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November 12, 2019

     

     For the last three years, I’ve been going to dialysis treatments on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. My treatments are four hours each. The question I get the most is what do you do for four hours?? Believe it or not I do a pretty good job of keeping myself e...

November 4, 2019

As you all know, I'm raising money for my upcoming transplant. I've posted a few princess song videos on my Facebook, but wanted to share them here too. It's fun relating songs that I love to my kidney journey! Check them out, and tell me which ones I should do next!...

                                      

Ok, So here’s where I’m going to try to make a long story short. Around two months ago, I applied to be listed in Jacksonville. I was th...

Fistulas, and Grafts, and Catheters… Oh my!

          So I’ve talked about my fistula on here before. As a reminder, it’s my super vein access in my left arm for dialysis. Over the past three years, I’ve gone through periods where my fistula would get an aneurysm. It wo...

January 28, 2019

I went to New York….again.  This time was different. In November I submitted an audition video to work at a new attraction in New York City. I was thrilled when they called and offered me the position. Even more exciting- my friend,J,got the same offer! We were going t...

August 20, 2018

So most of my posts are positive (don't worry this one will be too--eventually), but I'm a human (insert joke here) so sometimes I have bad days. One of my friends has said to me many times "I always forget that you're sick!!" This is because I have been blessed to sti...

August 20, 2018

I met a young woman at Disney World (because that's where you meet people). She was in search of a kidney for her second transplant. She was about to begin dialysis, and this trip to Disney was her "last hurrah." I was with my parents and my friend, Tori. I explained t...

When you have Stage Five Kidney Failure, the ideal treatment is a kidney transplant. You can get a kidney from someone you know or even someone you don’t (this is called altruistic donation). You can also get one from an organ donor who has recently passed away (transp...

So as you know I have kidney disease. This is a disease that can mess with your weight, make you tired, keep you from your favorite foods, and can cause you to have to undergo dialysis treatments for around 12 hours a week. So basically it can bum you out….IF you let i...

January 1, 2018

I've been very fortunate to be surrounded by great friends and family. However sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where we're trying to be a good friend to someone who has an illness, is going through a divorce/breakup, job loss, family issues, etc. This can di...

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