It’s Your heart Attack! Dealing with difficult people

Welcome to Thinking on Thursday! As I complete my Mindfulness Certification it becomes more clear that the only way to deal with difficult people is to control our own responses. There are difficult people everywhere. I would say in the work environment is where you would encounter difficult people the most. But, it can also […]

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What Is A Virus, and What Happens if You Get Covid?

I have decided that each week I will be posting about updates, and info about this Coronavirus, or Covid 19. If you are out of work and you can work from home, check out Coursera’s free contact tracing course. Once you get the certificate you can apply for contact tracing jobs. As someone with CKD, […]

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Efficacy of Face Masks!

Happy Thursday, everyone. This post was intended for yesterday, but yet again my internet went out for most of the day. This was after weeks of issues with the internet. Almost everyone in my area uses the same provider and it is getting quite old. At any rate, if you are living on Planet Earth, […]

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Cytokine Storm and Covid-19

If you follow the medical news you have probably noticed that there is a lot of talk around something called a Cytokine Storm and how it is possibly the cause of the worst symptoms for Covid-19 patients. As the country, and the world starts to re-open it is even more imperative for people to protect […]

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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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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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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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Tips on Tuesday: Learn To Wash Your Hands the Right Way

If you have a chronic illness, like me, then the doctors on the news are giving you no comfort when they say old people and people with underlying chronic illnesses are the ones getting the most serious illness from this new virus in the news.  That brings me no peace of mind, love, kindness or […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Antibiotics Why Less is More

I really like the video below.  These videos were created to help laypeople understand medical issues in a simpler way.  Infectious germs are becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics.  A lot of this is due to the overuse of antibiotics and people not taking the full course subscribed to their antibiotics.  When you are […]

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New Support Group for Chronic Illness Live on Health Buddy Melissa Facebook Page

This weekend I will be announcing a Walking Challenge for the year 2020.  I am very excited about this, and I hope others will join in.  Next Friday, for Foodie Friday I will be writing about CKD and Diabetic food dishes for a Thanksgiving meal that will be healthier options.   I will also be announcing […]

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