Mediterranean Mashed Potatoes!

I am sticking with the Mediterranean alternatives to Thanksgiving sides. If you have CKD or any inflammatory disorder or are thinking of ways to prevent Dementia, the Mediterranean Diet may be the way to go. There are not tons of butter or heavy cream in these recipes. You will find one recipe to read, and […]

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simple saturday menu planning

Happy Saturday! Can you believe there is only 6 days until Christmas? I hope everyone is staying safe by wearing your masks, social distancing and good hand hygiene. Here in FL cases are really on a steady increase. This is my weekend to work, and my new hip and thigh compression wrap came yesterday. I […]

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Happy Feet!

Welcome to Tuesday! I hope everyone had a fabulous Monday. Today, for gift idea #13 I am paying homage to feet. I have had painful feet my whole life, long before I ever was diagnosed with CKD, so I know what it is like to live with painful feet. I have also suffered from Plantar […]

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Gift idea #8 for ckd, kidney education and more

It is Tuesday, and again it is cold here in Florida. It is quite a nice change from heat and humidity, but I am not used to it lasting for over a week now. I had to change up our dinner menu for the week as yesterday there was some kind of pipe issue in […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Week 2 of Walking Challenge

These stats are for the week of Jan 9-15, 2020.  If you would like to join the Walking Challenge, simply walk 10,000 steps or 5 miles per day and post in the comments each week on this blog, or on my social media.  You can start anytime and just extend your year from your start […]

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Sweating on Sunday: How Did I Do My First Week of Walking Challenge?

If you have been reading this blog, then you know I set a goal to walk 5 miles a day which is about 10,000 steps per day depending on what walking device you use.  For me I stick with 10,000 steps per day is equal to 5 miles of walking per day.  From Jan 1, […]

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Mindful Walking in Nature

Edited 3/29/2021 Mindful Walking is not Fitness Walking.  It is a walking Mindfully.  What does that mean, exactly? Obviously, if you are walking you are still getting exercise.  But, Mindful Walking will not focus on the exercise but rather experiencing everything about the walk, in the moment.  If you think of who, what, where, when, […]

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Sweating on Sunday: Sweatcoin Update and a New Pool

I am back from vacation, and feeling revived!  We didn’t actually go anywhere, but we did have family come visit, and did a lot of relaxing.  I love to relax, especially since it never seems to happen very often, lol.  My daughter is officially done with the homeschool year, and it was perfect time to […]

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Add Some Weight, Heft, Pounds

Updated 3/21/2021 Hello, again!  So, here in Florida it got really hot this week.  You can literally sweat just breathing certain parts of the day.  We discovered during the Winter some critter had gone under the house and tore a hole in one of the AC ducts.  I am sure it was an Armadillo.  So, […]

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May Calendar, New Feature, Updated Price List

Almost May already.  Can you believe it?  May is historically a very busy month for me.  I have a child birthday, and 3 of her friends have birthdays, plus Mother’s Day.  Throw in a few graduations, and maybe a wedding, and yep it is busy.  I have updated the price list, adding the new features, […]

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