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Second Chance Living™

“What will you do with your second chance today?” is the question Mercedes poses to general audiences in this transformational program. Her gripping story moves participants to put their lives in perspective and carefully consider how the choices they make profoundly affect their future.
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Get It Right Today, Not Tomorrow

Do your employees and leaders too often operate in Survival Mode, putting out fires and putting off until tomorrow what should be done today? This program powerfully dispels the notion that there will always be a tomorrow in which we can finish today’s unfinished business and moves individuals to work and live with intentionality.
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Safety: Don’t Count on 2nd Chances

Can too much experience be a bad thing? Absolutely…if it leads to complacency. The highly experienced pilots of Flight 965 were lulled into a false sense of security that led to the deaths of 160 people. Mercedes’ one-of-a-kind safety presentation uses the factual account of the crash of Flight 965 as an anchor to drive home the dangers of complacency and the importance of situational awareness.
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All my life I’ve never actually paid attention to the lyrics other than the chorus. But if *carefully* listen to the entire song, you realize this rendezvous could have turned out TERRIBLY wrong 🤣😂🤣

Love yoga? Think baby goats 🐐 are cute? Then join me for Happy Goat Yoga benefitting ⁦@MakeAWishNT⁩ at Frisco Fresh Market Tickets, Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 12:30 PM | Eventbrite https://t.co/ixMEoFRjkO

Oklahoma Excavation Safety Expo — let’s meet up in OK, ok? ⁦@OKIE_811⁩ #workplacesafety #excavation #construction 👷🏽‍♀️💁🏽‍♀️💃🏻 https://t.co/nBzBuFBn6F

It’s a “listen to Amy Winehouse while I work” type of day 🎶

Time to go shopping for the new soccer ⚽️ jersey for my family 🇨🇴 #cafeteros #SeleccionColombia 🇨🇴

Stranded due to @FAASafetyBrief grounding #Boeing 737s but *thankful* the US stopped dragging its feet & halted the ops of these planes. #SafetyFirst ... I don’t need to be in another plane crash, I might not be as lucky again #AAFlight965 😞

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So proud of my friends and clients at United Electric Cooperative who are working around the clock to service the needs of so many families and businesses affected by the recent unprecedented floods in the Midwest. Stay safe guys!

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1 in 10 people in this country live with a debilitating rare disease. So proud to celebrate their journeys and show support today on #RareDiseaseDay ... So proud of my 2 brave angels Dorian & Wynn who’s cards were left with lawmakers in the house & senate in DC too! #mps #icell #ML2 #RareDiseaseIsNotRare ... See MoreSee Less

1 in 10 people in this country live with a debilitating rare disease. So proud to celebrate their journeys and show support today on #RareDiseaseDay ... So proud of my 2 brave angels Dorian & Wynn who’s cards were left with lawmakers in the house & senate in DC too! #mps #icell #ML2 #RareDiseaseIsNotRare

 

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Your boys were lucky to have such a wonderful Momma!

Hi Mercedes 🙏❤️

You have been an inspiration to us all. You have carried your cross with love and courage

Over 2.8 million Texans have a rare disease. Thank you Senator John Cornyn (R-Tx) for carving out time for your legislative assistant Patrick to meet with me yesterday. As a constituent it meant a lot that your team was open to learning about #RareDiseaseWeek and the need for families to have access to continued #NewBornScreenings to help them immediately get treatment for their babies born with #MPS many other degenerative diseases. The earlier these precious babies get diagnosed, the sooner the disease can get caught in it tracks before irreversible damage is done to their delicate bodies, and the smaller drain it is to the healthcare system by missing the diagnosis for months/if not years. #NIHfunding research will continue to help the 2.8 million Texans find hope in medical breakthroughs and treatments. THANK YOU! #MPSinDC #FridgeFullyStockedWithDrPepper :) ... See MoreSee Less

Over 2.8 million Texans have a rare disease. Thank you Senator John Cornyn (R-Tx) for carving out time for your legislative assistant Patrick to meet with me yesterday.  As a constituent it meant a lot that your team was open to learning about #RareDiseaseWeek and the need for families to have access to continued #NewBornScreenings to help them immediately get treatment for their babies born with #MPS many other degenerative diseases.  The earlier these precious babies get diagnosed, the sooner the disease can get caught in it tracks before irreversible damage is done to their delicate bodies, and the smaller drain it is to the healthcare system by missing the diagnosis for months/if not years. #NIHfunding research will continue to help the 2.8 million Texans find hope in medical breakthroughs and treatments. THANK YOU!  #MPSinDC #FridgeFullyStockedWithDrPepper :)Image attachment

 

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Mercedes, You’re an amazing woman! Congratulations 🙏🏻

You are AMAZING my friend! So proud of all you do! 🙌🏼💗

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Mercedes we are proud you and your commitment to this cause and so many other things you are passionate about raising awareness for. May God continue to bless you and open sores for your cause.

Thank you to Sarah for meeting with us on behalf of Congressman Joe Kennedy III and intently listening to our ask for #NewbornScreenings for #MPS and other degenerative diseases that can be quickly diagnosed and treated before irreversible damage is done to their medically fragile bodies. In our country 1 in 10 people are living with a rare disease. Thank you for being on our side for providing access to healthcare and robust #ResearchFundingForNIH & the FDA to continue to make medical breakthroughs in treatments for our precious children! Joe Kennedy III #RareDiseaseWeek #MPSinDC ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Sarah for meeting with us on behalf of Congressman Joe Kennedy III and intently listening to our ask for #NewbornScreenings for #MPS and other degenerative diseases that can be quickly diagnosed and treated before irreversible damage is done to their medically fragile bodies. In our country 1 in 10 people  are living with a rare disease.  Thank you for being on our side for providing access to healthcare and robust #ResearchFundingForNIH & the FDA to continue to make medical breakthroughs in treatments for our precious children!    Joe Kennedy III  #RareDiseaseWeek #MPSinDC
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