You know I've had diabetes for 51+ years. Don't know if I told you I
was put on peritoneal dialysis the first of August of 1997? Was doing
that for 17 months until my step-son donated a kidney for a transplant.
He is a U.S. Forest Service employee and was working at that in the
early eighties. At that time the U.S.F.S. was heavy into spraying
replanted cut-blocks with 24D, 245TS, and insecticides of various
flavors. So last January when I went for my quarterly blood work my
kidney function appeared the kidney was rejecting. To shorten a hectic
5 weeks the surgeon removed the cancerous kidney February 18th. The
docs told us the kidney came with the cancer. I'm clean, no signs of
cancer. I am on hemo dialysis until March 24 when I get to switch back
to PD. That will save us 3 235 mile trips a week! My gas bill for
March was at least $419.
So, I'm pushing to get back on the kidney list. I don't car what they
say, 71 is not too old. HaHa
Any way, good to hear from you.
BoP.S. Feeling fine.