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Teresa Atkinson joined WendyLou's group

long lasting kidney patients

I began dialysis 36 years ago....See More
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Companions to a Mindful Life

Often, especially during times of stress, we feel a strong urge to feel calmer, de-clutter our minds and approach the world in a more mindful way. Mindfulness has become a popular and employed stress reduction tool and has become something of a…See More
Motherof2 commented on Katie P's blog post Katie’s Kidney Blog – 6 month update after surgery
"Happy to hear the physical scars are healing well, keep on working on the emotional ones! I am waiting for a transplant - I have several friends getting tested at this time and we have talked about the emotional roller coaster that this process…"
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6 months post op

My incisions 6 months after donating my kidney.
Katie P posted a blog post

Katie’s Kidney Blog – 6 month update after surgery

Weight – 115lbsIncisions – Looking a bit lighter now. You can barely see the small laparoscopic scar at all! If you didn’t know it was there, no one would ever notice it. The bigger incisions are still pretty noticeable but I do see an improvement…See More
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Nov 24
psychonephrology posted a blog post

Quality of Life Progression during Dialysis Initiation

 The Importance of Resilience and Social SupportDialysis initiation is often associated with emotional distress, involving both patients and their families. Many aspects of these dynamic changes can be appreciated by evaluating different quality of…See More
Nov 24
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Nov 21
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Pericardial Effusion

Hi, I am starting all the tests that needs to be done to start up my dialysis and put me on a list to receive a kidney.  I did an echocardiogram last week and got a call today from my Doctor that they found out that they saw from the echocardiogram…See More
Nov 18
psychonephrology posted a blog post

Feeling Depressed? Listen to your inner voice

How you can get benefitted from Behavioral Activation A Post by Erika EngelExecutive/Life Coach and TherapistOf the 7.5 billion world, a staggering 350 million people suffer from …See More
Nov 16
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Nov 16
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