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Two Years

The first thing most people think of when thinking about my dad is most likely his sense of humor.  He’s the most funny person I have ever known.   873 more words


POP QUIZ! Real Neat Blog Award Nomination

The coffee-drinking and language-loving Melissa Barker-Simpson has nominated this blog for the Real Neat Blog Award. I appreciate this compliment very much; to be nominated is surprising and flattering and great fun for me because I actually like taking tests, and the following requisite questions are not unlike a pop quiz! 750 more words


Happy Mother's Day Here and In Heaven

I love this picture above of my two moms supporting a cause so dear to my heart. One gave birth to me and the other came into my life as I approached adulthood and motherhood. 636 more words

My Story

National Donate Life Month

If you haven’t seen it in the news or on social media, April is Donate Life Month.  I am obviously am a big advocate of spreading the word of organ donation awareness.  162 more words

Donate Life

Did you know that April is Donate Life Month?  If you are anything like me, you totally support the idea of helping others through organ donation, but really don’t know much about it or how to go about helping others. 214 more words

Take what I'm given with grace.

A few weeks back I was driving by my old dialysis clinic on the way to the gym.  I looked in the window and saw a patient standing by his chair getting his blood pressure taken.  893 more words

I take a lot of drugs. Most are not what you expect.

I take drugs. I take seven prescriptions a day. You’re betting that’s due to my liver transplant, right? Wrong.

It’s true that I will have to take medicine for the rest of my life to keep from rejecting my new liver but only two of the seven prescriptions I take are for that: Ursodiol and Prograf. 605 more words

Liver Disease