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Here are our #TeamCanada bowlers at the #WorldTransplantGames in Newcastle, UK. Sending them lots of positive vibes from Vancouver!

Here are our #teamcanada bowlers at the #worldtransplantgames in Newcastle, UK. Sending them lots of positive vibes from Vancouver!

I am currently sitting alone in a coffee shop, that I drove myself to having coffee. All parts of that sentence were nearly impossible for me 3 months ago but today it is possible, on my 2 month heart birthday. Each day, I feel like I’m getting little bits and pieces of my life back and it is the most wonderful, beautiful, and humbling experience. 
But this post right here is about the one question everyone has asked me about “what is the thing you are most excited to do?” Run. The answer is and has always been run. To be able to move my body with confidence. To know that it won’t fail me. To trust. To trust my body after 5 years of oscillating between being so angry at it and trying to use as much loving kindness to heal it. 
Yesterday for the first time in over 5 years, I ran. And then I cried. Hard. And At the finish line (the “finish line” ran to me which was nice) was the arms of the one person who celebrates my victories, even my little ones, louder and with more intensity than anyone else. To a person who hates social media but somehow has become the videographer of my life because remembering these moments are so important to us. 
So today, my 2 month heart birthday is dedicated to celebrating running and to thanking you @shantabdo #hearttransplant #organdonation #liveyourtruth

I am currently sitting alone in a coffee shop, that I drove myself to having coffee. All parts of that sentence were nearly impossible for me 3 months ago but today it is possible, on my 2 month heart birthday. Each day, I feel like I’m getting littl

Happy birthday to my, my, my, my...#Lover 🥳🦖🦕 I hope today is the best birthday yet! I am so lucky to have you in my life and i can’t tell you how much you mean to me! You definitely make me a better person and i love how we can make anything situation a party  I love having fun with you and I love being yours! Thank you for all you do for me! Happy happy birthday my LOVER! (yes I did quote new @taylorswift )
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#cyster #fibro #cysticfibrosis #curecf #cfawareness #cf #organdonation #organdonationawareness #recycleyourself #donatelife #taylorswift #lungs4tiff #health #love #hope #TiffGotLungs #saltycysters #laugh #dream #cure #doublelungtransplant #transplant #Chronicloveclub #happybirthday #ily

Happy birthday to my, my, my, my...#lover 🥳🦖🦕 I hope today is the best birthday yet! I am so lucky to have you in my life and i can’t tell you how much you mean to me! You definitely make me a better person and i love how we can make anything situati

Ureteral stent removal after kidney transplantation: a stent is placed to hold the ureter open and maintain proper urine flow until the surgical connection between the transplanted ureter and the bladder heals. 
The stent is removed by #cystoscopy through the urethra. 
My experience: very painful, so glad it was a quick 2 min procedure. 
#getloudforkidneys #invisibleillness #organdonation #donatelife #ESRD #kidneychain #ckd #kidneyfailure #itonlytakesone #DoneVida #beanorgandonor #kidneytransplant 
#ureteralstent #kidneyforaginger

Ureteral stent removal after kidney transplantation: a stent is placed to hold the ureter open and maintain proper urine flow until the surgical connection between the transplanted ureter and the bladder heals. The stent is removed by #cystoscopy th

#tynebridge #wtg2019 #transplantsport #organdonation  #newcastleupontyne #home to the world transplant games 2019.
‪Beginning, middle & end of today’s individual time trial. Very happy with that. Won the scratch time by 53 seconds over 10km ️🇬🇧🥇 #OQRideFast #GBTxCyclists #WTG2019 #WorldChampionships #organdonation #winning @kask_cycling @niuwavebicicletes @ridefastcoaching @velotoze @nitewatches @gbtxteam @nhsorgandonor ‬

‪Beginning, middle & end of today’s individual time trial. Very happy with that. Won the scratch time by 53 seconds over 10km ️🇬🇧🥇 #oqridefast #gbtxcyclists #wtg2019 #worldchampionships #organdonation #winning @kask_cycling @niuwavebicicletes @ridefa

Day 3 - Swim Training and space golf. #thisisorgandonation #transplant #organdonation #shareyourwishes #passiton #wtg2019
What a whirlwind first day of racing! Today was amazing. I came 6th in my age cat and showed myself just how far I've come. 
Thank you for all the love and support that everyone has given. Resting up now ahead of the road race tomorrow. 
Will put a full report up after it's all finished and I've had time to let it all sink in. 
For those of you in the fundraising raffle my finishing time was 18.19. I'll work out the order of winners when I get home and start contacting people. 
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#wtg2019 #organdonation #givelife #passiton

What a whirlwind first day of racing! Today was amazing. I came 6th in my age cat and showed myself just how far I've come. Thank you for all the love and support that everyone has given. Resting up now ahead of the road race tomorrow. Will put a f

A fantastic day for #gbtransplantcyclists @worldtransplantgames I couldn’t be prouder of my mum watching her compete today and be part of a sport that includes and inspires from our youngest competitors to the eldest! The determination and skill shown by the riders taking part is incredible! Each has a story to share and none would be here without the life saving gift that is #organdonation every competitor, family member and friend cheers today in memory of a #donor and #donorfamily #PassItOn #GiftOfLife #remebering #sport #WTG2019 #smashingit

A fantastic day for #gbtransplantcyclists @worldtransplantgames I couldn’t be prouder of my mum watching her compete today and be part of a sport that includes and inspires from our youngest competitors to the eldest! The determination and skill show

Thank you to Coach and his family for coming to Midwestallpro Wrestling! Til next time!
#organdonation #prowrestling #dtsf

Thank you to Coach and his family for coming to Midwestallpro Wrestling! Til next time! #organdonation #prowrestling #dtsf

