We’re tracking our packages

The day is finally here! We’ve been at the hospital since 5:00 this morning. They took Daddy back at 7:15 to prep him for surgery, and the proceedure started around 8:20. Three hours later, they’ve managed to remove one of his massive kidneys. One more to go before Michelle’s can go in. We’re all sitting … Continue reading

Finding peace

(Check out the pretty flowers my coworkers sent me today. I work with some amazing people!) I know I updated y’all yesterday with the results of my renal ultrasound, and in response to some of the questions I’ve been asked, I thought I’d give a little better explanation of what Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) actually is. … Continue reading

Gotta have faith

Do you ever get the overwhelming sense that your world is spinning out of control and you have absolutely no way to slow it down or make it stop? *sigh* Me too. Daddy’s visit to UAB yesterday didn’t bring great news. It seems as though his kidney function has dropped again, meaning our time to … Continue reading

Help us fight for a cure

I’ll post a recap of my exciting weekend tomorrow — complete with pictures. But today, I have something more important that I need to talk about. I don’t know if I’ve ever blogged about it before, so I’m not sure how to start this post. Just bear with me if I repeat myself. Polycystic Kidney … Continue reading