day 8: Just a Quickie!

Hello, and Happy Wednesday! Today is one of those crazy kind of days. I am sure you have had them. I am trying to get everything done before I head to my Ortho appt, and then grocery shop after. It will be a late night getting home, and I honestly do not know what I […]

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Day 5 of my zero point food/very low fat food challenge!

Happy Sunday! Before I start talking about the challenge I would like to do a little update. My right shoulder is healing nicely, and I see Ortho again this week. I will probably still have to be on light duty at work, but I could swim today when I was in the pool, so that […]

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Throwback thursday: the #1 Toy of 1969

Just a quick post today as we have nasty weather in our area, again. These Throwback Thursday posts are very popular. I love nostalgia and reminiscing. What year were you born? Do you know what the #1 toy the year you were born was? I was born in August of 1969, and in that same […]

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Throwback laugh your buns off Halloween thursday!

OK, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to post today. But, I knew I wanted it to have a Halloween theme, as well as be health related. They say laughter is the best medicine, and you really will laugh. Maybe some people won’t, but I guarantee most of you will. Tell me in the comments […]

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super easy homemade marinara sauce

I had some beautiful organic tomatoes that were going to go bad if I didn’t eat them fast enough. So, I decided to make some homemade marinara sauce. I had thought of doing this before but assumed it was complicated. It was not complicated and was so delicious. Even my picky teenager liked it, and […]

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Can Losing Weight Improve eGFR for People with CKD?

Updated 3/17/2021 When I was first diagnosed with CKD way back in 2017, one of the first things my Nephrologist told me was that losing weight would help my kidney function. Like many of us who are over-weight, I was yep here we go the fat bandwagon. But, apparently he was right. As I have […]

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