Kidney Transplant

Seeing Yourself as Healthy

Seeing Yourself as Healthy

Back in the spring of 2011, I was having lunch with a friend and discussing my intention to write Chronic Resilience: 10 Sanity-Saving Strategies for Women Coping with the Stress of Illness. She asked me, “Do you really want to be known as ‘the chronic illness girl’?” At the time,…

The Power of a Shared Experience

The Power of a Shared Experience

Last spring, I became an ambassador for the Donate Life California campaign. Needing an organ transplant quickly heightens your awareness of how important, and generous, it is for someone to decide to become an organ donor. One person can save eight lives and impact the lives of fifty people by…