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Samiir H. Patient Expert

Mumbai, India
My name is Samiir Halady. I am from India. I am a crf patient and I take dialysis twice a week. I work for a digital agency in marketing and love to go trekking in the mountains.
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A glass half full - the wrong example by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I had gone for my friday dialysis. I was very excited as I had a trek scheduled for sunday. That too to a place which was easy to reach, the trek being easy and the scenery ... Read on »
Aborted Transplant by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I got a call for a transplant on tuesday. I was asked to be starving and everything was kept ready so that I could go on the surgery table at 4 pm. At 330 I was inf ... Read on »
Accept the Situation by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The hairline was a blow to my trekking plans. But I had to take it in my stride. Yes it hurt. Every step was painful. Everytime I stood on my own feet it hurt. But I cho ... Read on »
Adventure Tourist - the genesis by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The dictionary meaning of adventure is as follows ad·ven·ture/ædˈvɛn tʃər/Pronunciation Key-Show Spelled Pronunciation[ad- ven -cher]Pronunciation Key-Show IPA Pronunci ... Read on »
Ambernath - Lord of the Skies (Top of the World) by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I had avoided doing strenuous activity due to two reasons The first one was that it was summer and its too  hot to trek. The second reason being that my foot was bad an ... Read on »
An Opportunity by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure To live life with a handicap yet perform like a normal person is an adventure in itself. My friend Nagesh referred me to a company where I went for a business meeting and go ... Read on »
Article about me in Good Housekeeping by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure  After the article in Open Magazine I got a lot of adulation. Immediately another publication got in touch with me and I was happy to get interviewed by them. A lot ... Read on »
Article About me in OPEN a Magazine published in India by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure “I am not a sweet person,” says Samiir Halady, denying that his kidney failure was caused by diabetes. It has been 11 years since both of Halady’s kidneys failed, when h ... Read on »
Ash - winner by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Ashwin Hemmad and myself grew up together. When I was active in the KSA he wasnt that active in organising events. However, his talent was there for all to see. He was ... Read on »
Back to Blogging by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Life has taken me thru lots of ups and downs. Its really adds to the adventure quotient Amazingly it makes life more interesting and fun to live At the same time it ... Read on »
Back to Blogging by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Since I started blogging some three years ago I have never taken such a huge break in between my posts. Hence in a way this post is something of a come back for me. I ... Read on »
Back to Life by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure It has been a very rough time for me lately. It started with the injury that I suffered during my last trek (I will write a post on that very soon once the photos are uploaded ... Read on »
Back to Trekking by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I was discharged from hospital on a saturday. My family was also quite worried. Hence I could not plan a trek immediately. The facebook status message that I had expressed als ... Read on »
Better than the Best by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure During the course of my job and career, I have tried my level best to compete with healthy individuals on an equal keel. I have never requested any favours with respect to res ... Read on »
Bharat Bandh - A Memorable Trek by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The prices of fossil fuels in India are monitored by the government. In fact all the petrol/diesel prices are determined by them. And whenever these prices increase, all tra ... Read on »
Bheemgad / Bhivgad by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure The last few weeks have been very stressful and there have been so many developments that I have not been able to post anything in here. There were lot of complications health ... Read on »
Bhimashankar by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I have been to Bhimashankar a couple of times earlier. Every time it has been a memorable experience. It is quite a tough trek. The route to take in the monsoons is the Ganp ... Read on »
Bhimashankar - The trek by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure We left from Vanvihar at 7 am and reached the base point Khandas at around 8. I was quite nervous as it was known to be a tough trek. And I being a kidney p ... Read on »
Blogging is Special by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Blogging is something I have started to enjoy. It has become an outlet for me to express myself and my deepest thoughts. I have been extremely tied up with work for the l ... Read on »
Breathless by Samiir H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure I have been extremely busy with my work and hence have not been able to write much lately. My schedules have been such that I hardly get enough sleep. In between I had been ... Read on »