“ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment)….Pt.35 Can I Go Now?

Yeah, you heard it right. You’re probably wondering why AW made such an outburst when apparently her treatment is over. Well, when removing a dialysis needle from any patient’s arm access, on occasions it tends to sting a bit. What happens is that just right when a staff member is about to remove a needleContinue reading ““ I Don’t Know About This?”( A Patient’s Initial Dialysis Treatment)….Pt.35 Can I Go Now?”

The Challenge of “In Sickness” and the hope of “In health.”

When I think of marriage I think of the marriage vows, especially the part where it says for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, till death do us part. These are promises that are made to each other and ones that should be taken seriously. There is one part in the vows thatContinue reading “The Challenge of “In Sickness” and the hope of “In health.””

Dialysis…Home or In-Center?

After my near-death experience with kidney failure, I had been through a life altering traumatic event and that included a new treatment introduced to me as Dialysis, as I explained above it was not by choice but a must to survive. I basically woke up in the ICU and had unknowingly been on dialysis for 3 days and had 30lbs of fluid & toxins removed, this new treatment saved me but I had no idea what it entailed and I was in for a ride that I’ll not soon forget if ever.