A new piece of tech allows these donated human lungs to stay alive outside of the body for up to 12 hours after retrieval. •
The B.C. Lung Transplant Program at VGH is one of four such programs in Canada and offers life-saving treatment for end-stage lung disease.
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The Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Program is centred around a new machine at Vancouver General Hospital that is paving the way for surgeons to provide better, stronger donor lungs with faster access to life-saving transplants. •
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Doctors at Vancouver General Hospital performed 50 double lung transplants in 2018. That number is expected to increase to about 60 using the ex vivo machine.
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The Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Program offers hope to all those on the wait-list,” said B.C. Lung Transplant Program provincial executive director Ed Ferre.
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Visuals by CBC’s @maggiemacmedia | Reporting by Jodi Muzylowski #health #science #organdonation #britishcolumbia #medicine #vancouver

A new piece of tech allows these donated human lungs to stay alive outside of the body for up to 12 hours after retrieval. • The B.C. Lung Transplant Program at VGH is one of four such programs in Canada and offers life-saving treatment for end-stage

Part 2 of What to Expect When You're Expecting a Kidney Transplant is live now (link in bio). Today's post covers the first few weeks of recovering at home. I hope it helps those of you that are living with CKD, are waiting for a transplant or have recently gone through it yourselves. Let me know what you think or if you have any questions. 
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Part 2 of "What to Expect When You're Expecting a Kidney Transplant" is live now (link in bio). Today's post covers the first few weeks of recovering at home. I hope it helps those of you that are living with CKD, are waiting for a transplant or have

A very inspirational week working as part of the therapy team at the @worldtransplantgames 🇬🇧 If you haven’t already.. please go to https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk and become an organ donor  #organdonation

A very inspirational week working as part of the therapy team at the @worldtransplantgames 🇬🇧 If you haven’t already.. please go to https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk and become an organ donor #organdonation

It takes lives to save lives. This is what organ donation is about, filling up someone’s missing piece. 
These fresh set of lungs are about to fill and shine up a new thoracic cavity!!
Lung transplantation is an accepted modality of treatment for advanced stage pulmonary disease that causes respiratory failure mainly in patients with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and restrictive lung diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis , cystic fibrosis, alpha1-antitrypsin disease, and primary pulmonary hypertension.
Transplantations aren't extremely common simply due to the small number of donor organs available, making the waiting list longer and longer. During a double-lung transplant, patient is hooked up to a heart-lung machine.

The surgery starts with the traditional incision used for bilateral lung transplantation, the clamshell incision, made under the patient's armpit, around to the sternum, and then back towards the other armpit. But the procedure may also be performed using separate bilateral sternal sparing anterior thoracotomies. 
Once the chest is entered, chest retractors are placed and the functionally worse side is transplanted first, with the intention of avoiding the need for extracorporeal support if possible. In the case of a quality difference between the donor lungs, for example, due to traumatic alterations or other minor impairments, the better lung will be transplanted first.
During the entire procedure, attention must be paid to avoid phrenic nerve injury.
Once the lung is collapsed, the blood vessels clumped or tied off, and cut at the corresponding bronchi. The new lung is then placed, the blood vessels reattached and bronchial anastomosis is performed in a single running suture technique. To make sure the lung is satisfactory before transplanting the other, a bronchoscopy is performed.

It takes lives to save lives. This is what organ donation is about, filling up someone’s missing piece. These fresh set of lungs are about to fill and shine up a new thoracic cavity!! Lung transplantation is an accepted modality of treatment for adv

While many people enjoy swimming for hours in the #summer, #transplant patients typically cannot. COTA Teen Brooklyn used to get so cold that she could not stay in the water long. She recently went #swimming for the first time since transplant, as shared by COTA Mom Angela: “After 11 weeks post-Transplant, she was finally able to swim. She was so excited and loved every minute of being in the water ... the first time in her almost 16 years of life that she was not blue/purple from being so cold in the water. She did not shiver or want to get out because she was freezing. (Even on the hottest days pre-transplant she would be blue from being cold.) Thank you so much to the #organdonor family for giving us this moment!” COTA is ecstatic about this wonderful #milestone! ‍️

While many people enjoy swimming for hours in the #summer , #transplant patients typically cannot. COTA Teen Brooklyn used to get so cold that she could not stay in the water long. She recently went #swimming for the first time since transplant, as sh

Tonight I visited you again dear brother. I turn 40 tomorrow, you never turned 30 and that feels bloody unfair. Still, you shall know that your spontaneity, trueness and unconditional love never dies. You live stronger within me every time I miss you, every time I cry. Like tonight. #brother #rip #familyneverdies #family #love #organdonation

Tonight I visited you again dear brother. I turn 40 tomorrow, you never turned 30 and that feels bloody unfair. Still, you shall know that your spontaneity, trueness and unconditional love never dies. You live stronger within me every time I miss you

I met a woman at a market I was at recently and she had just traveled to Ireland and I mentioned I would be in the UK this month competing at the @worldtransplantgames!
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She put my competition dates (Tuesday and Wednesday) in her calendar and told me she’s think about me. But she did more than that and I received this email tonight. ⠀
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It made my night as I prep for swimming events that I haven’t competed in for 2.5 to 3 decades!⠀
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All for a way to thank my amazing friend and kidney donor, Craig.

I met a woman at a market I was at recently and she had just traveled to Ireland and I mentioned I would be in the UK this month competing at the @worldtransplantgames ! ⠀ She put my competition dates (Tuesday and Wednesday) in her calendar and told m

24 years ago today I received a life saving gift from someone I did not know and I cannot thank him or his family, but he is always in my heart.
#livertrantsplant #organdonation #transplant #livertransplant

24 years ago today I received a life saving gift from someone I did not know and I cannot thank him or his family, but he is always in my heart. #livertrantsplant #organdonation #transplant #livertransplant

I’m sick enough again to warrant IV antibiotics, and I’m super bummed about it. Here’s a photo of me in healthier times. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Prince Edward Island, late last summer ️

I’m sick enough again to warrant IV antibiotics, and I’m super bummed about it. Here’s a photo of me in healthier times. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prince Edward Island, late last summer ️

