PKD Connection Blog

Worrying can be a natural part of a day for some people, whether they are completely healthy, living with kidney disease, or living on immunosuppressant medicine. From stressing about waking up on time, taking all of our medicine, tackling the […]

While going through life, did you ever pause for a moment and think, ‘This is not what I signed up for?’ This thought could be applied to anything from health trials, careers, marriage, kids – you name it. Life does […]

I like wrapping presents but find even more enjoyment in watching others open them. Gifts come in different sizes, shapes and styles. Each present is hidden with paper and ribbon that was inspired by the gift-giver. Some are wrapped to […]

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale   It feels like everything comes to life this time of year. Lights are glistening, decorations are hung, cheery music […]

Whether metaphorically or literally speaking, we have all faced mountains in our lives. Sometimes we choose a particular peak and set off on an adventure to the top. Other times a mountainous problem is thrust upon us to overcome. It […]

If I were to flip a coin in the air I would have the same chance of getting a heads or tails as I did in inheriting PKD. When dealing with health hardships I have the choice to be bitter […]

Noah and I were filled with excitement and our hearts were overflowing with joy that we could barely sit still. It was November 3, 2013. We were sitting side-by-side in the front row of the greenhouse at Historic Shady Lane […]