If you live in the San Diego, CA area please join us for our support group breakfast on Saturday, Janaury 19th, 9am, at T's Cafe, 271 N. Hwy 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075.This is a fun, friendly,…Continue
"Hi Rise. Yes...I took this pic at San Diego Safari Park in an exhibit called Butterfly Jungle that they put on yearly for 3 weeks only. It is amazing with butterflies all around you. over 30 species! Can't wait to go again…"
"Hi Connie, No...finding someone to accept you is not unrealistic at all. There are great men out there looking for someone special and as beautiful as you no matter what baggage you bring. I met someone truly special about 9 months…"
"I had a kidney/pancreas tx 18 months ago. My hospital is a non-steroid hospital. They will use prednisone if you go into rejection, but will try and take you off as soon as possible, unless they feel it would be better to…"
"Hi Eddie, Congrats on your new kidney! I walked everyday as soon as I went home, 5 days after tx (kidney/pancreas). Slowly at first by they first month I was walking about an hour or so and walked hills as long as I felt good,…"
"Hi Cora, Yes, I am only 1 year out and sometimes I still freak out now and then that I forgot to take my insulin! (not on a pump). Then right after the panic subsides, I then have to make sure I have my pills!!!
i was told…"
"Yep, pretty much what Cora said. They told me I was a candidate for both since my diabetes was the cause of my kidney failure. And I was an excellent candidate for the double! I was put on a KP list and a kidney only list, though…"
"Congratulations B! I am also had a K/P transplant a little over a year ago. Sorry that you are still on iv fluids and feeding tube. I have no experience with a feeding tube, but there are definitely wonderful people here for…"
Thanks for the welcome Steph. I can not wait for the day when I do not have to take insulin anymore. This dreaded disease is awful. But I am so happy and grateful I have a fully functioning new kidney. I see you live in San Diego. We were just there in June and actually are thinking of moving there after I get my new pancreas. Looking forward to chatting more.