So there I was sitting in the waiting area naked except for the blue surgical gown I had wrapped around me. I was sitting on a stiff wooden chair as they had forgotten to bring my bed with me to the operating theatre. I had on these ridiculous plastic slippers that were about ten sizes […]
As someone who is currently on dialysis this is obviously very interesting to me. How close are we as a species to actually making a kidney from scratch? When I received my first Kidney Transplant roughly 15 years ago the doctors told me then that we are probably 25 years away from creating a kidney […]
So I have realised that I am telling quite a few people I am on Peritoneal Dialysis or just dialysis but I have also realised most people don’t have a clue what it actually means! What is Peritoneal Dialysis? I guess its not something that the majority of people come in contact with everyday, especially […]
I have to say its all a little bizarre relying on a machine to survive but that is essentially what I do. When I was 20 years old my kidneys completely failed me and from that moment on the direction of my life was changed forever. For four months or so I was solely reliant […]
This whole blog will be about my experiences with all things related to Renal Failure, Dialysis, Kidney Transplants and whatever else I can think of.