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Warning: This post may be a little TMI for some…So as of April 12th, 2020, I am the proud owner of three kidneys. My other kidneys were not removed. Instead the new kidney is placed in the front, and the old ones stay where they are. I went into surgery around 2:30PM....

I had been working from home for the last few weeks. On Saturday April 11th, I enjoyed a big home-cooked lunch then sat back down in my office/living room to work. I, a rule breaker, had my phone on my desk. I had three missed calls: one at 2:46, 2:48, and 3:06pm.  Ok,...

April 3, 2020

I know I've talked about what dialysis before (just a few times, right?). Below are a few videos I did actually showing  dialysis. These videos are from when I was still was using my fistula. You can see that my arm is a bit swollen, and my skin is broken. Therefore, I...

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...

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How it all began. The story of my lazy kidneys...

August 16, 2017

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