"Mona, 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. Thanks so much for supporting organ donation! I had a liver almost 4 years ago, at the age of…"
Mar 7, 2010
Mona Hutchins is now a member of TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife!
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I personally know a young lady the same age as my younger daughter who is waiting for a liver donor, and following her journey intently. I personally see the struggle of those who need transplants and have also seen the need for public education regarding donation. Many myths surround donation that, with education, will be dispelled.
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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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Mona, 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. Thanks so much for supporting organ donation! I had a liver almost 4 years ago, at the age of 21. 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 show you how to add a picture to your profile so we can get to know you better :) I truly hope she receives her liver soon! Is she a part of this site yet? Take care and enjoy the site...
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"Thanks. I am glad those that take generic have not had any problems. Of course, everyone is different and I have always been sensitive to med changes. I'm hoping my transplant clinic can get the appeal approved to switch back…"
"In February I celebrated The 5th year since receiving the gift of a heart from a young man, Kevin Comeaux. I have been blessed to meet his parents & we keep in touch regularly. God has been so good to me."
I celebrated my 5 th year since receiving the gift of a heart from an 18 yr old young man named Kevin Comeaux. I have met his parents & am in touch with them frequently. What a great blessing from God!
"I have taken both prograf and the generic and i haven't noticed any change. i'm still only taking .5 mg ever 9 days. i have so much extra i don't know what to do with it. any sugestions? also myfortic ?"
"Hi Karen. Thank you for the message. As you suggested, I changed my photo. I also posted a message to the blog as I am trying to help my niece find housing for her transplant in Los Angeles. I'm hoping this site might help connect…"
My niece has been approved for a kidney transplant at Cedar's Sinai in LA but hasn't found an affordable place to stay for the three months following the transplant. Does anyone know of a place or have a suggestion on how to find a place. Her social worker did give her a list of hotels/motels but they are out of her price range. She is doing some fund raising to help cover expenses. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you.See More
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…"
"My insurance company forced me to switch to generic Prograf two months ago. I have not felt the same since, in fact, my TX clinic was afraid I was in rejection. Thankfully that was not the case, but now in the process of appealing to ins…"