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

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Find it in Internet myself :)


Are You Male or Female?

Female


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

I am well, want to join this site because of my boyfriend, he is the one with a kidney tranplant received almost a one year ago :)


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

Kidney


Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods

Prograf, prednisone, myforic, aspirin, multivitamin, and other supplements


How many years have you had your Transplant for?

11 months


I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...

My boyfriend is still in a recovery, not feeling good, according him he felt better on dialysis then with his new kidney, so I am very concern about his future, he gets very depressed because he is not able to function normally.


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

Jackson Transplant hospital in Miami


Share how your transplant experience changed your life?

So fas the labs are excellent, no issues there, just insomnia and waking up already tired is no fun, not able to enjoy his life, how long it will last, forever?


Share whatever information you want us to know about you

I am RN I am dialysis nurse, teaching patient how to do at home dialysis using Nxstage machine, love my job very fulfilling, and feel bad for my boyfriend as he is not able enjoy his life as he should, looking for answers and keep praying for him.


Share your interests and hobbies

I am very interested in science as I believe knowledge is a power, so I read a lot, my other hobby is traveling :)


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

Boca Raton, Florida


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  • Hi Hostess,
    His doctors is not allowing him to be in a sun, because of medications he is on, so he is very careful about it.
  • Hello Renata,

    Welcome to Transplant Friends!  I agree with Hostess Rise on what a blessing you are to your boyfriend.  This is such a trying time, having support to rely on is so wonderful.  As for the insomnia, it is common and short lived however no sleeping adds to stress, which must be eliminated.  Perhaps his nephrologist can prescribe a temporary sleep aid.

  • Hello Renata

    Welcome to transplant friends! WOW! Your boyfriend is so very blessed to have you!

    Insomnia is linked to so many things and the feeling when one does not sleep well can feel like an illness.

    Is he getting enough sunshine?

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