Wellness Wednesday: Cold and Flu Prevention Part 2

Updated 4/21/2021: Last week I discussed the first chain of infection.  This week I will discuss the second link in the Chain of Infection:  Reservoirs. So, let us say the first link was not broken, and the pathogen or germ was able to continue to the next link in the chain.  A Reservoir is anywhere […]

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Updated walking Buddy Plan

Updated 8/24/2021 Ok, so this is probably the hardest one to come up with, because this is an online Health Coaching business.  I don’t have a gym, or an office.  This Health Buddy Melissa option is the Walking Buddy Plan.    Please see the availability calendar below to see what days I am available for […]

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Merry Monday Question of the Week

Welcome to week 2 of, Merry Monday.  Each Monday I will feature a public question on my Health Buddy Melissa Facebook page, and my Twitter page.  I do hope people will join in.  I will not spam you, or request you to even follow the page, though I wouldn’t mind if you did.  Just join […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week

If you are following along, this is word #11.  All the previous words can be found in the archives.  The word for this week is, chromosome.  Most of you may already know the definition of this word. Can you use it in a sentence?  Remember write the word in your journal ten times with the […]

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Sweating on Sunday

So, I am going to devote Sundays to doing posts about all forms of exercise.  Since I love to walk, my first Sweating on Sunday post will be for  Sweatcoin.  This is not a paid post.  I learned about Sweatcoin a few days ago.  Basically you get paid to walk outside.  It has to be […]

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Have You Jumped On the Organic Wagon, Yet?

OK, so there is a lot of talk about Organic foods, non GMO, etc.  There are skeptics, and there are true believers.  Full disclosure we are a now 85-90% organic family.  Like most people I complained about how much more expensive buying Organic is.  But, by taking all the junk out of our diet, or […]

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Wisdom on Wednesday

I love this quote from, Buddha. Health is the greatest gift.  It is of utmost importance, in my opinion.  Health is a term defined in many ways by different people. Contentment is the greatest wealth.  I posted about this before, how we live on a budget, yet we are very content with what we have, […]

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Memory Care: Learn A New Word A Week Challenge

OK, back to my regular scheduled posts.  This week, we are on our 10th word, Chicanery.  That means you will have memorized 10 words.  Are you testing yourself, to see if you are remembering them?  Write the word of the week, in your journal, 10 times each with the definition.  Then go back over it […]

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National Kidney Foundation Keep Healthy Events!

I love the NKF website.  There is so much helpful information there.  There is always something new to learn about keeping the kidneys healthy.  Something I just learned, is they do Keep Healthy Events.  What is a Keep Healthy Event?  Keep Healthy Events allow you to test your kidneys for free.  If you are interested […]

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Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Cholesterol is a type of fat.  It can build up in arteries causing decreased blood flow to the heart.  Cholesterol is found in highest amounts, in dairy products, meat, and eggs.  I can remember the days of nursing when Cholesterol was the only type of fat discussed.  Now there is Trigylcerides, LDL, HDL, etc.   Saturated […]

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