finding time Archives – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Welcome to Becoming Me, a monthly blog series where I set out to answer questions developed by Christie Inge, HHC in an effort to dig a little deeper and get to the heart of some of my esteem, body, and food issues. Last month, I tackled the issue of if I would be happy with the legacy I have … [Read more…]

So, we have this handy, dandy, nifty calendar at the Shrinking Jeans Corporate Offices (a.k.a. gmail) that Heather so graciously updates with our writing schedule. It’s great for remembering when you are supposed to post so that you can write it all down in your planner month(s) in advance. You … [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…]

As the last school bell rang this month, ushering out the 2010-2011 school year, kids everywhere jumped for joy at the sudden freedom that comes with summer break. If their moms were anything like me, their first thought was “Let the juggling begin!” One of the hardest parts of summer break for … [Read more…]

There is no perfect time. There’s really not. For whatever you want to do in your life, there is no perfect time. There is only now. I have completely lost track of how many times in my life (hell, how many times this month) I have looked at the weather report and thought “Ugh, I could run … [Read more…]

Time is what we want most, but… what we use worst. ~William Penn I’m going to be honest with you.  I’m struggling a little bit right now.  I’m having a hard time figuring out when I’m going to do the stuff that I “need” to do during the day.  It seems like everything is equally important and … [Read more…]

Every single one of us has more than we should on our plate. Most of us are parents. Some of stay home, and some of us work outside the home. Each of these factors creates a specific set of challenges when it comes to mapping out our daily schedules. Here’s my story: I have 2 children and I’m a stay … [Read more…]

Hi.  It’s me again.  Looks like I’m not going anywhere.  For those of you wondering just who might I me, I am the ghost of Christmas Past….oh, I kid.  I’m the chick who had a baby almost 10 weeks ago, yet I still look 4-5 months pregnant. After posting last Monday, I was so excited and motivated … [Read more…]