About Me

Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Through my therapist at Mental Health.


Are You Male or Female?

Female


Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?

COPD> Emphysema and a blockage in both my arteries in the heart. One is 70% blocked the other 50%


Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.

None at moment, was put on list Jan., 2013


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Is this part necessary?


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

None, on waiting list


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

My therapist thought it would be helpful to talk to people who know what it is like to experience the transplant procedure, make it a little less scarey.


Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?

The University Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I find it hard to believe that there is very little support for people going through the transplant procedure and even less places you can go talk to people going through the same thing unless you go to the clinics every 3-4 months.


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I am a 59 yr old house wife dealing with my condition while helping my daughter raise her two children One boy> 13 yrs old and a 11 moth old baby with Cystic Fibrosis, also live with my common law spouse of 27 yrs. I worked in Home care for the past 19 yrs, which I found very rewarding.


Share your interests and hobbies

I love to share ideas with people, I like inspirational quotes, I believe in the power of hugs and laughter...I like games on facebook, when I have time


What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country

Lethbridge, alberta, Canada


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  • Thanks Bev. I'll what the lawyers have to say.
  • Hi Bev
    Stopping by to say hi

  • Hi Beverly

    Uploading photos is rather easy. Have you ever uploaded a photo before on any other website like facebook? It is the same way.

  • Hi Bev

    You can talk to me about lung transplants any day.

  • Welcome to Transplants Friends Bev. And try to join us in the chat room at 8pm est. daily, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm est. Take care.

    HAVE A GOOD THANKSGIVING 

    Well Bev u believe in the power of hugs how a little

    kitty's hugs

     

  • Bev,

    Hello and welcome to TransplantFriends. The journey to transplant can be long and difficult, that s a fact. But, what also is a fact is that there are hundreds of people on this site every day that can answer questions, offer support, and simply be there for you. This site is filled with incredible people that have walked this path, laid in the hospital bed and fought the battles needed to survive.

    You have come to the right place. May your wait be a short one.

    Glad you are here ~ Don

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