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I joined ‘Tone It Up’ and Nick Miller should too.

A northerner from New York fell in love with a southerner from Alabama. This past weekend I had the privilege of watching Caitlyn, my Staten Island sorority sister, marry Sean, the brother of my current roommate. Small world, am I right? From the bagpipe ceremonial procession to the complimentary crimson and white Bama shakers, the wedding exuded sophistication and southern hospitality. And soon enough, I found myself dropping it like it’s hot on the dance floor. Note to self: Never eat two donuts and a slice of red velvet cake before moonwalking your way to the dance floor.  My regrettable sugar intake made me feel less sexy and more like a beached whale. Why did the ‘Wobble’ all of a sudden feel nauseating? It’s a proven fact: Cardio and cake do not mix. But that’s not the first time I’ve regretted one too many intakes of desserts in my appetite. My grandmother said it best when she told my mom, “Once on the lips, forever on the hips.” If you have a sweet tooth like …