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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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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 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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Five things I will miss about DIALYSIS (no, really) . . .

Yes, I am actually making a list of things I will miss about dialysis!!!It seems unbelievable but when forced to incorporate something like dialysis, into your life, you make peace with it at some level. I won’t miss any of … Continue reading

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The Dialysis SACRIFICE . . .

(This post could be 100 pages long, frankly. I have a lot of thoughts about the sacrifice I make to be healthy.) Let’s start by thinking about the human kidney. This is an organ that works 24 hours a day … Continue reading

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