The following questions are meant to help you focus on the most compelling parts of your story. From the information you provide, Donate Life Northwest will build a cohesive written piece that tells your Story of Hope. Please provide no more than 100 words per question.
Describe your life before you got sick.
Give a brief description in layman’s terms of what caused your need for a transplant.
Since being on the waiting list, choose a moment when you were sickest. What was your life like? Did you experience any physical/activity restrictions?
How do you feel waiting? How have your emotions changed throughout the wait? How long have you been waiting?
Describe the effect that being on the waiting list has had on your family.
Describe what it means to you that people make the choice to be an organ/tissue donor. What would you like to say to them?
How will a transplant change your life physically and mentally?
What is your advice to people who are unsure if they want to register as a donor?