Death is a highly sensitive subject. I learned how to be comfortable with it.
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.
Have you ever felt “off center” once you start a form of dialysis, clean-living diet, or any type of body purge?