Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
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