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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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The Lived-Experience Expert Title. . .

I consider myself a lived-experience medical expert. From my perspective everyone who’s experienced challenges in their health (who lived to tell) qualifies as a lived-experience expert. My experience with Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure has given me a lot … Continue reading

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5 things I’m learning from my LIFE COACH . . .

I started working with a life coach this fall and it’s been an amazing experience!! The idea of working with a life coach came from a suggestion from Diana Hopkins-Rosseel and Dr. Trisha Parsons, two women who are superstars in … Continue reading

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