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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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Gave me chills! Reminds me of the Mother's Day where I made my kids blow an imaginary horn & say in brit accent “The Queen is Here!” anytime I entered a room in the house. Lasted only a couple of hours but it was the best & most self indulgent gift ever.

September is #NationalNewbornScreeningMonth ... this pod episode shows how VITALLY important expanding #newbornscreenings are for shortening the diagnosis journey & getting babies the life saving treatments their bodies need BEFORE irreversible permanent damage occurs. Thx Dr Hu!

Truly honored to be serving on the Board of Directors for the @MPSSociety ... our family conference in Nashville was a rockin good time, and my heart came back full from meeting all the MPS/ML warrior families that will guide & inspire my work in #raredisease #advocacy

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Can you spare 60 seconds for safety? Watch and share this video. Let's work together to ensure we're all safe in parking lots! @NSCsafety @TxDOT @TTITAMU #work #safety

These stories my heart & bring a smile to my face... tune in to see your favorite athletes show their power of love, compassion & giving! The true heroes are the Wish Kids who inspire us with their tenacity, hope and strength! I’m not crying, you’re crying 🥹

“Oh where’s your son working this summer?”

Me: “At a tapas bar”

95% of people: “WOE he’s working at a TOPLESS bar!!? How’d he land THAT?!” 🤡

Now I just say “he’s working at a restaurant ” 😑 because I officially ran out of funny zingers to respond with.

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September is #NewbornScreeningMonth ... this pod episode shows how VITALLY important expanding #newbornscreenings are for shortening the diagnosis journey & getting babies the life saving treatments their bodies need BEFORE irreversible permanent damage occurs. Thx Dr Hu for candidly sharing how your professional background and your family’s personal journey in the MPS world created your passion for screening advocacy! ... See MoreSee Less

September is #NewbornScreeningMonth ... this pod episode shows how VITALLY important expanding #newbornscreenings are for shortening the diagnosis journey & getting babies the life saving treatments their bodies need BEFORE irreversible permanent damage occurs. Thx Dr Hu for candidly sharing how your professional background and your family’s personal journey in the MPS world created your passion for screening advocacy!Image attachment

Truly honored to be newly serving on the Board of Directors for the National MPS Society... our family conference in Nashville was a rockin success, and my heart came back FULL from meeting all the MPS/ML warrior families. Their journeys, their love and their courage will guide & inspire my work in #raredisease #advocacy and family support. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less

Truly honored to be newly serving on the Board of Directors for the National MPS Society... our family conference in Nashville was a rockin success, and my heart came back FULL from meeting all the MPS/ML warrior families.  Their journeys, their love and their courage will guide & inspire my work in #raredisease #advocacy and family support.  💜Image attachment

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I pray you never have to use this, but please share this within your circles of influence. You never know who may be hurting.Starting July 16th, 988 will be a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the U.S., you can easily access 24/7 emotional support.

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