"I've been doing really well since about 3 months out. At first I had some "bumps in the road" as the transplant team call them. Mostly issues created by medication: an ulcer and trouble swallowing, eating. Lost more…"
I had a double lung transplant in July, 2011 after a few years with pulmonary fibrosis. I am doing well now and so thankful for this new life. I'd love to chat with you anytime. I, too, am interested in talking with…"
"Thanks so much, Angie, for sharing your experience and the really helpful information.Wow, Saudi Arabia! And I've thought I'll probably never get on a plane again. I'll just change that limiting idea.
I've had a cough…"
"I recently joined Transplant Cafe and look forward to learning from you and getting and receiving support. I had a bilateral lung transplant July 7. I'm doing well now after a few "bumps in the road."
Right now I'd…"
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I am thankful for my donor and donor family and for the amazing transplant team who made it possible. And certainly without my supportive family I would not have been able to even pursue the possibility of new life!
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"The whole universe is breathing our breath; we limit the process by our assumption that we are doing the breathing." Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan in Alchemical Wisdom
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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