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9-year-old Seven Speights used to spend her of adolescence enjoying within the schoolyard or portray and drawing in her room. Goals of 1 changing into be a chef or trainer. Now, her solely dream is to develop as much as see these goals via.
“I did not actually really feel like something was fallacious,” Seven mentioned.
“It is actual,” Natalie Logan, Seven’s mom mentioned. “I’ve to remind myself every single day virtually that that is occurring and that is our actuality.”
In March 2020, after operating checks for a extreme urinary tract an infection, Logan came upon her daughter had non-functioning kidneys. Seven was life-flighted from Tulsa to Oklahoma Metropolis to endure emergency therapy for Stage 5 kidney failure.
“That is when all of it started,” Logan mentioned.
Logan mentioned Seven was instantly began on dialysis to scrub toxins out of her system and decrease her blood strain ranges.
Complete kidney failure got here with problems. Logan mentioned her daughter skilled non permanent coronary heart failure, pancreatitis, and mind swelling that induced blindness.
“To see your little one cry for you and say, ‘Mommy, I am unable to see you. I am unable to see you,'” Logan mentioned. “It is extremely scary and I did not know if she was going to regain her sight.”
Seven’s kidneys have been eliminated in December and she or he spent her ninth birthday, Christmas, and New Yr’s Eve hooked to a hospital mattress.
Her kidneys might have give up on her, however Seven isn’t giving up.
“I used to look again on the photos once I was within the hospital and simply suppose to myself, ‘I actually went via that,'” Seven mentioned.
She isn’t within the clear but, however Seven was simply cleared to obtain her kidney. Logan is on monitor for approval to donate certainly one of her kidneys to her daughter by August.
“Mine is ‘Honey’ and hers is ‘Biscuit,'” Logan mentioned in regards to the mother-daughter duo naming their kidneys. “The one I give her shall be named Biscuit.”
The honey to her biscuit and – for eight years – the mom to an solely daughter.
“That is my daughter,” Logan mentioned. “She is the love of my life.”
Gifting her one other probability at life. The prospect to see Seven develop up and stay her goals of main a cook dinner line or a classroom.
Logan is aiming to lift cash for medical bills after the transplant. She mentioned, she and Seven can’t endure the process till they show enough post-transplant funds.
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