A Wonderful Life Indeed

Death comes with the withdrawal of futile care. The alternate comes with the decision to give the gift of life – organ donation.

Rescue the Dying: In Country

Her vulnerability breaks my heart, but her tenacity, beauty and will to live capture me.

Spare Parts: Final Cut

I’ve never felt better from a diabetes standpoint; the only problem now is that I’m dying.

Spare Parts: First Cuts are Deepest

Part 3 of an ER nurse’s experience as a patient.

Spare Parts: Part One

The story continues…   …and with a mix of excitement and trepidation I’m off on a 60 mile trip to the transplant center. I’m traveling alone as Amy is making plans to follow later in the day. I arrive around 4 a.m. and I’m ushered to the transplant floor. Here I learn my new pancreas is…… Continue reading Spare Parts: Part One