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It worked!! :D :D

One week of eating liver everyday, 2 weeks of iron supplements with Vit-C, my hemoglobin checks today were 12.3 and then 12.7!!! Woo Hoo! I’m thrilled! :D :D

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Liver Recipies

So, beef liver pudding went well enough that I made it a second time, and when I tested it after cooling out of the oven, I caught myself making the “mmm” noise! :O Therefore, I tried bastardizing another recipe today: … Continue reading

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Trying to Eat Liver

OKAY, here we go! Gonna bastardize a liver pudding recipe and hope it comes out tasting good (enough) anyway. For longer version, read on: So, I cooked up some beef liver in a pan last night. Made sure it was … Continue reading

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3 shy of 10 gallons

I am 3 (or 7 depending on which source) blood donations away from reaching 10 gallons. I have officially been diagnosed with mild anemia. Not only are my hemoglobin levels too low, for the first time my average red blood … Continue reading

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Absorb That Iron!

Poked 6 times this week (2x / day) and STILL haven’t been able to donate. ARRRGGGHHH! Come on body, absorb that iron!!

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Be The Match

I am surprised by how many people in my close circle have not heard of Be The Match. Do you know of it?

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2020 Ornament

Finally got a 2020 ornament. Care of the American Red Cross for donating blood today!

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American Red Cross Blood Donors has pissed me off – AGAIN

I went in to my appointment to donate blood today. I was SO looking forword to it! I’ve been trying to donate for 3 months, but there has not been an open appointment I could take. I finally got one … Continue reading

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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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