A New Ride on This Health Fair Grounds- Yah! (Sarcasm)
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / Kidney Failure / Till death do us part - We're Married

A New Ride on This Health Fair Grounds- Yah! (Sarcasm)


A new emotional rollercoaster ride that is Franklin’s health.  I didn’t want to write about it, but with my pregnancy hormones and life as it is, the extra bump is just too much to keep bottled up and I need to get it out of my mind and heart, if even for only for a short time … Continue reading

Another Early Morning Call Out
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / Kidney Failure / pregnant / Till death do us part - We're Married

Another Early Morning Call Out


I am in a deep sleep.  The kind where you you get some crust in your eyes.  But, it’s not much because at 4:45 am I get awoken in an all too familiar way…”LISA!”  I am wake and the house is silent.  I thought for a second I was dreaming.  Then I hear “can you … Continue reading

Hello, Hell…We Meet Again
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / Kidney Failure / Till death do us part - We're Married / Uncategorized

Hello, Hell…We Meet Again


The roller coaster ride reached a peak we haven’t been before in several years.  Talk of surgery.  Scary.  Every day was up and down.  Things come up that I had to still take care of outside of The Husband.  Here’s the past 6 days in one post: The Summary: Day 1 – It Starts Day … Continue reading

Internal Bleeding – It begins
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / I'll tell ya - Posts with Polls / Kidney Failure / Till death do us part - We're Married

Internal Bleeding – It begins


Having an urge to pee is a new sensation after years of End Stage Renal Failure.  It wasn’t pee that came out.  It was blood.  Lots of it.  The toilet bowl turned red.  My heart turned black. What is happening?  Of course Franklin’s defense mechanism went up and downplayed the seriousness.  It was Friday night.  Over … Continue reading

Trying to do Dialysis During the Remnants of Hurricane Sandy
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / I'll tell ya - Posts with Polls / Kidney Failure / Till death do us part - We're Married

Trying to do Dialysis During the Remnants of Hurricane Sandy


As Hurricane Sandy was barreling it’s way to our neck of the continent it was foreshadowed with pains in the hubby’s stomach the day before it was to hit.  Ugh…this is not good.  He didn’t do dialysis the night before as it was his scheduled day off.  His stomach has had twinges so he’s slept … Continue reading

Friendships and Kidney Failure – Hard to say goodbye to a close friend
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) / Kidney Failure

Friendships and Kidney Failure – Hard to say goodbye to a close friend


Many friendships as adults start at work.  It’s where we spend a large portion of our waking hours.  But, very few traverse the office cubicle and into our personal lives.  Our real life.  And even for the few who successfully run through the obstacle course of everyday life that fills our days, it’s difficult to … Continue reading