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Massage Envy

by Meghann on March 9, 2010

One of the many perks of test driving the Chevy Traverse for the month of March is the complimentary massage the Chevy Southern Dealers treated my sister and I to at Massage Envy this afternoon.

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The free massages could not have come at a better time. After Kelly’s killer half marathon this past Sunday and the Michelob Challenge I completed last weekend, I think our muscles were long over due for a good rub.

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I’ve been to Massage Envy a couple of times in the past and one of things I enjoy most about the company is their flexible availability. I like the fact they are open late and on the weekends. This way I feel I can book my appointment around my schedule, rather than having to cater to what ever they have available.

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We made sure to arrive a little early in order to have plenty of time for paperwork.

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After the paperwork we were brought back to the tranquility room, where our massage therapist collected us at our scheduled time.

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My therapist commented on all the tension I had in my right shoulder. I think she spent more than half of my one hour session on just the one shoulder. What ever she did, it worked. I left feeling refreshed and renewed.

If you are in the Central Florida area and in need of a massage of your own then you are going to enjoy this! During the month of March you can test drive the Chevy Traverse at your southern Florida Chevy Dealer and receive a 1 hour complimentary massage from Message Envy!

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For more details check out www.girlfriendgetawayorlando.com. While you’re there check out my newest post Mission to Shop!

My stomach was growling pretty loudly during my massage. As soon as we were done, Kelly and I headed down the street to one of my favorite hole in the wall Indian restaurants.

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We shared two spicy dishes that were both flavorful and full of great spice.

Channa Masala

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Can’t remember the name for the life of me, but it had vegetables, lentils, and chickpeas

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With whole wheat naan

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My plate (I went back for seconds)

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Kelly came back to my apartment and we had Thin Mints with Thin Mints Ice Cream.

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Now we are working on her Princess Half Video. I hope to have it up sometime tomorrow! πŸ™‚

1 Allie (Live Laugh Eat) March 9, 2010 at 10:52 pm

I got a massage at Massage Envy for $35 last Fall to support Susan G. Komen, ‘Massage for a Cure.’

The masseuse KILLED my back–holy moly. She ripped me apart. She said my back was WAY super duper tight and spent all but 10 min. on my back and neck. Whew! It felt amazing though.

I can’t believe you got a FREE one! I wish I lived in Orlando right about now.

2 Evan Thomas March 9, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Chana Masala sounds so perfect–it’s one of my favorite indian dishes!(also one of the only one’s I’ve had, haha)

3 theprocessofhealing March 9, 2010 at 10:59 pm

So cool about the massage! I have never had one before but I bet it feels amazing πŸ™‚

4 inmytummy March 9, 2010 at 11:00 pm

Why is Massage Envy so inexpensive? Do you have to sign up for a package deal?

5 Carrie @ I See Monsters March 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm

I don’t know which Orlando location you went to, by my best friend and her husband own the Massage Envy at Waterford Lakes! So everyone in the Orlando area use that one, please! πŸ˜‰

The Indian food looks delish. Yum!

6 Emilyeatsclean March 9, 2010 at 11:07 pm

Thin mint addiction?!?!? πŸ™‚ It doesn’t get any better than frozen thin mints though!!

-emily http://www.emilyeatslcean.wordpress.com

7 Matt March 9, 2010 at 11:13 pm

People actually make fun of me for going there. I need my massages πŸ˜‰

8 biz319 March 9, 2010 at 11:15 pm

I wish I could get massages – I am so ticklish I laugh hysterically! πŸ˜€

More Indian Food! A co-worker gave me an Indian cookbook so I am looking forward to trying more!

9 Darci March 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm

i love that your ice cream looks like mickey mouse!

10 M March 9, 2010 at 11:27 pm

You girls are both so pretty! I won’t say Kelly reminds me of Caitlin. But she totally does. I love the picture of the three of you with your camelbaks on the trail!

11 caitlin March 9, 2010 at 11:42 pm

kelly and i are actually sisters, meghann just stole her from me and pretends they are related πŸ™‚

12 Rose March 9, 2010 at 11:49 pm

Chana Masala. Yes!

13 Jenna March 9, 2010 at 11:54 pm

What a great day and yummy eats!!

14 rollerkoesterrun March 10, 2010 at 12:08 am

I am totally massage obsessed! Make sure you drink a lot of water and continue to stretch so that you do not get sore… most people do experience post-massage soreness! Just a tip that you probably already knew πŸ˜‰

~Christie http://rollerkoesterrun.wordpress.com/

15 finnyfinds March 10, 2010 at 12:11 am

Wow – I think a free massage is even better than a month with a new car! Sweet deal! Indian food is so awesome – palak paneer is my favorite!

