Category Archives: Donating Blood
10 gallons! Whole blood, plasma, and platelet donations. 26 years. It can be done!!! American Red Cross Blood Donors in MA, Detroit, Livonia, Ann Arbor, and various other MI locations American Red Cross Platelet Donors Group in Livonia and Ann … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
Poked 6 times this week (2x / day) and STILL haven’t been able to donate. ARRRGGGHHH! Come on body, absorb that iron!!
I am surprised by how many people in my close circle have not heard of Be The Match. Do you know of it?
Finally got a 2020 ornament. Care of the American Red Cross for donating blood today!
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
My March 5th blood donation went to use at Sinai-Grace hospital. :)