Renewed Strength: My Guide to Working Out Post Kidney Transplant

We’re getting back on the road…or not. A week or so ago my nephrology team gave me the go ahead to work out and I was so all, “It’s on baby!” Ambitious Rachee planned to either ride my bike daily or go for walks (which would lead to wogging which would lead to running and then lead to a race),…

Post Op Things: Returning to Work and Letting Go of Guilt

As I prep for the week, I realize that working through my feelings is something that I need to lean into and allow to happen. It’s uncomfortable and quite a feeling but as my friend said, I am a new woman built for shenanigans and with extra parts. 

Choosing Kindness

We’ve all heard, don’t sweat the small stuff but when all the small stuff feels big, it can be easy to start allowing some of the negatives to trickle in and in reality, most situations are not even worthy of us flying off the handle.

The Call

In which I get a kidney! A few weeks ago, I had my regular clinic appointment and my nephrologist and I were talking about the D word. While I wasn’t stoked about doing dialysis, I had resigned myself to what was going to be my new normal and did what obsessive me does: googled the heck out of what other…

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Score a touchdown with watch parties, game day grub, tailgating packages and drink specials at the following spots around Pennsylvania and New Jersey:    Philadelphia –  * Tradesman’s * BRU Craft & Wurst * Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse * Cavanaugh’s Headhouse * Chickie’s and Pete’s Packer * Founding Fathers South Street  * Vesper Center City * Figo Ristorante * Brewerytown Food Hall …