Tag: chronic kidney disease

Kidney Wanted: Apply Within

Dear friends and family, This is the blogpost I never wanted to write; the destination on our family’s journey in which I hoped never to arrive.  Our sweet nine year old son, Benji, has reached the point where we *must* begin to advocate for a living kidney donor.   We have known this day would come eventually, but we have done everything within our … Read More Kidney Wanted: Apply Within

Expectant Hope

Last week, Benji and I made our way downtown to see his kidney doc. It had been a blissful couple of months since we’d seen him last, with only the monthly blood draws to remind us of the seriousness of our dear boy’s condition. He “looks” so healthy on the outside; it’s natural for us to excuse away the little things that begin to … Read More Expectant Hope

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to our family’s blog!   I’ll admit it.  I’m an avid Facebook user.  Don’t judge me!  It is the place I most conveniently store my thoughts, surface emotions and memories.  Over the years, it has become a digital scrapbook of sorts.  Until now, that’s also been where I’ve kept my updates on two things very near and dear to my heart: all … Read More Welcome Back!