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Make organ donation a mandated choice

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

It is heartbreaking to read about the tragic accident in Slovakia that claimed Mr Justin Tan’s life (“NTU student dies in freak accident in Slovakia… 313 more words

Current Affairs

so what's this lung transplant business all about?

when someone finds out i am on the waiting list for a lung transplant nearly every person asks some version of the same question. “when is the surgery?” 1,509 more words

DECEMBER 5 --In ICU, on Support

Caitlin started to feel abnormally horrible on Saturday and began to rapidly deteriorate. Her team couldn’t get her plummeting sodium or elevated CO2 under control. She knew something was seriously wrong with her body, at the same time that she was increasingly out of it. 297 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Hello from the Other Side

Family, friends, readers ….. Danny has new lungs. Hopefully you have been able to follow along on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook – because since about 1AM on Thursday, December 1 we have been in recovery mode. 1,767 more words

My ________ Story

Ever since I was little all I ever wanted was “the” story, you know the happily ever after story that finds its way into every single Disney movie you ever watched. 867 more words

DECEMBER 3--Answers to ?s

The main questions I’m fielding: Is Caitlin feeling better? Is Caitlin still in the hospital or is she home? Caitlin is not feeling better, and is not going to be better until after transplant. 803 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

More about the transplant

I left off in August talking about the surgery, the fall, and the start of my road to recovery.  For anyone who is going to embark on this journey in the future, perhaps learning more about my experience will be helpful. 1,127 more words