Mikayla Bruce

General Questions

How old are you?

16

Transplant

What was your transplant?

liver & small bowel, received April 2008

What was life like before transplant?

I got sick a lot and had to stay in the hospital.

How was the road to recovery?

I think I had to stay in the hospital for a couple of months.

What can you do now after transplant?

A lot of stuff, I guess. I mean I don’t get sick as often.

What are you most excited about after being healthy?

That I don’t get sick a lot and have to stay in the hospital.

Donor

Do you know your donor?

No.

Was it a male or a female? How old were they?

They were a child. N/A gender

How do you celebrate your transplant date?

I don’t really celebrate it. My dad tells everyone though.

Would you like to meet your donor family?

Yeah, the family, sure.

Have you tried reaching out?

No, I don’t think so.

What would you say to people considering to be an organ donor?

You made a good choice. Hope all goes well.

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