self care saturday: Halloween and Covid

I can not believe I still am talking about the importance of social distancing and wearing a face mask in public, even when outdoors. The President of the US, now 3 Republican Senators, his wife and many others have now all tested positive for Covid 19. This puts a major strain on the US government […]

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Think About This!

Before I get to the main topic, a couple of updates. The Kidney Education Class I did last evening was awesome! I will be doing one in August, hopefully 2. Unfortunately I will probably have to put a cap on how many people can attend. Right now I am using Facebook events and I have […]

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April 17th is National Cheeseball Day

Happy Friday!  Did you know that today is National Cheeseball Day?  Don’t worry neither did I.  Matter of fact there are all kinds of food observations that I had no idea about.  Below you will see links for 3 different recipes for cheeseballs.  2 for CKD and one for Diabetes.  You can adapt them to […]

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Wisdom on Wednesday

The image was taken on my cell phone of the Super Pink Moon, last night.  The quote is just a lovely quote I saw on Pinterest.  I do not know who the quote is attributed to, but it is fitting, especially in these days of social distancing.  It is hard, to not be with older […]

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Making A CKD Meal Plan In A Food Shortage

First, it was toilet paper and all paper products selling out.  Now people are hoarding fresh meat and frozen veggies.  I have seen people also buying whole carts of canned foods.  Thank goodness some stores are starting to put limits on the number of items that can be bought.  But not all stores are doing […]

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Are You Stressed Out From Coronavirus and Social Distancing?

It is a stressful time right now.  I assume it is probably going to get more stressful.  I am a nurse, and I have CKD, so I feel like I am gonna get whammied.  On my page where I list all of my active plans, way down at the bottom under number 6 is an […]

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Making A Family Meal Plan In A Coronavirus Panic

It is getting real now!  On Friday my daughter and I went to go grocery shopping.  I had initially planned on going to Publix but changed my mind at the last minute.  Instead, we went to Walmart.  I could not believe the toilet paper and paper towel shelves were completely bare.  There was a motor […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Cold and Flu Prevention Part 3 Break the Chain of Infection

Updated April 28, 2021. Welcome to part 3 of breaking the chain of infection in preventing Cold and Flu.  Last week I discussed the Reservoir.  Today is the Portal of Exit.  Since I am discussing Cold and Flu I will only discuss Portal of Exit as it pertains to that topic. The Portal of Exit […]

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