I’m a Statistic

The OPTN database is the nationwide information stores for waitlist, matching and transplant information. For the general public, some of the data is available through this website, which I've used to assess my placement on the waitlist, and other statistics. Soon after my transplants, I looked at the data and was disappointed I wasn't put …

Weight Gain

My weight going into surgery on April 14th was 165 lbs. I'm now within a pound of that starting weight!   In high school, I played soccer, lacrosse, hockey and was co-president of the math club; I weighed about 173. Freshman year in college I kept in shape playing rugby (and working on advanced quadratic equations*) until …