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The Most Important Habit to Start Today

I stumbled upon a blog this morning. The No Meat Athlete. I want, want, want one of their T-shirts. 264 more words

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#Dialysis and Kidney Talk

The Renal Support Network has a great resource called, “Kidney Talk”.  From their website…

KidneyTalk is an online bi-weekly, half-hour radio talk show featuring RSN Founder & President…

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How Assertive Should I Be About Finding a Donor?

I’m not a very assertive person. I can make a case for a particular point of view in writing, but I’m disinclined to press my point in a face-to-face conversation. 1,187 more words

Abbotsford Police inspector donates kidney to department detective

WATCH: An Abbotsford police officer got a big surprise when he put out the call for a kidney donor. Jennifer Palma reports. 

VANCOUVER – Inspector Kevin Wright of the Abbotsford Police Department is set to give one of his colleagues a very important gift this week. 266 more words


On Trying to Donate a Kidney: The Fly in the Ointment

Mysterious practices, multiple entrances, confusing requirements, authority figures dressed differently with clothing often suggesting power and authority: hospitals and churches have these in common.

Another commonality: Both seek to move people from one level of existence to another. 775 more words


Manitoba lags behind other provinces in organ donations

Manitoba lags behind other provinces in organ donations

I am reposting this article from the online edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. The title therefore naturally emphasizes the situation in Manitoba, but if you click on the link just below, you will find a useful interactive tool that shows the situation across the country. 933 more words

On Trying to Donate a Kidney, Part Four

I have now had my last kidney function test–a contrast dye CT scan. Piece of cake.

Afterward, I sat outside on another gorgeous southern California day, watching the people go by. 631 more words