A 40-something Tennessee girl trapped in the land of the beautiful people (a.k.a. Southern California). Mel is currently on a journey to lose nearly 200 pounds following the Weight Watchers PointsPlus program. She’s already down 70 and well on her way! Mel also blogs at melgetsfit.com, is a Contributing Writer at shrinkingjeans.net, and tweets as @MelGetsFit. You can also find her on Facebook.