Category: Transplant

A WARRIOR CAN STILL BE MADE OUT OF ME

    “Life is like a wheel, sooner or later it comes around to where you started, reliving old challenges facing loss and once again rebuilding.” The heart of the question is simply this, “Are you strong enough to take the chance and spin…

A Gift of Eight Letters

  Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; But remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Yesterday, (March 21st, 2010) and today, (March 22nd, 2002) are extremely important days in my…

15 Years!

My life has been based on numbers, predictions, percentages, baselines, decisions made by a team of doctors. I am not saying that I have not been a part of any of these decisions, in fact, I am the final call on all the end…

Live Fearlessly

I am luckier than most people, even the ones who have won the lottery! How many people can say they have received two double lung transplants? My first transplant (March, 22nd 2002) and 8 years and a day earlier (March, 21st, 2010) I received…

Lungs and Two Kidneys Live On

In 2010 as a result of a tragic single-vehicle car accident her father Malcolm Higgins was declared brain dead, yet because he had signed his donor consent form and his family strong dedication to the cause he was able to save 3 lives and restored sight to…

“One donor can …

“One donor can save up to eight lives through organ donation and enhance the lives of up to 75 others through tissue donation.”