Home after an amazing weekend in Rome, and I just had to share this with all of you 🇮🇹🥰
I absolutely 100% could not have gone here pre-transplant. Would have been pointless!! You see that first picture, that very high up terrace in the distance - thats a veranda up the top of Palatine Hill, with a panoramic view of the city. I walked up there, and thats after over an hour walking to, up & around the Colosseum 
You see that second picture, that huge, white, imposing building behind us? Thats the Altere della Patria, in Piazza Venezia. Those few pics that follow shows the steps and the height we climbed as we explored that incredibly beautiful place, and the breathtaking views were absolutely worth it.
Over the last 3 days we walked 28.1km, climbed 137 floors, and took 42231 steps (granted thats a rough estimate on a phone app, but still!) And all in 30°+ heat!! Factor 50 was applied and re-applied, a hell of alot of water was drank, and yes at times I started to struggle, but I did it!! 
The trip to Rome - something I've wanted to do since I was a kid (#historygeek) - was the best present I could have asked for for my 30th, so thankyou to my wonderful fiance  And the ability to do it was the best gift I could ever hope for, and one for which I will be forever grateful to my donor & her family! 
Laura xx
#cysterwhofightsuk #cysticfibrosis #cfwarrior #lungtransplant #transplant #transplantrecipient #newlungsnewlife #organdonation #nhsorganregister #rome #rometrip #lookwhatidid #mintstowesontour

Home after an amazing weekend in Rome, and I just had to share this with all of you 🇮🇹🥰 I absolutely 100% could not have gone here pre-transplant. Would have been pointless!! You see that first picture, that very high up terrace in the distance - tha

Know the facts! #GiveHopeShareLife www.sharelifemidwest.com #organdonation #organtransplantation

Know the facts! #givehopesharelife www.sharelifemidwest.com #organdonation #organtransplantation

After a brief break from the grills to get over a pesky back injury, we’re finally back on the road again this week and delighted to make our return at the World Transplant Games 2019. Specifically down at the lush @thenmbrlandclub for the tennis. The tournament is taking place Weds 21st & Thurs 22nd from 9am - 7pm. We’ll be there for the duration and we’re looking forward to meeting the competitors and their families, I get the feeling it will be an inspiring and emotional few days. Very proud to be involved with such an amazing event. So if you fancy watching a bit of tennis with a grilled cheese sandwich, get yourself down this week. If you don’t fancy a grilled cheese sandwich, get yourself along anyway and support a great event. The weather looks like it’s going to be kind, the venue is fantastic and you get to see some truly inspirational athletes compete. If you can’t make it, text WTG2019 to 70300 to donate £3 and support a very worthwhile cause. #wtg2019 #newcastle #northumberlandclub #poweredbythegiftoflife #passiton #worldtransplantgames #worldtransplantgames2019 #organdonation #charity #jesmond #tennis #teamgb #northeast #teamgreatbritain

After a brief break from the grills to get over a pesky back injury, we’re finally back on the road again this week and delighted to make our return at the World Transplant Games 2019. Specifically down at the lush @thenmbrlandclub for the tennis. Th

Preparing for your Transplant
How can I prepare myself while I’m waiting for my transplant?
Waiting for a donor organ can be a stressful experience, especially because the amount of time you’ll have to wait is unknown. There are many things you can do to prepare yourself while you wait for a donor lung to become available. Changing your lifestyle before your transplant will help you adjust after the transplant.
Below are some guidelines to follow:
* Try to stay as healthy as possible by carefully following the recommendations of the Lung Transplant Team.
* Take your medicines as they are prescribed and notify your transplant coordinator if antibiotics are prescribed, if your steroid dose changes or if you are hospitalized for any reason.
Follow the dietary guidelines provided by your dietitian
* Weight management is very important while waiting for your transplant. Your dietitian will recommend a weight range for you to maintain.
* We require that you quit drinking alcohol, especially if you drank heavily in the past (two or more drinks per day, including beer and wine).
* Perform your breathing exercises and maintain your exercise program, as directed by your physician.
* Stop and rest if you experience any discomfort, shortness of breath or chest pain during any activity.
* A physical therapist can work with you to plan and develop an exercise program that will give you the greatest benefit before and after transplantation.
* Continue your enrollment in a local pulmonary rehabilitation program and remain firm in your commitment to the program.
These are all important ways to prepare you for that extraordinary moment in life when you receive your lungs. 
#breatheforsheila  Please check out my website at: breatheforsheila.org

Preparing for your Transplant How can I prepare myself while I’m waiting for my transplant? Waiting for a donor organ can be a stressful experience, especially because the amount of time you’ll have to wait is unknown. There are many things you can d

Thanks so @macys in #McAllen for helping save lives through the power of organ donation!
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Thanks so @macys in #mcallen for helping save lives through the power of organ donation! - - - - - - - #donatelife #donatelifetexas #donevida #donevidatexas #organ #donor #donation #organdonor #organdonation #organtransplant #hero #legacy #life #lov

My how far Trey has come in a year! He was in heart failure in the hospital last year, hooked up to a machine that pumped his heart for him. This year he is home, with a transplanted healthy, beautiful heart and is starting first grade. It was such an emotional sight to see today because we know what it’s taken to get Trey here. It is such mighty miracle to be a part of. #grateful
#treystrong #vadiator #play4trey #heartwarrior #hearttransplant #organdonation #organdonationawareness #donatelife #dilatedcardiomyopathy  @kelseyann_05

My how far Trey has come in a year! He was in heart failure in the hospital last year, hooked up to a machine that pumped his heart for him. This year he is home, with a transplanted healthy, beautiful heart and is starting first grade. It was such a

Myth: I don't need to register as an organ and tissue donor, I'll just put it in my will. Fact: By the time your will is read, it will be too late for you to be a donor. Make sure that your wish to become an organ and tissue donor is honored by registering today!

