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Nephrotic Syndrome


April 29, 2014

We recently found out our almost 2-year-old daughter, Marley, has nephrotic syndrome. From my understanding it causes major swelling throughout her body because of her kidneys leaking protein into her body. 4,126 more words


The Invisible Disease

The invisible disease, the silent killer, the mysterious malady, the dastardly disorder, the ardent affliction, the terrible ummm… thing.  Call it what you will, one of the things I personally find the most frustration about kidney disease is that it is virtually invisible to people looking in from the outside.   430 more words

Kidney Disease

Re-Dial Alfredo Sauce

Creamy, dreamy and so satisfying! I like to serve it over grilled chicken with Dreamfield’s low carbohydrate pasta and add grilled vegetables and fresh pineapple on the side.  164 more words

American Cuisine

Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces.

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Kidney Disease

The Pale Blue Dot

This video has nothing to do with Kidneys, or kidney disease.  I still think it has merit though, because whenever I feel down I can always count on this to raise my spirits.   36 more words

Kidney Disease

Tex-Mex Casserole

Feel like something from South of the Border…or at least Texas?  This flavorful casserole may be just the ticket, and it will be great warmed up, too! 129 more words

American Cuisine

The Stone that Almost Killed Me

There has been a lot of back and forth debate rattling around inside my skull as to what my inaugural post should be about.  I considered just doing a little more writing about who I am, and what I hope to accomplish with this blog.   1,068 more words

Kidney Disease