Success Story Archives | The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I am so excited today to highlight another of The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Couch to 5k graduates!  This past week, runners have been lacing up and completing their Shamrock Shuffle 5k or 10k races.  We haven’t had a sister spotlight in awhile and I thought this was the perfect opportunity. … [Read more…]

Hello everyone and a Happy New Year – still! I hope you are all still focused on your goals for the year ahead. What is it YOU want to do? Set your sights and get after it! I am delighted to have been given this chance to write a guest post for The Sisterhood about what it’s like to reach a … [Read more…]

We have almost made it through the first week of 2012! For us shrinkers, that means that we are probably following some sort of eating plan or have been thinking about changing our eating habits. I’m digging into our archives and linking to some of our older posts outlining specific eating plans. Do … [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…]

Erin C. is a mother of two and teacher to many. I already knew she was made of awesome because, HELLO, she delivered one of her own kids. At home. On the stairs. I have watched on Facebook each week as her C25K workouts were posted and have been impressed by her dedication! Not only did she … [Read more…]

I have a question for you… Is there something that you can do now that you have lost weight? Something that you couldn’t do when you were overweight, but you’ve made enough changes that it’s a possibility now? For me, it’s wearing dresses. When I was overweight, I rarely wore dresses. When I … [Read more…]

Do you remember when we shared Lee’s story of loss? Hold on, let me give you a little more information. Lee is Bari’s dad. He suffered an incredible loss, and instead of losing himself in it, he FOUND himself and a new reason to live. Go read his story quick, and then come back here and read Lee’s … [Read more…]

Did you see Lee’s story yesterday? If not, go read it now. Okay, now that you’re back (you left a comment, right?) I want to share with you what Lee had to say about your outpouring of support and love. “I want to thank all of you who commented on my story, especially for your words of sympathy … [Read more…]

Are you lacking in motivation today? Are you feeling sorry for yourself, or are you kicking yourself for eating that donut this morning? Or that nacho last night? Are you here looking for some awesome motivation and support? Well, look no further, because we have a truly inspiring story for you this … [Read more…]

Today Elaine from the Miss Elaine-ous Life is sharing her South Beach Success story! On May 16th of this year I was sitting in my bed and eating my THIRD cupcake for the day and probably my FIFTH for the weekend.  See, the day before we’d had my son’s 3rd birthday party and there were too many … [Read more…]

We thought we would switch things up this week and feature someone else’s confessions! Christy and I both agreed that one man in particular would be an awesome choice and lucky for us, he agreed. I mean, what man WOULDN’T want to be featured on a site that screams estrogen, right? He is very, … [Read more…]

As we all know this October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and  I have decided to bring you the story of  a survivor.  I would like you to meet my friend, Rose.  Rose and I work together.  I’ll never forget the day that Rose told me that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.  Her … [Read more…]

When we put our our call for new contributors here at the Sisterhood, Jennette was one of the first to respond. She had stumbled on our EA Sports review and was excited by what she found here. She really wanted to share her story with us, and I am excited to bring it to you! Meet Jennette! I’ve … [Read more…]

Here at the Sisterhood, we LOVE to pick the brains of our Biggest Shrinkers! Our Biggest (female) Shrinker of the Shrinking Days of Summer challenge was Sarah, from Washing Away the Gain and she is wonderful enough to let us in on some of her wisdom and tips! Thanks, Sarah! We are so proud of … [Read more…]

A few weeks ago, I ran across this blog. I was completely blown away by this man’s attitude and success he has had in reshaping his mindset and his physical self. He once weighed in at over 400 lbs and has managed to lose over HALF HIS WEIGHT! Amazing! I asked him if he would be willing to subject … [Read more…]