Tag Archives: Canada

My Message in French . . .

Here in Canada our official languages are English and French. (My french really improved when I lived in Montreal, Quebec but it’s a little rusty now.) In French-speaking Canada, Reader’s Digest is called Sélection. Cool, huh? Without further adieu . … Continue reading

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“Patient As Provider” – Barry Smith Symposium . . .

I was fortunate enough to be asked to be a speaker and panelist in the Barry Smith Symposium at Queen’s University a few weeks ago. It was an amazing experience. This is the second annual symposium, named about one of … Continue reading

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Hashtag #wearenotwaiting . . .

Saw this hashtag maybe a month ago and was elated. It was being used by patients like me. Although I did not see this as giving me permission to advocate at a new level, I certainly felt good to know … Continue reading

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Opening a NEW CHAPTER . . .

In the past I’ve made videos for this blog but they were pretty rehearsed – not off-the-cuff. Now I am trying something new . . . in preparation for a new blog/vlog that I am developing. Doing something more candid. … Continue reading

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Home Dialysis Machine/System Transition: Part 4

Initial Impression of NxStage at home . . . I have been home, with my NxStage machine, since March 25th. So far I really like it. It has definitely improved my quality of life . . . with the possibility … Continue reading

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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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