exercise Archives – Page 9 of 13 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I exercise quite a bit and have been since The Sisterhood challenged me to my first 5K  in 2009.  The only reason I took that challenge back then is because of the peer pressure- I thought, if all these non-runners can take up running for the next 8 weeks, then so can I.  If I absolutely hate it at … [Read more…]

Check out the Six-Pack March, 2013 Edition Calendar here! So, I was reading Nancy’s Fab Ab post this morning, and my wheels started turning. What a great idea! I WANT FAB ABS. Right now, my flabs {as my 8-year-old boy refers to them} leave a lot to be desired. This needs to change. While I may not … [Read more…]

Have you ever heard the quote, “This time next year, you’ll wish you started today.”? I ran across it earlier this winter and it kind of spoke to me. It got me thinking about all the times that I put off starting something till tomorrow. I am the worst during summer vacation from school. I start … [Read more…]

  Ah, confessions. How I’ve missed you! Let’s start off with the baking, shall we? I’m not that big of a baker, but when I do manage to make something that’s edible, I tend to go through it really fast. These chocolate chip cupcake things made with ricotta cheese? Yeah. They’re good. And … [Read more…]

It’s an amazing thing, this website we have, But every now and then, it makes us all mad. When growing pains happen and the site goes down, Behind the scenes, you’ll hear cussing all around.   Have no fear, Christy, Melissa, and Heather are on the case! They’ll work out the kinks! They have … [Read more…]

Sorry this post is up so late today, friends! Looks like somebody forgot to check the calendar this week! The Weigh-In Alrighty, get on the scale if you haven’t already! Fill in your numbers down below in the form, blog about your week, go offer your Shrinking Friends some support and … [Read more…]

I am 57 years old. I am overweight and not in the best shape. I don’t always eat as well as I should. I don’t always exercise like I should. I don’t get enough sleep. I don’t drink enough water. I rarely take my vitamins. I drink way too much diet coke. I think you get the idea. Here is … [Read more…]

Yippee, it’s Wednesday and you know what that means?  It means we all get to weigh-in and share it with each other- how exciting!!!!  It’s our second week of weighing in and I Hope everyone’s scale is moving in the right direction : ).  Go ahead, kick off your shoes clothes and go weigh yourself. … [Read more…]

Happy New Year, friends! Are you so excited to start this year with a bang? Are you overflowing with ideas, plans, and resolutions? Yes? SO ARE WE! The Challenge We have a brand-spankin’ new challenge for 2012! I will get into the details down below! This challenge is open to both Shrinkers … [Read more…]

Today is December the 26th! You should officially be done filling in all the spaces on your O Fitness Tree! How did you do this month? Did you get them all covered, or did you miss a few? Me? I missed more than a few, but knowing that cute little tree was waiting to be decorated definitely kept … [Read more…]

No time. List long. Here’s mine (in no particular order). What’s on yours? Bullet list a must. Make packing list for road trip that starts on Monday. 10 push ups Make muffins for Santa (we learned long ago that he prefers blueberry muffins and carrots to cookies) 10 squats Go to the … [Read more…]

We all know that exercise is good for you. But WHY is exercise good for you? Here,  The Mayo Clinic tells us why and I also share my thoughts on each bullet point.  Yeah, I know this is a lengthy post but it’s definitely worth the read. Exercise controls weight.  DUH.  I don’t need to explain … [Read more…]

We crowned the winner of our SHRINKVIVOR challenge last week, and we thought it was only right to get her thoughts on the whole losing weight/getting healthy journey! Here’s what Whitney had to say: I wish I could say that my Weight Loss Journey began with a bang, that I woke up one morning … [Read more…]

Updated:  Winner winner- Kristin>OneCrazyMamaof4, please forward your address to [email protected] so that gift card can get mailed out to you.  Congrats! I run. I bike. I swim. I go the gym. I exercise a lot. Away from home. You hear about things happening to people … [Read more…]

Greetings Shrinkvivor tribes!! It is the great and all powerful check-in day, when we let the scale speak for us (whether we like it or not!) How did we do this week? First things first, let’s head on over and check in with the scale. When you get the numbers, make sure you write your post … [Read more…]