Hi there! I am Meladee, full time stay at home mom, and former restaurant manager. I have my Bachelors of Science from USC in Hospitality Management. While at USC most of my focus was on Catering Management. That being...
Tis the season for an unhappy gut! Traveling, antibiotics, dining out and intense training are all triggers for GI issues. These “issues” may include stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation or a combination of each…whew! What’s worse, the disruption...
Creating a meal plan for the week is one of those things that will save you time, money and the frustration of not seeing progress when it comes to your health and performance. I remember as a child watching...
Let's face it, the holidays are when most people tend to blow it when it comes to their diet. I've heard people say they literally dread the holidays for this reason....there's so much they can't eat. This simply is...
For those of us with food allergies or intolerances, such as gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, the holidays can be hard. Honestly, I like having the holidays at my house for two reasons: 1) I love to host and...
Alcohol and performance- does one have an effect on the other? That is the question! Let's think about the races that involve drinking a beer after or even during! Lots of running and other athletic groups also get together...
I had a very sad experience yesterday that reminded me of the power of being a positive role model. A 6 year old told me she needed to get skinny! Yes, a 6 year old little girl!! After I...
You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing. It's this time of year that I ask myself why I even bother showering. I sweat just standing out there! I guess it's the price...
Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least. The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...
Well, I thought the time would never come... I'm going on vacation! I will be spending my birthday watching U2 play in concert, and then topping it off with 6 more days exploring Philly and NYC! To say I'm excited...