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Are You Male or Female?


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

I had a liver transplant November 16, 2000 due to Lupus. THe Lupus caused bile duct disease. Currently, The transplanted liver is going bad like the first one. My Doc is saying I need another transplant. I am not on the list yet as I am not sick enough to be listed at the moment.

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


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

prograf, cellcept, entecort, ursodiol,lipitor

How many years have you had your Transplant for?


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

its nice to relate to others who have been thru it

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

The Methodist in Houston, TX

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I am grateful for my liver transplant, I would have died 11 years ago as I was in failure due to lupus. I did not drink and never did recreational drugs.

Share your interests and hobbies

I love to sing and play the piano. I play a few classical pieces and mostly enjoy playing by ear. I used to play acoustic guitar, still enjoy playing my 12 string occasionally.

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  • Happy birthday Melinda! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!

  •  Happy Birthday Melinda ! 

  • Happy Birthday Melinda
  • Hi Melinda, Welcome to transplantfriends. This is a good site with lovely people who want to share, ask questions, seek and give support for those in some way involved in transplants, waiting, donors or family.
  • Hi Welcome to transplantfriends!
  • Welcome to TransplantFriends!! We are glad you have found us and if you need anything, please ask. We hope you can visit us often!
  • Hi Melinda,


    Welcome to Transplant Friends:)  Glad to hear you are doing so well.


    To better understand how this site works

    click on ABout Us /Instructions on the home page.  There are many links on this page that will guide you through.  I am always available to answer questions.


    Looking forward to getting to know more about you,


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