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”
Irritation, weakness, guilt, despair and frustration owing to dependency is on the emotional palette of a sick person. Why me? – a constant question a person asks themselves. That’s what I experienced once I came back to my senses, realized what was happening to me and what my life could be for good.
The dialysis centre becomes a big part of your universe and it is a universe on its own. My dialysis centre was in the same hospital where I was treated. Initially, it was all new. None of us knew how to deal with those four hours – what to expect and the things we neededContinue reading “009.My Struggles As A Kidney Patient Part2: Experiences From Dialysis Centre”
I opened my eyes and I saw hospital staff surrounding me and my nurse Apeksha standing next to me. I exclaimed that this is a dream! Unfortunately, it wasn’t. After a short stay at home, I was back in the hospital.
The chest physician got me admitted in the hospital as the X-ray that day had shown a major lung congestion. Other than that, most of the reports were normal but I had breathing difficulty and major fatigue, so he had advised oxygen support, put me on steroids for immediate relief and I was also givenContinue reading “002. The Day It Collapsed”