Earlier this afternoon, I learnt that the doctors were not going to proceed with my expected plasma exchange as the damage to my kidney was just too much. Irreversible kidney damage due to Goodpasture Syndrome. There is always hope. It may be in a different form from that expected earlier – but there is always hope. Continue reading there is always hope.
I don’t think I have had a day like Friday for Firsts first-time my entire family-of-origin came to see me in Dublin; they arrived just after my first bad reaction to a drip of platelets — I came out in a rash. they went to find food when I went downstairs for my first biopsy of a kidney. which was followed by my first dialysis session of an hour followed by first two hours of plasma exchange and finally I get back up to the ward and get some food — ham salad. looking forward to tomorrow, the biopsy results … Continue reading a day of firsts
To say I was scared is probably an understatement of the year for me. It is not often you enter A&E with vomiting and diarrhœa , and suspected dehydration and then within five days are being transferred to another hospital … Continue reading potential new diagnosis.