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This week, Jamee from A New Kind of Normal has chosen one of my favorite and one of our most supportive Sisters!! Congratulations, Tirah. I can honestly say that I was completely blown away when I opened my reader and saw last week’s Sister Spotlight! I’m sure it gets said every week but my jaw … [Read more…]

He-eeeeey, Ho-oooooo. Based on all the numbers this week, we have some teams who are kicking ass, and we have some teams who are fizzling. Which group are you in? Here are the results of this week’s weigh-in. Keep in mind that the Weight Lost Leaderboard is the cumulative %, meaning over the … [Read more…]

I was so humbled to be chosen by TrishB for the Sisterhood Spotlight. Trish is one amazing lady and it has been so, so, so much fun getting to know her and being the recipient of her unending encouragement. She has been an amazing teammate on our Shrinkvivor journey and I couldn’t be happier to … [Read more…]

Last week’s spotlighted sister, Bari, made an amazing choice for this week’s Spotlight, IMHO.  Read on, my friends… ******* Oh my goodness, where to begin???? I was flabbergasted when Karena chose me as last week’s Sister Spotlight.  I mean, seriously!  I’m just little o’ me, doing my … [Read more…]

When you’re dealing with an injury, or multiple injuries, it really messes with your mind. You’re supposed to be resting up so your body can heal. Resting equals idle body. Idle body equals mind that has way too much time to think about the idle body and how much it’s driving you insane to be idling … [Read more…]

How many of you exercise?  Workout?  Get the heart pumping?  Go ahead, raise your hand. Do you ever get bored with exercising?  I know I do.  Even though I love to run, there are some days a lot of days where I just don’t want to do it, or the idea of running gets pushed to the bottom of the list … [Read more…]

When I started this running gig back in October, I heard some rumblings here and there about a site called  I checked it out briefly but didn’t give it much thought because um, hello, I already have enough sites that I write on/check status/update or twitter/facebook/blog.  I … [Read more…]

***************WINNERS HAVE (FINALLY) BEEN CHOSEN! So sorry for the delay!!*************** BOCA Meatless Products recently contacted the Sisterhood about hosting a House Party. Lisa and I held the party at her house last weekend, and it was so much fun! BOCA sent us a party box complete with … [Read more…]

We are getting ready to embark on another odyssey of the 30 Day Shred here at the Sisterhood. I do love me some Shred, but I will be sitting this one out, since it’s not really compatible with my herniated disc problems! I thought it would be fun to write about some of my other favorite fitness … [Read more…]

I took a trip down memory lane this week, Sisterhood-style. I went and read posts from the very beginning of Shrinking Jeans. Almost a whole year has gone by. Sisters (and brothers) have come and gone, some of you have just come upon us, but there are a select few who were there for us the FIRST … [Read more…]

Now isn’t that a mouthful!!? November marks the one-year anniversary of The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. ONE YEAR! In the past year, we’ve had 6 weight loss challenges, several fitness challenges, and mini-challenges galore. We have members who’ve been with us from day 1, and we’ve been joined … [Read more…]

Good morning Sisters and Brothers! How are you? Did you have a good week? We hope so. So hop to it! Drag those scales out, blow the dust off, take deep breath, and step on! Is the number getting smaller? We hope so. If it’s not, don’t fret. We all have off weeks, and just need to recenter and … [Read more…]

I’m not the type of person who fishes for compliments. I do what I do here at the Sisterhood because I love it. It fulfills me. It makes me happy to know I’m providing motivation for someone else. I’ve even made some really wonderful friends here. Friends I cannot imagine my life without! April is … [Read more…]

Tonight Lisa and I went to my favorite store in the whole wide world – Target. Yeah, I love me some Target. Especially Super Target where I can buy my son a toothbrush, my daughter’s entire summer wardrobe, some avacados, and a few really awesome shirts that fit. Oh, did I mention shoes, too? Thank … [Read more…]

*********Husband, if you’re reading this, it contains an anniversary present spoiler, so please close your browser now. Thanks. Love you 🙂 ***************** One of my favorite things to do when Lisa and I get together (besides eat!) is scrapbook. It’s fun, therapeutic, relaxing and productive! I … [Read more…]