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Melissa

new york, New York
Hi, I am a blogger that writes about making health and fitness a part of your life, and having a whole lot of fun while doing it. I am a marathon runner, so my training does make an appearance, as does the city that I love---New York City! I don't believe in obsession, guilt or sacrificing your... Full Bio
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Cook and Go! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been super excited to do a post about Cook and Go !  I was able to attend an event there last week and I had an absolute blast! What is Cook and Go? It’s a c ... Read on »
The all too familiar too short weekend by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I can’t believe the weekend is almost over! I know we lost an hour, but it felt even shorter.  Oh, btws, thanks for your feedback on my stitch fix post!  I’m not sure ... Read on »
My 2nd Stitch Fix! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Friday everyone! We are almost there.  In other exciting news my second stitch fix arrived yesterday! I don’t think I did the best job describing ... Read on »
Weekend in Vegas by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend, I went to Vegas for the first time. I feel as though I’ve spent a lifetime (or, ya know, 10 years) speculating about what Vegas would be like, so it was ... Read on »
Monday Musings by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It was a great weekend.  Lots of relaxing with a few actual activities.  Both aforementioned activities happened to be brunch.  Any double brunch weekend is a win in ... Read on »
My first Stitch Fix by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My first stitch fix! When I first heard of stitch fix, I was all like, I don’t think I would ever do that.  Then I saw blogger after blogger raving about it, and ... Read on »
7 Minute Workout-Cardio Edition by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I am guessing I might be a little late on this train, but I just found out about the “ Scientific 7-Minute Workout. ” If you missed it too, the full explanation of ... Read on »
Under Armour Workout with Natalie Uhling by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The weekend just started and I feel like it’s already almost gone.  Do you every feel like that?  I hope not!  Don’t worry, there’s plenty of weekend left! I real ... Read on »
Circuit of Change by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, I had the awesome opportunity to join one of my very favorite health publications, Well and Good at an event featuring Circuit of Change and Mio’s  new lin ... Read on »
Wedding: Details and Decor by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Alert, this is a wedding post! And it’s a long one.  If wedding posts aren’t your thing, go ahead and skip it.  It’s actually my last wedding post for the main page o ... Read on »
Review: Uplift Sculpt Fusion by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow, I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve done a workout review.  First off, you probably know I love Uplift .  I love what the represent, I love what they are tr ... Read on »
Wedding: Ceremony and Reception by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After the first look and photos, it was time to actually get married.  It all goes incredibly fast the week leading up to the wedding and you really just want everyth ... Read on »
2014 Lately by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 2014 started with lots of sparkle.  I was very excited to wear my gold sequin dress.  We went to a house party, but still, never hurts to put your best foot forward. ... Read on »
Wedding: Getting Ready and The First Look by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wedding posts. I’m sure some of you love them and some of you hate them.  I get it!  I love weddings and still can’t read enough about them.  However, there are plent ... Read on »
Favorite NYC Restaurants of 2013! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This will be my last “2013″ post! 2013 was a great year for eating in NYC, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite restaurants of the year! Westville We could ... Read on »
Fit Foot Forward by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I mentioned in my last post, I’m starting the year feeling especially refreshed and inspired this year.  I’m ready to put my fit foot forward and make 2014 my heal ... Read on »
What I was Obsessed With In 2013 by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As 2013 draws to a close in just a few hours, I find myself excited about the prospect of a new year and a fresh start.  However, 2013 was a great year. I mean, I got ... Read on »
Top Workout Songs of 2013 by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 2013 definitely had a few iconic songs.  Songs I could not stop playing–on repeat. Who could forget the battle to claim the official “song of summer” title? What do y ... Read on »
Holiday Spirit by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   This year, I’ve felt particularly in the holiday spirit! I can hardly believe that tomorrow is Christmas Eve.  This post is going to be light on words and heavy ... Read on »
Jingle Jog and Ted Corbitt 15K by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Finally, my 9 qualifying races for the NYC Marathon 2014 are complete! It was hard to squeeze those last ones in, but let me tell you, it feels good. Last weeken ... Read on »