Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Surfing the web
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
Bronchiectasis & COPD stage 4 (end stage) it is very similar to Cystic Fibrosis as the doctors would keep testing me for it, same symptoms but different diagnosis.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
I take a lot of medications four times through out the day, I take one multi vitamin and 4 shots for medically brought on diabetes, my favorite food is pizza
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
I had my transplant on April 28, 2015 I just had my one year transplant anniversary.
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
People that can relate to the transitions and challenges you go through everyday after a transplant and the major changes you have to make in your life to survive.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin thru the William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Hospital in Madison. The Veterans Administration paid for my transplant and all my medications, took a big burden off my shoulders.
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
It has made a serious change in my Life and lifestyle as to my abilities of what I can or can't do now and the things that I can't be around anymore. Everything that takes any amount of strength becomes a challenge.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
Just ask me if you would like to know something. I had a rude awakening after my transplant, I had four transplant patient friends pass away, 3 had lung transplants and 1 awaiting a heart transplant. Reminds you how fragile life can be.
Share your interests and hobbies
Riding motorcycles, however I've had to go to a trike now as I don't have the upper body strength to hold up a motorcycle anymore in 2013 I traded in my 2006 HD FLHT toward a 2013 HD FLHTCUTG.
What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country
Cocoa, Florida USA. Just down the road from where the rockets launch from.
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