updated Health Buddy Melissa Mission and privacy statement

Updated 2/4/2021. I hope everyone had a marvelous Christmas.  It was a beautiful day here and we were blessed with lots of love.  We had a full week of finishing up shopping, lunches out, wrapping gifts, dinner prep, etc. I am 51 years old, and I have CKD. I am a LPN of 34 years. […]

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the case of the disappearing bacon!

Hello, and welcome to Tuesday! I figured out was wrong with my pool after dumping a gazillion chemicals into it, lol. There was a small tear in the hose that leads from the skimmer to the pump hose. It was literally just blowing the algae back into the pool instead of through the pump. I […]

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medical monday: diverticulosis

Hello, and welcome to a very wet Medical Monday! I am having issues with my pool that are getting on my nerves. I have never had issues with it being nice and clean, and clear until last week. I am assuming it has something to do with the dreadful heat. Anyway, that is not what […]

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is this a healthy food? dill pickle mustard

Welcome back to another Food on Friday post! I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe from this new Covid Delta variant. Keep reading to get my thoughts on Dill Pickle Mustard. This post may contain affiliate links. I have been hearing so much about Trader Joe’s Dill Pickle Mustard, that I had to […]

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Mask up, again!

Hello, and welcome to another Wellness Wednesday! This is not the topic I was going to discuss today, however in light of all the new information, and the fact that this is a Health blog I decided to talk about it. This is information and my thoughts. I am in no way, telling people to […]

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Eye health: cataracts!

Happy Tuesday! I am rounding out Eye Health month with Cataracts. If you would like to know what next month’s main topic will be, sign up for my newsletter below. This post may contain affiliate links. The video below explains really well what a cataract is and how the surgery to fix it is done. […]

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does yardwork count as exercise?

Hello, and welcome back to another Sweating on Sunday topic. I finally am back to regular workout routines after a shoulder injury sidelined any upper body work, and then I was sick with what seemed like Covid, but I tested negative 3 times. I do still have a lingering cough and actually think it was […]

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Processed people!

Welcome back for another Food on Friday topic. The video below is not real exciting, but the topic and the point they make is super important to living a Healthy Lifestyle. I am not going to write a lot, I am just going to encourage you to watch it with an open mind and really […]

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my #1 Tip for meal prepping

Hello, and welcome to Wednesday! Today, I am going to discuss my #1 tip for meal prepping that I use every week. If you want to learn more about meal prepping check out Meals with Melissa. This post may contain affiliate links. I am a Certified Health Coach, with a background in nursing. I am […]

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Eye health: learn about night-blindness and amd!

Hello, to all of my readers! As I continue with Eye Health in the month of July it made sense to talk about some common eye disorders. Today, I will discuss Night-Blindness, and Age Related Macular Degeneration. Like most disorders there are things you can do to slow, or possibly improve, the progression. If you […]

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Is this a Healthy drink? Zevia

Welcome back to another Mindful Eating Monday. There are parts to Mindful Eating, but an important part is knowing exactly what you are putting into your body. Today, I am going to discuss a drink that I was intrigued with when I saw it on a Youtube video. So, what do you think, is this […]

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