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Lori’s Story—There is hope—that hope is you

I am in a long battle with liver disease, it started as fatty liver and as the years went by I went into NASH Non-alcoholic Steatohepatits, now I have cirrhosis. During this time my liver function would decrease and then come back to normal and I would feel well again. As of late, I have been having bouts with my ammonia level and it has gone dangerously high. That causes me to lose memory, my mood changes and I would be unlike myself. I would have to be hospitalized for several days until the levels came back to normal stage.

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October 9, 2018

Went back to UVA on October4. Saw the social worker to finalize our caretaker plan and we also say the hematologist. She clears the heparin allergy. I am not allergic. That is a good thing. They will meet about all potential candidates for transplants. I hope to hear something Thursday, October 11 if I am listed or not.

October 9, 2018

Over the weekend we closed the 50?50 Raffle. The pot was 1920.00. 3 names was drawn. All 3 names told me to keep their portion. That’s a good person that wants you to have it back. You don’t see that many people in the world. Also we held a corn hole tournament. There was 5 teams, we still had a good time. And some really good hot dogs thanks to Joe Rage. Next up is Paparazzi. Make sure you watch and buy buy buy!

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