april health challenge: triceps

Happy Wellness Wednesday! Today, I am rolling out my first health challenge of 2021. Did you know that flabby arms, batwings, arms that wave back, whatever you call them, those flabby under arms are one of the top 3 things women reportedly hate about their bodies? So, for the month of April the challenge for […]

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invest in your health!

Is today the day you will invest in your Health? Way back on January 1st we decided we were going to do a year of spending down our debt and increasing savings. We also discussed buying a treadmill for all 3 of us to use. At that time it didn’t seem feasible with what our […]

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lose weight with melissa

I have had a very distracting week. I am learning more about promoting this blog and my Health Coaching services. There is so much to learn, but it is going well. Plus, all of this Covid stuff going on is a distraction as well. I get my first dose of the vaccine this Saturday and […]

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Exercise move of the week

Tomorrow, March 1, 2021 I will be sharing a very exciting kidney update. Be sure to come back to check it. Welcome back to Sweating on Sunday! I can’t even work up a sweat it is so cold right now in Florida. If I get warm I am happy, lol. It was 27 this morning, […]

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Happy Feet!

Welcome to Tuesday! I hope everyone had a fabulous Monday. Today, for gift idea #13 I am paying homage to feet. I have had painful feet my whole life, long before I ever was diagnosed with CKD, so I know what it is like to live with painful feet. I have also suffered from Plantar […]

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Gift idea #8 for ckd, kidney education and more

It is Tuesday, and again it is cold here in Florida. It is quite a nice change from heat and humidity, but I am not used to it lasting for over a week now. I had to change up our dinner menu for the week as yesterday there was some kind of pipe issue in […]

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all parents need to see this!

Before I jump into the main topic I wanted to mention a couple of updates to other topics. Yesterday, I announced the herb for December, and it is dill. Last night I shredded some cabbage, remember I have 3 pounds of it, and made some simple sugar free coleslaw. I decided to add a little […]

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14 days of gratitude: day 13 and Low carb thanksgiving options

Happy almost Turkey Day! The weather is still amazing here in Florida with warm days and cool nights. Today, I am grateful for awesome friends who enjoy nature as much as me. This morning I drove almost an hour to visit Payne’s Prairie, which is a Florida state park just outside of Gainesville. I had […]

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phosphorus and kidney disease!

Happy Thursday! Parts of Florida were hit with a heavy Tropical Storm over night, but we didn’t get much at all. This was not exactly what I was going to write about today, but when I found this video on Youtube I was so happy. I have been talking about Phosphorus this week. I have […]

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