65 Percent –New Transplant Doc

I found out about this movie much too late to back their crowdfunding campaign, but even then I was intrigued.

I found The Wave Set on social media & reached out to them wondering when the film would be released.

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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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Transplant Toys – Trying To End The WaitList

I’ve said before I’m an overstuffed kid.  But I really have a soft spot for companies & nonprofits that raise transplant awareness through toys.

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VIDEO: How The National Transplant Waiting List Works (From UNOS)

UNOS had this excellent video posted to their Facebook page last month.

I think it makes a very straightforward & practical explanation of the list & how it works in a way people can relate to.

I know I struggle to really boil it down to people in a way that’s easy to grasp, so I am so glad they posted this video to their social media page & hope they will add it sometime soon to their website.

(Photo credit:  UNOS Facebook page profile image)

Article: Watch Touching Heart Transplant Story About LSU, Auburn Fans

I’m not one for football.

I never have been (though I have tried to be at times), but I couldn’t resist sharing this unique story.

Especially because it involves babies, who are the tiniest yet fiercest warriors I know at times.  Their resilience always humbles me.

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From NHS Trust: Transplant Patient Comes Face To Face With His Old Heart

This article really struck a cord as I read it.   It reminds me of the reasons why I filled out a consent form to donate my old lungs to LAM research & also at least get tested to see if any of my other organs or tissues could be donated to someone who needed them.

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