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Home Dialysis Machine/System Transition : Part 1

NO WINNERS AND LOSERS WITH DIALYSIS – Just CHOICE . . . I came home with my new dialysis machine on Mar 25th. Before that I was at the hospital for three weeks learning the new system and adjusting physically … 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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My Relationship Status (with my hospital) has Changed to “In a Relationship” . . .

In the 70’s there used to be cigarette ads with the slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby”. I thought I’d borrow the slogan to use here. It’s one of those statements that can stop you in your tracks in … Continue reading

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My Decision . . .

I wanted to write and share something in this post that is possibly the most difficult decision I’ve ever made. Even as I write this my heart is beating fast in my chest. I’ve spoken to some friends and family … Continue reading

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