Category Archive: Health

Kidney Transplant is 15 Today


Fifteen years ago (Actually started on 8/15 and ending on 8/16) I was notified while hooked up to a dialysis machine in Omaha, Nebraska, that I was a possible match for a cadaver… Continue reading

Approved Foods


It’s no secret that I have a plethora of health issues and now have significant food allergies. I’m diabetic, I have a kidney transplant, I have heart issues, I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome… Continue reading

2018 Mid-Year


  We’ve all made it to the middle of 2018! Past updates have talked about those New Year’s Resolutions, your progress or lack thereof. Myself, I’ve had to re-adjust my goals many times,… Continue reading

Happy Solstice 2018


Happy Summer Solstice 2018!  Today is the official start of the Summer Season, where we collectively play on beaches, bustling cities and backyards. Families make plans to go camping, connect with the great… Continue reading

2018 is 1/3 Over.


Welcome to May, 2018 The year is 1/3 over, we’ve been through (most of U.S.) a hard winter (except my Island) and a wet beginning to Spring. There is either snow, rain or… Continue reading

2018 First Quarter Almost Over


2018’s first quarter is almost over, we have one week to examine our resolutions, determine where we are and what or if our goals are the same or have changed. Taking stock of… Continue reading

March is My Birthday Month!


March is my Birthday Month! I’ll be 49 on March 12, a milestone I’m quite proud of, because twenty years ago, I learned my Kidney’s were failing due to Alport Syndrome, as described in… Continue reading

Grief


Moving on from a loved one is never easy. I’ve lost people close to me, my Mom, Friends, Ex-Husbands and it is never easy. The stages of grief, Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and… Continue reading

Half-way Through February


Congratulations to everyone for getting through the decade of January (honestly, the month was long) and breezing through February. On my little island, we’re having 40s/50s days, thankfully, breezy and chilly at times.… Continue reading

My Two Boys


Thanks to my new Island community, my two boys, Bobcat (brown) 15 and Boots (black) 14, are at the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor! There are too many people to thank, so… Continue reading