Transplant Diagnosis: Chronic Rejection. Time to Laugh!

Keep Your Joy

Just shy of my husband’s 10th transplant anniversary and he was given the news… “You’re in chronic rejection”, says the transplant doctor. In his specific case, the air fills his “hand-me-down” lungs but, when he exhales, the air gets caught in … [Read more...]

On Separation and the Breaking of a Heart

Woman on Beach

When you love someone, so deeply that it affected the core of your soul, there are no words to describe what it’s like being torn between being there for them in their time of need and taking care of other responsibilities that just can’t be put off … [Read more...]

2nd Chance at Life: The Life Quest

Smile Enjoy Life

Before an organ transplant, when you’re body is frail and you don’t know if you are going to live or die, your main goal is to stay alive long enough to get that transplant. Every moment it is about surviving long enough to witness the miracle of … [Read more...]

Swim: A Memoir of Survival (Book Review)

Bill Coon - SWIM Cover

Diving headfirst into the harshness of disease and the triumph of the miracle of life, double heart and kidney transplant survivor Bill Coon takes you along as he swims the choppy waters of his own life in his book Swim: A Memoir of Survival. In … [Read more...]