Healthy Tips on Tuesday: Make Face Masks For Your Family

This whole Coronavirus issue just gets more and more confusing.  First, they urged the public to not wear face masks, that it was not needed and would do no good.  I, of course, can understand that they do not want the public buying up supplies that healthcare workers need.  But, now there are some reports […]

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Mindful Monday, Meal Plan Monday and Family Care Plan

Happy Monday!  I hope everyone continues to be well.  My husband is now working from home until further notice, my son and I are still at essential work jobs.  I have CKD and am a nurse, so I am starting to feel a little unsettled at continuing to work.  I will continue to work as […]

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Wellness Wednesday: How To Monitor Your Family for Coronavirus

Before I get to the main topic of this post, I would like to make a few updates.  I had every intention of expanding this blog in 2020 and aggressively monitoring my Health Coaching business.  However, with everything going on with this novel virus, I have decided to postpone spending any money on new projects […]

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Making A CKD Meal Plan In A Food Shortage

First, it was toilet paper and all paper products selling out.  Now people are hoarding fresh meat and frozen veggies.  I have seen people also buying whole carts of canned foods.  Thank goodness some stores are starting to put limits on the number of items that can be bought.  But not all stores are doing […]

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Thinking on Thursday: Gratitude Journaling

Updated 4/1/2021: 1 year after Covid and we are still in difficult times. In these new, and difficult times of social distancing and staying home, it can sometimes seem like there is not much to be grateful for.  If you are sick, or someone you know is sick, maybe got laid off, or are afraid […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Fabry Disease and CKD

If you follow this blog then you know I have CKD, and you also know that there is no apparent cause for my CKD.  I do not have Hypertension, Diabetes or any of the other major risk factors.  I had signed up for an AAKP seminar, today, on CKD and Covid19.  Unfortunately, the webinar was […]

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Are You Stressed Out From Coronavirus and Social Distancing?

It is a stressful time right now.  I assume it is probably going to get more stressful.  I am a nurse, and I have CKD, so I feel like I am gonna get whammied.  On my page where I list all of my active plans, way down at the bottom under number 6 is an […]

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Making A Family Meal Plan In A Coronavirus Panic

It is getting real now!  On Friday my daughter and I went to go grocery shopping.  I had initially planned on going to Publix but changed my mind at the last minute.  Instead, we went to Walmart.  I could not believe the toilet paper and paper towel shelves were completely bare.  There was a motor […]

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How I Make My Family Meal Plan CKD Friendly

Happy Friday!  I hope everyone is well.  It is getting real here in FL.  I went to Walmart today and there was literally no toilet paper, paper towels, alcohol, hand sanitizer and most importantly the Ramen is sold out.  However, Dollar General and Family Dollar both still have toilet paper and paper towels.  Not so […]

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Why You Should Be Disinfecting Your Home Every Day!

On Monday I posted about the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting.  If you read that post then you know that sanitizing does not remove all germs, especially stubborn germs.  I have CKD and I have been disinfecting my home every 24 hours.   Generally, during flu season I would do this every 5 days or if we […]

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