Tag Archives: anxiety

What is PsychoNephrology? Interview with Kidney MD . . .

Had the opportunity to meet a kidney doctor, named Dr. Gavril Hercz. He is a staff nephrologist at Humber River Hospital. An Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. And a member of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society. He’s part of a … Continue reading

Posted in Amazing People, Message, Progress, The Bigger Picture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home Dialysis Machine/System Transition : Part 2

NxStage TRAINING AND ADJUSTMENT PERIOD . . . My team and I had anticipated that my NxStage training would take just over a week. Unfortunately the change in system put me off balance physically – specifically my potassium level being … Continue reading

Posted in Progress, The Bigger Picture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Admitting I am SCARED . . .

Writing today about something that is difficult. It is difficult for me to talk about my fears. I am used to putting up a strong front and just saying, “I’m fine”. In this post, I have to admit, that I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preserving the Fragile Shell . . .

The past few weeks have been a reminder to me that I need to be mindful of my health. My blood pressure has been very high for the past month and I allowed an upsetting situation to put my heart … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment