"Nice chatting with you off and on Thursday- Sure seemed like a bad night for the chat room as we all kept getting cut off. Glad to hear you really liked Alaska, I'm getting excited to try to get things finalized next week to visit there. …"
"doing great...how are you. waiting for my youngest to get home from being with his mom in Tenn. Then back to work tomorrow. How was your weekend? Love the pic of your family...let me know when you will be on so we can talk."
"Thanks Catherine...definitely great to have frineds on here and reading all of the stories makes me feel alot more accepting of my own issues. New to BJH and so far loving the staff and facility. Maybe sometime we can have a cup of…"
"Thanks for the invite Bill. I am a twice planted liver receipent in your part of the country-Wood River, IL. I love sharing my story because it is the one way I can honor my donors and the great doctors and staff at Barnes-Jewish. If you would…"
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This group is for all people involved with kidney transplants. Please discuss how you are involved... donor, recipient, family member? What caused the renal failure that led to transplant. What medicines do you take? Do you experience side effects?See More
Please Select Your Transplant - Or Tell Us How Else You Were Touched by Transplantation:
Recipients: In This Space, Feel Free To Write About Those You Are Grateful to for Receiving The Gift Of Life:
I am grateful for my sister who donated the gift of extended life to me.
Recipient: What Type of Donor Did You Receive your Gift of Life From?
Recipient: In This Space Please Tell The Community About Your Transpant Center, Doctors, Transplant Team, Date of Transplant and Any Other Details You'd Like to Share About Your Experience:
I had a very successful transplant at Walter Reed Army Medical Center on January 6th 2005. I am currently being seen by Dr Brennan at Barnes Jewish hospital, St Louis, MO
Which Transplant Medication(s) Do You Take?
What Do You Do For a Living? What Are Your Passions, Hobbies, Passtimes, Dreams and Goals for the Future?
I work for the Department of Army, I love to Crossfit and Krav Maga with my family. Fishing, hunting, swimming and anything outdoors.
About Me: Please use this space to tell the community about you and your unique experience with transplantation:
I am a kidney transplant recipient from a living donor:from my sister donated one of her kidneys on 6 January 2005. I have a woderful family with a best friend who is my wife (Terri). We have a blended family with 4 kids whom we have full custody. 1 girl 13yo and 3 boys, 11,10 and 8. My wife is not only a nurse but an awesome wife and mother.
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Rock, Country both classic and new. Talk radio to include PBS. Suspense novels, history and biography's.
Nice chatting with you off and on Thursday- Sure seemed like a bad night for the chat room as we all kept getting cut off. Glad to hear you really liked Alaska, I'm getting excited to try to get things finalized next week to visit there. We went to Europe last year which was great and were going to go again this year....but, I've always wanted to go to Alaska. Love the pics of your beautiful family. Glad things are going well for you and wish you all the best.
Thanks for the invite Bill. I am a twice planted liver receipent in your part of the country-Wood River, IL. I love sharing my story because it is the one way I can honor my donors and the great doctors and staff at Barnes-Jewish. If you would like to read my story you can go to thetelegraph.com and type in christmas miracle. Congrats to you and your selfless sister. I will honk as we pass New Baden on our way to Kentucky lake!! Lots pf prayers-Cathy
Wanted to drop in and say "Welcome",glad you have joined us here. You will find that everyone is very nice and always willing to share their experiences and information that they have learned along this journey. Please look around, join a few groups, read discussions, make comments or start a discussion of your own. I hope you and your sister are doing well.
Hi there Bil:
I’d like to welcome you to the Transplant Café. You are now a member of a warm, friendly, supportive, caring, understanding, sensitive and informative site. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and I’ll be glad to help you out. So glad you are here and again welcome to the Transplant Café. Also, if you could please add a photo of yourself or something that represents you or your experience with transplantation, or a pet, etc. to your profile so we can get to know you better. It's really easy! Just click this link for the new members guide where you'll find instructions on how to add a photo.
Here’s a link that might help you get started: www.transplantcafe.com/forum/topic/show?id=2024407:Topic:2985
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