Life Without a Pancreas Five Years Post TP/AIT

May 19, 2016 Today is a special day for me. A day worth celebrating. 5 years ago today I spent 14 hours on the operating table while one of the best surgical transplant teams performed the complex, life-saving surgery and transplant called TP/AIT. My entire pancreas and spleen were removed along with part of my […]

Low Blood Pressure

Aug. 18, 2013 Just a fast update: Forgive me for not being able to respond to emails lately. The last week my blood pressure has been really low. It is low while sleeping, while waking and all throughout the day and night. I am very dizzy and it makes writing and reading very hard. I’m […]

Looking for Answers and Process of Elimination

Aug. 1, 2013 My internist is amazing!!!!! Saw him on Monday. His knowledge really impressed me and gave me much hope. He said he could give me a new medicine for my major headaches I’ve been having, but he said it could cause worse side effects in my case. So we are not going to […]

Good Thoughts, Smiles, Family and Friends

April 11, 2013 I feel like I have been a bit busy lately. I’ve been trying to balance rest, doctor visits and the most important thing…life and living. I’m sorry I haven’t been online much lately. I had to take a break. But I did want to give a quick update. I’ve been getting weekly […]