The long Road Ahead

The long road ahead

Hey Guys! First post since the kidney transplant, still quite surreal!   So here is a post explaining the whole situation in depth. I got a phone call for a cadaver Kidney on the 31st of October 2012, while I was at dialysis, at approximately seven o’clock in […]

Got a call

So I got a call this morning, from the transplant clinic. “Hi Stylianos, this is the transplant clinic, we have a kidney, are you ready?” “what?! How! When?” I almost wanted to ask if they were kidding. After this whole […]

Home Stretch!

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So these past few days have been confusing…   We were all hoping for transplant to happen on Tuesday, and as you all know by now it didn’t. So here is what happened. Without the plasmapheresis treatment I explained in […]

Treatment Starts

So last I posted I spoke about being able to finally have a transplant, and having a date for said transplant. Now I am going to explain what the treatment I am undergoing is, in more depth.   [image_frame style=”framed_shadow” […]

Spirits Uplifted!

So one of the biggest things weighing down on my head with this whole transplant process I have to go through in order to get a kidney, is all the unknown variables.   What are these variables? Well in order […]

Got a Date!

Finally we have answers!   After 2 challenging years of issues with Medical Aids, doctors and hospitals, we finally have answers to  “my” life’s burning questions.   OK so first a bit of back story… After having started dialysis approximately […]

1 Week later.

It has been 7 days since i have had my throat slit open by the blood hungry doctors. Unfortunately I am in more pain now then i was last week after surgery . OK ma bey its because I was […]

Out and about

So, Finally out of hospital again. I was recently admited into the sunninghill hospital for a second parathyroidectomy. The reason for this is that when i went the last time they only managed to find 3 of the 4 parathyroids […]