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Home Dialysis Machine/System Transition: Part 3

NxStage ARRIVES!! A few days before I did my first dialysis treatment at home, my machine arrived. March 23rd. This was something I had been dreaming about for a long time. (I have known about and wanted to try NxStage … Continue reading

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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

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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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Alone, Together . . .

My life experience has continually reminded me that life is a journey we take alone. (Not just death.) My Mom died when I was six so I’ve never taken relationships for granted.  I’ve always had friends – even people I … Continue reading

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