About Me

Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

SURFING..


Are You Male or Female?

Female


Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?

I was diagnosed with FSGS in 1993. I took about 8 yrs before it got to the point of needing dialysis. I was very fortunate that I was only on dialysis for 6 months. I then received the "Gift of Life" from my God-Son!


Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.

I received a KIDNEY...


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Prograf, Cellcept, Daily multi Vitamin, vitamin D (once month) Favorite food,,,,I have not eaten beef or pork since I was diagnosed in 1993. I love various types of Fish, Sushi, Basmati rice, Pizza...


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

12


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

You can NEVER have enough of them once you have crossed the Transplant Path:-)


Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?

NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL...Chicago, IL


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

My Kidney Transplant not only saved my life it afforded me the opportunity to discover a side of me I never really knew existed. The side that became the Public Speaker for several Organizations about the importance of Transplantation and Organ Donation. It made me more appreciate the "Little things" in Life and how precious each and EVERYDAY is. The most impoortant thing I cam to realize is that no matter how sick I was during that time there is ALWAYS someone else who is worse off. Therefore, I would take the focus off myself and reach out to someone whom was in greater need...


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I am a BIG advocate for Health Organizations. I consider myself truely blessed to have endured everything I have and witness how GOD allowed me and gave me the strength to perservere through it ALL!


Share your interests and hobbies

Volunteering, Public/Motivational Speaker for NKFI, Gift of Hope, Swimming, biking, ocean front walks, Zumba, boating and pretty much ANYTHING involving the Great outdoors...


What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country

Clearwater, Florida


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