Joost, I am actually feeling terrific! I am much stronger than I was before my transplant, suffering from cholangitis/blood infections every month. I am just getting stronger and healthier each and every day! Most everything for me has stayed the same or went back to normal except for at first I was craving Ice cream like crazy and I also enjoy working out now. I think the transplant motivated me and maybe to offset the ice cream:). I did have strange dreams while sedated during and after my transplant that made me wake to say that I had a transplant from a 17 year old boy. I found out months later that was the case. Not sure if maybe the doctors said it while I was in operating room or what??? My mom also had the same feeling, but no one told her and she was never sedated ;) Hope you have a Merry Christmas!
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Thanks for the sweet welcome to this site!Im in the insurance phase , testing which my insurance paid for about $30,00 worth of testing.Can I ask how long did you have to wait once you were on the list?I have hepatic encephalopathy and have been to hospital twice in less than 6 months. The first visit I was pretty much out of my head. Finally adjusting the lactulose and x drug . Everyone I came in contact with was just rubbing me the wrong way.Second visit finally got the lactulose working right. Thanks to Dr. Panel one of the transplant doctors in Baptist Hospital Oklahoma City.See More
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