fitness Archives – Page 16 of 22 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


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.  I became a gym rat, … [Read more…]

I have to get this out of the way!!! We have an amazing new challenge starting NEXT Wednesday! You must go here to read more!! Today is the final weigh-in for the Holiday Hoedown!! Are you still do-si-do’ing with us? Are your jeans shrinking? We hope so! We are so proud of each and every one … [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…]

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! Raise your hand if you did a turkey trot yesterday! I did! I woke up at 5 a.m. to run with 16-thousand of my favorite friends in the world. Yes, in my town, more than 16-THOUSAND people got up to run the turkey trot. And I must say, … [Read more…]

Grab your partners DO-SI-DO!! Welcome to the Shrinking Jeans Holiday Hoedown! Hope you’ve got your hankies tied tightly around your necks and the spurs on yer boots, cause it’s time to start kickin up our heels! We all need a little fun and a little sparkle in our lives for this holiday season … [Read more…]

Holy shoot this thing is going quickly! Writing to you today from exile island, myself! *looks around at other exilees and waves hello!* I hope you had a wonderful week this past week, we sure have had a lot going on. Like, for instance, our challenges, logging minutes and taking part in the … [Read more…]

We are getting down to the nitty-gritty of this challenge! How have you been doing with the challenges? Are you guzzling water, 86ing the drive-thru, and journaling your food consumption? Are you ready for your new set of fitness and non-fitness challenges? Here they are: And an extra special … [Read more…]

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on my blog about standing up for myself. It was a post about “girl power” and allowing yourself to deserve something and it was a little outside my comfort zone to post something like that because honestly, it is something I am trying hard to do but it’s not always … [Read more…]

A couple of weekends ago, I had a breakthrough run. I really, really needed this breakthrough because I had a long string of disappointing workouts leading up to it and I was beginning to doubt and question myself and I was ready to quit. My breakthrough was a sub-30 minute 5k run during a … [Read more…]

There are a lot of projects going on around here aren’t there? We are finishing up September’s Monthly Project which is to free yourself from yourself! I know Rome wasn’t built in a  day but how did you do? I’ve been posting about them at my own blog, I tackled my issue with “overcommitting” … [Read more…]

Alright! Ready for your 3rd set of challenges? You rocked last week and immunity from today’s vote will be announced will be announced at the beginning of the Tribal Council vlog tomorrow afternoon/evening, hosted by Christy. For this week’s fitness and non-fitness challenges, watch the … [Read more…]

Back in the day, like WAAAAYYYYYY back in the day, prior to marriage and during my mid-20’s, I considered myself a Latin dancing superstar not really- in my head I danced way better than I did in real life.  Regardless, my girlfriends and I would regularly visit our favorite salsa dancing club … [Read more…]

Shrinkvivor? Really? How on Earth do you come up with this stuff? This past July, Melissa and Christy were hanging out on Christy’s front porch in the Texas hill country working on the site, and somebody on Twitter mentioned blogging and Survivor. BAM! The idea was formed and has totally evolved … [Read more…]

Psssst…can I tell you a secret? I’m not a big fan of working out. (ducks the rotten tomatoes) I’ve never really been a big fan of working out. I know that I have to. And I know that it’s good for me. But I don’t usually get that sense that endorphins are rushing through my body or that I’m … [Read more…]

Here at the Sisterhood, we are all about the health, the fitness, and you know, the  shrinking. And I wish it were just that black and white. But it just is not. With all this working out and the healthy eating and the shrinking comes issues and behaviors and concerns, insecurities and … [Read more…]