Tag Archives: Kidney

The answer to “What is the Process?”

I find it strange almost everyone would accept a organ transplant if they needed one, but the majority of people have not taken 5 minutes to confirm being a organ donor.  I understand some racial groups are especially notorious for … 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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Take the smile vitamin every day, or twice a day

Long long time ago, a lesson was learned by me. That lesson was to laugh, to smile, even when on the inside I felt the opposite. The year was 1986, and it was the third year in a row, that … Continue reading

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July 7, 1987 – A New Life, a new freedom

Today is July 7, 2012.  Today I celebrate 25 years since my  successful kidney transplant at Vancouver General Hospital. I had always enjoyed good health growing up, so it was shock to me at 18 years old to have myself … Continue reading

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