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July 6, 2018

Summer is here and the weather in Chicago has been so hot, which means that I have to spend extra time inside and near the A/C. One of the things that the nurses and doctors advise dialysis patients is to watch your water intake.

When I first started dialysis, this was...

June 22, 2018

Father's day is tough for me. I can't afford much, so I just got him some tamales and coffee that he likes. My dad is an amazing dude. He's taught me so much and I never stop learning from him. I can talk to him about anything. We make fun of him that he's Mr. World Ne...

June 16, 2018

It's been three years since I've been on dialysis and I finally received the call from the transplant team. When I picked up the phone, it was early in the morning and they told me that I was among  three candidates to receive a donated kidney. So now I had to wait unt...

June 6, 2018

It's been three years since I started dialysis and in reality it's been an eye-opening experience.  I've learned to live with all the pains that come with kidney disease and getting treatment three times a week, which has not been easy.

I started this blog as a way to s...