Kidneys

Got 2? Give 1.

What is it like to be a Living Kidney Donor?

On November 9th, 2011, I donated a kidney to a friend. As the days following the surgery progress, I found myself forgetting some of the details of my experience and decided to record them here both as a reminder to myself and, hopefully, as a resource to anyone who...

Are You Kidneying Me?

On November 9th, 2011, I am giving away a kidney. The left one to be precise. Seriously. The journey to this point has been a long one. For the recipient of my kidney, the story is even longer. Ryan (that’s his name) has a rare disease in which his body attacks his...