Aug 17

Please Help My Husband Dean During His Stem Cell Transplant

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 help my husband Dean during his stem cell transplant and recovery. In May 2014, my husband Dean was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, which is cancer of the bone marrow. …

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Aug 24

Adventure Report ~ InStyle Magazine’s Summer Social

Between work, ministry and navigating many, many doctor appointments for my husband’s cancer treatment, I don’t get out much for fun. Last week, however, I attend two fun events in one week. Woo hoo! I was excited when I received the invitation from Single Edition Media to attend InStyle Magazine’s Summer Social, which occurred on …

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Aug 19

Adventure Report ~ HGTV Magazine’s Blogger Block Party

People who know me well know that HGTV is my favorite television channel. When the HGTV Magazine started, I used to make a point to read them every time that I visited my brother-in-law, Felix. My brother-in-law is an Associate Professor of Theater Design and Technology at Syracuse University. I share that to let you …

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Aug 10

Mental Fitness ~ Nothing Can Substitute For Peace & Quiet & Nature

Although I am currently renting an apartment, I have been blessed with having a back porch.  After living in my apartment for more than 13 months, we finally have outdoor furniture so that we can enjoy peace, quiet and nature.  During the summer of 2014, my husband and I attended so many doctor appointments that …

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Aug 05

Reproductive System Fitness ~ The Hysteroscopy

I am asking for your prayers as I undergo a hysteroscopy on Wednesday, August 26.  You may remember that I went to the emergency room in mid-January because I experienced pain in my lower abdomen.  The emergency room doctor found two cysts and a fibroid.  Specifically,  I have a cyst and a fibroid in my …

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Jul 26

My 52 Hours Of Fabulosity At #BlogHer15

As you know, BlogHer 15 was my first BlogHer Conference. You can read about my reasons for attending BlogHer15 here. The theme of the conference was “Experts Among Us.”  I read several blog posts to prepare myself for the hustle and bustle.  However, just three hours into the conference on Thursday evening, I was on …

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Jul 02

Black Girls RUN! Virtual Race 2: My First 10K Is On The Books!

My second of four virtual races for 2015 is done!  As you may know, the Black Girls RUN! Virtual Race Series consists of four races:  March 28, June 27, September 26 and December 5, 2015.  The distances are 5K, 10K and 13.1 miles.  I plan to participate in all four virtual races.  I am half …

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Jun 18

Are You An Expert? Why BlogHer ’15 Is On My Agenda

BlogHer ’15 is exactly four weeks away! During the summer of 2013, I participated in the BlogHer ’13 conference by following the BlogHer At Home hashtag and tweeting. Because of that participation, I won a FULL conference pass to BlogHer ’14! I deferred my win because I needed to attend a ministry conference that was …

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Jun 15

Faith In Action: Giving God Permission To Bless Me

This past weekend, I facilitated a workshop during a Women’s Conference at New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, in East Orange, New Jersey.  The theme of the conference was “Real Women. Real Struggles. Real Faith.”  The scripture was from Luke 1:26-38. I truly enjoyed sharing with the women.  I thank God for the opportunity to …

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Jun 03

A Healthy U Conference, Take 2

This past Saturday, I attended the Second Annual A Healthy U Conference in New York City.  I had a fantastic time.  The one-day conference is organized by three health and fitness bloggers:  Cassandre from Losing in the City, Kimberly from Manifest Yourself and Schnelle from Brooklyn Active Mama.  Since I know them from blogging, social …

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