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Finding the Donor

Eight people contacted me with offers to donate. I directed all of them to UCSF’s transplant page, where there was a health history survey for them to fill out. 767 more words

Kidney Donation

T+1: A busy day

I was visited by one of the renal transplant coordinators just as breakfast was served, but this turned out to be bad timing as I was having great trouble trying to sit up to eat. 730 more words

T-2X: Change of date?

I can’t remember exactly but I suspect it was that same week that I received a phone call from the renal physician asking if it would suit me better to delay the operation for a month. 41 more words

T-119: Interview with surgeon

Three months have passed, during which time the surgeon has been away on leave, summer holidays have intervened and I have accomplished some of my planned walking activities.  197 more words

Home to hospital and back again. Clinic day. Yuk!

Today I had a clinic appointment. Every year I have my MOT as I am a living kidney donor so the NHS keep a close eye on the remaining kidney. 297 more words

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The Kidney Donor's Wife

It’s been just over 4 weeks since my husband, Kevin, donated his kidney.  I wanted to try to remember everything we went through so of course, what better way than writing it all here.  1,413 more words

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It Was Much More Than an Interview - It Could Save a Life

On Friday August 1, 2014 I had the pleasure of interviewing Mickey Jones on my radio show (as I warned you about here). 762 more words