On February 20, 2018 I was told I was in 4th stage kidney failure. As the time went by I contacted UAB and Mayo Clinic about getting on their deceased kidney donor list. After many tests and going to several doctors, in June 2019 I did get added to the lists at UAB and Mayo Clinic. There is normally a 3-5 year wait for a deceased person’s kidney. However, I have been told that I really need a living kidney from a living donor because these kidneys work faster and last much longer than a deceased person’s kidney. I live with my husband of 40 years, Thalon Hobbs, and I recently retired from my job of 34 years as manager of our local bank. We have one adopted daughter, Amanda Steele, along with 3 grandsons ages 7, 15, and 17 years old. I enjoy spending time with all of them, and I pray that I can live for many more years in order to see each of them out in the world. I am praying that I will be able to receive a living kidney soon in order to extend my life.
Thank you all for your consideration and support!
-Peggy Hart Hobbs