Walking towards Hope

Hi, I’m Holly, and every day of my life I struggle with negativity. For as long as I can remember, even before I got sick, I have been more than just a glass half empty person. I’ve been the type of person who worries about leaving the glass somewhere it could tip over and spill, or […]

CKD & Me (Or, why I write this blog)

I have Chronic Kidney Disease. More specifically, glomerulosclerosis. This ridiculously long word simply means that parts of the inside of my kidneys (the glomeruli) are scarred (sclerosed), and therefore, don’t work. I currently have a glomerular filtration rate (GFR), of 13, which equates to about 13% of normal healthy kidneys. Obviously this is less than ideal, and since […]