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1 year PD Anniversary

October 17, 2016 | By Terry | No Comments | Filed in: Default.

Greetings! I haven’t given an update in awhile, so I figured the 1 year anniversary of starting Peritoneal Dialysis is as good excuse as any to write up a post here. Wow – one year. That’s a long time when you do the math on all the treatments I’ve done in the past year.  As • Read More »

1 Year Dialysis Anniversary

August 10, 2016 | By Terry | 1 Comment | Filed in: Default.

Usually anniversaries are times of celebration. MIlestones in your life. Perhaps it’s a job, a graduation, a marriage, a notable achievement.  A day to reflect back on something important in your life. Today is kind of a bittersweet anniversary for me. It’s my 1 year anniversary for starting dialysis. On August 10, 2015, the techs • Read More »

NIFS Member Spotlight

July 27, 2016 | By Terry | 1 Comment | Filed in: Default.

So check this out – the trainers at my gym (NIFS – National Institute of Fitness & Sport) asked me to be a spotlighted member …. this flier will hang in the gym for a month or so 🙂   Link: (in case you can’t see the embedded PDF):  

My Life as a Tetherball

May 13, 2016 | By Terry | No Comments | Filed in: Default.

You know the old saying that Forrest Gump made famous, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”?  My life in the past 9 months has been the total opposite of that. That’s because I know exactly what I’m getting every 4-6 hours: Being attached to a pole.  During • Read More »

New York, NY (Part 3)

March 27, 2016 | By Terry | No Comments | Filed in: Default.

Sunday, March 6 Wow, it’s been a few weeks and realized I didn’t recap part 3 of my New York Trip. The last day of the trip was epic fun, probably my favorite of the trip.  We started off by sleep in till about 10:00, didn’t really have a plan for the day except to • Read More »

New York, NY (Part 2)

March 12, 2016 | By Terry | No Comments | Filed in: Default.

Hello! I’m back to recap more of the NY trip!  If you missed it, you can read about the first couple of days here: New York, NY (Part 1). (note: apologies if pictures appear sideways or upside on mobile devices – not sure what’s happening – they look fine on normal computer). Friday, March 4 We • Read More »

New York, NY (Part 1)

March 9, 2016 | By Terry | 1 Comment | Filed in: Default.

“Start spreading the news, I’m leaving today. I want to be a part of it, New York, New York.” Well it finally happened! My trip to New York last week was the most amazing experience I’ve ever had. Sure, my toes have wiggled in white sandy Florida beaches. My eyes have scanned majestic snow capped • Read More »

6 Month Report Card

February 20, 2016 | By Terry | 1 Comment | Filed in: Default.

Greetings, Earthlings! Here it is late February, and I just realized that this month I hit my 6-month mark on being on dialysis. It’s been a pretty interesting ride, with ups and downs. There have been some bumps, but just like driving on any bumpy road, you learn how to slow down. You learn how • Read More »

I’m earning my PhD in Traveling on PD

January 20, 2016 | By Terry | 2 Comments | Filed in: Default.

… because I’m going on THE ROCK BOAT next week! I’m not going to go into details of this amazing trip, if you know me at all you know I’ve done this trip every year since 2004. It’s basically a floating concert festival with about 20 or 30 bands and a couple thousand of the • Read More »