Tag Archives: Dialysis

Looking Ahead

My dear wife, Susan, has been with me in my health battles all the way through. Two years ago, when I was too sick to continue without dialysis, she was there to help me resume dialysis after 31 years without … Continue reading

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I am feeling grateful

I am thinking how rich I am today  as I think back over the past 12 or so months.  A few years back someone shared with me a metaphor about our personal health as a table. On our “table” – … Continue reading

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Cake around the corner !

A few days ago I posted a post called Pass The Muffin !   with photos  which could have been confusing, because the pictures from my 60th birthday in 2018 as in last year. 🙂 What a different situation it was … Continue reading

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It’s been a year,what a change – my wife inspired this one

(September 19, 2019) Dave, it’s hard to believe that just one year ago today was your first day of dialysis. You were one of those whose life was saved by your dear friend Greg, who gave one of his own … Continue reading

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How has my life changed?

I received a kidney transplant April 24, 2019 The terrific readers who regularly read my post already know I received a miracle this year on April 24, in the form of kidney transplant from a living donor. My living donor … Continue reading

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Not just survival, someone gave me life

When someone said yes, allowing their loved one’s organs to be donated, it did not mean I was going to survive, no it meant I was going to live again. Today I celebrate my re-birth (transplant day) but I am … Continue reading

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