Tag Archive: kidney transplant

Kidney Transplant is Sweet 16


My Kidney transplant hits Sweet 16 today! The kidney may be pitted, scarred and have a tumor but still going strong! Advertisements

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

Fitness Isn’t all about Weightloss


Had a great week, lots of positive things happened. The local pharmacy finally figured out how Medicare A, B, D and LIS worked together and I received one half my medications. They filled… Continue reading

Happy 47th Birthday To Me


Celebrating my 47th Birthday today and I am so grateful. I’ve spent the past 13 years living on borrowed time after the kidney transplant in 2003. The years have sped by, I’ve lived… Continue reading

Renal Checkup, Blood Sugars and Hospital Pharmacy


Saw my Renal Doctor today and all is well so far. Still have labs to do to check the little guy and blood labs. I asked to drop the Fish Oil and Flaxseed… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: How I Quit Smoking Cold Turkey


How I Quit Smoking 2 Packs a Day, Cold Turkey How I Broke My Worst Health Habit Brick ONeil, Yahoo Contributor Network SWEET NOTHINGS Ah, that moment when you know you’re doing something… 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: Hold the Mayo


Hold the Mayo: How I Broke My Fast Food Habit Brick ONeil, Yahoo Contributor Network Before I received a kidney transplant in 2003, I really didn’t have an appetite, as dialysis pumps so… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Diabetes Awareness


  November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so in that vein, I’ve been posting articles I’ve previously written. This week is an article I wrote on how it felt to be diabetic. What I… Continue reading