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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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Honeymoon: Lanai by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In Lanai we stayed at the Four Seasons .  It was a drop dead goregous hotel with the most amazing grounds.  There were waterfalls and koi ponds everywhere.  Apparent ... Read on »
A Shout Out To Larabar and LaceUp365 by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The day before I left for my wedding, I received an incredibly exciting, unexpected package.  It was a huge box of Larabars! It had all my favorite flavors, plus ... Read on »
Maui: Top 8! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m married. I’m married to the most wonderful, patient and kind man on earth and I don’t know how I got so lucky.  I was so blessed to have a beautiful wedding with ... Read on »
25 Workouts in 25 Days by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh my goodness, in 19 Days, I’ll be a married woman.  Crazy.  Planning has been insane.  Sometimes delightful.  Sometimes stressful.  Sometimes tearful.  I’ve broken ... Read on »
Workouts for the Week by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m actually really excited about my workout schedule this week! I think I’ve finally got a bridal bootcamp plan–it’s about time, I only have a month and two days to ... Read on »
A Kind Treat by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A good snack can be hard to find. A while back, KIND offered to send me their new line of Nuts and Spices bars.  I’ve enjoyed KIND bars in the past, so I happily obli ... Read on »
Wedding: Organization by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 45 Days to Go! It feels truely crazy to have less than 50 days to go!  Part of me wants more time and part of me wants it to be tomorrow! As far as planning, ... Read on »
New Balance 890v3 Winner by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good Morning Blogworld! I’m happy to announce the winner of the New Balance Garmin Team Sharp 890v3 Limited Edition Running Shoes is Here are your random numb ... Read on »
Review and Giveaway of New Balance 890v3 Running Shoes by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There’s no better way to start the last day of the weekend than with a giveaway. The giveaway: a pair of New Balance Team Garmin Sharp 890v3 limited edition runn ... Read on »
Nice Little Weekend by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello on this beautiful Sunday! I spent most of the week not looking forward to working on Saturday, but it turns out, I’ve had a great little weekend in spite of ... Read on »
Inspired! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   It’s been such a gorgeous few days. I’ve been feeling inspired.  Inspired to run. Inspired to blog. Inspired to cook. It’s pretty profound actually. ... Read on »
Comparing Bridal Training Packages by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Way, way, way before I was engaged or even had a boyfriend for that matter, I dreamed of the day I’d be able to hire a personal trainer who would whip me into the bes ... Read on »
Happy Monday by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a pretty easy Monday so far.  Although after, 3 long weekends in a row, 5 days of work seems like a lot.  Cry me a river, I know!  I spent the weekend upsta ... Read on »
Workout Surprises by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve completed three workouts so far this week.  In each of them, something kind of unexpected happened. Workout #1: Core Fusion Barre at Exhale Spa Soho I wa ... Read on »
Fitmapped and SELF Fitcrawl! by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living                 I have pretty exciting news today!   Fitmapped and Self have teamed up to offer almost a month of discounted classes ... Read on »
Wedding: Engagement Photos by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m traveling up the Hudson on Amtrak right now. It’s definitely my favorite train ride ever. So relaxing, such a pretty view of the river towns.  I have a busy weeke ... Read on »
Summer Solstice Yoga by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If anyone had told five years ago that someday I would spend the morning lying on my back in the middle of Times Square, I’d never have believed it.  Although not too ... Read on »
It happened in June by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living June has been a hell of a month and it’s only half over. Let’s take a look at what has happened since 6.01.13 I started a new job, kind of.  Well ,actually ,tw ... Read on »
Conquering a Fear by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As you may have guessed, I’m up for pretty much anything active. I love trying new workouts of all kinds, even the outlandish. However, there is one form of exercise ... Read on »
Oakley 10K Playlist by Melissa Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was trying to figure out what to write tonight. I have so many random updates, but ultimately, I decided that it’s been far too long since I’ve posted a proper play ... Read on »