About Me

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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

found it searching online

Are You Male or Female?


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

I had copd/emphysema/MAC

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

Double lungs

Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

prograf, prednisone, xanax, propranalol, calcium, iron, folic acid, prempro, dapsone, probiotics, xantac, flaxseed oil, b complex, vit C, CoQ10, Cholest Off, tramadol if needed, magnesium. Love steak and seafood!

How many years have you had your Transplant for?

4.5 yea rs

I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

The wait is hard and I am looking for a group that we can share experiences and help each other through the rough patches.

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

Dual listed Cleveland Clinic and Ochsner transplant center Transplanted May 29, 2011 at Ochsner Multi Organ Transplant Center in New Orleans, LA

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

Am able to get around much better and live alone. Off of oxygen and not short of breath. At close to year 2 pft's keep improving.

Share whatever information you want us to know about you

56 yrs old, single, no children.

Share your interests and hobbies

swimming, tv, movies, dining, shopping, exercise, internet

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

Metairie, LA suburb of New Orleans

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  •  Hi Debbie K,

    I live in central Louisiana in a small town about 2 hours from New Orleans.  


  • Doing well with the lungs. Having problems with bones, neck , sinus and dental. Nothing compared to before though. Living on my own so can't really complain. Just want to be more active. 

  • Hi Debbie, came across your name and I was wondering how you're doing, I am fine, in one week I will be starting my 13th. year of my transplant. Hope your transplant goes as well as mine. XXX

  • Thanks Peter. Same to you.

  • Nice to see that you are doing well Debbie, wishing you many more years.

  • My biggest symptom is inability to breathe deeply.I've also got fatigue and rapid heart rate
  •  HAPPY HAPPY Birthday Debbie !  Hope you have a Wonderful Day ! 

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  • Happy Anniversary to you Debbie

    Wishing you good health always filled with lots of happiness!

  • I forgot to thank you for the Birthday Wishes.

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