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More bad news I’m afraid: we find out a couple days ago that J can’t be my donor. Mom and TK are still in the process of getting tested, so hopefully we have better luck with one of them. 540 more words

My Kidneys Suck

Can Algorithms Save the Courts?

Algorithms are behind the most sophisticated kidney exchange programs in the world. In Canada, the Canadian Blood Services has built a national Living Donor Paired Exchange Registry. 191 more words


Another Milestone

This past week, I completed my first 5-day full-time work week since the summer of 2014. Since the beginning of January I had slowly ramped up from a very gentle two 1/2 days in the first week of 2017 until reaching full-time during the week of Feb 20-24. 250 more words

Kidney Wanted

Finally had my Kidney Transplant Evaluation this week!

I have been evaluated and found deserving of a donor kidney! Hooray!

No real surprise there, as the ongoing theme continues to be I am in perfect health, besides my mysteriously failing kidneys. 847 more words

My Kidneys Suck

Missouri man gets new lease on life thanks to kidney donation from wife

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro woman is staying true to her marriage vows – in sickness and in health – to her husband of more than 40 years. 465 more words


Another Kidney Transplant for a Co-Worker and Friend

A while after I went onto dialysis in 2014, I learned that a co-worker of mine, Rehana, had also been dealing with kidney disease for decades and had recently begun hemodialysis. 175 more words

Supt. Johnson Receives Numerous Offers For Kidney Donation

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson could be receiving a kidney sooner than he thought.

After falling ill at a press conference on Friday from taking blood-pressure medicine on an empty stomach, Supt. 271 more words