An implausible inheritance from a former patient prompts a Seattle doctor to reshuffle her life priorities and seek a life partner once and for all. Browsing on the Internet, she finds her match in Steve. Steve brings joy, but also complications into the doctor's life. For one, there is nine-year-old Brita who declares qI hate every centimeter of you!q More seriously, there is the complication of Steve's failing health. Steve falls precipitously into the abyss of kidney failure, requiring urgent dialysis. qComplicationsq takes the reader on a tumultuous course of medical and personal trials as Dr. Gromko exerts the most powerful advocacy of her life.Gm January 4, 2008, our graduation day from Home Dialysis Training, Steve and I went out on a real date. ... did fairly often on Bainbridge Island, we would have to be able to get Stevea#39;s blood back into his body by a procedure called a a manual rinseback. ... At home, Steve and I unloaded supplies from the VW Touareg: ananbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Linda Gromko - 2009-08-01|