Selina's Search

WPTV Interview

Posted on: July 25, 2011

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Selina Hodge is already on a typical donor waiting list, but that route could take several years. So the 28-year old is taking her search for a new kidney into her own hands.

Dialysis is keeping Hodge alive, but she says it’s also keeping her from living. Each day begins with Hodge taking nearly a dozen different medications.

Every night, Selina is hooked up to a dialysis machine for nine hours. “It helps me stay alive, but it’s slowing me down from what I really want to do in life,” said Hodge.

Selina was diagnosed with kidney failure four years ago. Now, she’s on a waiting list for a donor. Hodge already looked to family and friends, none of whom can help because of health issues or they are not a good match.
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