Jul 07

Cancer, A Relocation & Other Monkey Wrenches In Life

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!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 …

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Jan 29

Reproductive System Fitness ~ 2 Cysts & A Fibroid Walk Into A Bar…

I know that I probably shouldn’t joke about cysts and fibroids, but sometimes I need to bring some levity to the various trials in my life. It is amazing that as soon as I began to win against the attack on my finances from my husband’s week-long hospitalization and cancer diagnosis, that my body starts …

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Jan 12

I’m in the February 2015 Woman’s Day Magazine!!

I have great news to share again.  Grab the February 2015 issue of Woman’s Day Magazine from news stands.  The ladies of the inaugural Live Longer and Stronger Challenge and the current group of four amazing participants will be featured!  Check out how much weight we have lost (and continue to lose) and how we …

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Dec 31

The Many Tests Of Faith Of 2014

As I began to reflect on 2014, the common thread among each of the twelve months was a test of faith of some sort.  As a result of those tests, my faith has grown stronger.  I have grown spiritually.  Because of my time spent with God in 2014, the ministry that God has blessed me …

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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 19

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

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 Blog!  Thank you. Like this:Like Loading…

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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