On January 5 I went into the operating room for a partial nephrectomy to remove a 3cm tumor from my right kidney. During the surgery I hemoraged and ended up having an open surgery with removal of my entire kidney. I was in the hospital for 7 days. Needed 6 pints of blood and 32 staples to close. I went through a lot but I thank God everyday for the doctors who found my tumor early. It was truly a divine intervention. I am 58 yrs young and in excellent health and keep in shape. I take good care of myself and could not be believe that this was happening me.