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May 19, 2021 59 min

Welcome to Health Interrupted hosted by Celebrity Personal Trainer Gina Lombardi and Former Miss America Laura Kaeppeler. 

Today's guest is Sharron Melton. Sharron is an Emmy nominated and Award Winning Journalist with years of Anchoring, Reporting, and Producing experience.  Sharron has over two decades of experience working in television and is currently the Morning Anchor for CW39 in Houston. Sharron was named One of the 50 most influential Women in the City of Houston, by Houston Woman’s Magazine.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Television Communication from Eastern New Mexico University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication and Journalism from Texas A&M University, in College Station. Sharron has also taught at the University level. She worked as an undergraduate lecturer and instructor in broadcast news fundamentals at the University of South Alabama.



00:49 Gina & Laura introduce Sharron Melton.

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00:02:55 Our sponsor for today’s episode is Body of Harmony

00:40:09: Gina and Laura discuss how they know Sharron having judged The 2014 Miss America’s Outstanding Team Competition and how Sharron & Gina both have losing both of their parents in common.

00:07:00 Sharron discusses her health interruptions. One of them being gaining a few pandemic pounds.

00:10:20 Sharron shares that she has belly danced for 7 years and that has helped her shed the pandemic pounds.

00:14:40 Gina talks about the effects of exercise on mental health – it’s a chemical release of endorphins and serotonin.

00:17:20 – Sharron talks about handling the interruption of early wake up calls at 2:30AM to go to work on the news at 6:30am. Nutrition and exercise help keep her feeling good despite interruptions in circadian rhythms.

00:19:29 – Sharron talks about another health interruption, at age 11 she was diagnosed with scoliosis.

00:20:22 Sharron shares that she didn’t have to take PE because of her scoliosis and instead chose library as her elective. She developed a love of reading, words and education and attributes her love of gab as her career to the time she spent in the library with scoliosis.

00:22:38 – Sharron shares she was Miss New Mexico 1993 and competed at The 1994 Miss America Pageant.

00:25:40 Sharron shares another interruption as she lost her mom 5 months ago due to health complications. Sharron was her sole caregiver for the last 8 years.

00:27:08 Gina and Sharron share heartwarming stories of communicating with their parents who have passed away.

00:34:26 Sharron talks about her podcast Sharring The Sugar With Sharron

00:37:11 Sharron talks about her business Vocal Wish

00:41:03 Sharron sits in The HEALTH SEAT and gives us her tips and CALL TO ACTION

00:44:30 Gina talks about Digestive Enzymes – DIGEST GOLD

00:47:32 Gina talks about BLUE ZONES

00:51:28 Sharron mentions some of her beauty products are Dream Matte Mousse Maybelline, Bobbi Brown, & Vanicream


Connect with our guest, Sharron Melton:

Instagram: @sharronmelton1

Twitter: @sharronmelton01

Facebook: Sharron Melton



Connect with the Hosts of Health Interrupted: 

Instagram: @healthinterruptedpodcast

Gina Lombardi 

Laura Kaeppeler 

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Pandemic Pounds

Weight Loss

Belly Dancing




Miss America

Miss New Mexico


Digestive Enzymes

Blue Zones


Bobbi Brown



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