PKD Will

Not Beat Me

PKD Will Not Beat Me
I’m fine

I’m fine

“More than 80 percent of those with chronic, invisible illnesses downplay their true feelings to make others feel more at ease.” * This statistic really hits home. Can you relate to this, too? For those of us without a “PKD belly,” our disease is quite invisible....

PKD Will Not Beat Me
One more try

One more try

A few months ago in November, I was getting prepped for a back injection procedure in hopes of relieving some of my chronic pain. An hour and a half passed with more than ten failed attempts to place an IV in my arm—that’s 90 minutes with several different nurses...

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