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Glenn left a comment for Jim
"Hi Jim,  That's a Great story I was diabetic for 40 yrs and for the last seven I have to pinch myself to make sure I'm awake your going 21 years hope it doubles glad to hear good news                                                                  …"
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Jim commented on Jim's blog post 'Attitude'
"Thank you Rita! I just feel so many transplant recipients don't take on the idea that they have a second chance and wallow in self-pity! We all have our crosses to bear, but hey we are here and let's make the best of it! I just feel this…"
Nov 8, 2010
Rita commented on Jim's blog post 'Attitude'
"I so agree!! I always felt and have said although many disagree 90% of life is attitude and 10% is what you do with it. You can be in the worse place physically but if you can think good thoughts while you are in the pits --it changes you view of…"
Nov 7, 2010
Hostess Risé commented on Jim's blog post 'Attitude'
"Fantastic BLOG! Thank you Jim. The mind can achieve what it can perceive. I love your quote except my brain saw it another way. I just checked and I reversed your statement. :) Here it is- "What the mind can perceive, it can achieve." See…"
Oct 11, 2010
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Attitude

I think it is imperative to mention how important "your attitude" is in regards to your transplant success. Staying positive and doing your best to not let negative people, thoughts, and uncontrollable outside influences overtake you, should be a top priority in your life. What the mind can perceive, it can achieve. You need to picture yourself succeeding in life with your new gift and it will happen. Don't worry about what you can't control, control the things you can by being positive and…See More
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"Welcome Jim to Transplant Friends :) So glad to have you here. We are having a Chat today at 3 PM EST."
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Are You Male or Female?
Male
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
Diabetic
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Kidney-Pancreas on 01/30/1990
Heart on 01/14/2012
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
Kindey-Pancreas 22 years Heart- 7 months
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
To help other people with the Transplantation process and show that you can live a great life after!
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Northwesrern Hospital - Chicago, Illinois
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
It has allowed me to be Jim Callahan! Not Jim Callahan the transplant patient, but the person I always wanted to be. We all have an inner spirit that should be shared with others going through this process, but the greatest gift to our donors is to live a normal life!

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Attitude

Posted on October 10, 2010 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

I think it is imperative to mention how important "your attitude" is in regards to your transplant success. Staying positive and doing your best to not let negative people, thoughts, and uncontrollable outside influences overtake you, should be a top priority in your life. What the mind can perceive, it can achieve. You need to picture yourself succeeding in life with your new gift and it will happen. Don't worry about what you can't control, control the things you can by being positive and… Continue

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At 8:46pm on May 8, 2011, Glenn said…

Hi Jim, 

That's a Great story I was diabetic for 40 yrs and for the last seven I have to pinch myself to make sure I'm awake your going 21 years hope it doubles glad to hear good news 

                                                                                  Glenn

At 2:25pm on October 10, 2010, Hostess Risé said…
Welcome Jim to Transplant Friends :)

So glad to have you here. We are having a Chat today at 3 PM EST.
 
 
 

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