day 3: things you may not think of when preparing for a hurricane

Welcome back to Hurricane Preparedness Week! I hope everyone is doing well. We actually had measurable rain yesterday for the first time in like 6 weeks. When you live in a tropical area you do not think you will have weeks without rain, but it happens, especially the last 5 years or so. You may […]

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hypertension, high blood pressure, Hbp! What is it?

Hello, hello! I am so happy you are here. May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month here on Health Buddy Melissa. In March I focused on Kidney Disease, and in April Stress. You can read all of those posts in my archives. There is some great information there. So, what exactly is blood pressure anyways? Blood […]

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High blood pressure free coaching giveaway!

Hello, and Happy Tuesday! For the month of May I decided to focus on High Blood Pressure as my topic for my free coaching session giveaway. 10 lucky people will receive a 60 minute coaching session. This will not include the free health assessment and review, that is already free. Keep reading to learn how […]

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i am giving away 25 free coaching sessions in march

As promised I have decided on my first freebie for 2021. These will repeat each month, with a different theme or topic, and limitations. Be sure to read the whole post if you are interested. March is National Kidney Month. I have decided for March to give away 25 free coaching sessions based on the […]

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you have just been diagnosed with kidney disease! now what?

Happy Healthy Tuesday! Yes, it is even more cold today than yesterday. But, I do feel for all of my family and friends in the Northeast dealing with blizzard conditions. Today, I want to talk a little bit about the stages of grief specifically in relation to being diagnosed with Kidney Disease or any an […]

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is society obsessed with body size?

Welcome to Monday, and February! I hope everyone finds themselves well on this freezing cold day here in Florida. I am seriously starting to think I really don’t live in Florida. So, what do you think, is society obsessed with body size? I say absolutely and if you watch the video below you will see […]

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balance for brain health!

Hello, and welcome to Wellness Wednesday! I was able to get my first dose of the Modern Covid Vaccine today! I am sleepy, but that is because I took Benadryl prior to receiving it and will probably take a nap after I finish this post. If you read one of my posts over a year […]

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merry christmas from health buddy melissa!

I will be back on Saturday with a new post. Until then I would like to wish all of my readers, followers and potential customers a very Merry Christmas. May the true meanings of Christmas bring you warmth, joy and blessings. Health Buddy Melissa packages

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Food insecurity and food waste!

Updated 4/29/2021: Did you know there is a holiday to bring awareness to this issue? Me neither. April 28 is Stop Food Waste Day. This is another topic in the Nutrition course I am creating for my teen. This one, in particular has rubbed me the wrong way. In the USA we have one side […]

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14 days of gratitude: Day 14 Happy thanksgiving and meal prep low carb

Happy Thanksgiving. Today, I am grateful for so many things. I woke up, the weather is cool enough to have the windows open to keep it well ventilated in the house. I am grateful for all of you, my readers, who read my posts. My traffic and followers has exploded this year. I just started […]

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