Myth: I don't need to register as an organ and tissue donor, I'll just put it in my will. Fact: By the time your will is read, it will be too late for you to be a donor. Make sure that your wish to become an organ and tissue donor is honored by regis

I’m not sure if it’s the McDonald’s that’s put that smile on his face or the good news we had at clinic this morning! The dr was pleased with Calum and said the wheezing and coughing isn’t altogether unusual. He was reassured by the small improvement that’s been felt in the last few days and said in time it should resolve itself. It’s frustrating when there’s no quick fix but what an absolute relief it is to know it’s nothing to be too concerned about. Calum’s lung function was down slightly, no doubt as a result of the wheezing, however his x-ray was the best it’s been. All that problematic pleuritic fluid that caused weeks of grief and anxiety in the early weeks post transplant has officially disappeared! What a pleasure it is to be heading back up north today. God is good! Thank you to everyone that’s been praying for Calum. We know our prayers are always heard. 
#cysticfibrosis #cysticfibrosislife #cysticfibrosisawareness #cysticfibrosisfighter #cf #cflife #cfawareness #cffighter #cfwarrior #cfspouse #husbandandwife #lungtransplant #doublelungtransplant #doublelungtransplantrecipient #organdonation #godisgood #godisfaithful #answertoprayer #faithfulgod #dayatclinic

I’m not sure if it’s the McDonald’s that’s put that smile on his face or the good news we had at clinic this morning! The dr was pleased with Calum and said the wheezing and coughing isn’t altogether unusual. He was reassured by the small improvement

Cha ching!! Beyond chuffed! These two meant a lot to me. Gold in the individual time trial and gold in the mixed time trial today. Onto the road race tomorrow 🥇🥇🇬🇧 #OQRideFast #OQServiceCourse #WorldChamps #WTG2019 #Newcastle #kidney #transplant #organdonation #winning #alive #happy

Cha ching!! Beyond chuffed! These two meant a lot to me. Gold in the individual time trial and gold in the mixed time trial today. Onto the road race tomorrow 🥇🥇🇬🇧 #oqridefast #oqservicecourse #worldchamps #wtg2019 #newcastle #kidney #transplant #org

We are back in Market Square today until 2pm at the @downtownpitt Health & Wellness Fair! Next week is our last week in the Square for the summer, which means you are running out of time to enter our awesome basket raffle!

Stop by to enter to win, or to learn more about nonalcoholic fatty Liver Disease and/or the benefits of yoga.

PLUS, if you or someone you know owns a health and/or wellness business (including healthy food) I want to chat with you! I’m partnering up with my friends at @ventiseiwinery and @mysocalled90sband for a “90’s Fit Fest” at @gilfillanfarm in Upper St. Clair on 10/20. We will have limited vendor opportunities to ensure all vendors find their involvement to be worthwhile and of great value. 
#fitness #health #wellness #nafld #nash #liverdisease #yoga #pittsburghyoga #yogapittsburgh #yogabusiness #organdonation #peace #love #kindness #livewell

We are back in Market Square today until 2pm at the @downtownpitt Health & Wellness Fair! Next week is our last week in the Square for the summer, which means you are running out of time to enter our awesome basket raffle! Stop by to enter to win, o

Organ donation is the most life changing gift you could ever give, and it costs you nothing. ️ It’s not as simple as saying you’d like to be an organ donor, please make your wishes known to your family and have this discussion with them. It’s also helpful to have this in your advance directive / living will or other legal documentation so that your next of kin will not have to try to figure out (or argue over) your wishes. 
I have seen advance directives and living wills overridden by family members in the ER and ICU because as one doc told me “the dead patient won’t thank you but the living family might sue you”. 🤷‍️
Again, for the people in the back: MAKE SURE YOUR FAMILY KNOWS YOUR WISHES, HAVE THESE CONVERSATIONS. It doesn’t matter your age or health status, unfortunately terrible things can happen to anyone at any time. I often will randomly ask my husband “hey, do I want to be cremated? Do I want to be an organ donor? Do I want to be kept alive on a ventilator? Where do I want my ashes scattered?” Etc to the point where now he rolls his eyes and answers with all my wishes PRECISELY how I want them. Another tip: spouses are default next of kin unless you have legal designation otherwise. So MAKE SURE YOUR SPOUSE KNOWS YOUR WISHES and it’s helpful to give your family the heads up too. 
I know all of this sounds blatantly obvious but most people don’t talk about these things with their loved ones until it’s too late. I have been directly involved with organ donation in the past and it is an absolute miracle for the recipients as well as a source of peace for the donor families. .
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Organ donation is the most life changing gift you could ever give, and it costs you nothing. ️ It’s not as simple as saying you’d like to be an organ donor, please make your wishes known to your family and have this discussion with them. It’s also he

The World Transplant Games are back in the UK for the first time since 1995 and will be hosted in Newcastle and Gateshead this week!
Good luck to all participants who have been given a second  chance to live life to the full ️
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#save9lives #savelives #organdonation #nhs #yesidonate #nhsorgandonor #livelifegivelife #raisingawarenes#donorcard #organtransplant #worldtransplantgames #transplantlife #hearttransplant  #chronicillness #life #health #law #legislation #sport #change #awareness #speaklife #2020 #england #campaign #games #secondchance #newcastle

The World Transplant Games are back in the UK for the first time since 1995 and will be hosted in Newcastle and Gateshead this week! Good luck to all participants who have been given a second chance to live life to the full ️ ⠀ #passiton #save9live

Monday is a day of beginnings and new starts. It’s a day where the week is before you and possibilities are endless.
Contact Tissue Resources today to learn more about donating your birth tissues! contact@tissueresources.com
#tissueresources #donation #organdonation #organdonor #blooddonation #cordblood #donatehope #donatelife

Monday is a day of beginnings and new starts. It’s a day where the week is before you and possibilities are endless. Contact Tissue Resources today to learn more about donating your birth tissues! contact@tissueresources.com #tissueresources #donatio

Morning update

Amira had a good night. She slept all night and is still sleeping now. The plan is to pull her pacing wires at some point today. Please pray for a uneventful day and for amira to get more fluid off of her

#CHD #DonateLife #congenitalheartdefect #heartransplant #organdonation #heartwarrior #endthewait #fuckchd #1in100 #ecmo #lifesupport #SickKidsVS #piccline #singleventricle #myheartkid #chdwarrior #zipperclub #gtubebaby #prayers

Morning update Amira had a good night. She slept all night and is still sleeping now. The plan is to pull her pacing wires at some point today. Please pray for a uneventful day and for amira to get more fluid off of her #chd #donatelife #congenital

Archery at Gateshead International Stadium sponsored by True Potential #WTG2019 #PassItOn #PoweredByTheGiftOfLife #transplants #organdonation #sport #socialmobility #NHS

