it’s a new day, 30 day coaching plan

We had nasty storms come through here yesterday, and a possible tornado. It caught me totally off guard as I was just expecting rain. The alert came over my phone about dinner time. When these storms come though I really need to pay attention so being online is not suitable. We had some limbs down […]

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pain and chronic kidney disease!

Happy Thursday! It is finally sunny and warm here in North Florida. I hope that means Winter is over. I grew up in the Northeast so I know what real cold feels like. But, one of the reasons I moved to Florida was to get away from that. It is been a very chilly Winter […]

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Wellness wednesday: the christmas blues

Happy Day before Christmas Eve! This time of year is not always festive, bright and cheery for some people. Not everyone gets all warm and fuzzy. There are a lot of reasons why people get the Christmas and Post-Christmas Blues. 1- Too high of expectations. When you want everything to be perfect, or expect a […]

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1.5 Mile Beginner Running video Plus gift idea #2

Welcome to Sunday! I don’t always do a post on Sunday, but I realized I hadn’t done a Sweating on Sunday post in a while. When I began the low carb lifestyle, two months ago, I went back to just walking for exercise. Too much exercise, or too intense, just made me more hungry. Now, […]

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Throwback thursday: buns workout

Be sure to read the whole post to learn what I have eaten today for my meatless challenge, and how I am feeling about it. In the 90s when I was very fit, long before children lol, one of my favorite toning videos was Buns of Steel. I had super muscular and nice legs. It […]

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Muslces used when running!

I had mentioned before that my daughter wants to be a police officer. I also mentioned that as part of her PE education this year she would begin training for the Physical Fitness test to be an officer. It is my goal to do it with her. She has to be able to run 1.5 […]

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Self care sunday my fall/halloween miniature garden

Happy Sunday! It is another cool, dreary day in Florida. I do not mind the cool weather, matter of fact I welcome it. But, the gray, damp, dreary I could do without. I am a sunshine girl! Part of my self care routine is gardening and yardwork. Yes, yardwork! I find yardwork soothing even if […]

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Healthy Tip Tuesday: Get up and move!

If you have ever visited a doctor then you know one of the things they are regularly going to ask, or advise is to move more. To get more exercise, be more active, be physically fit. Unfortunately, they don’t often explain what those directions mean. They actually have a little bit of different definitions. Exercise […]

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Can Losing Weight Improve eGFR for People with CKD?

When I was first diagnosed with CKD way back in 2017, one of the first things my Nephrologist told me was that losing weight would help my kidney function. Like many of us who are over-weight, I was yep here we go the fat bandwagon. But, apparently he was right. As I have been researching […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Dance Party!

Happy Sunday! I have been trying to share all my favorite exercise videos. You don’t need to purchase an expensive gym membership to get moving. Since it is so hot this time of year, in FL, I do a lot of my exercises either in the pool or indoors in the AC. If you love […]

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