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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Double Lung, 6/28/16
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
Too many drugs to list... Vitamin C, Folic Acid, Probiotics, Biotin, CoQ-10. I want to start on Spirulina but waiting for Doctors ok. I became anemic after transplant. Favorite foods- avocado on toast, spinach& cheese omelet, rhubarb pie.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
Almost 1. Lovin my new life! Who Hoo!
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
Need tips - I love reading about good health after transplant.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Hospital
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I can breathe with no oxygen tank! I am able to do all the things I love, dance, hike, walk, exercise, bike, swim, go see my Grandkids. As I feel better and better, the sheer Awesome Magnitude of what I went through just a year ago, just flabergasts me. I think my brain is finally figuring out what happened. I'm starting to feel really comfortable with my new lungs. I'm so very grateful for my donor and their family. I am in awe of the whole thing, the pre-op tests, the call, the ride down, the surgery, my time in the hospital with My Dream Team, my time in recovery down in Westwood with my girls, my time going home sweet home, and now I'm dancing in the living room to a song that's 4 minutes long and im singing too, with no 02 on and not out of breath. I don't think it gets any better than that!! I'm so thankful to my God who directed this whole thing!! He gets all the Glory!! I received perfect lungs for my body!! I'm one Blessed, Happy Camper!! So very grateful to my Donor Family....
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
A very young 62 year old Grandma and Great Grandma. Livin life to the full now!!
Share your interests and hobbies
Dancing, hiking, singing, baking, knitting, skating, swimming, dinner parties, volunteering, reading, going to theatre, concerts, walking, spending time with family and friends.
What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country
Recently moved from So. Calif. to Ashland, OR
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