5-Year Post Transplant Anniversary Celebration!

This week we celebrated my husband’s 5th Transplant Anniversary. It is amazing that after 5 years he has not had one bit of rejection from his perfect miracle lungs. We had heard so many stories going into the bilateral organ transplant that we didn’t know what to expect in the end. My wonderful husband had […]

Living Life Outside a Television Show

When CBS announced a new show about organ donation and transplantation, called Three Rivers, I jump up. “Finally!” I thought, “A show about something near and dear to my heart that would take organ donor awareness up a notch!” However, my excitement was short-lived. I’m not sure if it is because I am too close […]

Relieve Stress by Counting Your Blessings

Stress may come and stress may go but counting your blessings should never been far from thought. When the stress gets high, it is not time to think about car payments, the mortgage or mounting healthcare bills. This is the time when it is more important than anything else to remind yourself of those blessings […]

Success of Goals Through Your Passion

Truly passionate people succeed in reaching their goals. This goes for any avenue you pursue during your hopefully long and healthy life. Whether it is work, relationships or raising awareness – you have to have the passion before you can get anywhere. So, how to do you maintain that passion for a social cause such […]

Inspiration of the Slow Dance

Once in a blue moon do you read something that makes you take a step back and have an “aha” moment. Often it is not something you did not already know but rather something that you needed to be reminded. The little things in life are so easily forgotten in a world filled with cell […]

The Miracle of Life and Birthdays

It was 35 years ago this past weekend that the world was blessed with a beautiful baby boy who happened to have Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The parents did not know how sick he was until he came down with pneumonia at 2 months old and sweat tests confirmed that their beautiful baby boy, Greg, was […]

Miracles and the True Riches of Life

Why has this transplant blog fallen into such disrepair? Have I been so busy that I have forgotten from that which I came? The last 14 years have shown love, pain, joy, fear and the most important thing in the world – hope. My husband I have celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary just last month. […]