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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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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May 24

Do You Have Power?

Our answer to this question reveals volumes about our relationship with God.     Like this:Like Loading…

Apr 25

Women’s Conference ~ Real Women. Real Struggles. Real Faith.

If you live in or near northern New Jersey, please join me at this Women’s Conference at New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, 209 4th Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey from Friday, June 12 to Sunday, June 14, 2015.  Register today! Like this:Like Loading…

Apr 16

Virtual Races Are Fantastic Options For Busy People

I am beyond busy. My plate consists of work, church responsibilities, family relationships and various doctor appointments.  When my commute to work changed from 15 minutes to 60+ minutes in June 2014, my life became one of living in my car. Since that time, I have been forced to be creative with getting my health …

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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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