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Are You Male or Female?


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

Strepth led to glomuleronephritis at age 10 yrs. I was hospitalized for two months and 3 weeks at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleve. OH. Upon discharge i was followed in the out pt. clinics until i began employment at Cleveland Clinic at age 19 years. Hemo Dialysis begain 11/08 and that failed, i started peritoneal dialysis 6/09. My gift of life came on 9/30/12 at the age of 57 years. God has blessed me continuously. I'm sooooooo grateful!

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

I received a cadaver donor kidney.I named my kidney "beloved".

Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

prednisone bactrim amlodipine potassium aspirin acid reducer prograff 81 mg aspirin pepcid carvedilol cellcept vitamin D vitamin & B lipitor

How many years have you had your Transplant for?

13 1/2 mos.

I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

Like to hear the experiences of others who have undergone transplantation.

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

The Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center in Cleveland Ohio is where is received my kidney.

Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I have energy, an actual appetite. I'm able to be away from home for longer periods of time, travel and spend time with family , the possibilites are endless!

Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I'm the single mom of two adult daughter's. I have no grandchildren, but i cherish my girls, they were very instrumental in my recovery, i had quite a few issues and depended on them competely for 4 months after my surgery, all while maintaining full time jobs. So proud of them both.

Share your interests and hobbies

Reading, writing, movies, and music . hopefully travel soon

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


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  • Thanks Powderpuffies. Have a good day.

  • thank you powderpuff

  • Thank you so much!!

  • Hi Powderpuff077! Congratulations on your upcoming 1 year anniversary; very exciting!


  • Thank you very much. All the best to you as well

  • Thanks much! If u feel so incluned, take a look at my blog/website. Www.organtransplantlibrarian.wordpress.com. Have a great day! Julie
  • Hi, Thanks for the warm welcome!  :>

  • hi nsuzanneice to meet u im tryin to stay postive i got new that i amd gettin a vad put so i scared

  • Hello, I just come to transplantfriends, hope i can have some friends.:)

  • Hi, I had and Renal Transplant 2 years back and now normal.. how about you?

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