This is nutz!!!!!
19 months ago I could barely breathe to save my life. Literally.
My body battled my crusty lungs every single second of every day.
I would not even attempt walking across a crosswalk unless I had over 15 seconds on the timer. (Let's not forget that woman who was pissed at me for taking so long to cross with my oxygen tank.)
Saturday, I stood at the podium after my 100 metre race and a medal was placed around my neck.
I won two additional medals Saturday, for a grand total of:
OMG! Unbelievable. This is all because of my donor.
I'm supposed to be dead right now. My life was over. I was dying; my body deteriorating and my lungs completely falling apart.
Now, I'm running and jumping and swinging rackets.
Miraculous. That's what this is.
I'm alive and I'm really and truly living. This is what organ donation has done for me.
Here's the Canadian Transplant Games breakdown:
Marie-Eve & Danny
Unbelievable week. Crazy cool and amazing. I miss all my lung buddies already.
Thank you donor!