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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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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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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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I think it’s hot, personally.

This is my scar from the transplant. It goes on for another 3 inches below the waistline. 10 inches total. It’s summer, which means it’s time for the beach: Newport, Winthrop, Nahunt, Emerald Isle. It means it’s also time to … Continue reading

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Constant Companion

This is my medical alert bracelet. It never comes off. It went on after my surgery and has been on (except for other surgeries) ever since. I forget it’s there most of the time. I even forgot I was wearing … Continue reading

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