Dealing with the pandemic, retiring from my job of 29 years which was a ‘second home’ for me, and celebrating my 70th birthday, should have been enough for me during 2020-2021 but fate had more in store! The lung disease (IPF) that I have been dealing with for the past 6 years began to progress more rapidly. The only “cure” for this disease is to qualify for a lung transplant. For the past 5 months, I have been going through the transplant evaluation testing at BJC. On Thursday, March 11, I was given the news that I would be put on the transplant list by Tuesday, March 16.
I know that I have not talked about this earlier with most of you but now that there is a chance at this solution, I wanted to share it with you.
Once I am called for the transplant, my daughter and daughter-in-law will take over communications. (Be assured they are experts at that). IF you need to contact them, here is their information: