Designed to shine

June 14, 2016

My journey is one of gratitude and giving back, so if I can help you or a loved one, through motivation, inspiration, a new exercise, recipe, or to help connect you to a healthier lifestyle, than I feel fulfilled in…

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America’s favorite past time, & Fab Abs!

March 10, 2016 History is a beautiful thing. This time of year is one of our favorites, especially for all of us baseball fans. And if you are a Detroiter? Even better. Comerica park is a GREAT place to see a game,…

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Dena Raptis and FIT Enterprises partner with Lucy!

November 22, 2015

I am so excited to be chosen as a Lucy pro and partner. I love their clothing. It’s well made, stylish, supportive an comfortable. Stay tuned for the next FIT event complete with a LUCY showcase. #activewear, #discounts, #Lucy, exercise, fitness

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When? Now.

November 21, 2015

We are human. We struggle and fall. And if we’re lucky? We get back up and begin again. I have endured some very traumatic things in the last year and a half. My very good friend and colleague with whom…

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March 11, 2015

SAVE THE DATE! DRUMS ALIVE: SPRING THING will be served at the Jewish Community Center West Bloomfield on Thursday, March 26th at 7:00pm  More details to follow! Check out this clip of the Clem Burke drumming project.

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Spring has sprung, time for change!

March 11, 2015

What time is it? Spring is a beautiful time of year! It seems like the expression, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” is holding true in the greater Detroit area. We couldn’t be more…

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Fall into Fitness

September 29, 2014

Have you “fallen off” the virtuous path where your health and fitness is concerned?  You did? Well, fret not, because Fall is a great time to start a fitness program because it will help you to create good habits for the…

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Happy Spring 2014!

March 25, 2014

Greetings FIT folks! It’s been a while since my last post in October 2013, and I’m happy to report that I am healthy, and ready for this snow and cold in the greater Detroit area to be gone. Aren’t you?…

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Someone told me I have MS, but MS does not have me!

October 29, 2013

I have never publicly declared on this blog  that I have an autoimmune condition but guess what? I do. I have Multiple Sclerosis, aka MS. I am a warrior woman- through and through- so I may have MS, but it…

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New Year, New us!

February 26, 2013

Hey all! I know it’s been a while since I last posted, but I  took a little hiatus to work on my family, my music, Facebook page (check it out at  and stepped away from blogging for a spell, but guess what?…

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