16 Kat March 10, 2010 at 12:15 am

I hear about massage envy all the time! I was interested in going but I’ve been kind of skeptical since its pretty new and I’ve never gone anywhere to get a massage. I’ll definitely have to check it out now. Looks like you guys had a great time πŸ™‚

17 caronae March 10, 2010 at 12:31 am

I absolutely love massages and am hoping I can talk my mom into getting me one while I’m home! I love Indian food too:)

18 caryn March 10, 2010 at 1:01 am

it looks like you two had so much fun! i love sister time! πŸ™‚

19 Kate March 10, 2010 at 1:11 am

We have a Massage Envy in the basement of our building in Chicago and i LOVE it. A little TOO convenient however πŸ™‚

20 Run Sarah March 10, 2010 at 1:41 am

What an awesome afternoon – sister time, massage, Indian food and ice cream! Going to the spa is one of my favourite sister-bonding activities.

21 britchickruns March 10, 2010 at 4:21 am

I’ve never had a massage and I would kill for one! I hear they’re really good for runners, so I feel I should invest πŸ˜›
Can’t wait to see the video πŸ™‚

22 foodlovingpolarbear March 10, 2010 at 5:38 am

I love naan bread! and right now I’m craving ice cream, yummy! πŸ™‚

23 Siobhan March 10, 2010 at 6:10 am

It looks like you guys had fun! I looovve Kelly’s bag- can I ask where its from? I swear I’ve been on the perfect bag hunt for ages- go figure I see it on a blog!

24 NYCRunnerGirl March 10, 2010 at 7:44 am

Now I am having massage envy! And indian food envy! It has been a few weeks since I have had indian food, which is about the time that I start craving it. Love channa masala.

25 jentrinque March 10, 2010 at 8:19 am

I haven’t had a massage in forever…it’s been almost two years! We don’t have a Massage Envy nearby, but we certainly have lots of other places I could try.

26 Christy March 10, 2010 at 8:59 am

A massage and Indian food??! Perfect day!

27 Can You Stay for Dinner March 10, 2010 at 9:01 am

Ohh what an awesome night with your sis! I love a good massage, and with all of your running lately I bet it was so necessary!! I hope your Wednesday goes really well!

28 Leslie March 10, 2010 at 9:08 am

Looks like you ladies had an awesome massage! I totally need one right about now!

29 Morgan @ Life After Bagels March 10, 2010 at 9:16 am

Is it cheesy to say I ENVY you two right now,hahaha . . . actuallty I really need a massage myself, foolishly I haven’t had one in years

30 Fit Chick in the City March 10, 2010 at 9:29 am

Aw, this post really makes me miss my sister!

31 Yasmin March 10, 2010 at 9:31 am

My friend works at massage envy here and keeps offering a free massage. I need to take him up on the offer soon!

32 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday March 10, 2010 at 9:36 am

I love chana masala! It’s my favourite.

I also like panak paneer :d

33 Crystal March 10, 2010 at 9:38 am

loving kelly’s purse/bag in one of the pics above! any thoughts as to where she got it from? can’t wait for my first massage later this month:)

34 Carolyn @ lovinlosing.com March 10, 2010 at 9:54 am

Oh, how I wish I lived in Orlando so I could get a free massage!! I could seriously use one since I’m setting PDRs constantly right now to get ready for my 8K.

35 Kelly March 10, 2010 at 10:08 am

Ugh I could really go for a massage right now. I feel like my legs are one giant knot.

36 dianacheung March 10, 2010 at 10:18 am

i love how close you two are. It’s really nice to see that relationship in this world nowadays!

37 DiningAndDishing March 10, 2010 at 10:29 am

getting a good shoulder rub is seriously HEAVEN :).

– Beth @ http://www.DiningAndDishing.com

38 Molly March 10, 2010 at 10:41 am

love massage envy! They have them up in MN too. glad you girls had fun!

xo-Molly
http://www.givinganythingbutup.wordpress.com

39 Heather (Heather's Dish) March 10, 2010 at 11:20 am

you guys are so cute πŸ™‚ i would LOVE to have a massage…if only i lived in Florida… πŸ™‚

40 Cara March 10, 2010 at 11:55 am

I think every time I see indian food I crave it. Mmm. It looks so good, as does the massage! I wish they had that deal going on here. πŸ˜‰

41 Chicago SEO March 10, 2010 at 12:31 pm

I’ve never had a massage from a professional myself, but I’ve been thinking about it.

42 Mason March 10, 2010 at 2:31 pm

You two are beautiful! πŸ™‚

43 Niki @ Niki's Neverending Adventure March 10, 2010 at 3:22 pm

I’ve actually NEVER had a professional massage! Guess I need to change that! We have a massage evny here so I will definitely check into that!

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