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Going home today 9/7/17

Kidney from my younger brother 11 days ago. My surgeon found plaque in my vien and it complicated the surgery. 2 days later, i had emergency discovery surgery to locate and stop a leak. I lost 1.5 L of blood and my insistion was enlarged. All along, my donor kidney was top notch. Creatinine in the 0.8 to 1.1 range. Im dumping urine like a crazy. Its been a crazy ride so far. Getting discharged today. Toughest part of it all has been getting my bowels back online. From nothing to super flow. Excited to get back home. So far my meds seem pretty low due to a perfect match. Taking 1 Myfortik and 3 Prograph twice a day. Also on Cumadon because of clotting found, but that and the balancing meds are only supposed to go for a month.

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  • Congratulations on your new kidney! Wishing you the best as you recover!
  • Hi TJ, Congratulations. It looks it is all going well now. I wish you all the best with your recovery. 

  • Awesome TJ  !!  congrats  !!!       Here is to many many years   of great health !    Stay positive  and try not to over do it  until your ready  to over do it !

  • Congratulations on getting to the point of coming home! May you continue you to heal and recover more and more with each passing day.  I wish you abundant blessings with your new kidney. 

    Warm regards and many hugs, 

    Bobbiejo

  • Great news! All the best for the rest of the recovery!

  • Great news TJ!  Being home will be one of the greatest milestone in your recovery.  Thank you for sharing.

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