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Vlogging about my Heart Function DECLINE. . .

I’ve known this information for a while . . . my heart function is lowering. We’re doing tests – Cardiology in Kingston and Toronto. Quite a few stress tests and ECGs and checking my defibrillator – as it logs my … Continue reading

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Hashtag #wearenotwaiting . . .

Saw this hashtag maybe a month ago and was elated. It was being used by patients like me. Although I did not see this as giving me permission to advocate at a new level, I certainly felt good to know … Continue reading

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Opening a NEW CHAPTER . . .

In the past I’ve made videos for this blog but they were pretty rehearsed – not off-the-cuff. Now I am trying something new . . . in preparation for a new blog/vlog that I am developing. Doing something more candid. … Continue reading

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Open Letter to my Diseases . . .

Dear Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Anemia and friends . . . We’re cool, ultimately. Not because I am happy to live with you all but because I had to make peace with you, since we met (in my teenage … Continue reading

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What is PsychoNephrology? Interview with Kidney MD . . .

Had the opportunity to meet a kidney doctor, named Dr. Gavril Hercz. He is a staff nephrologist at Humber River Hospital. An Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. And a member of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society. He’s part of a … Continue reading

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Open Letter to NxStage Tech Support Guy . . .

Wanted to share an experience I had with the NxStage technical support line. And what I would say to him if I knew who he were. Sometimes, because of my busy schedule, I am a little tired when I’m getting … Continue reading

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