Archive for the ‘The Life and Times of Chuck Basement’ Category

” I was starting to look like a skinny guy carrying a watermelon!”

When Chuck and I were both small we loved competition but knew our limits: we were lousy runners. Slow. Bad. And it hurt. After it was confirmed we had PKD we went through the long, slow chronic illness process: Long. Slow. Bad. And it hurt. With the support of family and people like you we […] Here’s a new link to my new teammates on the Brentwood Endurance Athletic Team (BEAT) …and their help in featuring my story to promote organ donor awareness and registration:

Have you signed up to be an organ and tissue donor yet? NEWS: The Tennessean and its Williamson AM section were kind enough to help promote our cause: To the editor:  April is National Donate Life Month  In Nov ’09 at 11 minutes before 11 PM on the day before the 11th we received the […]

A True Transplant Tale by Steve Baum Copyright Pending   Evening of Nov. 10, 2009 I remember precisely because the call came at eleven ‘til eleven on the day before the eleventh.  And it was November.  No one called on the home line anymore – it had been “magicjacked” to save sixty bucks a month.  […]