Posts tagged ‘medicine’

Give Blood Regularly

Now that you’ve read the title, the text should be of no surprise to you.  Yesterday I gave blood again, this

National Blood Service

National Blood Service

was my twentieth donation and it took me less than an hour.  I’m too much of a scaredy cat to donate bone marrow and I’m not nearly clever enough to be a doctor, so this is what I do to do my bit.
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The Wonder Stabber

Guess what I did tonight?  Go on, guess.  Nope, try again.  Shall I tell you?  Well…

I gave blood.  I’ve been doing it several times a year for over 10 years now.  I have no medical skills, the thought of the pain of bone marrow donation gives me the shivers (not terribly manly, I know) so I do this.  I let a nice lady put a needle in my arm and withdraw about a pint of blood.

Do it, do it now.  The next life you save may be mine.  And I can think of nothing more important than that :)
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