Today is the 3 month mark since the transplant. So it’s time to share about the recovery process these past two months since I’ve been home. Plus, a bit of good news from my cousin! Physical Recovery Sometimes I forget that I’ve donated part of my liver. Meaning I can go about my day and… [Read More]
Generosity is the key to success.
In order to really thrive, I believe we all have to give generously. These posts are about giving my best, giving back, and even a few old school giveaways now and then.
I’ve listed 25 FABULOUS stocking stuffers for runners! These easy-to-find little gifts are all under $25 and some are available through Amazon Prime! Almost all of these should arrive before Christmas if you order ASAP! [NOTE: I included my Amazon Affiliate link on most products below.] Stocking Stuffers for Runners Stocking stuffers should be a mix… [Read More]
My last post about recovery after the transplant ended with my 1st check up at UCSF on September 26th. After that I was re-admitted to UCSF and my 2nd check up was pushed back a week. I’m finally sitting down to explain what happened. BUT FIRST…SMALL VICTORIES It was 12 days after transplant that I… [Read More]
Typically I write about running and fitness. And while I’ve taken a break from those topics to cover this transplant journey, I will get back to it as I recover. I think it’s marvelous, though, that my healthy lifestyle helped me be a living donor for my cousin. For those following my donor story, thanks… [Read More]
Where did we leave off? I was being wheeled to ICU and gave J a thumbs up. This time, I’ll cover ICU and other hospital recovery experiences. Here is how it all went down. 20 Hours in ICU At 1:20 PM I was taken to ICU. Things were blurry in the distance but I was… [Read More]
Hey! I’m alive! Haha. I’m recovering nicely at my aunt’s home in Modesto. Today, 8 days after our transplant, my cousin gets to go home. There is so much awesomeness to share and I’m finally able to sit down and start writing. In my last post, I wrote what I expected to happen for my… [Read More]
I scheduled this post to go live while our liver transplant is happening. So as you read this, please pray for my cousin and I in surgery! I’ll talk about the past few weeks and what I expect to happen in the next day or so. Preparing for Transplant Again Having done this once before, I realize I… [Read More]
Money. It shouldn’t be a deciding factor in becoming a living donor. But it does factor into actually following through with being a living donor. I’ll share with you how a donor assistance program and other donations are helping us with over $8,000 of non-medical costs. What does Insurance Cover? My cousin’s insurance (not mine) covers… [Read More]