Tag: Organ Donation

wish me (& my kidney) a happy anniversary, please

it’s the polite thing to do Five years ago right about now, two families in varying states of anxiety hung out up at Columbia Presbyterian, with one member of each being prepped for surgery. A few too many hours later,

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a tale of 2 kidneys, 4 years … 4th Kidneversary already

  a sweet new year, no? If you are a loyal long-time reader, you know this personal datum about The Guy at Manhattan Loft Guy: 4 years ago today I entered Columbia Presbyterian Hospital with two kidneys but left with

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Happy 3rd Kidneyversary

life is good (pass it on)Long-time readers of Manhattan Loft Guy probably got the hint in yesterday’s diversion (September 3 , holiday diversion is a reprise), but there is no need to merely hint today: three years ago today my

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holiday diversion is a reprise

do some good, y’allYes, it is Labor Day, which deserves its own post. But I am dipping into the Manhattan Loft Guy archives today for this post from June 18, 2011, weekend diversion / feel-good edition, with a link to

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Sunday diversion: this week in kidney transplant media

been collecting a few of these disparate piecesNote to self: follow up to see how this story about a high school pitcher about to get a new kidney ends up. Kid has done a lot, 10-hour dialysis sessions and other

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holiday Monday diversion / do some good, y'all

is it a holiday where you are? (they are not picking up trash on my block, so it is here)Let’s start the year with a tissue and a Rick Reilly piece from ESPN about the Rose Bowl parade this morning.

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Happy Kidneversary Day to all

but especially to SusanIt is not only a holiday weekend, but today is a very significant anniversary for me (not as Manhattan Loft Guy, but as … me).  Close and long-time MLG readers will remember this one, September 4, 2009,

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