5 Ways I Tackled & Thrived Through Kidney Disease

"A Powerful Book Containing Real Life Advice When Facing Kidney Disease"

Sonia Treacy

My challenge with kidney disease has been a journey of over 20 years. Today, on the other side of two transplants and over 1,800 hospital visits I am happy and healthy. However, to get to here has been both a struggle and a challenge. Now, I simply want to share those lessons with you.

What's Included?



One area of health and wellbeing which can prove incredibly useful is affirmations. This technique can be a key tool in the transformation of your mindset and your perception of health.


Role Models

Learn to seek out those who have suffered similar to your own. They are easy to identify as they have come out the other side stronger, healthier and thankful for the experience and lessons they faced.


Positive Mindset

A positive mindset is vital. Many years ago I made a conscious decision to create the type of character and personality I wished to have. Through that journey I’ve come up with these guiding principles


Move Reading from Pleasure to Purpose

Most people read for pleasure, not purpose. This section shows the benefits to changing that. A love of reading can be a huge asset and here we look at the importance of reading for your health and wellbeing.



With ill health we are told to slow down and relax. The problem with this is that our body’s primary function is to move. When facing ill health you must find a way to to get up, get out and get active, I will help.

Simple, Helpful Real life advice

I pride myself on being both happy and healthy. However my story from a young Sports & Fitness Studies student to chronic end stage kidney disease has been one of difficulty and adversity. This eBook contains simple yet powerful hard-learned lessons I cultivated throughout the 20 years I have dealt with the issues surrounding kidney disease.

Available Where You Need Me

If you or someone you love is dealing with challenges related to kidney disease and you have questions, please reach out. You can contact me via email, Facebook or Instagram and I will try my very best to offer insight, advice and support.

Darren Cawley, the author

Hi, I'm Darren, I have been living with kidney failure for over 20 years and 11 of those years I spent on haemodialysis.

Dealing with kidney failure has provided me with some of my toughest times but also my greatest moments. 

Kidney failure affects more than just your physical body, it also greatly affects your mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

In this eBook, I bring together my background in education and my personal experience with kidney disease to gift to you a stronger attitude towards your health and wellbeing.

Following the lessons in this eBook will unveil a side of your character you never knew existed. 

I am here to share with you the lessons which got me through. 

I hope these lessons will do the same for you.

Darren Cawley has a Degree in Sports & Fitness and a Masters in Health Promotion. Couple that with 2 transplants and over 1,800 hospital sessions, his real life experience will help anyone jump-start their journey to sustained health and a good quality of life when dealing with the challenges of kidney disease.

Satisfied readers

Thanks Darren, so helpful, powerful and very easy to relate to. 
A powerful eBook which helped me greatly.

Frank Burke (Dublin)

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My aim and the purpose of this eBook is to help you on your journey to sustained health and a good quality of life. Learn from my experiences and please feel free to reach out with any questions.

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