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Dropping the “RACE” analogy . . .

Living with chronic illness, there is definitely a range of “days” that you live with. At its worst are the days where you’re in a coma – that’s a bad one. Or experiencing excruciating pain  . . . or riding … Continue reading

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A reminder of what a diagnosis feels like . . .

  I am a member of a forum on Facebook for people doing dialysis, living with Kidney Disease, caregivers or health professionals dealing with Chronic Kidney Disease. The other day a man bravely wrote a post on the forum about … Continue reading

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No LOVE for Kidney Disease . . .

I know this is going to upset some people but it has to be said . . . There is not much love for kidney disease. Cancer. Heart & Stroke. You name it . . . kidney disease seems to … Continue reading

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Archived Writing Samples:

This is an article I wrote for the Globe and Mail in 2009. At the time I was losing my kidney transplant and preparing to begin dialysis. Not sure that I feel the same about things as I did when … Continue reading

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