Living With CKD Pantry/Food Budget Challenge Start Of Week 4

Hello, and welcome to the start of week 4 of the Pantry/Food Budget Challenge. If you have not been reading along, shame on you, just kidding, maybe, lol. My husband and I have decided for the whole year of 2022 to try a Food Budget Challenge. Right now we still have a lot of pantry […]

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What Is A Living Will and Do You Need One? Plus More!

Welcome to another Thinking on Thursday topic. As promised I said I would cover topics related to retiring and other Golden Years topics. First off let me state this is my opinion, but if you do some research you will see that my opinion is helped by a lot of legal experts. I think anyone […]

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Kidney Class: Week 4

Hello, again, and Happy Wednesday! Of all the things I will discuss in the AKF Kidney Class, this is the one thing that gets under my skin. I don’t wholly agree with the premise that the kidneys can not heal. Read the slide, it is a short one, and then read my thoughts below. You […]

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Living With CKD: Pantry/Food Budget Challenge Week 3

Hello, hello! I hope everyone had an awesome weekend! It is freezing here in Florida right now and my Buffalo Bills lost. So, I am kind of sad today. But, don’t worry it’s alright. Today begins week 3 of the budget/pantry challenge for my family of 3 at home. The budget is 63 dollars per […]

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Eating From My Pantry With CKD: End Of Week 2

Happy Friday! Even though the week doesn’t technically end until Sunday, I know we have everything we need to get to then without buying anything. So, I can safely say that in week 2 I spent 19.56 from my 63 dollar budget, which means I saved $43.44. Now, next week, as we have eaten a […]

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AKF Kidney Class Week #3

Happy Humpday! Today is week 3 of the AKF Kidney Class. I am a Kidney Coach, and each week I share another slide from the program that I would have done in person if Covid hadn’t come around. The slides are the property of AKF and I have permission to share them here on this […]

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Pantry Food Challenge With CKD and My Very Small Haul

Welcome to another Healthy tip on Tuesday! Today, my healthy tip, especially if you are doing a food pantry challenge, is to do an inventory of your pantry. We seriously have way more food than I even thought we did. We did a complete inventory yesterday. I am almost embarrassed to say, but I have […]

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A Mindfulness Photography Challenge and Week 1 Pantry/Budget Challenge Review!

Happy Monday! I think I will repeat this Mindfulness challenge each month with a different theme. A very important part of Mindfulness is being present at the moment, observing your surroundings and how they make you feel. I love being outdoors in nature and all the beauty that goes with it. I also love photography. […]

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Who Likes Squats?

I would say most people do not like to do squats, but some people probably do. The other day I was reading an article on bone health and preventing Osteoporosis. With CKD you know how important bone and muscle health is. Squats were considered one of the best weight- bearing exercises you could do for […]

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Living With CKD Pantry Challenge What We Ate 1/12-1/13

Hello, and happy Thursday. The weekend is coming and that means I will be at work. The hardest time for my family to follow the food budget is the weekends when I work. Last week I purchased lots of extra stuff for them to be able to prepare quick dishes. The purpose of the Pantry […]

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