Starting over is not a failure. It’s a chance to charter the course we truly want.
The nurse took 4 alcohol pads and swabbed the catheter that was sticking out from my chest. She screwed in two long narrow plastic tubes into the catheter plugs, walked over to the machine and flipped it on. I felt the blood draining out of my body, pumping through the dialyzer, and returning the blood back into…
Being on kidney dialysis isn’t the only thing I’ve learned about my “new normal.” It’s learning how to talk again.
Five things I have learned so far in dialysis.