Archery at Gateshead International Stadium sponsored by True Potential #wtg2019 #passiton #poweredbythegiftoflife #transplants #organdonation #sport #socialmobility #nhs

Archery at Gateshead International Stadium sponsored by True Potential #WTG2019 #PassItOn #PoweredByTheGiftOfLife #transplants #organdonation #sport #socialmobility #NHS

Archery at Gateshead International Stadium sponsored by True Potential #wtg2019 #passiton #poweredbythegiftoflife #transplants #organdonation #sport #socialmobility #nhs

My first byline for @washingtonpost
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This wasn’t easy to write. I imagine it won’t be easy to read. But there’s a mama in my community that’s doing life without her son right now because he died waiting on a donor. It is a hard conversation we need to be having.
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#amwriting #organdonation #donatelife #pediatricorgandonation #journalist #donatelifeamerica

My first byline for @washingtonpost . This wasn’t easy to write. I imagine it won’t be easy to read. But there’s a mama in my community that’s doing life without her son right now because he died waiting on a donor. It is a hard conversation we need

So great to see Kate on This time next year after finally receiving her kidney and pancreas transplant after 8 long years wait @kittyk_inked  #becomeanorgandonor #kidneypancreastransplant #renalfailure #kidneyfailure #organdonation #thistimenextyear #hopefullymesoon @channel9

So great to see Kate on This time next year after finally receiving her kidney and pancreas transplant after 8 long years wait @kittyk_inked #becomeanorgandonor #kidneypancreastransplant #renalfailure #kidneyfailure #organdonation #thistimenextyear

#Repost Join @taya_leforte and take the #mylegacypledge to donate your brain at. ConcussionFoundation.org/Pledge. Every pledge gets their own customized brain donor card sent in the mail!
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I firmly believe every athlete should donate their brain to concussion research. Being part of @concussionmtl and running the concussion support group for Montreal has really opened my eyes to the lack of resources and research dedicated to concussions. #mylegacypledge

#repost Join @taya_leforte and take the #mylegacypledge to donate your brain at. ConcussionFoundation.org/Pledge. Every pledge gets their own customized brain donor card sent in the mail! ・・・ I firmly believe every athlete should donate their brain t

Especially if you do not need it anymore!! Register as an organ and tissue donor TODAY at www.beadonor.ca
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Especially if you do not need it anymore!! Register as an organ and tissue donor TODAY at www.beadonor.ca . . . #livergiver #livingdonor #liverdonor #givelife #giftoflife #beadonor #beahero #donatelife #savelives #savealife #saveastranger #superhero

Important day in my recovery!! Finally my stitches are out from my cornea transplant!! Blessed and thankful that everything is going amazing!!!️️️
Many thanks to that marvelous stranger that gave me the ultimate gift  of love !!! .
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Important day in my recovery!! Finally my stitches are out from my cornea transplant!! Blessed and thankful that everything is going amazing!!!️️️ Many thanks to that marvelous stranger that gave me the ultimate gift of love !!! . . . #feelingblesse

It’s my other half’s birthday today! Happy happy birthday from Oregon to Pennsylvania @valavalour! Val is nice enough to take care of my left kidney from now on  Have a stellar day my baby! Love you!  #kidneyrecipient #happybirthday #kidneydonation #organdonation #coasttocoastkidney #donatelife #shareyourspare #loveher #solokidneybean #portlandtopittsburgh

It’s my other half’s birthday today! Happy happy birthday from Oregon to Pennsylvania @valavalour ! Val is nice enough to take care of my left kidney from now on Have a stellar day my baby! Love you! #kidneyrecipient #happybirthday #kidneydonation #

Du fyller 56 år imorgon men du fick påhälsning idag jäkla vad ogräs det var på graven förlåt jag har haft mycket ️ saknar dig på jorden fast jag har en ny kärlek tack för att du har funnits & trodde alltid på mig Happy Birthday ️ #jagvilltackalivet #dufattaspåjorden #bästskyddsängel #organdonation #livertransplant #lungtransplant #transplantation #enkampomattandas

Du fyller 56 år imorgon men du fick påhälsning idag jäkla vad ogräs det var på graven förlåt jag har haft mycket ️ saknar dig på jorden fast jag har en ny kärlek tack för att du har funnits & trodde alltid på mig Happy Birthday ️ #jagvilltackalivet #

Moises’ transplant journey began when his doctor diagnosed him with kidney disease during an evaluation for Gastric Bypass surgery.

The progression of Moises’ kidney disease started slowly but increased over the next five years. He knew that he would soon need dialysis but always thought a transplant would come first.

Moises is a hairdresser and owns his own business. At the time, he discovered that he needed a second job so he could obtain better medical benefits.

Around two years ago, he became very ill and ended up on emergency dialysis. He was admitted to the hospital and could no longer work.

However, he discovered that he had clients that were interested in being his living donor.

Two of his clients had a mutual friend, Shelley, who expressed interested in donating. When she got tested and found out that she was not a match, she then suggested kidney paired exchange.

Moises was visiting his parents in Florida when he received a call from Shelley. She called to tell Moises that a match was found for her kidney. She was going to become a donor, which meant Moises’ life was about to change.

Through kidney paired exchange, Shelley donated to a stranger, and Moises received a kidney from an anonymous donor from Ohio.

Both Moises and Shelley had successful surgeries. Moises met Shelley for the first time at the hospital. “We were instant friends,” he said. “When I met her, I couldn’t stop crying.” Shelley was previously a surrogate for three families. When she exceeded the age for surrogacy, she decided she wanted to donate a kidney.

Shelley even started a fundraiser to help Moises with medical bills. The fundraiser raised more than $11,000. “The fundraiser really helped me with medical bills and medication expenses,” he said. “I try to save as much money as I can.” Moises noted that he worries about the 36-month limit that Medicare will pay for immunosuppressive drugs.

