Jen, left, and Jaysa Rasmussen, 9, fix dinner in their Wausau home.
Jen Rasmussen didn't tell Dylan Prescott last fall that she was making the first steps toward giving him one of her kidneys.
Although Jen, 35, and Dylan, 36, aren't officially wed, the Wausau couple have been together for seven years and are married spiritually, if not legally. She had watched Dylan's health deteriorate the past three years and was with him when he found out that years of untreated diabetes had ravaged his kidneys.
"We had to watch him every single day," Jen said, referring to herself and daughter Jaysa Rasmussen, 9. "Finally, I thought, 'I'm going to go get tested, because I ...