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Depression

Started this discussion. Last reply by buzzerxl1 Jan 31, 2012. 11 Replies

I don't know if it is the meds, seasonal affective disorder, or what but I have been going into a slump. I do spend a lot of time alone and have not been exercising lately. I moved back to where I…Continue

Severe knee pain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hostess Risé Dec 24, 2011. 5 Replies

i have been waking up with very severe pain under my kneecap quite regularly lately and it lasts for hours. Only happens when I have been sleeping? Anyone else experience this and know what causes it…Continue

 

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"Lost about half my hair at a year and it took about a year to grow back. Used Biotin shampoo and Men's brand not generic 5% Rogaine as prescribed by Dermatologist. Also took and still take, Biotin, B Complex with B12 sublingual, Zinc, vitamin…"
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Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
found it searching online
Are You Male or Female?
Female
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I had copd/emphysema/MAC
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Double lungs
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
prograf, prednisone, xanax, propranalol, calcium, iron, folic acid, prempro, dapsone, probiotics, xantac, flaxseed oil, b complex, vit C, CoQ10, Cholest Off,
tramadol if needed, magnesium. Love steak and seafood!
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
2 1/2 yrs
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
The wait is hard and I am looking for a group that we can share experiences and help each other through the rough patches.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Dual listed Cleveland Clinic and Ochsner transplant center
Transplanted May 29, 2011 at Ochsner Multi Organ Transplant Center in New Orleans, LA
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
Am able to get around much better and live alone. Off of oxygen and not short of breath. At close to year 2 pft's keep improving.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
56 yrs old, single, no children.
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swimming, tv, movies, dining, shopping, exercise, internet
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Metairie, LA suburb of New Orleans

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moon face

Posted on September 24, 2011 at 12:33am 12 Comments

Not enjoying this new big round face. Does it get better as prednisone tapers down?  

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At 5:25pm on October 28, 2013, DebbieK said…

Thanks Peter. Same to you.

At 3:53pm on October 28, 2013, Peter said…

Nice to see that you are doing well Debbie, wishing you many more years.

At 8:43pm on October 25, 2013, Torie A. Campbell said…
My biggest symptom is inability to breathe deeply.I've also got fatigue and rapid heart rate
At 6:48am on September 9, 2013, David said…

 HAPPY HAPPY Birthday Debbie !  Hope you have a Wonderful Day ! 

At 6:01am on July 2, 2013, frank said…

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At 7:15pm on May 29, 2013, Hostess Risé said…

Happy Anniversary to you Debbie

Wishing you good health always filled with lots of happiness!

At 3:28am on March 10, 2013, Crystal said…

I forgot to thank you for the Birthday Wishes.

At 1:38am on January 11, 2013, Crystal said…

Thanks Debbie for the Birthday Wishes.  I am doing pretty good, except for my depression. I have alot of so-called mental issues.  I just need to learn to relax more and stop worrying.  How was your Christmas and New Years?  I have to say this was one of the bests Christmas I have had, especially being a first time Grandma.  It has been pretty cold in Ohio.  The last three days has been in the 40s.  I read that there is a big flu outbreak :(  Be safe.   Take care, Crystal

At 3:51pm on September 9, 2012, Hostess Risé said…

Happy Birthay to you Debbie

Wishing you a wonderful DAY

At 1:59pm on September 9, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Debbie! Have a great day! You shbould join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!

 
 
 

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