10 risk factors you can control!

Happy Wednesday! As we come to the end of May and the end of Blood Pressure Awareness Month, it is time to start putting it all together. You can read all the posts on this topic in the archives. There is a ton of helpful information there. This post may contain affiliate links. So, what […]

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My top 10 ways to de-stress!

It is the end of Stress Awareness Month. I hope you have enjoyed and or learned some things from my posts. I did not get to touch on the Brain and Digestive Systems as they relate to Stress. Stress can affect all parts of the body. Today, I would like to share my top 10 […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Reiki for Stress Relief or Anxiety

Stress and Anxiety are kind of similar, but different.  They can both be acute and quick, or chronic and long-lasting.  Chronic Stress and Chronic Anxiety can be debilitating and cause illness.  Learning to deal and cope with these issues is very beneficial. Nursing is a very stressful job, especially bedside nursing.  If you are doing […]

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Foodie Friday: Superbowl Meatballs

In case you haven’t heard there is a big football game this Sunday.  I have to work and it figures because it is a really good game this year.  If you have Diabetes, CKD or any chronic illness, then you know how hard going to parties can be.  If you are having a party or […]

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Thinking on Thursday: What is Pettifoggery?

Welcome to Thinking on Thursday.  These posts will be aimed at Brain Health and ways to improve it. I know for me, in my 50’s, Brain Health becomes even more important than in my 20’s.  I have been following some of the impeachment trials, mostly because we use it for History in our Homeschool classes, […]

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Happy New Year from Health Buddy Melissa: 2020 Goals

Happy New Year to all of my readers!  Before I start I have been getting comments about where to find the link to join my newsletter.  I do not currently use a service that provides a newsletter.  I am handling it all myself, saves money.  So, to receive my weekly newsletter just use the communication […]

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Wellness on Wednesday: Cold and Flu Prevention Part 5

There are only two more parts to this series, so it will end next Wednesday.  I will then move on to other topics.  I hope you are finding this series useful. The 5th link in the Chain of Infection is the Portal of Entry.  A portal of entry can be broken skin, incisions, inhaled through […]

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Did You Gobble Til You Wobble?

How was your Thanksgiving?  I am not just talking about food.  I hope everyone was able to enjoy their Thanksgiving with family and friends.  We had a busy, but a peaceful day.   I can admit I ate a little bit more than I should have, but not too much.  On Wednesday, I watched the Netflix […]

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Health Buddy Melissa Podcast #1

Well, the converter I was going to use does not accept large Mp3 files.  So, my podcast will be available via email to those who wish to receive it.   Each Thursday I will send a new podcast to all email subscribers.  The first one is a general About Me and was created last week so […]

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