When potential donors message me, a lot of times they simply want to know if my life was able to continue on “as planned” after recovery. The answer is kind of yes, kind of no.
It’s been 21 months since our living liver donor transplant and my cousin is living his best life hitting the gym, reading books, and posting hilarious nonsense on Facebook. Meanwhile, I am approaching 5 months postpartum and figured I should post an update. What was it like having a baby after a liver donation? My… [Read More]
My 2018 reflections recall the big moments, how priorities have changed and what I want to remember to celebrate and learn from.
Time has flown and it’s December already! I have belated news. Last summer we moved to a log cabin home on 7 forested acres. I’m constantly discovering the versatility of goods from the woods. So I’ll share about some of that, along with a luxury wooden watch brand, Jord (pronounced Yode). To reward you for… [Read More]
I’ve had over 15 potential liver donors find my posts and contact me about my experience. How is the recovery process? What does your scar look like now? There aren’t a lot of detailed, personal stories out there about the process for living liver donors. Which is why I started sharing my experience when I knew… [Read More]
One year ago this Saturday my cousin and I went into separate operating rooms and came out, several hours later, with two halves of the same liver. When I think about it, it still seems a little “weird science” to me. Did that really happen? Modern medicine can certainly be miraculous. 1 Year Liverversary Updates So,… [Read More]
It’s been 6 months since my last post-transplant update. For those who follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen what’s been up, but for those prospective donors who have found me via google searching and are curious to know what life is like 9 months out, it’s time for a post. I’m really excited to say… [Read More]
Over the years I’ve recorded a few little movement videos to share with my clients. Now I’m releasing them for all my blog readers! Today, I’m sharing a fun balance exercise that you should try this week. Remember: It’s important that your doctor has cleared you for exercise. And I highly recommend you work with… [Read More]