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Sex and the Kidney Transplant

That’s right, boys and girls. Today we are going to talk about the birds and bees and kidneys. Let’s set the stage. In May of 2007, I had a week that went roughly like this: May 11: go to court … Continue reading

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Come over to http://caitreynolds.com for news about my books and my non-transplant life!

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Quite the Handful

Someone asked me once how I swallow all that in one gulp. “Practice,” I replied with a wink. It’s always a good day when you can make a dark, inappropriate joke about your transplant.

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It’s a matter of death. And life.

I don’t write for this blog every day. My traffic stats are pitiful…when I bother to check them. I have not done search engine optimization (SEO – Lord knows it look me a LONG time to figure out exactly what … Continue reading

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Pre-Operative Joy

So, there’s a video going around right now of a woman shakin’ her thang and showing some serious moves before going in for a double mastectomy. I get her. I get her not just from a “Oh, isn’t that brave!” … Continue reading

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Just a Little Bug

It started last night with a bad night of sleep and a nasty feeling in my tummy. This morning, we have expanded the repertoire to include nausea, headache and a rather busy schedule on the toilet (TMI, I know, but … Continue reading

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A sick sort of popularity contest

One of the things I have tried to make a priority in the blog is telling things as they are. That would include the weird and not-so-charming parts being a transplanter and being human. And….one of the most human things … Continue reading

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The pursuit of as much life as you can afford…

Okay, people. I just want to point out one thing. Just ONE thing. Even before “Obamacare,” we were ALL paying for healthcare for every citizen. It is called the Free Care Pool. Every state has one. This pool is funded … Continue reading

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It’s all fun and games until someone hits an artery…

So, went in for bloodwork today for something totally un-kidney related. But hey, I’m a pro, so when I go to a different blood lab in the hospital, I politely let them know that if they have trouble getting something … Continue reading

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The Sunday Night Routine

It only takes about 10 minutes, and I don’t have any hangups about taking my meds. But, for some reason, I dislike the tediousness of measuring out my meds for the week.

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