Kidney failure dream

My name is Jose Balderas, 34 years old, and really need to be awaken from this dream. I use to live a normal life up until almost two years ago.

I did what most people do in their adulthood. I obtained a College degree, worked professionally, made life plans and married the love of my life. Well, not quite. After being married for a few months, both of my kidneys failed and had a health crisis. My wife broke up our relationship and ended with no job and the little money went straight to medical bills. I am currently getting dialysis treatment three times a week thanks to friends and family.

However, rather than describing the ongoing body pains, lack of balance and hard life episodes, I would like to share why I REALLY WANT TO LIVE.

1. I’m full of good dreams and love to help others but unfortunately my current health condition limits me to even enjoy a “normal” life.
2. I would love to have the possibility to find a true love and hopefully have family in the future.
3. I have a true passion for travel. Would like to explore other places, cultures, meet new people and friends.
4. More importantly, the lesson I have learned during this dream is to value life like never before. Once I recover and get to continue my professional practice, I would like to give back and help others that go through similar health issues than me.

Here is my biggest challenge. I need to raise $30,000 for kidney transplant surgery I will be having in Tijuana, Mexico and post surgery medication expenses. It is almost impossible for me to cover expenses as I don’t have energies to work. I am confident that with your help I will be able to reach my goal. Anything you can donate would greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support and God bless!



Mi nombre es Jose Balderas, 34 años, y realmente necesito despertar de este sueño. Usualmente tenia una vida normal hasta hace dos años.

Hice lo que un adulto comunmente hace. Termine una Carrera universitaria, ejerci mi Carrera, hice planes de vida y me case con el amor de mi vida. Sin embargo, no lo fue. Despues de poco mas de un año, mis riñones dejaron de funcionar e inmediatamente empeze con tratamiento. A raiz de esto, mi esposa decidio terminar nuestra relacion y me quede sin trabajo. El poco dinero que tenia se fue en gastos medicos. Actualmente estoy en tratamiento dialisis tres veces por semana gracias al apoyo continuo de amigos y familiriares.

Sin embargo, envez de describir el dolor continuo, falta de equilibrio y debilidad, me gustaria compartirles por que REALMENTE QUISIERA VIVIR.

1. Estoy lleno de sueños positivos y me encanta ayudar a los demas pero desafortunadamente mi situacion de salud me impide aun disfrutar una vida “normal”.
2. Me encantaria tener la posibilidad de volver enamorarme y lograr tener una familia en un futuro.
3. Tengo una pasion por viajar. Me gustaria explorar otros lugares, culturas, conocer nuevas personas y amigos.
4. Pero mas importante, poder transmitir a otros la leccion que aprendi en este proceso y poder ayudar aquellos que pasan por situaciones similares.

Este es mi gran reto. Necesito recaudar la cantidad de $30 mil dolares para cubrir gastos de cirugia de trasplante de riñon que se llevara a cabo en Tijuana, Mexico y gastos de medicamento despues de cirugia. Es casi imposible para mi cubrir gastos ya que no cuento con energias para poder trabajar. Tengo la confianza que con la ayuda de ustedes se podra lograr esta meta con exito. Les agradezco a todos los que gusten apoyarme y que dios los bendiga!

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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Alex Gaylis 
    • $30 
    • 18 mos
  • Ernesto Hinostroza 
    • $30 
    • 25 mos
  • Guadalupe Williams 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jose Balderas 
Organizer
Chula Vista, CA
Fabian Rivas 
Beneficiary
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