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Life is Good

Over the last year I’ve written many times about the ups and downs of my journey through life (I’m not going to rehash). It’s been a time of learning to become more authentically who I am, learning to let go of the struggle, to accept what is going on in my life and to just be here. 306 more words


Day 5 post transplant.

Well, I feel like I’ve turned a corner today. I can see the end of the tunnel. Let me explain, my kidney transplant happened on Tuesday. 698 more words


What’s on your to-do list?

I’m in an interesting time right now (understatement of the year!) I’m less than a week away from receiving a kidney from the cousin. I’ve had 25 years to think about this and believe me when I tell you there have been a lot of ups and down – all the feels as the kids are saying these days lol. 469 more words


It’s a date!

I got word today that the date of my kidney transplant is set. It’s in a very short two and a half weeks! Hard to believe after all this time of waiting and wondering that it’s going to happen. 388 more words


loss of #renal #function according to renal #disease

Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings:

End-Stage Renal Disease and Mortality Outcomes Across Different Glomerulonephropathies in a Large Diverse US Population

Authors’conclusions: “Our findings from a real-world clinical environment revealed significant differences in eGFR decline and ESRD risk among patients with 5 glomerulonephropathies. 14 more words

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

The Correlation Between Dialysis And Psychological Problems

As per discussed in a previous article by Joe Cosgrove, renal and chronic kidney disease is a motley, often multi-sphered issue which the vast majority of times, to say the least, affects patients in both physical and psychological ways. 782 more words