Friday, January 25, 2008
have you heard about what is going on over at manic mommy? she is having a contest to get people to donate blood. check it out.
the hardest part of giving blood for me was actually finding a blood drive that wasn't over an hour away. i mean i live in the biggest city in 3 states! finally i found one that was only about 20 minutes away. you go in and they ask you some questions, take your blood pressure and prick your finger to check your hemoglobin. you read all this stuff about giving blood and then you go to the CHAIR!! they were all sooo nice. and they loved the fact that there was a contest to encourage people to give blood. they all wanted to take my picture.
to me the finger prick actually hurt worse than the needle in the arm. and it only takes about 10 minues for them to get all they need. i did get a little woozy and they put a fan on me and brought me some juice. i felt like an Egyptian princess!! then i got to have more juice and cookies of my choice. (i had a little debbie oatmeal cookie!) and they gave me a big mesh bag, a calendar, and a lunch box!! and i got to register to be entered in another contest to win $500!! so if you haven't given blood and want to be entered in manic mommy's contest GO GIVE BLOOD TODAY!!!
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