Category: Kidney

Nolan is Celebrating 1 Year with only 1 Kidney!

Nolan is Celebrating 1 Year with only 1 Kidney!

First Anniversary of Kidney Donation As I approach the first anniversary of my kidney donation on February 18, 2021, I find myself hard-pressed to reflect. And that’s a GOOD thing: It’s humbling to be able to claim an extraordinarily busy and fulfilling year, personally and professionally. Since my recovery, I haven’t really had a chance […]

Benny and the Jet

Benny and the Jet

 I chose to give a gift of renewed life and health in a grand gesture of a selfless act. Well, I don’t consider it completely selfless.  How and why did I become a living kidney donor? What were my motivations then and my circumstances now? What was the process like? While in my mind and […]

Are You Afraid To Donate Your Kidney?

Are You Afraid To Donate Your Kidney?

If you are like most people, the idea of donating your kidney is scary. Even if you are healthy, you have beliefs about what problems “could” happen during or after surgery. Many people are fearful of later health problems and the unknown. You are normal. There are risks. This is scary. Maybe there is also […]

Why talk about Living Kidney Donation?

We wondered why: you had to know someone who needed a kidney to learn about living kidney donation there wasn’t easy to understand information about donating a kidney we never heard anyone speaking about living kidney donation We are a mother (nephrology nurse & kidney donor) and a daughter (with kidney disease) with an idea […]