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BRIEF STORY UPDATE with continuing celebration and prayer for the future (03/13/2023) Today marks another wonderful milestone in my journey.  I started my new job as a Registered Nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center—the same hospital where I received my liver transplant September 2021. I won’t be working on the transplant unit—not sure I could handle that emotionally just yet—but I will be working just down the hall in a...

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My Current Transplant Journey – Updated 01/10/2023


Dad’s Update for 12/17/2022 Graduation! Hallelujah!


Saturday, December 17th, Elizabeth will be graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Nursing. It also happens to be the anniversary of her first liver transplant.... Continue Reading »

Dad’s update for 09/11/2022 – Remembering


Yesterday was Elizabeth’s ‘liver-versary’—one year since her second transplant.  Although I am currently quarantined in my basement with COVID and not feeling quite myself, I couldn’t let that... Continue Reading »

Dad’s Back to School Update 9/5/2022


After more than a year since her transplant journey restarted, Elizabeth is finally back in school.  She went up to the campus for her first class on 8/26... Continue Reading »

Dad’s Quick Update for 08/09/2022 Liver Biopsy


As we approach the one-year liver-versary (September 10), the doctors wanted to do a biopsy to check the status of the organ.  With some trepidation, Elizabeth had this... Continue Reading »

Dad’s update for 05/30/2022 – One Year After


Well, it’s been basically a year since the wheels came off Elizabeth’s bus.  I am glad to say that things are getting back to ‘normal,’ but it is... Continue Reading »

Dad’s update for 05/04/2022 – Not Bad News


At our church LifeGroup the other night, one of our friends shared that she is prayerfully supporting us but sometimes hesitates to open emails and messages from my... Continue Reading »

Dad’s update for 04/10/2022 – Brighter Days


So, it’s been more than a month since I last posted about Elizabeth’s journey. Sorry about that but things have been neither hot nor cold but lukewarm and... Continue Reading »

Dad’s quick update for 03/05/2022 – Home again


Elizbaeth (and her mom) came home late Saturday. More tests in the future but stable again for now. Thanks to all for continuing prayers and support. Continue Reading »