Tag Archives: St. Michael’s Hospital

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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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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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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Light at the end of the dialysis tunnel . . .

Yesterday I took an early morning train between Kingston and Toronto. When I got to Union Station (in Toronto) I walked through the underground (cause it’s damn cold here in Canada), dropped my luggage off at my hotel and went … Continue reading

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One YEAR in . . . Why don’t I feel like celebrating??

My blog is one year old. I received a notification in late November.  I should know the exact date but I am horrible at remembering those type of things. The day I received the notification I felt proud to have been … Continue reading

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Hope . . .

Tomorrow I have an appointment with my nephrologist at St. Michael’s Hospital in the Pre-Transplant clinic. Needless to say . . . I AM NERVOUS. Not nervous enough to feel sick or have a headache or anything. It’s more like … Continue reading

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