Category Archives: Donating Blood

Donation Went To

My March 5th blood donation went to use at Sinai-Grace hospital. :)

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Blood Journey

I just got a notification from the Red Cross Blood Donor app that my blood has been sent to Cleveland Clinic. This is so cool! If you make an appointment to donate through the Blood Donor app, it will track … Continue reading

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No.

Drowing my sorrows in Twix, Chips, and later tonight Chinese food. ’cause I’m an emotional eater. Why? Well I went to donate blood today. My first time since getting pregnant! I was SO EXCITED, you have no idea! I miss … Continue reading

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Rh_null_?

So Rh- actually means Rh-D negative. And Rh_null_ should really be Rhesus negative (or true Rh-, but that term has a too engrained “slang” meaning to be used) Fascinating. I knew about J and K type bloods. I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Full Count!

I’m planning to donate blood (whole, not platelets) on my birthday again this year. It’s so odd to me I didn’t donate at all in 2013…. I know it’s because I didn’t feel I had the time to do platelet … Continue reading

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Monthly Blood Donation: April

Donation Date: April 20, 2012 My Appointment: Unplanned Others? No. Here’s the recap: I get a call from the Red Cross on Wednesday (I think it was). Can I come in and donate apheresis on Friday, morning? YES! Yes I … Continue reading

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Monthly Blood Donation: March

Donation Date: March, 2012 My Appointment: 12:30pm Others? No. Here’s the recap: First I get a call from the Red Cross. Can I come an hour later? The donation center isn’t ready and will be running an hour behind. Sure, … Continue reading

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BDrive

WOW! So I’m coordinating a blood drive at work with a co-worker. It’s only been 1.5 hours since she sent the email to sign up and 11 people have already made appointments! I love it!

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Let’s Count

UPDATED LIST: Here Twice in the last five years I’ve tried to estimate how many times I’ve donated blood. Last night I finally pulled together all the records I have; mostly donor cards from the American Red Cross of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Monthly Blood Donation: February

Donation Date: February 6, 2012 My Appointment: 12:30pm Others? No. Here’s the recap: My nurse was Lugi. She was the nurse sitting at the table during my Jan donation. She remembered I have a little girl and asked about her. … Continue reading

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