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The Journal

Mar 15 2020 11th book of the year & the first one to get me bored… felt it was too slow for a thriller…. Actually Nelson DeMille books are interesting but the deserter is not my fav for now… last 10 chapters to go & I hope the story holds up to my expectations. Getting […]

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Handling The Pain

Note: This problem is partly sorted. Last two Monday’s been good & post dialysis there were no complications. So I spent yesterday from 3 PM TO Today 3AM in a lot of pain & suffering… post dialysis this is what happens on each Monday & I am trying to figure out what is the cause… […]

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The Loss

Everyone talks about their gains in life but no one talks about their losses…. When I was sharing about my chronic illness to a friend she asked me “Raghava what did you lose? Can we talk about it & see how all this affects your life going forward?” I spoke to her in length & […]

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What people in Bangalore perceive about a Visually Impaired

This video came to my notice & I thought to share some of my views No we don’t need help all the time… we are as independent as able body people & might need some assistance to do few things… with advance in technology all the things like cooking, cleaning, travelling & all the daily […]

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Use the Word Disability & Stop Giving us Fancy Names

Hey all, We need to get little language here right. We need to use the word disability which is correct & is understood by all. Differently Abled- Are we all not different & don’t we have different abilities. So how can call only disable people as differently abled? Special needs- we all have different needs […]

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It Took 3yyrs To Get Back to This

I was at Word Camp 2016 sitting with Alexander Gaundar who is one of the organizers of the event. I said to him Alex we need to do a similar event for digital Accessibility. At that time Tech Share is the only accessibility event in country & it use to take place once in two […]

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The Bucket-List is dead

The bucket-list is dead…. Am not pursuing it anymore & I will replace with something is more doable & realistic… a lot of things on that list need great health & an able body…. I got none at this moment… it even pains me to just open & read the list! I avoid even opening […]

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Counseling At Hospital For Kidney Transplant

Last Tuesday I went to hospital as they called me to give some counseling about the kidney transplant procedure…. they asked to bring my parents along & I went with my father…my father explained that this is a regular protocol for everyone who signed-up for the organ transplant. The doctors educate the patients & their […]

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More than a Month in Dialysis

During December when my doctor said I need to for dialysis or there will be multiple complications because of high creatine it was difficult to accept…but my dad gave me enough courage & next day I got admitted into hospital…the initial weeks of dialysis were stressful to me, I felt as if I am living […]

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Desire to Live

I always plan things ahead of schedule & use to work hard to make things happen…..I planned what I want to achieve & was working towards my goals…the kidney disease changed all that, my goals & dreams don’t matter anymore…there is only one agenda I need to survive this….I handled the mental stress well…with a […]