Wow! Time flies when you’re alive and healthy. I actually thought I wrote a one year update, but I must have had it written in my head and forgot to actually take it out of my head and put it in words in July… hence a one year and eight month update. Kidney function update … More Kidney strong: One year, 8 months
I gave my kidney 6 months ago To a woman named Cheryl, my other mother-in-law We’ve walked a physical and spiritual road Strengthening our faith and bonding as we go. She’s doing great and says “I’m good as new” Doc says I’ll be fully healed by July, or maybe even June The tests have … More 6 months later…post-op poetry
One month post-op today… sitting on the couch on a “slow day” with fatigue and dizziness and pain at my incision site… nothing else to do but reflect on the journey so far. 1.When you got public, you REALLY go public When I found out I was a match for Cheryl in early 2016, I … More Keeping up with one kidney: 9 things I learned from living donation
My husband shaved my legs for me today. … More Humbled in a hospital gown: One week post-op
It’s a beautiful day to save a life! Let’s have some fun. … More Good morning, I’m going under.
Mowing the lawn is better than therapy. … More Do you believe in signs? Leave-ing doubts behind
I’ve had that little red heart on my license since I was 16. It just seemed like the right thing to do. I covered a few transplant “human interest” stories while I was a reporter at FOX 17. They were some of the most memorable stories for me — they didn’t win awards and they … More All signs point to…
On July 18, 2016 I will be donating my kidney to Cheryl. … More Sharing my spare: What are the odds?
Meet Cheryl. She needs a kidney. … More Serve one another humbly in love