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Dani Stone

Dani Stone

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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


Recent Posts

Jennifer Espinosa-Goswami Lost 100 Pounds In One Year By Counting Calories and Making Peace with Veggies

14 December 2014, 1:00 pm

Jennifer Espinosa-Goswami is a weight loss cheerleader who admits that vegetables still aren’t her favorite menu item. After losing 100 pounds in one year, Jennifer is motivating others on her website, Weightless Chronicles. My goal is to coach other working moms like myself who are tired of yo-yo dieting. Weight loss is not a one-time [...]


Justin Wiseman’s 420 Pound Weight Loss Story – “Rosie O’Donnell was My Beacon of Hope.”

7 December 2014, 1:00 pm

Just when I thought my life was over, I found a whole new beginning, maybe your ending is really a brand new start.  ~ Justin Recently Justin Wiseman joined the ladies on The View where he finally got to hug Rosie O’Donnell. After exchanging messages on Twitter about their mutual weight loss struggles, the two bonded. [...]


Kelly Guy Lost 66 Pounds with Jenny Craig and Became an Award-Winning Food Blogger

30 November 2014, 1:00 pm

On her award-winning blog, No Thanks to Cake, Kelly Guy shares tasty, easy-to-make recipes, offers advice on how to eat healthy while traveling and professes her love for the Gilmore Girls. After a 66-pound weight loss, Kelly has firsthand experience with the struggle to find a healthy balance with food. I’m her newest fan. More from [...]


Julie Wilson Lost 100 Pounds and Now Helps Others at Retrofit Ministries

23 November 2014, 1:00 pm

Julie Wilson lost and gained the same pounds for years. Finally, she decided to take a new approach. One night she made a quiet vow to her young daughter, asked for strength from God and then took baby steps toward her goal. After losing 100 pounds, now Julie is helping others. More from Julie in [...]


TaVona Boggs Lost 82 Pounds and Started a Social Fitness Group for Women

16 November 2014, 1:00 pm

TaVona Boggs spent most of her adult life on a diet. When she wasn’t on one, she was thinking she probably should be. Finally, she learned how to make peace with food and gave up on what she calls the, “all or nothing” mentality. After an 82-pound weight loss, TaVona is competing in duathlons and [...]


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