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Don’t know how to acknowledge what your living kidney donor did for you? Then you need this festive e-card from the good people at “I Heart Guts.”

Having just discovered The Kidney Thing, I’m going to insist that you go look. It’s a cartooned account of a woman’s journey to be a living kidney donor to her brother. Fantastic.

Thanks, Jana. You really captured it.

Kidney transplant recipient Jim Wallace and his wife, Carol, throw a big bash each year to commemorate Jim’s new lease on life.

The vegetarian in me cringes as I tell you that they primarily serve dishes made from organ meats. But it is pretty funny. Me, I’ll stick with kidney beans.

You have to have a really macabre sense of humor to appreciate this gory little video from the Onion News Network. Fortunately, I do.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

I keep seeing apocryphal stories like this one, where a donor kidney gives a person a craving for certain foods or a new talent. My friends had been asking me if Anthony had taken up knitting or stopped eating meat (I’m a vegetarian). …

So I felt stupid, but I finally asked him about it. He said, no, nothing was really new, aside from feeling lots better, except that … well, every day, no matter what time he goes to bed, he wakes up at 5:30 a.m.

Which is when I get up. Hmm.



Gotta get me one of these: Hello Kidney T-shirts at, via Digg.