Category Archives: Amazing People

Contributing to the Celebration of WORLD KIDNEY DAY!!!!

A few things to be thrilled about today . . . 1. It’s WORLD KIDNEY DAY!!! For me it’s an opportunity to reflect of the amazing progress that’s been made (and that is being made) to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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READING A Transplant Surgeon’s Journal . . .

It’s not often that you read or learn something that brings you a completely new perspective. I am reading a book called, “Breathless: A Transplant Surgeon’s Journal – A Tribute to the World’s First Successful Lung Transplants” by physician, Thomas … Continue reading

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Kingston General Hospital CEO (Leslee Thompson) Graciously cites my MESSAGE in essay . . .

Wanted to thank Leslee Thompson, the CEO of Kingston General Hospital, for citing me in an essay she co-wrote about patient engagement in healthcare ,for the December issue of Longwoods.com. Leslee co-authored the essay with Hugh McLeod, (CEO, Canadian Patient … Continue reading

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From Icon to Man: Nelson Mandela . . .

I try and read something first thing in the morning to inspire me. I probably only read about 10 minutes each morning but it sets a good tone for starting the day. (Some days, I must admit, I get side-track … Continue reading

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A Spirit bigger than Mesothelioma . . .

I don’t usually do this but I am going to use this post to talk about a disease other than kidney disease (or heart disease) and the journey I am on. I receive a request from a husband, advocating on … Continue reading

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A Book and it’s Lesson . . .

I am finishing up with a cook book project right now with Chris De La Rosa of CaribbeanPot.com. (I feel so blessed). Last week, in my role as “project manager” of the book, I looked over a final book file. … Continue reading

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