My mind was a back and forth between self doubt and compassion all day. It was the day before the Madison Half Marathon. 5 months and 19 days since my … Continue reading Half Marathon, Half the Kidneys. My First Race Post Donation.
When I first started telling people closest to me that I planned to donate my kidney to a stranger, there was one question that nearly everyone asked. ‘What about your … Continue reading Kidney Donation – An Athlete’s Experience
I haven’t posted a blog in quite some time. In the weeks since my last entry I’ve been struggling with how to depict what my recovery has been like. I … Continue reading 5 Ways My Recovery From Kidney Donation Was Nothing Like What I Expected
The day after surgery I groggily opened my eyes, noticed the early more light streaming in through my hospital window, appreciated how silent the room was, and then noticed my … Continue reading Life Immediately Post Surgery
I am 5 days out from donating my left kidney to a total stranger. And for the last three days I have been on a total roller coaster. Ever since … Continue reading The Roller Coaster of the Week Leading Up to Surgery. (My Kidney Donation Part 2)