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Took a three month process for tst and screening...but not bad and now await an appropriate donor heart.
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wildlife hbbitat conservation
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Its an adventure with unknown turns. Probaboy damaged my heart due to a tropical infectin suffered back in 1980 while servng in the US Peace Corps in Southern Africa.
Fortunately lived a healthy lifestyle, lots of exercise and outdoor activities all my life. Congestive heart failure now my problem after IED impantation 11 years ago, mitral valve repair andother cardiac adventures over the past decade.
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Grateful Dad, Stones, Neil Young, Dylan
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Ahard rain's going to fall - Dylan
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Jim, I just wanted to say hi and welcome you to the Cafe! This site is amazing and you will find so much support and meet a lot of wonderful people here. I truly hope you receive your gift of life soon! Click here to join my kitchen for some yummy recipes and tips on how to stay healthy! Also, click here for a helpful link to add a picture to your profile. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if you have any questions at all or just want to chat :) Take care and enjoy the site...
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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"You have every right to worry and to express your feelings. It's a roller coaster ride and we have all been holding on for years. I am very happy that you are feeling well. We need to vent our feelings . I think it is difficult for most people…"
"Thank you for your reply. I've deceided to make an appointment with my local nephrologist since I don't go back to Jackson Memorial in Miami until September. My creatine is 0.8 really good so I'm sure there is nothing wrong with it…"
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The side where my kidney's located is a bit more bulgy than the other side and my belly has a funny shape. Other people can't tell but from my point of view is very evident.
Your kidney is probably…"
"Well,I'm back in Canada and I've been feeling well, even better than when all this started. I guess I shouldn't worry too much. Now that it's apparently over it is like nothing happened. I guess I earned a couple experience…"
"Mike, hope all goes well next week. You will be surprised at how different the evaluation process is now. Quite a bit easier and not nearly as evasive as before. I wish you well. If you want to talk more just let me know."
"Hi Beverley. I hope youre felling well. I live in eureka mo. I had my heart transplant at stl univ in 1984. I now see Dr Ewald at Barns. Im Going in Next week to be evaluated for a second transplant!"