"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…"
"Glad to hear that you are doing well. I was a whiner last night because I was having allot of pain. Today is somewhat better. I read some of the other people who have experienced far more pain and suffering than I have and wish I could do something…"
" Hi Pam, So sorry to hear about your problems with your kidney. Lets just be thankful things will be better in time. You never no from one day to the other what life will bring. Stay on the positive side and have faith. I am doing…"
"Well, I do not have your problems but I can relate. I just hate that you are so young and have to deal with such problems. I understand the exhaustion and feeling old. I am 63 and feel 100 sometimes. I have arthritis and fibromyalgia (spelled…"
"I love Christ hospital in Cincinnati Ohio. My Dr. is Gregory Stephens and he is wonderful. the surgeons from UC do the actual transplants and are fantastic. I will keep you in my prayers and hope you receive a new pancreas soon. You have been…"
"Sweetie, take your meds. I wish I could give you a big ole hug. The meds suck but it sure beats the alternative. I have allot of side effects and insomnia is one of them. Here it is 4 o'clock and I am wide awake. I get allot of UTI's too.…"
"I take the same meds for transplant as well as for my thyroid. I too have lost allot of hair. Mine continues to fall out. I just tried Keranique. I will let you know how it works....hugs, I know how you feel."
"I am so sorry for all of your pain and frustration. I have no knowledge of your problems but just wanted to let you know that I will keep you in my prayers. Please keep me updated. I have been on prograf for a little over five years. I get a metal…"
I had my transplant Oct. 23 2007. The area above my new kidney protruded and was painful. My Dr always examined me lying down and said all was well. My numbers were good so I assumed it to be normal. Last summer the area grew in size and squished when touched. I was diagnosed with a hernia. Had the surgery in Sept of 2012. Turned out not to be a herni but adhesions. My intestines had connected to the adhesions. Since the surgery the pain is worse and now the protruding area has gone across my…See More
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:
A beautiful client of ours at the Veterinary clinic where I work offered to give me a kidnay and it was a match. I actually had 16 people that offered. Most were clients. My kids both were unable to be donors. Emily was 33 at the time and preparing to me married. I recieved the transplant 5 years ago this October. I am to grateful for this gift.
Recipient: What Type of Donor Did You Receive your Gift of Life From?
Recipient: In This Space Please Tell The Community About Your Transpant Center, Doctors, Transplant Team, Date of Transplant and Any Other Details You'd Like to Share About Your Experience:
I have a wonderful Dr. Gregory Stephens at The Kidney and Hypertention Center in the medical building of Christ Hospital, in Cincinnati, Ohio.I was treated so well both by my Dr., the transplant team, and the hospital. I highly recommend them.
Which Transplant Medication(s) Do You Take?
I am on Prograff and Myfortic.
What Do You Do For a Living? What Are Your Passions, Hobbies, Passtimes, Dreams and Goals for the Future?
I work at a veterinary clinic. I love animals, do allot of wild-life rescue. Usually because my outside ferral cats bring small animals and birds to me. I like to do crypto-quotes, and scrap-booking. My favorite pass time is spending family time. I love my grand-kids and children. I have a wonderful daughter-in-law. My dream wo
About Me: Please use this space to tell the community about you and your unique experience with transplantation:
I was very fortunate to recieve a kidney before I needed dialysis. I had the fistula done in my arem and had blown a blood clot the first week. It would have not been useable. It worked out so well for me.
Please Help Us Reach Other Members by Telling Us How You Found Transplant Cafe:
What Is Your Relationship Status?
In a Relationship
Entertainment: What is Your Favorite Type of Music, Bands, Movies, Art, Books, etc.?
I like the oldies. Bad Company, Journey, Foreigner, Lynard Skynard, and The Beatles. I also like country music. I enjoy poetry and like to read books on history and political matters.
What is Your Favorite Quote(s)?
A Nation of Sheep will beget a Government of Wolves...Edward R Murrow and various Founding Fathers quotes.
Hi Pam: 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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