Just Being Alive After Transplant Is Actually Enough

Just Being Alive After Transplant Is Actually Enough

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Just Being Alive After Transplant Is Actually Enough

The pressure we put on ourselves to live full, “successful” lives can be debilitating. Transplant recipients can be burdened with extremely high expectations for what post-transplant life should look like. Organ transplantation is an incredible gift, but those expectations can cause a lot of emotional stress and guilt. Before I discuss the burden that transplant recipients carry, I want to be clear that I am not diminishing the worth or significance of organ transplants. The…

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