"I had to take a passenger's seat on my last flight," Stansel, 38, said in an interview with ABC News on Friday. "I knew something was very wrong, but I thought that maybe I had been working too much and overdoing it like I always do."
She soon learned that her disease had progressed and her kidneys were functioning at just 6 percent of their capacity.
Her doctors ordered her to immediately began dialysis, an intensive treatment for end-stage kidney failure. Her only way off dialysis was to find a kidney donor.
Stansel created a Facebook page "Keep Jennie Kickin’ with JoDiva the Kidney" and sent out a company-wide email to see if anyone would be interested in helping her. Continue reading