Transplant Rollercoaster

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 (transplant list). A kidney from a living donor is the best option if possible. As I mentioned before, there’s a lot of testing that goes into finding the perfect match. On top of that how do you ask someone for their organ??? You literally can’t repay them. There’s no even trade for a life saving body part. On top of all that, it’s just awkward. “Hey are you using your second kidney? Can I have it? You’ll just have to go through se

My Happy Place

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 it. I’m at a point where I try not to let it. I have a couple of things, some spiritual some physical that keep me in a good mood. Here’s another list. Food. I have some go to faves that always make me hum (y’all know when food hits the spot you gotta hum). One is chicken salad from Chicken Salad Chick with low sodium wheat thins. Another is animal crackers. Now let me be specific. These are the ones that are pink or white iced

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