Blogging Hiatus

by Julius on April 21, 2011

It’s been quite some time since I last made a post here in DP. Some of you might think that I already lost interest in sharing my experiences on treatment. Well, this is not true and is not the case. Simply put, I have been busy this past few months and didn’t found the time to write articles and update this blog.

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A Road Trip That Did Me Good

October 1, 2010

I had a recent hiatus from blogging and wasn’t able to update my blogs due to a road trip I just took recently. My aunt, the one who’s been supporting my treatment, came here in the Philippines and we went on vacation. We went to our hometown in Bangui, Ilocos Norte. I had a chance for a [...]

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Don’t Let The Flu Get You

August 7, 2010

Don’t let the flu get you. This is my mantra whenever the rainy season sets in. Influenza or the flu is more rampant during this season and being a dialysis patient puts me in a much higher risk of contracting the virus. People with kidney failure have weak immune systems, so therefore we are more susceptible [...]

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Gearing Up for the Rainy Season

July 31, 2010

It’s raining again outside our house and it just seem like a good time to make a post about it, and reminisce my past experience about the rainy days here in the Philippines. Tropical storms or Typhoons are common occurrences here. When the season sets in, nobody could predict the effects it would bring. Sometimes it’s just the [...]

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Do Patients Ever Get Tired of Dialysis?

July 18, 2010

I started my dialysis treatment on September 2003 and has been through it for almost seven years now. I have experienced so many things all that time, have seen fellow patients come and go , but still I’m at it up until now. A friend once asked me if I ever get tired of dialysis? Of [...]

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Dialysis Update – June Laboratory Test Results

July 10, 2010

I had my monthly laboratory test for the month of June taken last week and only just now did I find the time to post it here. The past week had been quite busy for me, redesigning Dialysis Postings and my other blogs - Private Corner and Itlog de Arina, and my grandfather being rushed to [...]

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Heat Reprieve

May 31, 2010

The past few months has been difficult for me as a dialysis patient, simply because I’m having a hard time tolerating the excessive heat brought by the El Niño Phenomenon. It has always been a struggle on the aspect of transport for every treatment schedule I had these past few weeks. I am on the [...]

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Fish be with You

April 21, 2010

Based on randomized, controlled data, omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are now routinely used to prevent the progression of IgA nephropathy, the world’s most common glomerulopathy Image courtesy of Club Marine I was surfing the net and happen to pass by this article about Omega 3 fatty acids. Being a kidney patient, I am [...]

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El Niño – Maximum Tolerance for Dialysis Patients

April 20, 2010

In a few hours I’ll be off to my dialysis treatment. I’m already planning in advance how I would conduct my travel from our house in Manila, to the clinic in Quezon City. It’s only about 30 minutes away from our home, that’s if you have your own car, which I don’t. I take public [...]

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