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I'm COLD !

Started this discussion. Last reply by bubba59 Mar 30, 2013. 17 Replies

well I'm a little past my one month anniversary and I cant get warm ! My TX coordinator has yet to figure it out as well.  At first he thought that perhaps it was due to a nerve they have to transect…Continue


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Dennis replied to jtracy's discussion 'lung transplant'
"I too had end stage COPD was up to 3 lpm because I retained so much CO2I was listed march 2010 and  got my Gift Feb14,2013 at the University of Wisconsin. At times I wasn't sure I'd make it to Transplant but faith in God got me…"
Apr 10
Dennis replied to India Rose's discussion 'Tacrolimus Restrictions?' in the group Prograf
"I take my tacro in the morning and at night My transplant team wants at least a `12 hour space. outside of grapefruit and pomegranit I have no other restrictions"
Feb 19
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Aug 23, 2013
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Aug 18, 2013
David left a comment for Dennis
" HAPPY HAPPY Birthday Dennis !! "
Aug 11, 2013
Hostess Risé commented on Dennis's photo


"Thank you so much for sharing Dennis"
Jun 16, 2013
Cisco commented on Dennis's photo


"A person's loved ones should also respect their wishes. I was a donor on the back of my license, too. If a person is dead, why the hell do they need these organs. Many lives can be saved as a result of signing an organ donor card. Thank you for…"
Jun 16, 2013
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Jun 16, 2013
Dennis replied to MooseMom's discussion 'Kidney TX at University of Wisconsin-Madison' in the group Tx Friends Connect
"I'm doing well so far...I have my 2nd bronc tomorrow 4-4-13,no rejection so far,getting stronger everyday, cut 2:30 off my time for 3/4 mile's today "
Apr 3, 2013
Dennis replied to Dennis's discussion 'University of Wisconsin via William S. Middleton VA' in the group Tx Friends Connect
"FEB 14 2013 I got my second chance at life with a double lung transplant."
Apr 3, 2013
Dennis replied to MooseMom's discussion 'Kidney TX at University of Wisconsin-Madison' in the group Tx Friends Connect
"I did not get a kidney at UW Madison but I did receive a bi-lateral double lung TX there Feb 14,2013. I can't say enough about the level of care and compassion I received."
Apr 3, 2013
Walt B commented on Dennis's status
"Dennis, I have a well and I use a reverse osmosis (RO) system to remove all sediment and bacteria.  It's either that or bottled water.  I'm 6+ years out and I haven't had any issues yet.  Get a very good RO system (2…"
Apr 2, 2013
Dennis posted a status
"I'd like to find out if well water is safe to drink post TX?"
Apr 2, 2013
bubba59 replied to Dennis's discussion 'I'm COLD !'
"Congrats. to you dennis, I am 30 months out and am still cold. My temp. stays 97.5 and when i get a fever it goes down to 95 area. I like others asked many dr's. None with a good answer, i think it's just one of those things... Good luck…"
Mar 30, 2013
Cindy replied to Dennis's discussion 'I'm COLD !'
"I am almost 12 years post and a normally very hot natured person and now I am cold? Aww... the mysteries of transplant.Congrats on your new Gift of Life. I had a single left lung. You are a miracle and I pray you do nothing but improve."
Mar 29, 2013

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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
from Transplant buddies
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I HAD COPD/Emphysema
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
DBL Lung @UW, Madison Wisconsin via The VA healthcare system.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
was TX'd Feb 14,2013 (national donor awareness day)
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
as a learning tool and support
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
University or Wisconson/William S.Middleton Veterns Hospital , Madison Wisconson
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
not sure exactly yet , but I'm sure many things will change after the Tx

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At 7:59am on August 11, 2013, David said…

 HAPPY HAPPY Birthday Dennis !! 

At 3:13pm on August 11, 2012, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday Dennis, enjoy your day. I hope you get your tx soon. Keep the faith and stay positive,


At 7:51am on August 11, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Dennis! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!

At 7:14am on August 11, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Dennis ! 

At 9:53am on August 11, 2011, Marina said…



Have  a great  birthday!!

At 7:36am on August 11, 2010, DAP1122 (Don) said…
Happy Birthday, Dennis!!!
At 2:46pm on August 10, 2010, Hostess Risé said…


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