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My liver – fish or cut bait

Once I discovered the existence of age cutoffs for liver transplants, I was faced with a dilemma.  My ongoing care is currently at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville where every six months I get blood work and an MRI, with … Continue reading

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Hitting High C

On Monday morning I received a telephone call from Gainesville that I had been accepted into the Abbott study. I was over the moon! I was so excited that I immediately called the airline and changed my flight from Newport … Continue reading

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Finding My C-Legs

We were scheduled to drive down to Jacksonville to start treatment when the phone rang the day before our departure. It was the Jacksonville trial manager, informing me about the problem she had discovered with my kidney ablation and asking … Continue reading

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Seize the Day

I forgot what it was like to sleep through the night. I woke up at 1:00 am in the middle of a dream about treatment. Every hiccup, every headache, every stomach ache, patch of itchy skin, pimple, became the beginning … Continue reading

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