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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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Approaching the Next Stage: Living with Kidney Failure and Dialysis . . .

Right now I’m at home on my dialysis machine. This is pretty typical for me, as I have done home hemodialysis for the last few years, but . . . this may be my last time on this particular machine. … Continue reading

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My Relationship Status (with my hospital) has Changed to “In a Relationship” . . .

In the 70’s there used to be cigarette ads with the slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby”. I thought I’d borrow the slogan to use here. It’s one of those statements that can stop you in your tracks 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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A Spirit bigger than Mesothelioma . . .

I don’t usually do this but I am going to use this post to talk about a disease other than kidney disease (or heart disease) and the journey I am on. I receive a request from a husband, advocating on … Continue reading

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