Monthly Archives: November 2015

Luxury: Eating What You Want

SURVIVAL TIP: Enjoy the luxury of eating as you likeā€”as long as you are healthy. And be responsible in getting annual blood work to catch problems early.   Within days of receiving a kidney transplant, I could eat whatever I … Continue reading

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Transplant doesn’t mean troubles are over

SURVIVAL TIP: Be aware of changes in your lab results, as well as weight gain/loss and blood pressure readings. What seems uncomfortable or inconvenient can be slight symptoms that when considered together mean you need to make changes to keep … Continue reading

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Kindness provides healing

Survival tip: Sometimes expressing kindness and care for others is not about you. Whether you hear thank you does not minimize the impact. You might be forgotten, but the act

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