Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Just came accrossed it online
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Received heart in 2013 Had LVAD 6mo and got bloodcot 6th total artificial heart transplant ever done in PNW
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
3yrs 9 mo
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
Share helpful info I've learned and encouragement to others
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
UW Medical Center Seattle Wa 3-25-13
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I don't take life for granted, no longer a negative thought in my head, I've seen my daughter graduate and get married and have two grandsons. My son is a junior in HS and youngest girl is almost 11. Everyday extra I get is great and I'm thankful
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
41 yrs old. Had LVAD that clotted after 6wks and I then became the 6th total artificial heart transplant at UW in Seattle and PNW. Waited another 10 mo before real transplant. Horrible chronic pain and developed neuropathy for reasons unknown until I did my own research on my meds. 90 perc disabled and couldn't walk for 3 yrs. after my own research I've learned which meds I took that caused it and I hear to many people with the same issue and want to share what helped me. Had my transplant at 38yrs old. Died twice along the way
Share your interests and hobbies
Fishing, hunting but not as much. Love sports
What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country
Richland wa US