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I'm in REMISSION, B*tches!!

Sorry for the language, but this last year has been quite torturous and I deserve to celebrate! Woo! Hoo!

But in all seriousness, I went almost one whole month without visiting the doctors! 327 more words


I know... It's about time!

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted an update; but unless it’s really bad news, I’d rather not admit my failures.

Being on prednisone had really put me into a depression. 470 more words


Detroit's Transit Needs Crowd Sourcing

In just under 24 hours, we’ve witnessed a paradigm shift.  It’s the undeniable ability of the American people (and businesses) to pull together and make a huge difference, for the good of another.  263 more words

Latest Story

So as some of you know, I’ve been seeing some Doctors pretty regularly since the end of April (this year). After months & months of blood & lab work as well as a HELLISH kidney biopsy in November, I have officially been diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy. 580 more words


Pregnancy in IgA Nephropathy: A Blessing or Curse?

Kidney disease was historically considered a contraindication to pregnancy, and termination of pregnancy was often recommended. However, the data on successful outcomes in pregnant women with CKD are increasing. 1,121 more words


Clinical Kidney Research

A great picture of a kidney, with tempting text afterwards… This link will take patients and members of the public into a more detailed explanation of how kidney research is actually conducted.  141 more words

3 weeks post operation

Hi All,

It’s three weeks to the day that I received my new (well second hand) kidney, and I have been told by one or two people that I have been a bit slack with my blog updates. 1,792 more words