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Dani Stone

Dani Stone

Staff Writer

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Dani Stone is a busy mother of two who is constantly looking for ways to introduce healthy food in to her family’s diet. With a daughter who will only allow raisins and bananas in her fruit pyramid and a son who’s constantly trying to sneak Pop-Tarts in to the grocery cart, she’s got her work cut out for her. Her best trick yet - mulching up baby spinach leaves and adding to every recipe from pasta sauce to scrambled eggs.

Dani is a freelance writer and published author who readily admits her best ideas come when she’s away from her desk, walking down a sunlit path, or jogging on the treadmill. If you’re beside her at the gym, she’s the one humming a Bon Jovi song one minute and Bruno Mars the next.

Dani wishes yoga was a competitive sport because she’s not coordinated enough for gymnastics but her warrior pose is pretty fierce. She believes the long slow stretches of yoga are beneficial to the mind, body, and keeping her nagging back pain at bay.

Dani was an English major at Newman University before switching gears and graduating with a bachelor's of science in business administration.

Fun Facts About Dani

I Never Leave Home Without Carmex

Where I'd Rather Be With my husband, Dougie, in Las Vegas

My Bragging Rights My latest e-book: Next Left: A NoveletteNext Left

Personal Fun Fact I can say all 50 states in alphabetical order

Refrigerator Staple Blueberries

My Favorite Healthy Food Avocados

My Guiltiest Pleasure Red velvet cheesecake

Favorite Gym Activity Elliptical

Movie Seen Too Many Times to Count 16 Candles

The Book I'd Read Again Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

First Paid Gig Souvenir girl for the local minor league baseball team

Accomplishment Most Proud of Founding an organization for my daughter’s brain disorder, VOGM Parents Alliance


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28 September 2014, 1:00 pm

Kristy Brock remembers the day she saw the scale hit 300 pounds. “I felt like I had hit bottom,” she admitted. “I had no where to look but up, and I came to a place where I realized I had to surrender. I let go of the food issues. I wanted to be an example [...]


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Personal trainers are supposed to be the cheerleaders of the gym. Their role is to guide us through our weight loss journey by challenging us to work harder, demonstrating proper technique, answering questions, and giving the all-important pep talk. Unfortunately, they can also be overzealous, insensitive, inappropriate, and downright rude. If you have a bad [...]


Cynthia Arnold Lost 76 Pounds by Taking One Year to Focus On Her Health

21 September 2014, 1:00 pm

“I was always considered the big girl with a pretty face my entire life. From the age of 20 to 30 I gained over 100 pounds dealing with low self-esteem, taking care of two children and not taking care of me.” Cynthia Arnold says her weight never really bothered her, but as a diabetic with [...]


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14 September 2014, 1:00 pm

Pamela Arias lost over 150 pounds. After being overweight for most of her life, Pamela admits she weighs 24 pounds more right now than she did in the 6th grade. “And to think that I lived my entire life this way until I was 38 years old,” she said. “I’m so glad I made the [...]


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