Category Archives: Liver disease

We have so much

We have so much. We’re rich by world standards but, by American standards, we’re middle class. That boggles my mind. My little girl, Damaris, has a family income of $187 a month. My little girl Tanya’s family lives on just … Continue reading

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At night is when my mind races and my heart pounds when the numbers come back bad. I try to reason, “it’s probably nothing,” but then, the what-ifs come to the surface. Last night I laid in bed chatting with … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty in the Rain

Some people are the “glass half empty” type. Others are “glass half full.”  Me? I try to be happy that I have a glass at all. Even an empty glass has potential. It’s easy to focus on the negatives in … Continue reading

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Approaching 5 years of surviving and thriving

May 7 will mark 5 years since my life-saving liver transplant. I am amazed at all the life I’ve squeezed into five quick years. My grandchildren have to be my greatest blessing, by far. As far as my health is … Continue reading

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Transplant: oils, supplements, drinks

After two messages and three emails this week asking me about cleanses, herbal remedies and oils, I need to be clear about some things. Yes, I had a liver transplant nearly 5 years ago and, yes, I am living healthier … Continue reading

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Dang it! I keep forgetting I’m not normal.

Transplant recipients have no doubt they are different the first year after surgery. Doctors appointments are frequent and blood lab visits are so often that most of us start to think we could draw our own blood at home if … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Linscotts

Merry Christmas! What an amazing year it has been for Robin and me! Since last Christmas our family has grown by two precious grandchildren. Calvin and Emma are such a joy to us and our noisy household is growing yet … Continue reading

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