All in Life With Kidney Disease


An obstacle that I have overcome and I'm proud of is the tiredness and weakness that is typical with dialysis. I have managed to push past and continue to workout in the gym despite it. I workout about 4-5 days a weeks and keep myself in as good a shape as possible.


I was diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease in 2015. I had never gotten tested out of fear, even though it ran in my family. I’m proud that I don’t let this rule me and I won’t let it break me down. I’ve overcome so much in my life, and I won’t stop because of this.


The only thing that keeps me strong is my will to persevere! I will not let organ failure ruin a potential future! It is easy to get caught up in life, but we ALL need to take a step back and enjoy the moment!


I’ll be overcoming some of my biggest struggles in the near future. I’m getting my native kidneys removed soon, because they cause me more health issues than I already have. Once my kidneys are removed I’ll be relying solely on dialysis until I find out if my youngest sister is donor match.


Going along with the treatment without questioning and researching on your own is not always the right path. The changes in lifestyle and diet are something I know I will have to live with for the rest of my life but because of those changes I now see a future.