Here is my 5 week update. There are many more posts I would like to write, but for the moment I have limited computer access. Thank you all for the support! Make sure you watch the whole video for some really great news
It has been a month since I started working on losing weight to be a kidney donor. I’m really excited about my progress.
It is important for not only dialysis patients, but everyone to have some type of protein at every meal. I created this very simple recipe and make meatballs to freeze in pairs. If I have a meal, like a salad, that doesn’t have protein, I heat up two meatballs, add a sauce of my choice [...]
If you are a dialysis patient or know one, you have probably heard that dialysis patients can’t have potatoes. That isn’t completely true. While dialysis patients need to greatly limit their phosphorus and potassium in-take, there are ways they can have potatoes. Make sure you check with your dietitian before making any dietary changes, particularly [...]
Make sure you click on the title of this blog post to see the video!
There are many things that might stop a person from considering being a living donor, but Barbara Thomas is doing something about one of those reasons. Many people just don’t have vacation, sick, or personal time to take off from work to be a living kidney donor. Barbara started Heal with Love Foundation after being [...]
Ok, no one thinks of dialysis and thinks “funny”, but after a while, you need to look at the humor in some of it, to keep going forward. Just a little background – my husband does home hemodialysis. I was trained to set up the machine, put in his needles, take care of him during [...]
This isn’t all I had planned to share on this video, but after three tries and a corrupt memory card, I gave up and just did the short version. Hopefully when Hubby arrives home he can help me fix the bigger memory card and I can do a follow up video with more information. Until [...]
Click forstory of Sam losing weight to give her husband, Devon, a kidney. It was also filmed for a BBC documentary, but I haven’t been able to find it online yet where we can watch it in the US. She did successfully lose the weight and Devon now has her kidney and both have fully [...]
As of yesterday, my official weigh in day, I have lost 5 pounds. I am now 245lbs. Knowing that I have support and that people are checking up on me is great, it is keeping me from making poor choices, especially late at night. I will be posting another video update on Thursday! I added [...]