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Dec 4, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

@rosemarya I am amazed at how awesome you are that you remember everyone so well and truly connect with them. What a kind person you are!

I have not started packing yet. I plan to do that the weekend of December 15 as we would leave home on December 18. We did buy loose fitting sweat pants and shirts, comfortable slip on shoes, pillow. So it is just a matter of putting them in a bag. I am planning to pack my make up kit, personal hygiene items, chapstick, socks. My husband gifted me a new laptop and a wireless headset that I need to pack too. I don't mean to sound braggy but little things make me happy. Someone at my workplace told me to enjoy the 8 weeks off of work and I said I will! I am hoping that everything goes well. Let us see.

Dec 4, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

Hello everyone. I had posted here earlier and thanks for all your replies. They were very helpful. Since finding this group, I also was able to find a very good support group in Facebook. I am happy to say that my anxiety is much better than how it was few weeks ago. I sleep better and haven't cried at all in the last few days, LOL. My Kidney transplant surgery is on December 20. I still few household chores to finish before the surgery but I am starting to get tired. I am allowing myself to indulge in afternoon naps and allowing myself to not to anything if I am not in a mood to do them. My husband is my donor and now my occasional worry is that the surgery should not get postponed due to us catching flu or anything like that. But we cannot control that and I am trying not to think about it, See how far I have come 😉 Hahahaha. Anyways, last night I had a dream where I had the surgery and I felt fantastic and the pain was not that bad at all. Hopefully the dream comes true. There is no point to this post but I felt like writing this out to keep you all posted. Thanks and you have a nice day.

Nov 26, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

oh yea, excellent point about the location of the new kidney! 🙂

Nov 20, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

Thanks for your response!

Nov 20, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

Thanks everyone! Does the Kidney biopsy require overnight stay at the hospital? I had a 24 hour stay for my first kidney biopsy.

Nov 19, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

Do they do a kidney biopsy after 90 days of kidney transplant? I had a kidney biopsy 15 years ago during my initial diagnosis and it was awful! I really hope I never get to have another biopsy again but I saw online that it is a norm to do a kidney biopsy after a kidney transplant. Is that true?

Nov 8, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

For most days, I am able to manage my daily activities, cook, clean, sit and play with my daughter, drop her at daycare. Somedays, the tiredness is unmanageable that I can hardly walk. Those days, I tend to get into a bad mood as I am overwhelmed by the things that I have to do especially with my daughter. Of course, I feel horribly guilty to feel that way about my daughter but in that moment all I want to do is rest but I force myself to do the minimum for my daughter. I have an amazing husband who picks up tasks on those days but if my daughter (2.5 years old) cries that only mommy has to play with her, there is nothing he can do.

I am looking forward to the rest I am going to get after transplant. I secretly dream about those days, LOL. when I can sleep as long as I could and rest and do nothing.

I have not spoken with my transplant team about my anxiety. I am trying to manage it myself. 52 more days to go until my surgery! I cannot wait to get it done with 🙂

Nov 5, 2018 · This and That and Talk - My Transplant in Transplants

Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who replied to my post!! My eyes welled up reading all your responses. This is just amazing to hear from people who have been through this. People around me mean well but they have not been through this. They sometimes don't know what to say or say the wrong thing (Of course with good intentions). I am finding myself being so unstable emotionally as I am emotional, anxious, guilty and what not. On top of this, all these emotions are not letting me sleep making the situation worse. I appreciate all your responses and I will read them over and over again as they help me relax, LOL. Thanks again 🙂