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Thank you for visiting my website! My mission is to help inspire you to live life on your terms at any age with grace, grit and a sense of humor. First step: Make your Self-Health a Priority. This is something I learned the hard way. Now I want to share my lessons with you. Please sign up for my fabulous tips and insights. I’d love to hear from you and work with you.

 Ditch “Diet.” Instead, “Edit”

Yes! Eat healthy without sacrificing pleasure. Yes, you can!  Instead of focusing on “dieting” and taking away foods, try “editing” and adjusting how you eat and not just what you eat. I believe you can eat, drink and stay healthy. Here are five tips. I call it simple M.A.T.H. Here you go:

Moderate your portions. Try eating off smaller plates and bowls and stick to one serving versus second helpings.

Add in more healthy foods like fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, healthy fats and lean protein.

Take away or trim unhealthy foods from your diet such as processed food, added sugars and salt.

Hydrate: Drink plenty of water, herbal teas and unsalted broths throughout the day. For every glass of wine you consume, drink one glass of water.



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  • Stop Holding It In!
    Stop Holding It In!
    Tuck it in. Suck it in. Hold it in. How many times have you heard, read or said this? Well, I say do the opposite: Let it out! I recently interviewed movement specialist Mary Derbyshire for my radio show Fearless Fabulous YOU! The focus was staying agile at any age.  Here...
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  • The Goddess of Gadgets & Learn About Body Kindness- Fearless Fabulous YOU!
    The Goddess of Gadgets & Learn About Body Kindness- Fearless Fabulous YOU!
    She’s the Goddess of Gadgets Imagine inventing every day products that help simplify the lives of others, and making money doing it. That’s Lisa Ximenez, the self-described “Goddess of Gadgets. She’ll discuss her journey from inventor to successful entrepreneur including her latest product, the Bump It Off silicone hand sleeve/scrubber...
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  • Let's Get Real About "Fake"
    Let’s Get Real About “Fake”
    “Fake” is a prevalent four letter F-word in our vernacular these days. A few examples: We have accusations of “fake news.” Entrepreneurs talk about “fake it til you make it” to succeed. Scammers create fake Facebook profiles to recruit “fake friends.” There are fake claims by products delivering skewed marketing. There are...
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Fearless Fabulous You!

Stay fearless and fabulous at every age and stage or your life with inspirational insights to face challenges with grace and make the changes in life that are right for you. This book will teach you Melanie’s  five steps to transform your thinking and embrace your destiny.

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Getting Things Off my Chest

Melanie helps you navigate your breast cancer journey with this all-inclusive guide filled with helpful survivor’s tips and expert advice. Complete with checklists, this book helps you ask the right questions, make informed decisions, eliminate stress and boost your spirits.

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What is a health coach? A Health Coach is a wellness authority and supportive mentor who motivates individuals to cultivate positive health choices through lifestyle and behavior changes.  I was inspired to enroll in Institute for Integrative Nutrition to train as a coach and learn more than 100 dietary theories. Learn more by clicking here and mention my name for special savings. Once you enroll I will offer you one free 50 minute class with expert PR tips to promote your business.

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