Navigating nutrition

Our diet and how we approach nutrition changes as we age, especially as a PKD patient. When we’re younger, we are either too busy playing to worry about food or aren’t focused on the importance of what we put into our bodies. Then, as we age, we start becoming...

Communication within PKD families

I look at PKD as a family disease. For those of us who are not victims of a spontaneous mutation of PKD, it is likely that we are surrounded by numerous family members who are battling the same disease. One would think that we’d have great support surrounding...

Life is coming up roses

I love when an idea unfolds organically, with serendipitous surprises along the way that lead one to believe it was all meant to be. This is what happened with my 15-year kidney transplant anniversary event. I felt that reaching such a milestone deserved a meaningful...

Celebrate life

A couple weeks ago, on the evening of August 12, my husband Noah and I were sitting in beach chairs along the shore of Lake Tahoe. We were watching the sun set behind the Sierra Mountains with the soothing sound of water splashing against the shore, the refreshing...
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