i am doing a zero point food challenge!

Hello, and Happy Saturday! If you are on my Mailchimp mailing list then you already knew that I was going to do a Zero Point Food Challenge. It will begin on this coming Tuesday, and go for two weeks, but I thought I would just give a preview of what a day of eating might […]

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14 days of gratitude: Day 8 and my 50 dollar food budget

Yay, Friday! I am happy you are here. Before I get to the two things annoying me today I will write what I am grateful for, LOL. I truly am a grateful person and do not like to complain, but I may not always show my gratefulness which I assume would apply to most people. […]

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14 days of gratitude: day 6 and my dollar tree food challenge

Before I begin I want to explain my Dollar Tree Food Challenge. I have been watching different food challenges on Youtube. It is obvious you can eat at Dollar Tree. For my challenge I wanted to compare two different foods and the nutritional value, as well as taste and over all value. I am unsure […]

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Compare radishes to tomatoes for ckd and Thanksgiving meal

Below I will share a link to a delicious roasted rosemary radish recipe. I have tried this recipe and it is delicious. It fits perfectly into my Rosemary Challenge for the month of November. But, the main point of this post is for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. While I think it is going to be […]

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Halloween and Kidney Disease!

First let me state, for new readers, I have CKD stage 3. I do not have Diabetes or HTN. I have dedicated my Health Coaching to bringing awareness to Kidney Disease and the complications that come with it. If you would like to learn more about my Health Coaching service, use the contact form at […]

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portion distortion: Halloween candy!

Ah Halloween week! All that candy your kiddos may collect. What is your favorite? Do you know what a portion size is, calories, carbs, fat etc per each serving? You may see affiliate links in this post, or any of my posts. All this week I will try to stick to Halloween themes. My favorite […]

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Metabolism Part 2

Well, it has been an interesting week already. Monday, I didn’t get to do my planned post because my daughter needed my laptop for school, as hers was having issues. Tuesday, I sat down to write out my planned post and the internet went out and stayed out until this morning. Those 2 planned posts […]

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Foodie Friday: How To Make A Family Meal Plan CKD Friendly

This week has been an interesting week.  We did not follow the menu exactly due to some food preferences, and dislike of some of the choices I made.  At any rate, I will go over each meal and how I made them more CKD friendly.  Some of these we have not eaten yet, as the […]

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Foodie Friday: Making My Weekly Meal Plan Kidney-Friendly

So, I have decided to make my Foodie Friday posts about how I make my family meal plan more kidney-friendly for me.  Sometimes I don’t have to change much, but other meals I modify quite a bit for me.  I don’t expect my family to give up all the things they love just because I […]

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Learn to Read and Understand Your Labwork

So, as promised my most recent labs are back.  I did have them before I saw the kidney doctor, and primary care doctor, but I wanted to wait and get feedback from them too. I am basically stable, no ups, no downs.  That is good.  However, my kidney doctor kind of annoyed me because he […]

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