Giving, Organ Donation

10 Pioneering Medical Transplants

One deceased organ donor can save as many as eight lives between organ and tissue transplants possible.  On Wednesday 10/10/18, LiveOnNY.org asks New Yorkers to “Unleash Your Inner Hero” and sign up for organ donation.  This is especially urgent in the Empire State, since it is 50th out of 50 states in percentage of registered… Continue reading 10 Pioneering Medical Transplants

activism, Giving, Organ Donation

Unleashing My Inner Hero #DonorDay2018

Live On NY is holding it's 4th annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day.  the theme is Unleash Your Inner Hero.  Indeed, I am unleashing my inner hero, although with a great deal of humility and a commitment to improving other people's lives who have a need greater than any that I have.   I found a great spot, too!  Berkeley Drugs on the corner… Continue reading Unleashing My Inner Hero #DonorDay2018

activism, food, Organ Donation

Organ Donors: Real Superheros?

Are Organ Donors real superheros?  It certainly doesn't feel like it... I know I helped someone in a major way.  Nonetheless, I'm not immortal, I have no superpowers (well, except making milk for my babies, but that had nothing to do with giving an organ) and I only directly impacted one person's life. Real superheros save entire cities… Continue reading Organ Donors: Real Superheros?

Organ Donation, Weight Loss

New Kindle Unlimited Book #DonorLife

He's in Dominica.  That was the goal.  He could have been stuck in New York City, there doing nothing but counting hours between dialysis treatments.  He's in Dominica, talking about flying over to England for a while before visiting New York, free to travel in his senior years and live in his beautiful house on… Continue reading New Kindle Unlimited Book #DonorLife

Food Life Evolution, Weight Loss

Weight Loss Programs Should Offer a Free Pair of Pants for When You Get Skinny.

Let me preface this by assuring you that this is NOT a complaint.  I decided to write "Weight Loss Programs Should Offer a Free Pair of Pants for When You Get Skinny" because going from the obese BMI category to the normal one is a goal that many people have but nobody prepares for.  I… Continue reading Weight Loss Programs Should Offer a Free Pair of Pants for When You Get Skinny.

blood pressure, health, Healthy, Organ Donation, Pregnancy

Accountability: My Numbers – Pregnant, Vegan, Low Sugar, Kidney Donor, African-American Woman over 40… Curious?

Hello family, I wanted to do this as sort of a follow up to my Brown Sugar post.  This is my accountability post.  If I am talking so much about food and health, I should be practicing it in my own life, right?  Well then, because you are reader and a member of this movement,… Continue reading Accountability: My Numbers – Pregnant, Vegan, Low Sugar, Kidney Donor, African-American Woman over 40… Curious?