Post-transplant, Moises is doing well. He joined a square-dancing club and does everything he can to keep himself healthy.
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Moises’ transplant journey began when his doctor diagnosed him with kidney disease during an evaluation for Gastric Bypass surgery. The progression of Moises’ kidney disease started slowly but increased over the next five years. He knew that he woul

40 years of heart transplants; 40 years of saving lives. ️ Today marks the 40th anniversary of the first successful UK heart transplant that took place at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge. Since 1979, more than 8000 heart transplants have been performed, bringing the gift of life to patients all over the UK.
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40 years of heart transplants; 40 years of saving lives. ️ Today marks the 40th anniversary of the first successful UK heart transplant that took place at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge. Since 1979, more than 8000 heart transplants have bee

I feel that if you have the ability to help somebody, you should do so. For my 50th birthday, I decided to do something for someone else instead of myself
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In this month's episode of 'Voices in Transplantation at Weill Cornell Medicine', Margaret discusses why she became a living donor through the #pairedexchangeprogram. We hope her words inspire others to consider altruistic kidney donation. Thank you so much Margaret!
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"I feel that if you have the ability to help somebody, you should do so. For my 50th birthday, I decided to do something for someone else instead of myself" . . In this month's episode of 'Voices in Transplantation at Weill Cornell Medicine', Margare

Experience ConnectLife Connect Four at the Bucket List Bash this upcoming Thursday, August 22nd! 
We are 4 days away! You still have time to buy tickets -  bucketlistbash.com

Experience ConnectLife Connect Four at the Bucket List Bash this upcoming Thursday, August 22nd! We are 4 days away! You still have time to buy tickets - bucketlistbash.com

We all get one life, but maybe you can gift one too. With our Bajaj Allianz Medical Insurance policies, we have got you covered for organ donation expenses.
Read more about our policies - http://bit.ly/BAGIC-Rakshabandhan
#CaringlyYours #OrganDonation #GiftOfProtection

We all get one life, but maybe you can gift one too. With our Bajaj Allianz Medical Insurance policies, we have got you covered for organ donation expenses. Read more about our policies - http://bit.ly/BAGIC-Rakshabandhan #caringlyyours #organdonatio

We are delighted that @TransplantToys will be joining us again at our Glasgow Bridges Walk on Sunday 1 September!
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Supporting Kidney Research UK is important to Chloe, Transplant Toys founder, and her family. “Kidney Research UK fight tirelessly to raise money for life-saving research and raise awareness about kidney disease and organ donation. But it’s more than a charity, it’s a community filled with incredible people.”
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Chloe received a life-saving living donor kidney transplant from her mum in 2016 and is giving walkers the chance to win this one of a kind living donor bunny toy – come to the Transplant Toys table on the day to buy your tickets ️
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Sign up for the walk by visiting the link in our bio.
#TEAMKIDNEY #kidneyresearchuk #kidney #transplant #dialysis #organdonation #scotland #glasgow #walk #endthewaitinglist

We are delighted that @transplanttoys will be joining us again at our Glasgow Bridges Walk on Sunday 1 September! . Supporting Kidney Research UK is important to Chloe, Transplant Toys founder, and her family. “Kidney Research UK fight tirelessly to

Make someone feel complete again, fill the void of #organ #donation. In #India, there is a huge gap between the demand and supply of organs required for #transplant. Pledge to donate your organs. Give a missed call on 88 26 26 26 26 or visit, www.organdonationday.in.  #MakeItHappen
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#organdonation #organdonationdrive #organdonor #BeAnOrganDonor #donateorgans #pledgetobeadonor

Make someone feel complete again, fill the void of #organ #donation . In #india , there is a huge gap between the demand and supply of organs required for #transplant . Pledge to donate your organs. Give a missed call on 88 26 26 26 26 or visit, www.org

I pledged my organs today. 
I'm proud that one day I might save upto 8 lives. 
Yuvraj Singh and his comeback after his liver transplant is a great inspiration for me. 
#organdonation
Now imagine this, you are booking your train tickets late, probably for some important purpose (imagine something you really love and long for). And now you are on the wait list admist so many passengers. And you keep on checking up with your PNR no. then and now whether your ticket got confirmed. 
And the same applies here to thousands of people standing in the wait list to receive organs. Counting their days, waiting for a ray of hope in their lives, wishing to live a long life with their loved ones. 
And some who have tickets realises there's no purpose for them to reach the destination. So they plan to leave their tickets for someone who desperately needs it. 
You get a chance to get the ticket, and it's a happily ever after ending. 
And the real super heroes are the few who chose to leave their tickets (organs) and didn't chose to carry them to ashes. 
Souls go to heaven not organs. 
And there are plenty of myths in the minds of people than facts. 
Are you a organ donor or planning to be one? Then you have my heart

I pledged my organs today. I'm proud that one day I might save upto 8 lives. Yuvraj Singh and his comeback after his liver transplant is a great inspiration for me. #organdonation Now imagine this, you are booking your train tickets late, probably

Back from a brilliant weekend at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle and Gateshead.

As well as supporting our friend and GB athlete John Moore, @emslemsgottfried and I did the 5k Gift of Life Run.

I also got some superb pin badges for my collection.

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#giftofliferun #worldtransplantgames #transplantgames #transplantsport #passiton #poweredbythegiftoflife #westfieldhealth #newcastlegateshead #newcastle #gateshead #sport #sports #organdonation #mascot #mascots #olympin #5k #5krun #medal #olympinclub #otherolympics #theotherolympics #nhsorgandonation #wtg2019 #wtg19

Back from a brilliant weekend at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle and Gateshead. As well as supporting our friend and GB athlete John Moore, @emslemsgottfried and I did the 5k Gift of Life Run. I also got some superb pin badges for my collec

Special people, unforgettable moments, and amazing connections. The annual Gift of Life Walk & Run is an incredible day when our community comes together to celebrate organ and tissue donors, their loved ones, the recipients of their generosity, and provide hope to those who are waiting for a hero. If your closest family member or best friend needed a life-saving transplant, you’d hope for every effort to make it happen, and do anything you could to assist. Every hopeful recipient is that irreplaceable person in someone’s life. #lifebanc #giftoflife #organdonation

Special people, unforgettable moments, and amazing connections. The annual Gift of Life Walk & Run is an incredible day when our community comes together to celebrate organ and tissue donors, their loved ones, the recipients of their generosity, and

