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Big AL Darn Sarf, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 2,560 Speed Triple 955i (99-01) 16 Feb 2012 23:21 Well I did last night for the first time
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q133/... After my little lad needing, several transfusions last year , Nurses all said the best thing you / your family can do is give blood. Bugger all to it , Just a little prick Took 7 mins to fill the pint pot ? Mine must be watered down or something ! I hate needles, so couldnt watch that bit .. Should have done it years ago really, sat in waiting room chatting to an old boy who was on his 86 th donation ps .. why did they tape a fag butt on my arm after ???
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Nick Birley Edge, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 14,093 TT600 (00-01) 16 Feb 2012 23:22 It's not a fag butt, it's a small tampon.
Saxman Cowplain, United Kingdom Posts: 7,160 Tiger 800 17 Feb 2012 01:50 Not allowed to give blood, had Jaundice when is was 18.
Spit Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom Posts: 440 Enthusiast 17 Feb 2012 01:58 I don't give blood either, it tends to ignite near naked flames....
Koro Severn Valley, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 2,347 Speed Triple T309 17 Feb 2012 07:36 I got up to 25, then had to stop due to a serious illness that needed a transfusion. Its a great thing to do
Alfie Noakes Local, United Kingdom Posts: 871 Daytona 955i (99-01) 17 Feb 2012 08:21
Not allowed to give blood, had Jaundice when is was 18.
I think you need to go back and check . They started taking blood from people who had previous had jaundice years ago. They ask you a load of questions and you sign a declaration - none of which ask if you had jaundice previously, so you're fine to start donating
Deadloud Ubi draconi vivant, United Kingdom Site Moderator Premier Member Posts: 33,727 Sprint ST (05->) 17 Feb 2012 08:38 O Neg here .. so my blood can be used by anyone.
ONCE I'VE FINISHED WITH IT
speedyian Northants, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 1,304 Sprint ST (05->) 17 Feb 2012 19:58 There's a coincidence. I gave donation No 74 today and apparently for No 75 I get another badge, another certificate, a different colour card (its gold at the moment) and a nice wall plate.
RuthKat Swindon Wiltshire, United Kingdom Posts: 107 Speed Triple 955i (02-04) 17 Feb 2012 20:00 I would really like to give blood but I am terrified of needles.... and im not talking about just a bit squeamish...
Last time I HAD to have a blood test, people had to hold me down
ollie dorset, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 2,899 Daytona T595 17 Feb 2012 20:22 good on you al
think ive done it 3 or 4 times now,next one booked in april.the worse bit for me is getting that plaster off when its stuck to hairs ive always meant to do it for years but like you it was after my step daughter had loads that finally got me doing it.wasnt impressed last time though as it was a bank holiday over christmas so the volunteer who serves the tea wasnt there and i had to get my own
steve north oxon, United Kingdom Posts: 3,530 Enthusiast 17 Feb 2012 20:27 46th donation on monday.
Maria is O neg aswell. She used to donate 3 times a year when we were only allowed to donate twice. They can't get enough of the stuff
Fozz beyond the sea......, United Kingdom Site Moderator Premier Member Posts: 25,681 Daytona 955i (02CE, 03) 17 Feb 2012 20:36 They don't want mine,I've got Factor 5 Leiden syndrome and they turned me away when I was diagnosed. I gave regularly until then though.
Riggsy Coventry, United Kingdom Premier Member Posts: 35,430 Daytona 955i (02) 17 Feb 2012 20:41 I got to 35 pints before I was turned away.
Still got the little blue book somewhere Fair play fella. Everyone who can should
Deadloud Ubi draconi vivant, United Kingdom Site Moderator Premier Member Posts: 33,727 Sprint ST (05->) 17 Feb 2012 20:48
~FoZz~: They don't want mine,I've got Factor 5 Leiden syndrome and they turned me away when I was diagnosed. I gave regularly until then though. How does that effect yer neck ??
Fozz beyond the sea......, United Kingdom Site Moderator Premier Member Posts: 25,681 Daytona 955i (02CE, 03) 17 Feb 2012 20:50 Unless you post a picture of yourself you have no right to ask......
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