Almost a month has passed since Misha’s death

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”

Mikhael is using more oxygen while at effort

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”

A letter from Mikhael: he is officially approved for transplants!

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!”