Anybody who goes through an illness or near death experience, truly understands how precious life is and I am no exception. For two years my life was a roller coaster. Physical pain, emotional turmoil combined with compromised quality of life. I certainly defied death but I was not really living with dialysis, physical handicap andContinue reading “018. My Struggle As A Kidney Patient Part 11 – Second lease of life”
Reading my journey, I am sure you must have noticed the tremendous support Dinesh and I have received from our family and friends. Difficult times are true barometer of people who stand by you in your difficult times and I am extremely lucky in this department. My illness got me closer to people with whomContinue reading “017.My Struggle As kidney Patient Part 10: Not Without Them”
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.