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oowallst replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Carrageenan- 9 weird things killing your Gut'
"Thanks for the info. Wow your Large meal is 600-700 calories, mine is 1000-1600, I am going all day usually, I burn everything off, I eat around 4 to 6 meals a day,not large meals small meals like you mentioned, take care."
Apr 11
oowallst replied to Hostess Risé's discussion 'Carrageenan- 9 weird things killing your Gut'
"Wow, thanks for posting, I found this in my ice cream, i will not eat the rest. Thanks again."
Apr 10
oowallst replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi Jennifer, I was on your website KidneySteps lot of good information, wow I was reading about your Mom, I have Hereditary Nephritis also it runs on my Moms side of the family, I was on dialysis for 10 years my Uncle was only other dialysis patient…"
Feb 10
oowallst replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi, I believe I am doing things right, I do everything like my kidney doctors tell me to do to the letter.Thank you for the information I plan on reading your 1st book KidneySteps and logging in to your website for further kidney info. Thank you and…"
Feb 10
oowallst replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi Michael, I received a cadaver kidney, that is why I had to wait so long on dialysis,I try to always eat and regularly exercise to take care of myself. I did have CMV in 2012 was in hospital for 2 weeks, kidney doctors stopped the Cellcept I was…"
Feb 10
oowallst replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi Jennifer, God bless you for donating 1 of your kidney's to your Mom, I hope she is doing well, I received a kidney transplant on July 5, 2010, I feel great now, I was on dialysis for 10 years I do not miss doing dialysis treatments. My…"
Feb 9
Joan2001 replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"After my kidney tx in 2001, I had my office job for 2 yrs. Then I spend 4 years in a healthcare program of a AS degree. It's a very stressful and physical. Since 2006, I have worked in a healthcare field. In the first 5 yrs, it's very…"
Jan 24
alison replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"I went back to work 3 months after my transplant.  I was tired but you get used to it,  I worked full time while on dialysis so after transplant was much easier. "
Jan 17
Spotted Leopard replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"I was off 3 months after my transplant. I had an office job though, no physical labor. I remember being tired, but my energy built back up quickly."
Jan 12
David left a comment for oowallst
" Happy Birthday Oowallst ! "
Nov 1, 2013
DaveG replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"Hey Vince, I've never stopped working! My kindneys failed in 1976 and I started hemodialysis at the age of 22. I worked full time and went to dialysis center after work, got home at 10pm. Had my transplant in 1986 and went back to work after…"
Jul 15, 2013
oowallst replied to Fred Raymore's discussion 'Post Kidney Transplant Creatinine Level'
"Hi Fred, I am post kidney transplant 3 years now, my Creatinine  around 0.94 usually, I feel great thank God, I try to eat well and take care of myself best i can.  God bless you Fred, Vince Ortega"
Jul 11, 2013
Hari replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"Hi , I had my transplant done on on 24th April this year and am planning to join back my work on 1st July. I am working in a Bank and its a back office job so no customer interaction hence should be ok. Checked with my doctor and according to him…"
Jun 16, 2013
oowallst replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"Hi Rita, I am working as a Caregiver now, since that is what I am qualified & have hands on experience doing, working just part-time now20 to 30 hours a week, I plan on going to school & studying for Bookkeeping certification, I like working…"
Jun 14, 2013
Rita replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"I went back to work a year after kidney transplant. What kind of work are you looking to go back to? If your doctor is on board that is good."
Jun 14, 2013
sheila replied to oowallst's discussion 'Going back to Work After Kidney Tranplant!' in the group Kidney Transplants
"I went back to work after my kidney Transplant. After 3 yrs I had to call it quits, I was getting sick often and thanks our friend preinsone my bone strayed deteriorating . Today I wish could back to work. Everybody different. If your feeling your…"
Jun 14, 2013

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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
transplant buddies
Are You Male or Female?
Male
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I had a kidney transplant due to I have ESRD.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
I received a Kidney.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
1.5 years now.
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to share & learn from other kidney patients that have kidney disease,kidney transplant.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
I received my kidney transplant @ U.C.L.A. Ronald Reagan medical center in Los Angeles, California.
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
Im so thankful every day, I was on dialysis for 10 years before I got the kidney transplant, i feel like a new person,
I am 51 years old, now I feel like 25 years old no joke, i feel great, Thank God, & all the healthcare professionals that helped along the way.
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At 7:54am on November 1, 2013, David said…

 Happy Birthday Oowallst ! 

At 12:25pm on November 1, 2012, Hostess Risé said…

Wishing you a beautiful birthday!

At 9:27am on November 1, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Oowalist! 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 7:16am on November 1, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Oowallst ! 

At 9:20am on July 31, 2012, Mr. T said…

Hello again, thanks for your reply.  

After 1.5 years have you seen any negative signs of anything. Are you on the same meds?

 

Mr. T

At 7:34am on April 1, 2012, David said…

  Greetings Oowallst ! Welcome Aboard !

 
 
 

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