Dear friends, family, colleagues and all of Mikhael’s supporters, I would like to invite you to Misha’s funeral that will take place in Stavanger on June 30th. The start of the ceremony will be at 1:00 pm (Norwegian OSLO time). Guests that are coming to the ceremony should arrive by 12:30. The funeral will take place in HundvågContinue reading “Misha’s funeral”
Hi dear friends and family, We created the Memorial page for Misha, where you can read about ceremony, light the candle for him and order flowers. Colors of the ceremony: blue, white and green. The heart flowers will be from Misha’s kids, so, don’t order heart, please.
Dear friends, family, and all of Mikhael’s supporters, I would like to invite you to Misha’s funeral that will take place in Stavanger on June 30th. The start of the ceremony will be at 1:00 pm (Norwegian time). Guests that are coming to the ceremony should arrive by 12:30. The funeral will take place inContinue reading “Farewell to Misha Krotov”
Almost a month has passed since Misha’s death, but in my mind it feels as though this is some kind of delusion: in a moment, everything will rewind and replay. I can’t believe that what comes next for me is a long life without Misha, without his smile, without him hugging the kids before bed.Continue reading “Almost a month has passed since Misha’s death”
Dear family, dear friends, Yesterday the sixth of May at 17:06 Misha passed away. Doctors cannot do anything to save his life. He passed away in piece and didn’t struggle. Both me and kids had time to come to him and say good bye. He was in medical coma but hope could hear we wereContinue reading “….”
Yesterday Misha was listed for transplants! Let’s hope the operation is planned soon!
A message from Iryna: Today we called our transplant coordinator to report that Misha is using more oxygen while at effort. They insisted that we should come to the emergency room for check. In the emergency room they did some basic checks: temperature, blood pressure, chest X-ray, blood analysis. Misha will be admitted to theContinue reading “Mikhael is using more oxygen while at effort”
Approved but not listed. This is the answer we have got on Tuesday this week. We have been waiting for this ever since we arrived to Pittsburgh and our eagerness and excitement rose sky high by the date of the doctors consilium. When we got it we were shocked as we didn’t understand what toContinue reading “Approved but not listed”
Dear family, dear friends, The confirmation from the medical committee came today – I am officially approved for transplants. There are still a couple of manageable things to turn around to get on the donor search list. Somehow they saw through my tactics of putting multiple levels of clothing and keeping my shoes and clothesContinue reading “A letter from Mikhael: he is officially approved for transplants!”
Dear family, dear friends, hello again! April 6 was our first day at UPMC. It started at 8am sharp, included 4 meetings and ended with 30 tubes of blood drawn from me and a 3-hour nap. The last one was particularly good. —Below are some medical details that could scare some. Sorry for that! —Continue reading “First meeting at UPMC”