About Me

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

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

surfing web


Are You Male or Female?

Female


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

PKD


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

kidney


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Lemon ice, any spicy food, actually almost any food after being on PD for 7 1/2 years.Drugs, Cellcept, Prograf, Prednisone, Bactrim


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

1Year 6 months


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

nice to hear from/about fellow transplantee


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

University of Rochester Medical Center


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

I'm a happy girl and I love life!


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I'm 64.I inherited PKD from my father's side of the family, I found out in 1995 that I had PKD, in 2008 I went on PD, I had to wait 7 1/2 years on PD to get a kidney transplant.My kidney came from a deceased donor, a middle-aged male. I refer to my kidney as he.I had a sleepy kidney, it took him > 2weeks to wake up.I feel 25 years younger and I am so happy to wake up every day to a "free" existence without being tethered to a dialysis machine and illness.


Share your interests and hobbies

Reading, especially American history, hiking, animals, bird watching, art, friends.


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

Canandaigua, NY, USA


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  • welcome Deborah

  • Thank you, David and Kidneyboy.I'm so happy to have found TransplantFriends.People who haven't had a transplant or been on dialysis can't really understand what we have gone through or what we are going through. 

  • Hey Deborah !  Welcome to Friends ! 

  • Welcome Deborah to Transplant Friends !

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