Throwback laugh your buns off Halloween thursday!

OK, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to post today. But, I knew I wanted it to have a Halloween theme, as well as be health related. They say laughter is the best medicine, and you really will laugh. Maybe some people won’t, but I guarantee most of you will. Tell me in the comments […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Halloween exercise Fun!

I am sticking with the Halloween theme, as promised. Today, I am sharing 4 super fun Halloween walking, dancing videos. I was so excited to find workout videos with a Halloween theme. The one is super cute and definitely geared towards littles. Dress your kids up, and you, and have some exercise fun this Halloween. […]

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Halloween and Kidney Disease!

First let me state, for new readers, I have CKD stage 3. I do not have Diabetes or HTN. I have dedicated my Health Coaching to bringing awareness to Kidney Disease and the complications that come with it. If you would like to learn more about my Health Coaching service, use the contact form at […]

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portion distortion: Halloween candy!

Ah Halloween week! All that candy your kiddos may collect. What is your favorite? Do you know what a portion size is, calories, carbs, fat etc per each serving? You may see affiliate links in this post, or any of my posts. All this week I will try to stick to Halloween themes. My favorite […]

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Holy Chicken!

I watched this video last night after researching some more food topics for my teen for her upcoming Nutrition course. Just to note, we eat meat in my house. I don’t eat much, my husband loves it, and my daughter loves chicken. Mostly chicken breast, or hamburger meat. Did you know hamburger meat is the […]

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how i cured my hot flashes without medications!

This post is a two for one, because the topics are related. I had posted some time ago about how hot flashes were driving me crazy at night. I was going to try Soy for the isoflavones to see if it helped. Not only did it not help I found I am extremely intolerant of […]

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$25 dollar save a lot food challenge! What did we buy?

I finally got my car back at 3 PM today. In the images below you can see everything we bought, plus the receipt. I crossed the two items that were not part of food, and the total came to 25.42. Now, if you didn’t need milk, or creamer, it would have added 5 more dollars […]

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food challenge menu!

So, today was supposed to be the day we went to Save A Lot to do our shopping for the 25 dollar food challenge. But, today is a give me lemons kind of day. Every Tuesday we volunteer at an animal rescue. Today, on the way there, about 1.5 miles away, my tire blew out. […]

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health buddy updates!

I have a few updates for all of my awesome readers! 1- The food budget challenge will run from Tuesday to Monday, not Thursday to Wednesday. All other rules apply. Tomorrow will be the start of the first food budget challenge. Yesterday, my daughter and I did inventory of what we already had on hand […]

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super easy homemade marinara sauce

I had some beautiful organic tomatoes that were going to go bad if I didn’t eat them fast enough. So, I decided to make some homemade marinara sauce. I had thought of doing this before but assumed it was complicated. It was not complicated and was so delicious. Even my picky teenager liked it, and […]

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