari shared this Runner’s World article with me, you might find it helpful, too! **Lifetime Moms has relaunched their site! … [Read more…]

We all know that a good bra can either make or break your exercise experience. Have a crappy bra and you may have to “double-bag” the girls. That may be just as bad as a sports bra that gives the dreaded “uni-boob” look. I admit it. I was a chronic uni-boober. And then I received this from the … [Read more…]

April showers bring May flowers… and a new challenge here at The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans! That’s right! May 1st marks the beginning of a brand new challenge, so grab some motivation, start thinking about your goals, and begin planning for that new swimsuit you will be showing off come … [Read more…]

Say hello to Tracie, she was chosen by Trish for the spotlight this week! Congratulations on your awesome 5K time last week, girl! That is an awesome accomplishment! Name: Tracie Blog: Blissful Bedlam Twitter: @mom2teebee Age: 34 Hometown: Blackwood, NJ but I grew up outside of Pittsburgh, PA … [Read more…]

So. I totally forgot that I was up for the post today. So I’m racking my brain trying to come up with an idea. Then I remembered that Roni (blogger extraordinaire and organizer of Fitbloggin’) did a post called The ABC’s of Me. Perfect! I’ll do an ABC’s of Weight Loss post. But crap. Now I … [Read more…]

Hello and welcome to True Confessions! If you’re new around here, today is the day that we confess anything we may be feeling guilty about from last week. Once we confess, we don’t feel guilty anymore because today is a new day. A new week, and we will do better, right? Right. I’ll start us off. … [Read more…]

People often talk about motivation as if it’s something they have no control over, like a flaky house guest who might steal away in the dead of night: β€œmy motivation is completely out the window,” or β€œI wish I could find my motivation again!” We act like motivation is either there or not, and if … [Read more…]

We are so excited to have an awesome post from Mary Phelan, a.k.a the Fiddler’s Bride, today. She’s funny, kind, and a huge supporter of the Sisterhood and all of our members, and did I mention she’s funny? Oh, I did? Well, she is! First, let me say I am OVERTHEMOONEXCITED and honored to be … [Read more…]

Last week, the spotlight was on our lovely social sister, Colleen. Today, she passes the limelight on to the beautiful Monica B.! Thanks for giving us a peek into your life, Monica! Name: Monica B. Blog: www.monicawantsit.com Twitter: @MonicaBenavidez Age: 25 Hometown: San Antonio, … [Read more…]

Our Ultimate Shrinking Olympian: (and winner of a $30 Amazon.com giftcard!) RYAN A.! Gold medalists: Marathon Challenge: Colleen B. 1-mile Dash:Β  **note: their was a mix-up on the results, and the gold goes to: Ryan A.! Fastest Cycling Mile: Ryan A. Rowing: Natasha B. 3-minute … [Read more…]

In a post last week, I wrote about some easy New Year’s fitness resolutions for runners can take — baby steps, if you will — that will help make them better runners. This week, I wanted to take another look another problem that runners often have with their New Year’s Resolutions: making … [Read more…]

When baby #2 was about 6 months old and I was still holding on to all of the pregnancy weight and still eating like I was pregnant, I decided to take matters into my own hands and I joined a gym, hired a personal trainer and committed myself to exercising as much as possible.Β  I became a gym rat, … [Read more…]

Geez, you guys are checking up on me a lot lately. Sure seems like I have the Tuesday Confessional every week. Too bad, this week I may be getting caught with my hand in the cookie jar puppy chow. Frickin’ puppy chow. At least I made it with natural peanut butter and 1/3 of the powdered sugar, … [Read more…]

Howdy y’all! We hope you had a very happy Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends and healthy traditions! Maybe a little calf roping? No? And what’s that? You ate too much pie and your jeans are too tight? Well don’t worry, we can cure what ails you here at the Sisterhood! It’s time to … [Read more…]