Category: Dialysis

May 2, 2014

On Tuesday,  April 29, 2014, I went into dialysis.   I knew there was a good chance that I would have a substitute nurse, as our shift nurse has been sick for quite a while.  I was right.  I noticed as I walked in, that the director of our facility was also there.  I remembered…

March 4, 2009

Today I went in for a transplant orientation, evaluation etc. Scott and I left for Portland around 10 am. I stopped for lunch at McDonald’s on Congress St. and then on to the Dr. office on West St. We had a short class on transplant as an option for treatment for End Stage Renal Disease….

January 13, 2009

Dialysis today was difficult. I took my medications a little late. I also gained too much weight since my last dialysis. I really do have a drinking problem. I was not sleeping on the machine and did not sleep well last night. I was getting a bit ansy and so I took my medication with…

January 10, 2009

I have had the schedule from heck! Thursday was a doozie. I went to dialysis, olive garden for lunch with Linda, then Girl Scouts. The girls discussed their plans for Disney, finished up on their safety award and takled about MOS Sleepover. They have decided to go and I need to register the troop. After…

January 8, 2009

OK, it is late, I should be sleeping. I am going to try not to babble on for paragraphs tonight. Today I got up early and headed to Mr. market to beat the snow storm. I took Taylor with me and we bought groceries for the rest of the day, chicken ranch wraps and tacos…

January 7, 2009

Today started with dragging myself out of bed, at 6:30. I did not sleep again last night, I finally fell asleep around 4AM. It hurt to get up. I then had to print Ashleigh’s book report because I didn’t do it last night, (I was creating this blog instead, oops) I left the house at…

January 6, 2009

I didn’t take my weight today, as I did not have dialysis and felt no need to torture myself for no reason. I think I drank about about 90oz of fluid though. I ate mostly dry foods, so I don’t believe that adds anything. I did have too much salt, first in Chinese food, then…