Krisna Reece

 
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It Has Been A Rough Year

I am adding this additional chapter to my introduction, because after I initially wrote the introduction, it was very difficult to come back to it and try to make sense of all that I have experienced through the various stages of my life and the trials that I have endured or overcome.  I wish ...


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The Birth of Charles Leonard Wiggins

The story has already been written for awhile on my blog "From the heart of Praise, Prayer and Perseverance. 0; Here is a link to that posting, Below are the pictures of the blessed event.   http://fromthehea rt-dotwigg.blogsp ot.com/2008/03/an other-2-prayer-re quest-answered.ht ml


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My Entire Life

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Introduction to My Life Story
I was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease at the young age of seven. I was lucky to get a kidney from my father at age eight. Otherwise, my growth probably would've been stunted. My transplant rejected when I was sixteen & ...
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01/01/1972
12/31/1972
Article About My First Kidney Transplant
This story is taken from an article published in the Kent Daily News Journal on March 10, 1980 about me and my dad! A child receiving a kidney transplant at that time was not a common thing so the newspaper jumped at the chance ...
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01/01/1980
12/31/1984
The Beginning and Diagnosis
My life began on Tuesday, January 4, 1972 in Seattle, Washington. I was born a healthy girl. I weighed seven pounds and two ounces. I had strawberry blonde hair as a child and it started to darken, as I got older. I would eventually ...
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01/01/1972
12/31/1979
A New Kidney and A Chance At A Normal Life
I finally received my first transplant on February 27, 1980 from my dad at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Washington. I was eight years old. The transplant was successful but I had to stay in the hospital for several weeks. The ...
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01/01/1980
12/31/1988
My Teenage Years: My Kidney Fails
I started 7th grade in the Fall of 1984 when I was twelve. I missed a lot of school that year due to a family crisis. One of my sisters was molested by at least three friends of my mom but my mom accused my dad. He was arrested ...
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09/01/1984
10/31/1988
My Teenage Years: Transplant Number Two
I was placed on the waiting list for a kidney from an organ donor. I am fortunate to have a really common perfect match and the blood type most commonly transplanted. I only had to be on dialysis for a little less than five months. ...
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11/01/1988
12/31/1991
My First Love
I met my first real boyfriend, Travis T. the summer I was 19. The year was 1991 and it was the fourth of July. His sister, Lyndsey, was friends with my sisters Kelli and Karla. Travis was the first guy who really swept me off ...
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01/01/1991
12/31/1992
Dad Brings Me Back To Reality
My mom told my dad about my drinking and partying about six months after I had started. She had provided some of it and allowed me and my friends to drink in the house. I had been drinking some since I was 18. Anyway, my dad ...
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01/01/1992
06/01/1992
My Soul Mate
Skip and his family had moved away from the neighborhood when we were real young and I had forgotten about him. But sometime in 1992 he had met some of the people from my neighborhood including Stacy. He and Stacy started dating. ...
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01/01/1993
12/31/1995
Another Chance For a Normal Life
I was on dialysis for about a year and a half before I decided I wanted to go on the transplant waiting list. I had felt extremely guilty because of what I had done with my last transplant. I finally told my doctor at Group Health ...
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1995
1996
Kelli Comes Back
In the spring of 1997 I had surgery to restore arterial blood flow to my right leg. The vascular surgeon attached a tube to my aorta and my right leg artery. I will have to have periodic checks for the rest of my life to make ...
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01/01/1997
12/31/1998
Happy Times and Sibling Rivalry
Karla got into trouble in Idaho and ended up in Juvenile Detention a few times and my mom decided she was too much for her to deal with. She called my dad so he and I went over to Idaho where she was being held. My dad paid her ...
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01/01/1998
12/31/1999
A Year of Tragedy
John had one younger brother who had grown to adulthood. His mom had given birth to a girl they name Michelle but she only lived a few hours. This was related to the Rh factor. I'm not sure what exactly the deal was but I'm thinking ...
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11/17/2000
12/31/2001
My Christmas Miracle
For Thanksgiving weekend John and I went to his aunt's house in Oregon. His parents were also there. I couldn't figure out why everyone kept asking me if I was feeling okay. Looking at the pictures now, I see that I was white ...
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01/01/2002
11/30/2003
A New Beginning
A year since my near death experience, I had almost made a complete recovery. I still had some problems with weakness in my leg muscles. I had also noticed some short-term memory loss. The neuropathy in my feet was almost completely ...
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12/01/2003
12/24/2003
Karla's Drug Abuse
My youngest sister, Karla, is having a lot of problems as an adult. Karla has been using drugs for quite some time. She was arrested twice for frequenting a known drug house where she lives in Idaho. Kelli and I tried to get ...
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01/01/2003
12/01/2003
My Depression Gets Unbearable
The following was written on Christmas Eve 2003. One year after I almost died three times in one month. It was a difficult time for me. It is Christmas Eve and I should be full of joy, but I am not happy at all. I do not really ...
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12/24/2003
01/01/2004
Karla Spirals Out of Control
The judge had given Karla about a month to pay her fine for frequenting a known drug house. Our dad sent her money to help her pay it, but she didn't use the money for that. In addition to the fine, she was supposed to appear ...
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01/28/2004
03/01/2004
Kelli's Close Call
John and I had been down to one car for a while so in order to have the car for the day I had to get up and go with him to work and then pick him up again. Friday, February 6, 2004 began like any other weekday. I got up with ...
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02/06/2004
03/01/2004
More Surgeries
I'm recovering from my surgeries. Still in a lot of pain in my abdomin but it's getting better. I got lots of pain killers right now but I hate taking them. I do though but only when I need them. I sleep a lot and spend ...
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08/01/2006
08/31/2006
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