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Old Yesterday, 09:59 AM   #1
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My ongoing battle with kidney disease

I have now been on dialysis for over a year. Been battlling Kidney Disease for 4 1/2 years (now it's End Stage Renal Disese, ESRD). A friend has been undergoing testing to be a donor. She isn't a match for me but would be placed on the paired exchange program. They would search nationally for a match for me and one she could donate to. Should be within a year! Right now I am scheduled to go to Disney Dec. 13-21 but that could change!
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I have now been on dialysis for over a year. Been battlling Kidney Disease for 4 1/2 years (now it's End Stage Renal Disese, ESRD). A friend has been undergoing testing to be a donor. She isn't a match for me but would be placed on the paired exchange program. They would search nationally for a match for me and one she could donate to. Should be within a year! Right now I am scheduled to go to Disney Dec. 13-21 but that could change!
That is a long time..


I sure hope it works out before the year, and you re schedule your trip, if that is how I am reading it?

What a great friend you have as well..
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That is a long time..


I sure hope it works out before the year, and you re schedule your trip, if that is how I am reading it?

What a great friend you have as well..
Thanks, I had another friend try earlier this year but due to health concerns for her she was not a viable donor. And if this person didn't work out a cousin is waiting. Though from what I have been told it looks like a done deal here. My hope is I get to go on the trip in December and a kidney shortly therafter, but if something happened sooner and I had to postpone to late 2015, well it will be for something positive
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