Living Kidney Donor – It’s Time to Get Back to Ultras

As my kidney donation date neared in spring of 2017 I began to feverishly search on-line for examples of endurance athletes that donated and went on to still compete. I … Continue reading Living Kidney Donor – It’s Time to Get Back to Ultras

The Most Meaningful Work I Have Ever Done

When I decided to donate my kidney to a stranger, I was uncomfortable talking about it. When I was recovering from donating my kidney to a stranger, I was uncomfortable … Continue reading The Most Meaningful Work I Have Ever Done

Half Marathon, Half the Kidneys. My First Race Post Donation.

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.

5 Ways My Recovery From Kidney Donation Was Nothing Like What I Expected

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 Roller Coaster of the Week Leading Up to Surgery. (My Kidney Donation Part 2)

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)