10 Interesting things about me

Happy Saturday! As promised here are 10 interesting facts about me. At least I think they are interesting, lol! Do you find yourself to be interesting? Everyone has a story/

1- I am 51 years old, married with two wonderful children. I had children later in life, so I still have one at home.

2- I grew up in upstate NY, and started LPN school at age 16. I graduated when I was 17, but could not take the boards until I was 18. I love being a nurse. It is truly what I was meant to do. I have worked in most areas of health care. I now work with elderly Dementia residents, and I love it.

3- On Christmas Day 2016 I became very ill and in February 2017 I was officially diagnosed with CKD. It has been a long and hard road to recovery after that illness. It took so much out of me. But, I am healthier now than I have been in many years.

4- In reference to #3 I had early warning signs of kidney issues as a child that were overlooked. The more research I do the more I realize this. My early symptoms were dry mouth, dry eyes with vision issues, dental issues and foamy bubbly urine. It irks me that maybe my kidney could have been saved, That is why I started this blog to help others learn about Kidney Disease.

5- I homeschool my children. Well only one now. My son is graduated, married, and in college. I won’t go into the why, but it has been wonderful for us.

6- I am a certified Health Coach. I am a certified level 2 Reiki Practitioner. I am certified in Guided Imagery, Herbalism, and am finishing up my Mindfulness Certification.

7- I have two dogs and a cat.

8- I am an introvert. While I love people, people can be exhausting. I refuel my energy by being alone and reflecting. I find human behavior fascinating. The mind and why humans do what they do.

9- I love nature and animals. I love to walk in nature, take pictures of nature and just sit and be with nature.

10- I am stubborn, strong willed, independent, and a life long learner.

What are some interesting facts about you? Share in the comments.

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My name is Melissa. I am a certified Health Coach, Holistic Coach, Kidney Coach, LPN, can coach in Herbalism, Aromatherapy, Guided Imagery, am level 2 Reiki certified, and I want to be your Health and Wellness Coach. I am continually learning and taking classes to expand my knowledge base.

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