Thank God Jamaica was nothing like San Diego

Noelle Khalila Nicolls Surviving Dialysis 3 Comments

There was that moment of dread when I felt all alone in a hotel room on the east coast of the United States with a pair of lungs filled with fluid, seven hours away from my badly need dialysis appointment. Sleep was supposed to be my cure, and I couldn’t believe how badly it had failed me. I flirted with …

Who is representing the consumer in this NHI debate?

Noelle Khalila Nicolls Surviving Dialysis 0 Comments

As The Bahamas embarks on the implementation of national health insurance I wonder if I am the only one feeling clueless. I’d really like to know who is representing the consumer’s interest in this NHI debate. I feel somewhat ashamed to admit that as a consumer I have no idea what the hell is going on in this NHI debate. …

Imagine if you stopped being able to pee

Noelle Khalila Nicolls Surviving Dialysis 3 Comments

Please don’t offer me anything to drink: My daily struggle with liquid poison I was at a party on the weekend standing by myself. A guy approached me trying to make conversation. He looked at the cup in my hand and asked, “What are you drinking?” Presumably he wanted to buy me a refill. I said: I’m not drinking anything; …