How much is a new kidney worth on the Red Market?
Not feeling all that energetic this week (same as the last couple). For some reason my haemoglobin is still hanging loose at a miserable 8.2. That is transfusion level, but because I’m on the transplant list, transfusions are off the agenda. Someone else’s blood may introduce more antibodies than I can handle, and move me from a 2% likelihood of a transplant to a big fat zero.
So I am biding my time, taking my weekly EPO dose and hoping for a surprise energy burst anytime now… In the meantime, my gym is sending me “Where are you?” messages and I’m breaking ito a sweat jogging from the kitchen to the bathroom. Though with the daily HB blood tests removing a little of what blood I have, I may be running in a circle. (more…)