Weʼre raising £1,000 to Scottish Liver Transplant Unit Ward 206 Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
- Ayr, UK
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On the 16th October 2017, I got a call from the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit that literally changed my life. For two years I had been battling liver disease and cirrhosis, and knew that a transplant was, although not a cure, the only treatment that could hopefully give me some form of life again.
Overnight into the 17th October my Liver Surgeon, Ms Adair, and her marvelous team worked a miracle, and although I didn't know it, immediately I started the recovery to my 'old self', well perhaps...
I would not be here for the dedication of the team, who still keep a close eye on me, but there is also another very important person in all l of this, my donor, whoever he/she may be, without them I would not be starting my life again.
I have thought about that person everyday, and is my angel, who I know is watching over me all the time, so in part this is also in memory of their brave decision to be a donor, and their family for making a heroic decision at a time of tragedy.
I may be alive today, and through me, they will live on.
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I received a liver transplant on the 16th/17th October 2017, and wish to thank the team at the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, by raising some much needed funds for Ward 206 at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (Transplant Unit)
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