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GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant

Started this discussion. Last reply by DianeProkop Sep 24, 2016. 4 Replies

Hey everyone,Disclaimer: This post is specifically for members in the Toronto area, but any feedback is welcome and appreciated!I'm looking for practical employment ideas to keep myself busy for the…Continue

Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Grant Feb 25. 15 Replies

Hey everyoneAs mentioned in my introductory post, my name is Mark and I am 24 years old.I'm wondering if any of you could provide some insight to what the recovery process is like after a kidney…Continue

 

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GizmoGram replied to MarleyBoo's discussion Uric Acid levels
"Hey there I deal with gout as well and am also taking uloric to prevent such attacks. After dealing with my share of attacks, the best advice I can give is to stay hydrated and get ahead of the pain if you feel it coming on. Always have your…"
Mar 23
Scott Robertson replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Nice! I love roti and a good channa masala"
Jan 13
Ron Grant replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"I have had a hankering for a Roti for over seven years..with hot sauce. (lots of potatoes & chick peas in them) As soon as I'm feeling well, I'm heading to the Roti place!"
Jan 13
Scott Robertson replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"For the first 3 days I wasn't a liquid diet.. blargh... the only time I really had pain post op was a gas bubble, from my liquid dirt, or when I laughed"
Jan 13
MrsCora replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Woo Hoo! Congratulations. Keep on thing in mind, your mind may play tricks on you for the first week or so while you are in hospital. It is a big surgery and you are going to be hammered with meds. Many of us have mild hallucinations. They are…"
Jan 13
Ron Grant replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Lots of good info. Yhanks...Heading to transplant in ONE week."
Jan 12
Sharri Stull Anderson replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Hi Laura Congrats. So happy to hear of your brother donating and hope everything is going well. Physically all is very good  Emotionally it truly is up and down. If I think about it too much it bothers me. I have spoken in public a couple of…"
Oct 1, 2016
Laura S replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Sharri I have added you as a friend here on this network, my transplant was very close to yours, March 20/2015, a kidney from my brother. I totally get everything you wrote about being emotional and energetic after your transplant. I wanted to ask…"
Oct 1, 2016
DianeProkop replied to GizmoGram's discussion GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant
"Thanks for the info Pdboy"
Sep 24, 2016
pdboy replied to GizmoGram's discussion GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant
"Good Day Diane My donor came following the Transplant presentation at Oakville Hospital attended by myself, my wife and two teenage grandchildren. The grandchildren spoke to their father, my step-son, during visitation the following weekend. My son…"
Sep 24, 2016
DianeProkop replied to GizmoGram's discussion GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant
"Hi pdboy do you mind answering a question. I am in the process of getting on the transplant list but I need surgery to remove a kidney first which will happen next month. I am hoping to find a live donor, my question is did you ask your son or did…"
Sep 19, 2016
pdboy replied to GizmoGram's discussion GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant
"Good Day  While I cannot help in the employment area, I will suggest that you may be eligible for 15 week EI medical, if not already claimed. Congrats on the Transplant. And wishing you great success.  I have just been told that my son has…"
Aug 29, 2016
GizmoGram posted a discussion

GTA Employment Ideas - Awaiting Translant

Hey everyone,Disclaimer: This post is specifically for members in the Toronto area, but any feedback is welcome and appreciated!I'm looking for practical employment ideas to keep myself busy for the next 2-3 monthsI'll be getting a kidney transplant in the next 2 months and am currently unemployed. I was forced to withdraw from my next semester of college (business administration) because of the timeline with everything.Like many in stage 5 of ckd, I am very fatigued through the day and have…See More
Aug 25, 2016
Scott Robertson replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"I received my kidney on August 24th last year.. I was up walking with a walker the 2nd day after my surgery. By day 5 the doctor wanted to release me. I didn't have a ride lined up so I stayed the additional 2 days. energy was down a fair…"
Jul 19, 2016
spaquette replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Hi Mark, My name is Sue.  I was on dialysis (first hemo for 3 months then PD) for 2 1/2 years.  I received a kidney transplant from a non-living donor March of this year.  As some people have said, it is different for everyone. …"
Jul 5, 2016
Sharri Stull Anderson replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Hi so happy to hear you will be getting a transpant.  As others stated the experience is different with everyone.  I will tell you about my experience so you can compare to what others have said. My husband donated his kidney to me on…"
May 6, 2016

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