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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