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Is this a day off?

Search AmazonProduct Search Monday we had no dialysis to do. It is a skip day. Instead we went to the hospital so Carly could get an EGD done. She has this procedure done every 3 months to prevent blood loss … Continue reading

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Hopefully the end of this chapter

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday is Thursday and my daughter is still in the hospital. She received her dialysis this morning and while there was seen by her kidney Doctor, her liver Doctor, and her admitting Doctor. All three said she could … Continue reading

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This Story Gets Crazy!

Search AmazonProduct SearchThe story continues. My daughter spent Monday night in the ER. She finally was admitted to a room around 10am. She received her dialysis and 2 units of blood then went to her room and finally went to … Continue reading

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The saga continues

Search AmazonProduct SearchSo we got discharged just in time to make it for her sleep study, but just barely. I took her there and dropped her off planning to pick her up at 6 am. Unfortunately her body had other … Continue reading

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A Sidetracked day in the Life of a Transplant patient.

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday started out great. Took my daughter to get lab work done, then to CVS to get her meds. After that we were going to chill out at home–do some laundry, watch tv, take naps. However, it was … Continue reading

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The Transplant Saga Continues!

Search AmazonProduct SearchWe have finally managed to get my daughter listed on the transplant lists at Baylor in Dallas and at Integris Baptist in Oklahoma City.  It took an act of God to accomplish this feat, but we have finally … Continue reading

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Organ Transplant Hell Part 3

Search AmazonProduct SearchWe finally got everything done to get my daughter listed at Baylor; this was only after numerous car trips back and forth from OKC to Dallas with a very sick person onboard. We have seen more specialists in these … Continue reading

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Our adventure into Transplant territory: Part One

Search AmazonProduct SearchBefore my daughter got sick, I gave very little thought to organ donation/transplantation.  I think that is normal for all people.  None of us think about what can happen when you get sick.  Once your life is interrupted … Continue reading

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I am about to retire and I am so looking forward to it!

Search AmazonProduct Search In about two weeks, I will be formally retiring from nursing after 25 years.  I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to this event.  At first, I was worried about money and what I … Continue reading

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