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Life worth living, or living to live?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Jul 18, 2013. 25 Replies

I've been reading odd posts scattered about, and it appears as though no one is really living, they are merely existing in the extended state. What do the stats say? I'm not a guinea pig, I don't…Continue

 

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David left a comment for Karoleigh
" Happy Birthday Karoleigh ! "
Sep 14, 2013
Bill replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Hi Debbie, hope you are continuing to do well. I am trying many of the same antidepressants without success (so far). How much Prozac are you taking - I'm thinking they may not have given me a large enough dose due to concerns about hurting the…"
Jul 18, 2013
Reginald Tom Wickett replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Hi Debbie, I am so very happy that you seem to some closure over the side effects of post transplant drugs. Stay positive & exercise, as at least it helps me, walking the dogs, curling lifting wieghts & I find doing deep breathing really…"
Oct 25, 2012
Mark replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Good for you!"
Oct 24, 2012
DebbieK replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"I have tried almost every single anti depressant including the new ones vybriid and the one similar to effexor, cymbalta, remeron, trazadone, paxil, zoloft, celexa, effexor and more. Was about to give up by am determined not to have these…"
Oct 24, 2012
Rita replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"I can tell you I have never stopped living, pre-dialysis, during dialysis, pre-transplant, post transplant or now back in kidney failure. There are too many joys to living to stop living. I do think being ill often, which many here are, how you live…"
Oct 7, 2012
Reginald Tom Wickett replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Hi Eddie, I am sorry that you are having some problems after your transplant, stay positive & family & friends are always by your side. I had my liver transplant 3 yrs this coming Jan. I got sick in2008 & very sick for 2 yrs. comas,…"
Oct 5, 2012
eddie replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Im 38 yrs old and i recivd my tx 9 months ago dec 28. My liver was beat and my wife and i were told i had 6months to live without a transplant. I have suffered many setbacks, i spent almost 2months in the hospital after tx and what seemed like an…"
Oct 5, 2012
eddie replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Im 38 yrs old and i recivd my tx 9 months ago dec 28. My liver was beat and my wife and i were told i had 6months to live without a transplant. I have suffered many setbacks, i spent almost 2months in the hospital after tx and what seemed like an…"
Oct 5, 2012
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Oct 4, 2012
DebbieK replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Going through the same thing with emotional side effects. Some days are good, some are bad but am seeing a psychiatrist and a therapist. I am determined not to waste the gift of my lungs and my second wind."
Sep 23, 2012
Mr. T left a comment for Karoleigh
"Hello Karoleigh, Happy Birthday. I hope you had a Fantastic day/night. I pray you receive a new Liver. Mr. T"
Sep 14, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Karoleigh
"Happy birthday Karoleigh! HAve a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!"
Sep 14, 2012
desparado replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Wow I recived a dbl lung transplant 6/4/10 and got off the orperating table ready to go 4 weeks later I was driveing and fell off a bike and broke 2 ribs which mt tx dr wasn't real happy about. 4 monthes out i flew to AZ for vacation. I have…"
Jul 12, 2012
livecam replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"I would disagree with not being able to live before or after a transplant.  My issue was kidney failure and having to start dialysis and hope to be listed for a kidney was a huge change for me.   I tried to live as normally as possible in…"
Jul 10, 2012
Reginald Tom Wickett replied to Karoleigh's discussion 'Life worth living, or living to live?'
"Hi Cisco. I agree with you. Life is too precious to think of the past. We all went thru hell pre transplant. Now we are into sports, walking the dogs. I think of my donor & his family often.  My wife saved my life many times. I had my…"
Jul 9, 2012

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At 7:31am on September 14, 2013, David said…

 Happy Birthday Karoleigh ! 

At 8:03pm on September 14, 2012, Mr. T said…

Hello Karoleigh, Happy Birthday. I hope you had a Fantastic day/night. I pray you receive a new Liver.

Mr. T

At 8:05am on September 14, 2012, Cisco said…

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

At 6:44am on September 14, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Karoleigh ! 

At 10:27pm on May 15, 2012, Mark said…
Welcome Karoleigh! Thanks for the friend invite :)
At 6:37am on May 15, 2012, David said…

 Greetings Karoleigh ! Welcome Aboard ! 

 
 
 

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