Nov 19

Poll ~ What Giveaways Do You Want To See In 2015?

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or via email. Thanks for visiting the My Faith and Fitness Blog! Enjoy!Please complete this poll to let me know which products or gift cards you would like to see offered as giveaways in 2015 here at the My Faith and Fitness …

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Jul 07

Cancer, A Relocation & Other Monkey Wrenches In Life

After my husband’s week-long hospitalization, the diagnosis is Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow). We were surprised by the diagnosis and sought a second opinion. After confirmation, we immediately began his treatment two days a week. According to his doctor, he should receive the chemotherapy treatments for approximately four to six months, depending on …

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Dec 09

When You Are Dead, What Will Your Legacy Be?

When You Are Dead, What Will Your Legacy Be?  I have been contemplating this question a lot lately.  I have been asking so many other questions too.  Questions that I cannot answer.  Questions that have no answers.  Questions that linger… With the deaths of numerous Black women and men, no punishment for their white killers …

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Dec 01

World AIDS Day 2014 ~ Get Tested

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held …

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Nov 17

A Lament For Job’s Dead Children

As I drove to church early yesterday morning, I heard a gospel song on the radio that had the following refrain, “God gave Job twice as much as he had before.” As I listened to the song, I began to think about the book of Job.  According to the first chapter, Job owned 7,000 sheep, …

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Nov 14

The Nutrition Nook with Zahra ~ Food and Our Children

The Nutrition Nook is a monthly column featuring nutrition information for healthy eating. This month we’ll hear from Zahra, who writes The Natural Journey For Life blog.  * Remember to consult your primary care physician or dietitian before beginning a new nutrition regimen.* Greetings! My name is Zahra and I am on a life journey …

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Nov 10

Cold-Weather Running Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

There’s a saying that goes, “Exercise in the morning before your brain knows what your body is doing.”  I think that was what was happening when I registered for two races for this month: Beauty and the Beach and the 5K portion of the Trenton Half.  My brain didn’t know what I was doing. Beauty …

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Nov 08

My Faith & Fitness WON a 2014 Black Weblog Award!

WE WON!  WE WON!  WE WON!  On Tuesday, November 4, I learned that the My Faith and Fitness Blog won a 2014 Black Weblog Award for Best Faith-Based Blog.  This was our third year in a row being nominated in this category!  Thank you for voting.  Thank you for spreading the word and asking your friends …

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Oct 29

TURN YOUR MILES (RED) and Save Lives!

TURN YOUR MILES (RED) is an eight-week campaign that empowers walkers, runners and fitness enthusiasts worldwide to make a collective contribution that will save lives and affect change. (RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to engage businesses and people in the fight against AIDS. (RED) partners with the world’s most iconic …

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Oct 20

Sometimes You Have To Encourage Yourself

Sometimes you have to encourage yourself. Sometimes you have to speak victory during the test. Lately, I have been singing these song lyrics to myself.  I have had many challenges to performing my normal fitness routine.  Consequently, the scale has been going in the wrong direction.  No surprises there.  Ideally, I would like to exercise …

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Oct 17

My Faith & Fitness is a Finalist for a 2014 Black Weblog Award!

We made it to the FINAL ROUND!  The My Faith and Fitness Blog is a finalist for a 2014 Black Weblog Award for Best Faith-Based Blog.  This is our third year in a row being nominated in this category!  The final round of voting runs from October 21 to October 28. Like this:Like Loading…

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