Countdown to 25 years and 25 ‘achievements’

It’s my crown/diamond/whatever you call it birthday on the 25th of November. Rather than be happy about it, I’ve been desperately avoiding the topic. Maybe I could be having a quarter-life crisis or something, if those are even possible, but I’m beginning to question what I’ve been doing with my life and what I should […]

A letter to my donor

  Dear Donor, I am writing this as we fast approach two years since the day you decided to give a part of yourself to me. I recently learnt something about you that honestly changed my whole perspective, not only towards my own life but towards others and the power we have to those around […]

Aiming for freedom (part one)

So through some miracle I have both landed and managed to survive for one month in this great land of America, that in itself is a true shocker. Ofcourse however to commemorate my one month here my body decided to develop an infection and send me into what the doctor described as septic shock … […]

One Month and Three Kidneys Later…

Waking up in ICU The lights were quite dim and I could only hear slight voices in the far distance, something about lungs. lungs… right lung…? slow…? collapsed…? While I sat there racking my brain, didn’t I have a kidney transplant?  What lungs, whats going on? eyes closed. Pain. More pain. I was drifting in […]