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Jessimaaka April 10th, 2013 06:50 PM

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Have you ever given blood?

magz88 April 10th, 2013 08:13 PM

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Yes, twice now. The last time was just a few weeks ago. They have it on record as 3 but the first time I went they couldn't get a good vein and they didn't fill the bag. It was a bad experience.

The past two times though have been easy peasy.

Irish_Wristwatch April 11th, 2013 04:54 AM

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yes, i donated blood a few times when i was in highschool, but i havent since then

sweety_pie April 11th, 2013 05:09 AM

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No I haven't.

RinkMom April 11th, 2013 05:23 AM

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Unable to for medical reasons

mccaroline April 11th, 2013 05:58 AM

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Just once. You know it didn't go well when the nurses suggest you don't come back. I actually got a phone call from the blood services asking if I wished to speak to someone about my experience because they heard it wasn't good, and telling me they had councillors I could talk to if I needed one. I admit it wasn't a pleasant experience but I didn't think it was as bad as they made it out to be.

Countrymom4 April 11th, 2013 06:43 AM

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No I have not, Just freaked out by it.

crunchywannabe April 11th, 2013 08:12 AM

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I haven't. I don't do well with needles to begin with. My mom used to go all the time, I really wish it was something I could bring myself to do, but unfortunately I can't.

Dh isn't allowed to for something like 10-15 years because of all the vaccines and crap he's been exposed to over seas... He would probably do it if he could.

Jessimaaka April 11th, 2013 08:41 AM

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I never have, but I have A negative blood, so my mom is encouraging me to. I'm not a fan of needles though, although after being pregnant, they don't bother me as much as they used to!

Kelz88 April 11th, 2013 10:21 AM

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Needless I can handle, but when they withdraw blood I just cant. Especially if they take it from the inside of my elbow. My veins like to move around a lot there and 9 times out of 10 they miss the vein and root around trying to find it.

Even blood work i force them to take it from my hand because Im tired of them missing my veins. If I could donate blood that way I might consider it.

helios April 11th, 2013 11:35 AM

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I've never done it before but I keep thinking I should. I have "good" veins for bloods draws, so it is always really quick.


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