If you're able to do one small thing for me, it would impact me greatly. This list includes helpful ideas for my physical limitations and, honestly, strategies to help my depressed mood. I welcome any other ideas you might have to help me or Adam. Thank you.
Tag: Heart Transplant
Organ🫀Rejection: Sh!t Is Getting Real 🥊💚
To be blunt...shit is getting real. I've had some serious health setbacks. I've been in the hospital for about 3 weeks. I'm home now and so grateful for the peace and quiet. In the middle of all of this, Adam had surgery on his knee to repair a torn minscus.
How to Live in Technicolor: Cancer, Tori Amos & Taking a Journey 🦸♀️🥊🎗🌈
Twas' the night of my first chemo to treat lung cancer (non-small cell) and I was all hopped up on steroids. Impulsively, I booked a bucket list trip abroad for a Tori Amos concert.
I have lung cancer, seriously wtf. 🙄😡😭😤
I was diagnosed last week with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). I'm told of all the types of lung cancer, NSCLC is the "best," most treatable type of lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage 😭❄🚫🔌🚱
During the recent Texas power outage & winter storm, I thought I might have lung cancer. Doctors found a mass on my lung. Yesterday, I learned that the mass is benign. I'm still going through testing and figuring out my treatment because a benign mass on my lung remains an issue, but at least it's … Continue reading Lung Cancer Scare & Texas Power Outage 😭❄🚫🔌🚱
My 2 Falls in 2 Days! 🙄⚠️🍌
Pretty sure my foot is broken...waiting on MRI results to confirm, but a week after my *2 falls in 2 days* and my foot remains on fire!
Setbacks After Heart Transplant 🙄 & Seeking Joy 💗 (Originally Published in November 2016).
I originally wrote this 4 years ago in November 2016 as a Facebook post. Trump had just been elected and I was 9 months post heart transplant and experiencing a series of setbacks: back to living 3 hours away from home, so that I could be near the transplant hospital, healing from a Grand Mal … Continue reading Setbacks After Heart Transplant 🙄 & Seeking Joy 💗 (Originally Published in November 2016).
Organ Donation: Receiving the Ultimate Gift of a Heart Transplant ♻️❤
This is my first public speaking event about my heart transplant. I talked about my journey and the need for people to register as organ donors.
The Day I was Officially Listed on the Heart Transplant Wait List ❤🌈🦄
A 4 year update, since the day I was list on the Heart Transplant Wait List. "As of today at 4:26:05 CST I'm officially on the ♡ Transplant List! I'm excited because I've given blood, sweat & tears since mid-June to this process, so I'm relieved. I'm also fearful. Mixed emotions-today is a big day. I'm so grateful to you for your ongoing support. I need it!"
When You and Your Mom are Dying at the Same Time…
Warning: This article is about death and dying. If you or your loved one are dealing with death and dying, this article might be triggoring or I hope that it may bring you a sense comfort. While I can't predict how this article will affect you, I can tell you that it has difficult topics … Continue reading When You and Your Mom are Dying at the Same Time…