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Posted by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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donate blood? How often do you do it?

by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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PoehlerBear1983
by Meghan on Jun. 9, 2012 at 11:08 AM
I am not allowed
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timon95
by Betty on Jun. 9, 2012 at 11:19 AM

no, i used to.

sarah824
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 12:58 PM

How come? 

Quoting PoehlerBear1983:

I am not allowed

 

sarah824
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 12:59 PM

Why not anymore? 

Quoting timon95:

no, i used to.

 

sarah824
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 1:00 PM

When I lived in California I donated every 8 weeks (or whatever the limit was) without fail.

Being in Oregon and living in a more rural area I don't do it as often anymore. I would like to do it more regularly, especially because I have O- which is always in high demand, but there just isn't anywhere close to do it.

JadsW
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Me neither. :( But, I donated 4 times before finding out I had autoimmune thyroid disease.


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I am not allowed

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soccerchik8287
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 1:36 PM

I have before but I do not do it often. I am diabetic and there are very few blood banks that will accept my blood. Plus, most blood banks don't like that I faint when I see blood - scares away other potential donors (and yes that is a quote!) lol

sarah824
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 1:37 PM

 

Quoting soccerchik8287:

I have before but I do not do it often. I am diabetic and there are very few blood banks that will accept my blood. Plus, most blood banks don't like that I faint when I see blood - scares away other potential donors (and yes that is a quote!) lol

 I can see where that might be problematic. :-)

aimhawk
by on Jun. 9, 2012 at 2:02 PM

I'm too anemic to donate, but every time I see the donation centers and vans I sigh to myself because it has always been something I've wanted to do. I will also be an organ donor.

PoehlerBear1983
by Meghan on Jun. 9, 2012 at 2:35 PM
Well for a few reasons. One is i am anemic but the main reason is i had a blood clot in my brain when ds1 was a baby. I was on blood thinners for a long time. I no longer take them but my dr said that no place will allow me to donate


Quoting sarah824:

How come? 


Quoting PoehlerBear1983:

I am not allowed

 


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