Hey, Kidney Warriors! I compiled a list of books for individuals diagnosed with Kidney Disease that may help throughout your journey no matter what stage you are in. Although at times it’s the last thing that you want to think about, it is very important to learn about this illness and how to care for yourself in the best way… Read more →
Words of encouragement for those who believe that their life is over because of Kidney Disease. You can survive and thrive despite feeling all hope is lost. Trust me, I was there too.
If you feel like you are all alone while dealing with this illness, check out my post here.
Are we guilty of our limitations because of illness or are we unfairly comparing our old lives to our new ones now?
This is my first YouTube Video ever!
How to communicate with friends and family about what life is like with kidney disease .
It can be so frustrating when you feel like no one around you can comprehend what you are going through.
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Let’s talk about one of the most feared medications–Prednisone. For the few that do not know what I am talking about, it is a corticosteroid. Prednisone is used as an anti-inflammatory or an immunosuppressant medication. Most Kidney Warriors do not deal with Prednisone until after they receive a kidney transplant. I, however, was fortunate enough to take… Read more →
Welcome to our first feature of the I AM THE FACE Campaign! Our first Kidney Warrior is Lacy Smith from Rock Springs, Wyoming. I have had the pleasure of following this beautiful woman through her journey on Instagram and her blog medicationandmadness. Here is her story. What illness have you been diagnosed with? LS: I… Read more →
Kidney Disease is Traumatic. Process your initial reaction to that statement. How often do you think about your mental health? For me, there was no guidance on how this diagnosis would affect me mentally. I went to the psychiatrist. It helped, but it didn’t. How can I talk about feelings that I have never felt before? How… Read more →
Feel like you’re fighting kidney disease alone? Here are five tips for overcoming loneliness and how to create your support system. This is a touchy subject. It is automatically assumed that when a friend, relative, or loved one is stricken with illness that everyone will gather around that individual and support them.… Read more →