So life still goes on for me. It's good and I am grateful for it. I am still waiting here in Little Rock for a liver match. After researching, I have learned that statiscally it could be up to a year or longer. With my blood type , meld score, etc..., they simply do not get the match that I need very often.
May 03, 2017
May 2, 2017
...I have had several tests as they are trying to determine the source of my blood loss. I have been getting blood transfusions which I'm sure helps with my energy level. Albeit slow, it's MUCH better!
May 03, 2017
May 2, 2017 It's been a while since I've updated but things are still rolling along. I've had a really good week, no hospital stays, minimal bedrest, etc- all in all, a good week.
Apr 19, 2017
4/19/2017 Well, I did after all end up back in the hospital. I am loosing blood, but they cannot find the source. Imagine that?
They did a ton more tests to try and pinpoint where this could...
Apr 17, 2017
April 16th___ Easter Sunday.
Apr 07, 2017
April 7, 2017 Honestly, this has been a rough week for me. I had to have tests at UAMS on Monday and after being under anesthesia (as much as I've had), it seems to get harder to recover. SO, I...
Mar 20, 2017
So, I had an appointment at UAMS today. I met with my post-op doctor. It seems that it was not a hernia in my liver, but a blood clot in the vein leading to my liver. This has been a main factor in...
Mar 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 Got home from hospital on Thursday last week. I am taking the 2 injections daily, but pain is still in my abdomen and back. Hopefully they are doing their job. I am doing good...
Mar 09, 2017
SO YES. Back in the hospital AGAIN. Apparently there is a hernia in my liver..
Mar 03, 2017
3/3/17 __So, I have BACK in th hospital again since my last update., I was in this week with pneumonia, anemia, messed up blood levels and again due to high amonnia. I SWEAR, if you could contract...
Feb 27, 2017
Monday, March 27 Hey everyone! I'm doing an update on my VERY SCARY journey with liver disease. The past month, I have now faced death DIRECTLY in face. __I was hospitalized again (last week) at...
Feb 19, 2017
I had a really great week and after 3 days, Thursday, 2/16- I had to go back in for another T.B.C. to see where we stood. I got the results that evening. The count was better, but still out of...
Feb 18, 2017
So...Last weekend was kind of a tough one for me. We called my Transplant Coordinating Nurse, who ordered a total blood count test for me to do on Monday. l went in on 2/13 and had...
Feb 11, 2017
Hey y'all__ ___Just a short update. My test went good yesterday at UAMS. I now have only one appointment left next Thursday here in Little Rock, then we'll go to New Orleans for a few days of...
Feb 09, 2017
Hey there! Just a quick update.
After 5 long months of continual tests, I'll be testing today Thursday, 2/9/2017 at UAMS in Little Rock, Arkansas. This will be 1 of 2 tests left. The other is...
Feb 04, 2017
I was born Christopher David Copeland in December 1965 to Alfred and Cleffie Copeland. A farmer and his wife, a home economist. I am sick. Please bear with me as I tell you a portion...