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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 Jan 28. 13 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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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
Pankaj Bose replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"A the outset, wish you all the best. My take on transplant is  You will get a sense of new life post transplant and keep this feeling continued. Mind and body are interdependent and so keep enjoying every moment.  Incision heals fast and…"
Apr 22, 2016
MrsCora replied to GizmoGram's discussion Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!
"Hi there. Sorry to start out being kind of vague, but everyone's results are just so very, very different. I had other problems and spent the first 3 weeks post op in the hospital. I had a friend though be walking a mile around the…"
Apr 14, 2016
GizmoGram posted a discussion

Kidney Transplant - Recovery Questions!

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 transplant. Mine doesn't have a firm date yet, but it is expected to be booked over the summer here, and I'm very curious  as to what I should be preparing for.I have the information they gave to me, but it really does not provide many specifics other than the fact that I won't be able to lift anything…See More
Apr 11, 2016
GizmoGram replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Chrissie I'm new here, but I was searching throughout the website and noticed a couple of links that you might find helpful. Go to the 'groups' section of the website and you may find something of relevance for…"
Apr 4, 2016
GizmoGram commented on jdobbs's group Kidney Patients waiting for transplant but still working
"Hey everyone Just thought I'd post since my current situation fits the label well enough. I'm, 24, live in Toronto, and am waiting to hear back on when I will be getting a kidney transplant. My gfr is at 16% right now and has been…"
Apr 3, 2016
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This  is a group  intended  for  those  experiencing severe  chronic  renal  function  but  still  working  and  trying to maintain  an  active  and  healthy  lifestyle. See More
Apr 3, 2016

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