Chronicle Live, UK
It’s something that has always been there in the background.
In a way it has been as much a part of my life as much as everyday things like eating, drinking or constantly thinking about football. And for this I count myself lucky.
Because it’s meant that I’ve never had to go through the earth-shattering experience of being told by a doctor that my life was going to change dramatically.
And most of all, being able to put it to one side and not fret too much over what might be round the corner has meant that for 21 years I have lead a normal life and I’m currently training in Newcastle for a career that I enjoy.
But it was always going to come to a point when I would be forced to confront the future.
Around January last year my kidney function was roughly 16%.
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