F R E E - A D M I S S I O N!It's Party Time & It's Official - We will party together in Madison on Sunday, August 1st at 7pm - Be There!!!We've partnered with Dr. Michael Hofmann and Transplant Wisconsin to organize an awesome party for all TC and Transplant Wisconsin members who will be at the games!Come alone or bring your friends and family and join the…See More
"Hey, next meeting is OCt. 31 at 11AM at the Carzy Merchant. We all need to raise $250.00 each. Lynn wants us to network a little more than in the past. I've sent invites to two different people on here who may go to the next meeting. TTYL, Mike"
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 wish I knew my donor, hopefully one day I will hear from their family.
Recipient: What Type of Donor Did You Receive your Gift of Life From?
Which Transplant Medication(s) Do You Take?
To many to type
What Do You Do For a Living? What Are Your Passions, Hobbies, Passtimes, Dreams and Goals for the Future?
bank teller and video production assistant
About Me: Please use this space to tell the community about you and your unique experience with transplantation:
I have Cystic Fibrosis, I was always very heathy considering and always played sports to keep my lungs in better conditon. At around age 26 my lungs got much worse. I signed up to be on the transplant list. I recieved my transplant and my life has never been better. I have competed in 3 Transplant Games. 2006 US Games in Louisville, KY.
2008 Winter World in Rovaniemi, Finland. 2008 US Games in Pittsburgh, PA. I have won 4 medals competing. I am also on the Nation Kidney Foundation's Transaction Committee. Hoping to rasie more awarness for lung transplant along with Kidney Diease
Please Help Us Reach Other Members by Telling Us How You Found Transplant Cafe:
a transplant friend
What Is Your Relationship Status?
Entertainment: What is Your Favorite Type of Music, Bands, Movies, Art, Books, etc.?
Music - U2, Tom Petty, AC/DC, O.A.R.
Movies - Bravehart, Batman, Field of Dreams, Ferris Buellers Day Off
Books - "Never Die Easy" Walter Payton Auto biography, "It's Not About the Bike" Lance Armstrong Autobiography
What is Your Favorite Quote(s)?
"never die easy", "every man dies, not everyman really lives"
Hey, next meeting is OCt. 31 at 11AM at the Carzy Merchant. We all need to raise $250.00 each. Lynn wants us to network a little more than in the past. I've sent invites to two different people on here who may go to the next meeting. TTYL, Mike
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JJ is now a member of TransplantCafe.com - The Gift of eLife!
"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…"
"I hear that hernias hurt. A lot.
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!"