A Prescription for Resilience


RSN learned a lot about Bernadette McKnight from “Flowers and Rocks,” her beautiful essay now published on our website. Today Lori sits down with Bernadette to talk about her determination, courage and positive attitude. Bernadette shares insights on getting past feelings of despair and hopelessness, and how your family can become your greatest advocates.

Listen in to hear Bernadette’s powerful story.

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Read Bernadette’s essay Flowers and Rocks

Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.


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