Tag: Kidney transplant

Oops…Emergency Appendectomy!

Sometimes completely unexpected events just…happen. So it’s been two months plus, going on three and suddenly I found myself back in the hospital, undergoing surgery, and spending nearly four days in recovery. Wow. Emergency appendectomy. Two weeks before I was in the emergency room… Continue Reading “Oops…Emergency Appendectomy!”

Rejection Protection

The surgery was only the beginning. Granted, it’s a huge part of it and the most important, but the first month following the operation is intense. Mostly, the transplant team is concerned with rejection. And rejection, if it happens, can be a very quiet… Continue Reading “Rejection Protection”

Joined at the Kidney, Part 2

I woke up and suddenly I had a new kidney. Feels like I skipped some vital parts of the story, right? But that’s the difference between one day and the next. One day, you’re functioning at about 9% and the next, you have a… Continue Reading “Joined at the Kidney, Part 2”

Joined at the Kidney, Part 1

I named it Three. Cassie’s kidney now lives inside of me and I decided to name it Three. Three is such a powerful number. Three is the number of the Holy Trinity – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Three makes a family. And of… Continue Reading “Joined at the Kidney, Part 1”

Keto Craig’s Campaign Continues

The journey to 236 is on the way… My keto journey started on November 4, 2021. I remember the date clearly because I had gone on a carb binge the week before, wanting one last taste of those things I love before giving them… Continue Reading “Keto Craig’s Campaign Continues”