I’m trying to reach higher. I guess bears show dominance by how high the mark. The big boy who made this mark was at the bottom of the cut. I had the right wind and was able to watch him. This morning as I did my good morning workout at home. I thought about how lucky I am to be packing 35 plus pound pack +gun +my clothing almost five miles through hilly terrain. It all started with one step up a stair after transplant. That’s what we need to do. Keep moving and keep going. One step is better than no steps. Less anxiety less fatigue more confidence. Let’s go!!!‍️#hearttransplant #organdonation #organrecipient

I’m trying to reach higher. I guess bears show dominance by how high the mark. The big boy who made this mark was at the bottom of the cut. I had the right wind and was able to watch him. This morning as I did my good morning workout at home. I thoug

He has pledged to donate his organs & tissues. .
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Have you?
We thank Mr. Vivian Das Barman for his kind gesture towards this noble cause.

#organdonation #donateorgans #beanorgandonor️ #savelives #superman #inspiration #supportthenoblecause #deceasedorgandonation #zubleefoundation #assam #northeast #guwahati #thelandofimmortals

He has pledged to donate his organs & tissues. . . . . . Have you? We thank Mr. Vivian Das Barman for his kind gesture towards this noble cause. #organdonation #donateorgans #beanorgandonor️ #savelives #superman #inspiration #supportthenoblecause #d

Spomini na naš prvi informativni dan za bolnike z limfomom in levkemijo v Mariboru, ki smo ga organizirali skupaj s @limfom.levkemija. 
Hvala @limfom.levkemija in @dajsenaseznam za povabilo k soorganizaciji!

#darujinrešuj #bonemarrowdonation #organdonation #careforothers #blooddonation #helpingothers #caringforothers #love #kindness #donation #leukemia #limfoma

Spomini na naš prvi informativni dan za bolnike z limfomom in levkemijo v Mariboru, ki smo ga organizirali skupaj s @limfom.levkemija. Hvala @limfom.levkemija in @dajsenaseznam za povabilo k soorganizaciji! #darujinrešuj #bonemarrowdonation #organd

SWIPE ️ Follow the incredible journey of Danika Cross’ kidney transplant experience. Warning: contains shots of surgery 
1️⃣ “She’s literally giving me some of her life, so I can have some of mine back”
2️⃣ The process must be millimetre perfect, carefully sculpting the #organ for its new owner 
3️⃣ “We’re so thankful #organdonation exists...”
To watch the full video and read more about Danika’s story, click the link in our bio. .
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SWIPE ️ Follow the incredible journey of Danika Cross’ kidney transplant experience. Warning: contains shots of surgery 1️⃣ “She’s literally giving me some of her life, so I can have some of mine back” 2️⃣ The process must be millimetre perfect, car

Did someone say it’s Monday?  I’ll just blend in like I’m part of the bed and maybe they won’t notice me. 🥺 Lol! 🤣 Sorry, there’s no hiding it, it is definitely Monday ! 

#breatheforsheila

Go to my website at: breatheforsheila.org

Did someone say it’s Monday? I’ll just blend in like I’m part of the bed and maybe they won’t notice me. 🥺 Lol! 🤣 Sorry, there’s no hiding it, it is definitely Monday ! #breatheforsheila Go to my website at: breatheforsheila.org

717-277-1648 #calltohelp saw this truck,if you or someone you know can help call! If not,repost. #organdonation #kidney #herowanted #apositive #bluetruck #highway #photooftheday #igers

717-277-1648 #calltohelp saw this truck,if you or someone you know can help call! If not,repost. #organdonation #kidney #herowanted #apositive #bluetruck #highway #photooftheday #igers

Did you know that the possibility of you needing an organ donation or a close member of yours,  at some point in your life, is much bigger than the possibility of being able to donate once you die?
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And did you know that an organ donor could save up 8 lives and a tissue donor could heal up more than 75 people?
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 An adventure of a real survivor and the greatness of organ donation!
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Review in bio! ️
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#Bookworm #bookexplorer #BookObsessed #bookaholic #booknerd

Did you know that the possibility of you needing an organ donation or a close member of yours,  at some point in your life, is much bigger than the possibility of being able to donate once you die? - And did you know that an organ donor could save up

Van'da yaşayan İdris Acar'a (29) karın ağrısı ve vücudundaki şişlikler nedeniyle gittiği hastanede böbrek yetmezliği teşhisi konuldu. İlaç ve diyaliz tedavisine başlayan İdris Acar'a kardeşi Metin Acar (25) böbreğini vermek için gönüllü oldu. Metin Bey'in böbreği tıbben uyumlu olduğu belirlenince merkezimizde yapılan başarılı böbrek nakli operasyonuyla İdris Bey'e nakledildi. Ağabeyim için canımı bile veririm diyen Metin Acar hiç çekinmeden bağışçı olmaya karar verdim, ilerleyen günlerde durumunun daha da ağırlaşacağını düşündükçe uykularım kaçıyordu dedi. İki kardeşinde sağlık durumları gayet iyi. Acar ailesine mutlu, sağlıklı bir hayat sürmelerini diliyoruz. Organ bağışı koşulsuz sevgidir. Haydi organ bağışına!  #akdenizorgannakli #bağışlayın #canacankatın #canımolurmusun #nakil #organ #organnakli #organtransplantation #organbağışı #organdonation #transplant #organnaklihayatkurtarır #hayatdevametsin #yaşam #sağlık #health #live #savelife #antalya

Van'da yaşayan İdris Acar'a (29) karın ağrısı ve vücudundaki şişlikler nedeniyle gittiği hastanede böbrek yetmezliği teşhisi konuldu. İlaç ve diyaliz tedavisine başlayan İdris Acar'a kardeşi Metin Acar (25) böbreğini vermek için gönüllü oldu. Metin B

חתימה על כרטיס אדי היא מעשה קטן אומנם אך בעל משמעות גדולה!
הצטרפו למאות אלפי ישראלים שחתמו כבר על כרטיס אדי...
לחתימה >> לינק בביו
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חתימה על כרטיס אדי היא מעשה קטן אומנם אך בעל משמעות גדולה! הצטרפו למאות אלפי ישראלים שחתמו כבר על כרטיס אדי... לחתימה >> לינק בביו #כרטיסאדי #אדי . . . . . . . #כלישראלחותמיםזהלזה #גם_לי_יש_אדי #אדי_הצלת_חיים #להציל_חיים #organdonation #organdonor #d

Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Chennai in association with Smart Vision and Diabetes Clinic & Rotary College of Chennai Spotlight organized Organ Donation Camp to mark International Organ Donation Day on August 14th, 2019. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated in the event to create awareness about organ donation.

