PKD Will

Not Beat Me

PKD Will Not Beat Me
Germaphobe

Germaphobe

Upon becoming a kidney transplant recipient, we must take lifelong medicine that suppresses our immune system to help prevent our body from rejecting the donated organ. At this same time, germs take on a whole new meaning in our lives. Hand sanitizer and...

PKD Will Not Beat Me
32 Candles

32 Candles

During the silent moment prior to blowing out my birthday candles, I always think of the reality that I was not expected to see my 19th birthday. Also, that it is a true miracle I have turned 32 years old today. Thirty-two! Wow! It is hard to process all I have...

PKD Will Not Beat Me
A Wild Adventure

A Wild Adventure

It is easy to become creatures of habit. Some parts of our daily routine are mundane while others we look forward to. Noah and I used to have a steady routine of taking evening walks and hiking adventures on the weekend. We would drive down into the canyon behind...

PKD Will Not Beat Me
Dialyzing Daze

Dialyzing Daze

In order to enter my eye doctor’s office, I must walk past the entrance of the Davita dialysis facility. This triggers memories of my dialyzing days and fills every cell of my being with gratitude that I am no longer a dialysis patient. I clearly remember the...

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    I was in my early 20s when I first met my husband, Noah. We saw each other two nights inRead More
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    Upon becoming a kidney transplant recipient, we must take lifelong medicine that suppresses our immune system to help prevent ourRead More
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    During the silent moment prior to blowing out my birthday candles, I always think of the reality that I wasRead More
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    It is easy to become creatures of habit. Some parts of our daily routine are mundane while others we lookRead More
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    I stood up from my workstation and looked around to take in my surroundings. Try to envision “Santa’s Workshop” andRead More
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    In order to enter my eye doctor’s office, I must walk past the entrance of the Davita dialysis facility. ThisRead More

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