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LAUGHTER MEDICINE . . .

Sometimes we are just guided towards doing the right things. A lot of times when I’m on the dialysis machine I will watch stand-up comedy shows. They are longer videos – to help pass time . . . and I … Continue reading

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Messages from a Powerful Interview with e-Patient Dave . . .

Our attention span for watching videos has changed – it’s very low these days. So for me to suggest you watch a video over 30 minutes long . . . you know there has to be some real value here. … 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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At the Risk of Sounding UNGRATEFUL . . .

This is probably going to come across in an ungrateful way but . . . I’m not 100% sure that I will have a better life with my upcoming kidney transplant. I know. I am confusing people. Right now, because … Continue reading

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Mentally preparing for BAD NEWS . . .

I think in general I am an optimist.  I jump at opportunities. I try new things. I always figure that I can emerge at the other end of an opportunity relatively unscathed . . . or affected in a way … Continue reading

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Medical History in a glance . . .

Hello! I appreciate that you’ve come back. Thank you. Attached is a photo of a Medical Chronology. This was created as a supporting document for a lecture I spoke at recently at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario in Canada. Before I … Continue reading

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