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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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4 NYC Workouts I Want to Try by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s that time.  Time to start to think about getting in shape for summer.  Sundress motivation is never lost on me. I often find the best motivation to be trying ... Read on »
Training Again by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been so long since I’ve actually trained for a race that it almost feels like I am starting from scratch…except I kind of know what I’m really in for! The Br ... Read on »
Fitbit Flex: First Thoughts by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Monday, my birthday present to myself arrived, it was a Fitbit Flex. Initial reaction–I love it!  I haven’t been using it long enough to do a full revi ... Read on »
Wine Tasting in North Fork by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living North Fork Trip Part 2! After our delicious breakfast, we set off for our first vineyard of the day,  Bedell Wine Cellars.   We were the first people to arr ... Read on »
Weekend in North Fork: Fig and Olive B&B by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My  birthday weekend in North Fork was wonderful. It really is the perfect escape from the city.  It’s quaint, relaxed and charming, it kind of reminds me of cape cod ... Read on »
Escape to Northfork by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yay for a long weekend.  What’s the occasion?  Just a little celebration of getting a year older.  While I don’t know how I feel about that, I do know that I am thril ... Read on »
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 »