“Your liver is in total failure. We don’t know why. You can’t live without it. There is no cure and no way to fix it. You need a liver transplant as quickly as possible.”
I was fifty-five years old when hepatologist Dr. Leonard Goldstein shattered my world with these words. Until that point, I had never been in a hospital. Now, I embarked on a soul-searing journey that would devastate all aspects of my life.
Tigers Under My Bed: Life Lessons Tamed During Three Organ Transplants documents my gripping, sometimes humorous, odyssey from enjoying the American Dream to facing imminent death and the journey to once again rebuild my life after three organ transplants.