Sweating on Sunday: Full Body Stretching

OK, I am going to straight up admit it, I do not enjoy stretching.  It is slow, and boring.  However, right up there with using light weights to strength train, stretching at least once a week, is super important.  You should technically stretch, at least the muscles you worked, after every workout, for a few […]

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Foodie Friday: Grandma Snow’s Salad

I don’t know if this is an official name for this salad, but this is what my Momma used to call it.  Grandma Snow’s salad makes an excellent side, but I like it as a lunch meal.  When it is too hot to cook, this is a great meal.  Have it with fresh fruit or […]

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The Kidneys, EPO and Anemia

What exactly is EPO, and what does it have to do with kidneys?  EPO is short for Erythropoietin.  EPO is a hormone that is produced by the kidneys.  It helps the bone marrow to make new red blood cells.  When someone has kidney disease, such as CKD, then EPO production is most likely decreased.  5% […]

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Wisdom on Wednesday: Learn to Paint

Learning to paint has so many benefits.  It keeps your brain active, and strong.  It can help you express yourself in many ways.  Check out painting abstract with music.  It helps with dexterity and fine motor skills. It can help  you relax, and meditate or be mindful.   You don’t have to be great, just do […]

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One for One Blog Sharing, Social Media Promotional Offer

It’s Monday, yay!  Unless of course you hate Monday.  Today, instead of my regular Memory Care post, I want to discuss a blog sharing offer.  I used to do this on my homeschool blog.  Please read through the entire thing before you contact me.  I am working on a guest blogger offer as well.  I […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Heart Rate Zones for Exercise

Updated 4/11/2021 Hi, and welcome to Sweating on Sunday.  Here in Florida, this time of year, you can sweat just sitting.  But, that is not what you need to increase stamina and get fit.  Heart rate zones, are important to learn.  For me, with CKD, I need to be careful not to make my heart […]

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Foodie Friday: Iron and CKD

Today, kicks off a new series of topics covering Iron, Anemia and CKD.  If you have CKD, you probably have had, or maybe have right now, Iron deficiency otherwise known as Anemia.  I was Anemic when first diagnosed, and all I did was sleep.  Couldn’t help it, was just plain exhausted.  The last couple weeks  […]

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Hurricane Prep: Wrapping It Up

So,this is the final post for preparing for a hurricane, or any disaster.  You can read the other 2 posts in the archives.  Here are some things you might not think of when preparing your kit. 1-  What are you going to put everything in?  When we first moved to FL, I would put out […]

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Wisdom on Wednesday: Excuses

I am sure this quote is not entirely true, as you burn calories all the time, even just watching TV, however you can get the message.  It is hard to get into a regular exercise routine, but once you do, and after about 2 weeks, when you start to notice little changes, you will not […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Sweatcoin Update and a New Pool

I am back from vacation, and feeling revived!  We didn’t actually go anywhere, but we did have family come visit, and did a lot of relaxing.  I love to relax, especially since it never seems to happen very often, lol.  My daughter is officially done with the homeschool year, and it was perfect time to […]

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