#hcas #hcaschennai #organdonationcamp #instacause #donors #saviours #savealife #organdonation #livetwice #registertosavelives #organsuperheroes #steptohcas #savelives #Organdonationchallenge #sayidonate #NotallHeroesWearCapes

Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Chennai in association with Smart Vision and Diabetes Clinic & Rotary College of Chennai Spotlight organized Organ Donation Camp to mark International Organ Donation Day on August 14th, 2019. Our heartfelt thank

When one man’s desperation to avoid death meets another man’s desperation to get out of poverty, middlemen are the only ones who profit.

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#tcm #thecentrummedia #pakistan #pakistannews #povetry #organdonation #organtrafficking

When one man’s desperation to avoid death meets another man’s desperation to get out of poverty, middlemen are the only ones who profit. __________________________________________________ #tcm #thecentrummedia #pakistan #pakistannews #povetry #orga

Dr. Santosh Shetty, CEO and Executive Director at @kokilabenhospital talks about the importance of #organ #donation and why is it the need of the hour. Support the noble cause and pledge your organs. To sign up as a donor visit, www.organdonationday.in
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Dr. Santosh Shetty, CEO and Executive Director at @kokilabenhospital talks about the importance of #organ #donation and why is it the need of the hour. Support the noble cause and pledge your organs. To sign up as a donor visit, www.organdonationday.

Life after Peritoneal Dialysis and then 8 years ago a kidney transplant be like....#health #kidney #kidneytransplant #organdonation #ckd #fortlauderdale #alwayssummerhere @kidneygroup @corchado718

Life after Peritoneal Dialysis and then 8 years ago a kidney transplant be like....#health #kidney #kidneytransplant #organdonation #ckd #fortlauderdale #alwayssummerhere @kidneygroup @corchado718

We're so proud to be supporting the @worldtransplantgames and promoting future organ donation with our uniquely branded bus!⁠
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We're so proud to be supporting the @worldtransplantgames and promoting future organ donation with our uniquely branded bus!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #gonortheast #bus #worldtransplantgames #wtg2019 #newcastle #gateshead #newcastlegateshead #passiton #poweredbytheg

Let’s not forget about this super exciting and important date coming up.  I can’t wait to share the gift of life with the sweetest family ever.  I’m sharing my spare with Marty. ️ Please consider donating to the link in my bio to assist with lost wages while recovering from kidney donation.  #kidneydonor #organdonation #kidneyfailure #kidneytransplant #shareyourspare

Let’s not forget about this super exciting and important date coming up. I can’t wait to share the gift of life with the sweetest family ever. I’m sharing my spare with Marty. ️ Please consider donating to the link in my bio to assist with lost wag

Immense love to @omgrosh for inspiring this thought process/post. I’m sorry if it’s a bit jumbled, sometimes organ donation is so close to my heart I get a lil choked up, but what’s activism if it doesn’t get you in your feelings?? I am so eternally grateful that my story is sparking conversation and encouraging people to sign up to the organ donation register. When Rosh told me she’d signed up I was speechless, I cannot thank you enough. To be an organ donor is a hugely selfless act, and without both of my organ donors I would have gone blind. Every single day I am indebted to them, because what greater gift can you give to a complete stranger than sight? I often wonder how I can ever repay my organ donors, and whether their family members are aware of what an ever-lasting impact their decision has had on my life? •••
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I am so overwhelmed at the prospect of the new opt-out system for organ donation that will be in place by 2020 across England, providing parliament approves Max's Law. If passed, adults will be presumed to be organ donors unless they have specifically recorded their decision not to be. DO YOU KNOW HOW HUGE THIS IS??! According to the London Assembly Health Committee only 1% of BAME individuals were registered as organ donors- this disparity needs to change. We do not have time to waste. This new law has the capacity to entirely transform and save up to 700 lives each year. To those who were not strong enough to endure the agonizing wait for an organ, I hope you can see this victory and are smiling down. This is for you. If you haven’t signed up, you know what to do. Happy Sunday, go join the list!! •••
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Immense love to @omgrosh for inspiring this thought process/post. I’m sorry if it’s a bit jumbled, sometimes organ donation is so close to my heart I get a lil choked up, but what’s activism if it doesn’t get you in your feelings?? I am so eternally

We showcased a PowerPoint Presentation on Skin Donation (which included facts about Skin Donation, Skin Banks, Myths & Facts associated with Skin Donation, importance of Skin Donation & other relevant information). We also shared our experiences with the staff & had an interactive question-answer round too.
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#flawlessflaws #survivours #acidavert #stopsaleacid #flawlessflawstis #flawlessflawscampaign #tagoreinternationalschoolvasantvihar #tisvv #ahamyogyaasmi #organdonation #skindonation

We showcased a PowerPoint Presentation on Skin Donation (which included facts about Skin Donation, Skin Banks, Myths & Facts associated with Skin Donation, importance of Skin Donation & other relevant information). We also shared our experiences with

A few members of our #flawlessflaws team visited BLK HOSPITAL, RAJENDRA PLACE, NEW DELHI on 14th August, 2019.
Our aim was to spread awareness amongst the staff of BLK HOSPITAL, about Skin Donation & acid attack Survivors.
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A few members of our #flawlessflaws team visited BLK HOSPITAL, RAJENDRA PLACE, NEW DELHI on 14th August, 2019. Our aim was to spread awareness amongst the staff of BLK HOSPITAL, about Skin Donation & acid attack Survivors. . . . . . #flawlessflaws #