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Vicky .. Patient Expert

Anderson, South Carolina
Hi, I am a mom with two toddlers living with a recently diagnosed autoimmune disease called Sjogren's Syndrome. This is causing my kidneys to fail and I am currently in the process of looking for a live donor to give me the gift of life through transplant. I write about my experiences as a mom... Full Bio
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Friday Funny! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This was this mornings conversation to daycare with my boys... ME: I love you guys! Braydon: I love you guys. Nolan: I Love you too. Braydon: I Love yooooooo ... Read on »
Full of Hot Air! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We had the Great Southeastern Balloon Festival this past weekend. The festival happens every year and we had 90 balloonists come out to this event! You should see the sky ... Read on »
Fun in the Sun by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Next week this time I will be giggling all the way down a water slide with my boys. Or perhaps sipping a frozen "adult" beverage while admiring the sound of the ocean. ... Read on »
Fundraising and Financials of Transplant by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here is part 3 of my posts on the kidney transplant class. The one clear message I received was that even though you may have the best insurance in the world.... plan on ... Read on »
Go Diego Go.....party in the making! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Well.....the invitations are sent! My oldest is turning 4 soon and wants to have a Diego party. I bought these invitations at partycity. I was going to make them, but tim ... Read on »
Go to Chat With Kathleen.... by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting OK....OK....for all those craving some vacation pictures...hop on over to my mother-n-law's blog Chat with Kathleen. She is doing a series of posts of our vacation. I promis ... Read on »
Hair Today...Gone Tomorrow! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Kelly and Vicky at our Annual Teddy Bear Clinic My friend Kelly on the left has decided to come up with her own fundraiser for me... It is one that I honestly tr ... Read on »
Halloween 2004-2007 by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Nolan 2004 as my lil pumpkin!! Nolan 2005 as my lil scarecrow.....Braydon was in my belly as a lil pumpkin! Braydon 2006 as a lobster and Nolan was... ... Read on »
Hamster Wheel of Life..... by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have felt like a Hamster. Puffy cheeks and all, thanks to prednisone. I have jumped on that wheel quite a few times. Running from my health. Running from symptoms. Running ... Read on »
Happy 38th Birthday Hubs! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Happy Birthday John! The boys and I love you! August 1st 1971. We are getting old!!! LOL Read on »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPPY AND UNCLE MARK! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We love and miss you especially for your birthdays! We miss you too Grandma! Love, Nolan & Braydon Read on »
Happy Easter! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The boys made their Easter eggs yesterday for the bunny. Grandma & Poppy Corbett sent them the kit to dye their eggs. They turned out bright and beautiful. Nolan ... Read on »
Heartbreaking News With A Happy Ending! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This copy of a post is from is from Melissa at Calling All Kidneys. (She donated one of her kidneys to a complete stranger about 2 months ago) I got the most heartbreaking ... Read on »
Hey! I'm talking to you! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dear Sjogrens, I cannot express how deeply I feel towards you right now. Lets face it....we haven't been the best of friends...we have been through some good times and b ... Read on »
Hmmmm....need to find something to write about by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Not too much has been happening with the boys. I need to take updated pictures and post them. We got a present from Grandma, Poppy, and Uncle Mark in Rhode Island. A web cam ... Read on »
Hmmmm...much ado about nothing! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Well, I am trying to think what to blog about. This week has been slow and I still havn't gotten over my cold. I know next week I would like to blog about the birth storie ... Read on »
Home again...home again...jiggety JIG! by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have made it home after 3 weeks in the hospital. I am tired and a bit overwhelmed at what has happened the past month.... I guess I am not as strong as I thought I was. ... Read on »
Home Made Chicken Noodle Soup.... by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A good friend of mine made me home made chicken noodle soup...with home made noodles too! It hit the spot and I swear it is a miracle attitude booster. As you probably re ... Read on »
Homemade catapillar invitations by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, Braydon is turning three and I decided to make his invitations. It was very simple and I really just threw them together. You can make them more "perfect" if you'd ... Read on »