Tag Archives: COVID

Misinformation in the transplant community?

If you believed in your transplant team enough to have them cut into you, cut out an organ and sew in a donated one, why do you refuse to believe them when it comes to vaccines? Continue reading

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Do you trust your doctor? Your transplant center?

I trust my transplant team with my life. If it recommends something, I do it. If it says to avoid something, boom, it’s dead to me. Why wouldn’t I? Continue reading

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Why masks actually work

By Scott Linscott I’ve been spending a good deal of time doing some vaccine advocacy work and trying to answer misinformation with facts, hoping to maybe make an impact here and there. Being a solid organ transplant survivor, I have … Continue reading

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Some things confuse me.

By Scott Linscott I’ve been given a stuffy to take care of this morning. I am not supposed to put him down. Meanwhile, loud Lego construction work is happening on the floor nearby. I don’t know why I am responsible … Continue reading

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Cake is Good but Homemade Birthday Cake Ice Cream is Way Better!

By Scott Linscott I try to eat healthy most of the time but when I fall off the wagon, I fall hard. Back in 1901, that expression meant that the driver of the water cart, going around spraying down dusty … Continue reading

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I’m a weakling, wuss-baby, delicate snowflake.

It’s me. I admit it. I’m the reason so many Americans have their undies in a twist. It’s my fault. Eight years ago I was given a second chance at life with the gift of a liver transplant and now … Continue reading

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I feel like a shepherd in a hole

By Scott Linscott I feel like a shepherd who has fallen into a deep hole. Every now and then, I hear one of my sheep pass by, up there somewhere, or I catch a glimpse of a shadow, but I … Continue reading

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