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July Harree Update

Jimmy says Harree was trying to mail himself back to me.

Harree is given subq fluids every other day. He has an aluminum hydroxide supplement added to his food. 238 more words


Power plant; Sambong



Sambong or scientific name (Blumea balsamifera) is a medicinal plant came from the family of compositae or family of plants.  It grows up about 1.5-3 meters height and its stem is about 2.5 centimeters. 360 more words

Excess Fluid Signs

If you’re on dialysis excess fluid is probably something you’re very aware of. You know how it and your body feels when there’s too much. I remember when I first started dialysis not really knowing the signs and wondering if the way my button button seemed to have disappeared was just another part of the rapidly changing aspects of my body. 346 more words

Some background information

My kidneys failed because of Lupus. I was officially diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when I was 15 years old. Like any normal 15 yr old, I ignored the doctors when they told me to stay the heck out of the sun. 716 more words

My Prozac Nation

Kidney failure is not a sexy disease. Rarely does it turn you waif-like, eyes sunken with a dark rimmed heroin chic. Rarely does it take your health and life so spontaneously that people are forced to your bedside in shock and sympathy and sadness. 518 more words