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November 24, 2011 - Thanksgiving

Posted Nov 24 2011 2:17am
Giving thanks is something that many of us take for granted until we are slapped in the face with a real life changing event.  If things are going well, we sometimes forget to stop for a moment and think about how we got to this great place.
So today, Thanksgiving, I would just like to tell you about a few things that I am thankful for, and I invite all of you to share, if you wish, what you are thankful for as well…

I am thankful for
·         A second chance at life because of Tommy.  On June 7th of this year, Tommy gave me that second chance when he donated his kidney to me.  As I have said many times here, all I can do is say thank you for the amazing selfless gift he gave me.

·         My family.  They have been there every step of the way with me.

·         My friends. I have met or been introduced to so many wonderful people around the country to around the world.  I am very fortunate to have you all in my life.

·         Mom.  I am thankful to have today to spend with her.  She may not be with us much longer, but none of that matters today.  Today will be a day to try and make her as happy as possible.
·         Everyone who reads this blog.  Thank you for taking such an active interest !
I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving !!!  May your day be filled with family and friends who are special to you.  Giving thanks may only take but a mere few moments, but it lasts much, much longer than that, perhaps a lifetime !

If you, or someone you know is interested in learning more about Diabetes or organ donation, please contact: www.diabetes.org , www.joslin.org ,   www.neod.org ; www.donatelifenewengland.org , www.organdonor.gov ; www.unos.org ; www.donatelife.net ; www.organtransplants.org ; or  www.thewaitinglist.org , or, by all means, speak to your own physician, or feel free to send me an email.


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