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


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

I am the site creator and founder of TransplantBuddies.org

Are You Male or Female?


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

Cystic Fibrosis was the cause for my first set of lungs and chronic rejection while I waited for my second set of lungs.

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

double lungs

Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Prograf, Cellcept, Taking daily : Magnesium, Vitamin D, Calcium

How many years have you had your Transplant for?

First tx 96 and second tx in 05

I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

I Would like to Chat with Transplant Recipients

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

2nd Transplant-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Florida

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I was born with Cystic Fibrosis and at the age of 36 I received my first double lung transplant. I had a very successful transplant at Loyola Medical Center in Illinois. After eight years I needed another double lung transplant. Two years later I received my second double lung transplant at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida. Throughout my transplant life, I have been promoting organ donation through talking to groups and through my online websites Transplantbuddies and Transplant Friends. ~Thank you for joining us~Rise'

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Share your interests and hobbies

These two websites, cooking, exercise, reading, art, crafts Be well, Rise'

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

Ft. Lauderdale Florida USA

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  • Hello I'm new here but I don't see my name to the list of members.
  • Hi Rise I 'm sorry to here you wouldn't be host the group anymore. I wish you well in what ever new things you are doing. Julie
  • Hi hope all is good. Happy May
  • Thanks for your invite noone knows how power filled support is it releases concerns and provides energy to fuel mind body and spirit just as a hand to skin stroke.....laurel
  • why it is hard for getting a job after a kidney transpalnt

  • I just send you a message. Thanks for your attention and time.
  • Roy manser.

    Thanks for your very kind welcome and your quick response to my joining
  • Thank you very much Hostess Rise, it is so kind of you to add me to this forum. You have brought us all a great help by creating this site. 

  • Thanks for the welcome...

  • Hi thank you for accepting my request :D

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