Any support for those who have been denied being living donor?
Not to go into too much detail but I had just completed the 24 hour urine collection and compatibility bloodwork for a kidney donation. It had been several months in and I had been in contact with the recipient and had some intimate conversations. Got a message from my coordinator over the weekend to say I’ve been denied because of possible blood cancer. I wasn’t even called.
So I’ve been grieving because I don’t know what to do or who to talk to that would understand how devastating this is for me. Yes, the recipient and family is bearing unspeakable suffering right now but that only makes this so much worse. There seems to be a lot of support for people who are donating, have donated or who are needing a transplant (as they should have!) but I feel very alone right now.
Is anyone else struggling with this? I wasn’t ever meant to bear children (and I don’t even think this compares) but I just felt a strong compulsion to still bring life into this world. Know what I mean?