A Radical Nephrectomyby
On Monday, June 6, 2005, the doctors came to get me for my surgery. The procedure is called a "radical nephrectomy", which means that they are going to remove an entire kidney. I was in surgery...
"Update: 5 weeks post kidney donation"by
Hi again! I wanted to update everyone on what's going on post-transplant. I have been moving for the past 2 weeks and haven't had much time to blog.
I've had one scare recently with dehydration, but nothing too serious. Ho
"Update: 3 weeks post kidney donation"by
Hey everyone! I haven't written in a week or so b/c I've been busy trying to catch up at work. I'm also busy packing b/c we're moving soon. I'm not moving away; just to a new house. I know, I know....bad timing. I'm great at
"Kidney Donation: Day 4"by
Well, today is the 4th day after the operation. It's also the first day that I've felt really good. I'm still having pain (obviously), but I got out and went shopping in two stores today. I felt like I really needed to get
"Kidney Donation Update"by
Hey everyone. I just wanted to let everyone know that I've been discharged from the hospital and am back at my hotel room. I'm staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Scottsdale, AZ. It's only been about 34 hours since the sur
"On the News-KTAL"by
Here is a video feed that KTAL has posted on their website about this kidney donation. I was interviewed today in my home.
Kidney donation chainby
The Arizona Republic highlighted America's first kidney donation chain in a July 22 story:
A chain of small miracles started in Phoenix last week.
It began when a Michigan man decided to donate one of his kidneys to a