Tag Archives: perspective

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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READING A Transplant Surgeon’s Journal . . .

It’s not often that you read or learn something that brings you a completely new perspective. I am reading a book called, “Breathless: A Transplant Surgeon’s Journal – A Tribute to the World’s First Successful Lung Transplants” by physician, Thomas … Continue reading

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Leaving you in the DARK . . .

Not sure why it’s so hard for me to share the darkest moments of my story? As I write or speak, I think of it as a tour I take you on . . . and for some reason in … Continue reading

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iObsession: The Relationship between Pre-Transplant Patient and iPhone . . .

It’s hard enough to have a healthy balance with technology, in 2014, without having my iPhone be my primary means of communication for my transplant centre. I know one day my phone will ring and it will be St. Michael’s … Continue reading

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