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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


Recent Posts

Deb Arneson-Suarez Lost Almost 100 Pounds When She Said, “No More Excuses.”

17 August 2014, 1:00 pm

Almost two years ago, Deb Arneson-Suarez saw a new Planet Fitness gym in her neighborhood. She took this literal sign as a figurative sign that it was time! Time to get healthy and lose the weight that had been with her for as long as she could remember. Now, down almost 100 pounds, she credits [...]


What to Feed the Reluctant Breakfast Eater and 9 Quick Options to Mix and Match

13 August 2014, 1:00 pm

The school year is fast-approaching for my little family, and may already be in session for yours. With this change of seasons comes the hustle of the morning routine. Ugh. Two different kids off to two different schools and a teenager who hates eating breakfast, unless its served after 11:00 a.m. I know I can’t [...]


With a 90 Pound Weight Loss, Brigette Underwood is About to Hit ‘Onederland.’

10 August 2014, 1:00 pm

I’m just throwing it out there, I adore Brigette Underwood. Today’s true weight loss story comes to us from deep in the heart of Mississippi. This southern girl knows her food triggers (fried chicken), but now instead of yo-yo dieting, she’s finding balance and a healthier relationship with food than she’s ever had before. Look [...]


Mike Matteson Lost 279 Pounds Without Surgery. “I used Diet, Exercise and a Lot of Blood, Sweat and Tears.”

5 August 2014, 1:00 pm

Mike Matteson admits, “I had every bad habit you can think of that contributed to my weight gain.” At 503 pounds, Mike says he often laid down to eat. Now, this bodybuilder, yes, I said bodybuilder, has lost an amazing 279 pounds. His success was hard won, and his story is one of the most [...]


Sara Kolling Lost 85 Pounds After Leaving an Abusive Relationship

27 July 2014, 1:00 pm

If you’ve ever been in an abusive relationship, you know how it drains you of your spirit and self-esteem. Today, our true weight loss story focuses on Sara Kolling, a woman who had the courage to leave her abuser and for the first time in a long time, devote herself to her own well being. [...]


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