5/9/04 - Born on Mother's Day at Spring Valley Hosptial, Las Vegas, NV
5/9/04 - Transported to Valley Hospital, NICU
5/10/04-First surgery to see what was going on, all but 15cm of my small intestine was removed
5/13/04-Second surgery discovered that the rest of my small intestine had to be removed
6/8/04 - Discharged from the NICU!
6/30/04-Admitted to UCLA Medical Center for a liver and small intestine transplant evaluation
7/30/04-Approved by UCLA for a transplant
8/16/04-Approved by insurance for a transplant
8/19/04-Added to the waiting list for a liver and small intestine
10/14/04-Admitted to Sunrise Hospital for a line infection. After a couple of days
in ICU the infection is stopped but the doctors are concerned about some bleeding.
10/18/04-Elevated to Status 1 on "the list". Status 1 is the very top of the waiting
10/19/04-Moved to UCLA where the doctors can keep a close eye on me until donated organs
11/18/04- Started dialysis and on ventilator.
11/20/04- Size for acceptable donor changed to 25 kilos.
12/08/04- Listed for a kidney transplant.