After spending 24 hours in the recovery room, I was shifted to a private room. I was on top of the world, now that things were going to fall in place. To ensure my transplant was a success, the doctors counselled me on the do’s and don’ts after my surgery.
The 5th of January was decided as the transplant date. My sister and her family came down from the UK in December itself. I was excited at the prospect of getting the transplant done.
My brother decided he will donate his kidney, but both organ donation and transplant are not easy processes. A number of procedural requirements are involved in it.
My brother Nitin is the eldest, then Mamata and then me. We call him Dada. Growing up, we were extremely close. We have some amazing childhood memories and I have to share this particular memory that we have pulled his leg for an eternity, but to a large extent, has played out in real life.
One gets used to looking a certain way. We always take pride in the way we look and take every effort to look our best. One constantly hears statements like “If you look good you feel good.” I enjoy dressing up, putting on make-up and making parlor visit to get a mani-pedi. Looking good isContinue reading “011.My Struggle As A Kidney Patient Part 4: Looks Are A Lot Of Things If Not Everything”