"Whenever I am going through rough patches "He Whispers Sweet Peace to me" comes to mind. It helps me relax. Then I am able to lift my voice to the heavens in praise. I like to sing praise and worship music mostly but my favorite song…"
"Your Cross Is You
Remember, you are only an instrument. Not yours to decide how or when or where you act. I plan all that. Make yourself very fit to do My work. All that hinders your activity must be cured.
Mine is the Cross on which the…"
How little man knows and senses My need! My need of Love and Companionship.
I came "to draw men unto Me," and sweet it is to feel hearts drawing near in Love, not for help, as much is for tender comradeship.
"I'm also a NYC transplant. I used to spend summers in Sarasota where my g'parents had retired, and even lived and went to school there one year. In '76, I moved from Manhattan to Miami. In '86 I moved north to…"
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If You Are WAITING for a Transplant, Please Feel Free to Tell the Community About Your Experience With the Waiting Process.. To Help Us Get to Know You Better and Understand What You're Going Through:
I am still doing PD. I had a live donor who is a very good match but the west coast is telling me that they will not transplant me with her because her family has too many kidney problems...so, I am in my 7th moth on the wait list.
What Do You Do For a Living? What Are Your Passions, Hobbies, Passtimes, Dreams and Goals for the Future?
I am a licensed massage therapist specializing in deep tissue and streyching. I am also a cartoonist and illustrator; I also do commercial art.
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I am waiting on The Lord
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I think it was from some mail I recieved about ny transplant
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I am listening to classical right now. I enjoy big band and classical rock. I sang in a very good barbershop choir in Michigan and I sing in church. Outside of gangster hip hop and opera, I like all types of music. I like comedy movies. I am a cartoonist and an illustrator so I really like Thomas Nast. I am reading the latest Grisham novel right now. I am in a study of Mark.
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The American Commander Bastogne when commanded to surrender to the Germans, he said "NUTS!"
"Love, Peace...Taco Grease" Guy Fieri - Food Network
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I see you changed your profile picture again. I wanted to thank you for the turtle video and I posted it on my animal web site. It's amazing how animals help each other out and yet people think animals are dumb and without feeling. Thanks again, take care and stay well and strong.
Hugs, love, blessings, peace and friendship,
One day soon you will receive a kidney and you can get back in the swing of things and start your new journey in life. Your patience and faith are to be commended. Best of luck and always praying for you Jay. Take Care of yourself.
Thank you for the Happy Organ video, I enjoyed it and love the name. You too will soon have a happy organ and I pray every day that your kidney is on it's way to you soon.
Hugs, love, blessings, peace and friendship,
Hey my Pokey friend:
You don't look to shabby in the morning...lol! Thank you and I wish you a great day too.
You're the best Jay and I've been praying that your transplant is just days away; you so deserve to get back into life.
Love, hugs, blessings, peace, light, joy and friendship always,
PS: This is me:
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…"
Pamela Sigmon is now a member of TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife!
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"Tx for reply, Wendy! How often do you run Allomapping blood test? Allomapping is not yet the gold standard suggested/used by NewYork-Presbyterian, nor is it available where we're at now, so it's not really an option for us. My key…"
"Wow I had to only to the biopsy for 6 months then they did the allomapping test. They now can tell if I have rejection thru blood work. Those are so uncomfortable! Prayers do her!! My transplant was in Nov 2013. Methodist Hospital in Houston Texas."
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Hang in there - I have been caregiver to my husband for 7 years, and he's been through many surgeries and illnesses....and we both have our worries and down days. I will keep you in my thoughts - and hope for the best possible…"
Hi,First post folks. I'll begin with quick background: My 15-year old daughter had a heart transplant 6 months ago after having severe dilated cardiomyopathy with left ventricular noncompaction (now known to be a result of a genetic mutation original to her). Anyway, transplant was at the highly acclaimed Columbia/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - to which we moved for waiting for the heart, transplant, and follow-up care. Now, 6 months after transplant, we moved back to our home. Our medical team has a different protocol for checking for organ rejection.Whereas NYP's protocol is cardiac biopsy every month for first year, every 2 months for second year, and every 3 months for third year, our hospital's protocol moves to every 3 months after 6 months, then every 6 months after a year and every year after 3. Bottom line- much fewer cardiac biopsies.I'm wondering if you know the different protocols in checking for solid organ rejection / heart - and how they differ from different medical…See More