"I too suffer from chronic pain and low energy. I have anemia and other problems that explain my problems, the difficulty is that we just have to live with it due to not taking any drugs to help. I am an artist (painter) and my goals are…"
"I understand. Pain really keep us from doing all we want to do in our head. We set out and say ok today I am going to do A, B, and C and we start on A and then we manage to do it for maybe 15 minutes and the say holy smokes I have to stop and sit.…"
I have been dealing with chronic pain, and low energy since my transplant and would like to have the energy to be productive and give back in a meaningful way. I would also like to find a way that I can so some travelling again, even if it is not too far afield. So my next step is to get back to my exercise routine and to lose some weight. I'll keep you posted on how well I stick to my plan. How about you, what are your goals? What would you like to do now that you have your transplant which…See More
We are Survivors!Share your thoughts, dreams & goals. We all have big and small things that we need to do but put them off for whatever reason. Share it, Do it, then let us know so we can cheer you on.See More
"I think this is a great idea for a thread. A day in the life of a Tx Pl patient.
How do we normalize our lives. How do we manage all of the associated challenges that we have.
My day yesterday 11.11.11 was nice. I have been over…"
"Dear Dr. Transplant Hepatologist,
Thank you for joining. Is there a name that you would like to be addressed by on this site, or will Dr. TH work?
My question is what percentage of your patients are able to return to work…"
Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
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?
assisting a passenger on a flight and contracting Parvo B 19 virus.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
Transplanted Nov 20th 2008
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
I want to support fellow transplant friends, and to get to know about their experience.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver BC, Canada
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
It has been a surreal experience! This has actually been the most profoundly spiritual experience of my life. I am grateful to donors everywhere, but especially to the anonymous donor and his/her family who had the generosity of spirit that saved my life.
Share your interests and hobbies
photography, travel, being on the ocean,walking, dogs, getting to know people, finding ways to be as well as I can be.