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#TeamYaya413

Hey everyone! My name is Yazmin Rivera Colón, I’m 37 years young, I have Bronchiectasis, a condition in which damage to the airways causes them to widen and become flabby and scarred making it hard to clear mucus and hard to breathe. I had received a double lung transplant on June 3rd, 2016. Had an amazing and fast recovery. I enjoyed my new lungs and loved them too the fullest. Unfortunately due to having had COVID, both of my new lungs were re-damaged. I am currently in the process of being added once again to the waiting list. Currently, I need help for travel to Boston for constant appointments, checkups, parking fees, tolls etc. Sometimes my appointments are so back to back that requires me booking a hotel nearby for the night. Simple tasks such as walking to my car, going up the stairs and even showering have once again become more and more difficult. I am a mother to a wonderful 7 year old, Damian, whom is my miracle baby. I found out I was expecting when I was about to be placed on the list initially. Multiple doctors advised me to get an abortion due to the severity of my condition. I chose to have my son and postponed the transplant.

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June 1, 2017

Hello everyone,

I just want to let you guys know that I'm doing really good and enjoying my second chance in life with my son Damian, Fiancé Pedro and my family. I'm super happy that soon it's going to be my first Lungiversary

July 16, 2016

Hi everyone, I just want to let u guys know that im doing fantastic and feeling great, it feels amazing been able to enjoy the little things in life like; brushing my hair, take a hot shower, etc. And more important I can keep up with my son Damian. Thanks to God and my Donor.

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May 10, 2017

Just saying hey cousin-hope your good.

Rei

June 12, 2016

Psalm 34:7; The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and He delivers them. Our prayers now are for a speedy, miraculous, and divine recovery. God continue to bless you!

Your uncle Rey

June 9, 2016

Hey Yazmin! It was beautiful opening my fb page and seeing your post that you can finally breathe!! Nothing makes me happier than to know you got thru your surgery and your on the way to a speedy recovery. Beautiful things happen when u let go and let God handle everything. Love ya cuz!!

Melissa