I’m almost a month into the new job with DreamHost. When time flies, you know you’re having fun.
Within the company, we have a way we can “high-five” each other when they’ve helped us out or done something beneficial for someone else or the company overall. So here’s my public “high-five” to my new lead, Justin K., and everyone else, who’s made the transition smooth, not intimidating or overwhelming (ok, just a little overwhelming), and has already taught me a lot. Continue reading
Today marks my 15th year out from transplant and other than my recent hospitalization, for still some unknown reason, everything is going well. January marked the end of my experiment of not taking any anti-rejection medication as there was mild acute rejection found on the liver. Continue reading
July 13 marks the anniversary of my double organ (liver and small bowel) transplant; this year being my 14th year out. Every year that passes I grow more appreciative of the gift of life I received as I experience new things that I otherwise would have missed out on. I would have not have experienced graduation from high school, college, and university, my first job which I still enjoy to today, watching my brother’s family grow, my sister setting out on her career in radiology and hearing of her travels around the world, or my parents buying a lovely house in the mountains only to see it burn down in a fire, then to watch them rebuild it better than before and retire in it, the list could go on. I have been able to live 14 years in much better health than my prior 11 years aside from occasional set backs dealing with dehydration and kidney stones. Continue reading