I went to the UCLA Transplant Center for my two-and-a-half-year kidney transplant checkup. “The kidney is doing great,” my doctor told me with a big smile. I returned the smile but picked up on something strange. It’s like, “the kidney,” is a separate entity from the rest of me.

I went to the UCLA Transplant Center for my two-and-a-half-year kidney transplant checkup. “The kidney is doing great,” my doctor told me with a big smile. I returned the smile but picked up on something strange. It’s like, “the kidney,” is a separate entity from the rest of me.