Stories of hope
My recovery has been good, as far as I can tell, and all credit must go to the health care heroes.
My transplant story begins back when I was 4 years old before we ever knew it where it would lead. At that age, I received a diagnosis of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
I didn’t realize how important my lungs were until they stopped functioning properly.
On July 18,2019 I received a heart and double lung transplant and it has been the best thing that has every happened to me. Also knowing that I was the first person to receive a heart and double lung transplant in San Diego in 2019.
To cover the expenses for her transplant, she and her family made and sold more than 100,000 handmade bracelets with a message of HOPE.
She’s now able to work out, sing and enjoy time with her mother because of the generosity of her donor’s family
Travis is a two-time double-lung recipient.
Martin Martinez Rosa became seriously ill almost overnight—but his diagnosis took a few months.
Before his double-lung transplant, Miller Brackett, who has cystic fibrosis, often had to stop singing
I was a just a typical college student when I began to feel out of breath and exhausted from climbing up a flight of stairs or walking across campus.
After the birth of my twins, I never recovered my good health.
I don’t have to be strong for anyone at this moment and it is a good thing, because I have no more strength to give.