4 Months Down…

Life with transplant is challenging no matter how much someone tries to prepare themselves for it.

I’m a little over 4 months post transplant now, & while I am definitely doing well (knock wood) not every day is as easy at it may appear.

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A Tiny Blip…

Just before my last appointment, I found out I had A1 rejection.

This is very common in the first year of transplant & sometimes even happens to people in the hospital before discharge from their surgery.

It’s the most minimal rejection there is.

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iPhones & Healthcare…

I promised I would keep politics out of my blog.

I’ll hold to that outside of commenting on recent events about a “witty” sound byte made by a public official about healthcare.

To me, it’s been a nonpartisan issue for years.   I can’t keep my mouth shut any longer.

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Guest Blog Share: What It’s Like

As promised, I have another great share from Erin Gilmer.  (You’ll remember last month I shared a post from Erin’s blog, Health As a Human Right.)

She graciously gave me permission to re-share. It was published to her blog back in May. I know there’s been times where many of us can relate to what Erin shares below.

It speaks volumes about the pressures all of us with chronic illness, rare disease & disabilities face when trying to manage our own care proactively in a less than ideal system.

What It’s Like 

 

Guest Blog Share: A Brief Tantrum

Erin Gilmer & I have became fast friends when we started interacting on Twitter.  She & I relate on a lot of levels what it’s like to live with chronic illness.

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Getting To Know Fellow Bloggers

Today, one of my WordPress & Twitter friends nominated me for a Liebster award.

While in some circles this may be seen as a chain letter of sorts, I decided to accept & create a post.

I think it’s a great way for fellow bloggers to highlight their favorite blogs & get to know their community a little better.

In addition, my blogger buddies get to know me a little better, too.

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