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Illicit sex

Come On Up and Rhetorical Questions by Hugo Williams

In 1999 Williams published a slim volume, Billy’s Rain, about an affair. It won the TS Eliot Prize and sold well. 267 more words


had a kidney for two minutes

Not your average day.

For about two minutes I had a donated kidney for transplant.

I had the call about fifty minutes before I spoke to Jamie… 285 more words


Exercise and Chronic Kidney Disease

Evidence for the Benefits: 

In this post we will explore Exercise and Sports Science Australia’s (ESSA) position stand relating to exercise and chronic kidney disease (CKD). 450 more words

Exercise Physiology

This time last year...

I was sitting in Manchester Royal Infirmary waiting for a kidney transplant. The kidney finally arrived around 11pm and I was taken down to theatre shortly afterwards. 414 more words

Renal Failure

My Angels My Friends (Dialysis Update)

It’s going on 4 weeks since my diagnosis of kidney failure and it hasn’t been easy. The travel is a lot for an adult let alone a child but we’re managing and things are slowly falling into place. 359 more words

My Product Reviews

Kidney Stones May Raise Heart, Stroke Risk

In an analysis of cohort studies, a history of kidney stones was associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. The data suggest that the risk may be higher in women than men. 383 more words

Heart Attack