DIALYSIS

12/5/19

Dialysis has been going well lately as far as my blood is cleaning well. Also, for the past couple of weeks, dialysis has been going smoothly and comfortably in my favor. The only thing I am concerned about right now is how much fluid out of my body and that I have to confer with …

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Dialysis Update

Life in the dialysis department has been going very well lately.  I have been able to find a comfortable sitting position that relieves the neck, back, and bottom from getting sore.  It is in recline mode as if I am laying in my bed at night.  Dialysis has been able to get done with less …

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Dialysis Update

For the past week, dialysis has been going well and smoothly.  Today was another fine dialysis day.  I could not have asked for more.  I was able to get 3.21 kilos of fluid out of me from my weekend excursion with a little extra fluid in my body.  I gained 4.3 kilos over the weekend.  …

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Dialysis Update

I have had one of those weeks at dialysis.  Dialysis went well and perfect today, but in reality, my social graces must be going out the window this week.  The tech and I had a heart to heart talk today about a couple of things I was called on.  If I do anything wrong, I will …

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Positional

I will still have anxiety and panic from time to time, and I will do my best not allowing fear to play its games with me when it comes to dialysis from this day forward. Dialysis has been successful for the week. This week has been very good. I have found a sitting position that …

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Successful Dialysis Day

Dialysis was very successful today.  The machine did not buzz too much.  My blood cleaned well.  We did not get to 3.15 kilos today because my blood pressure was 99/68 so the machine had to programmed to only clean my blood and stop taking fluid out at 2.9 kilos.  I usually get dizzy when my …

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Dialysis Update 11-7-19

Dialysis went well today.  In fact, the only time the machine went off was because the blood pressure cuff needed to be adjusted from time to time.  It was a nice change.  My blood is cleaning nicely and effectively.  T (female) is not working in the pod this week until Saturday so I have been …

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Dialysis Update

Dialysis is one thing I will not argue about when it comes to needing to do it now that my transplanted kidney, after 31 1/2 years, has stopped working correctly at the beginning of the year. Although I have had the catheter replaced once so far, I do not want to jinx the second catheter …

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