PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — Krista Jacobs, 16, of Lake Shore cannot play softball this season, per doctor’s orders.
“[I want to play] so bad. So bad,” Jacobs said last month during opening day of club softball.
Jacobs is awaiting a kidney transplant after doctors discovered the Chesapeake High School sophomore has end-stage renal failure.
“Which means my kidneys just kinda stopped working,” the 16-year-old explained.
At a routine doctor’s visit last year, Jacobs complained of chills, bruises, and charley horses, or muscle cramps.
“Thank God the doctor took her seriously and sent her down for bloodwork,” Jacobs’ mother Becky said. “Basically, they said, ‘Get her...