Tag Archive: kidney failure

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

Looking For A New Place


So, I’m looking for a new place to live in a short time frame.  Here’s what I’ve found out.  For those suggesting craigslist for roomshares/rooms for rent, here is what is happening:  … Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Happy Healthy Birthday to Me!


Today is my 46th birthday and my kidney’s 12th birthday! I”m lucky and thankful to be alive, thanks to the donor family, thanks to all these years of healthy eating (yes, i’m shamelessly… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Spring is here!


  Spring has arrived after a long rainy/snowy winter.  Seattle is typically moderate year round, but I really don’t like waking in downpours all bundled up.  The past year has been hard, medically… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Heart Disease and Height Loss


  In keeping open with readers, fellow cooks and health aficionados, I’ve been diagnosed with coronary artery disease and as a side effect, I’ve lost more height. As you know, if you’ve read… Continue reading

New Book: Silver Linings on Dark Clouds


Announcing my short biography of my life with Alport’s Syndrome, a genetic, degenerative kidney disease that causes kidney failure.  I document the ongoing fight and struggle, not only with this insidious disease, but… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Live Salt-Free!


Salt has been used since early times as a preservative, flavoring as well as 13,998 uses. In time, Man developed heart disease and associated diseases from overuse of this wonderful flavoring. So health… Continue reading