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    06-09-2009, 03:39 PM
I got my One Gallon Pin!!!!

So today I gave blood and got my one gallon pin!!! I know it just a pin but I feel good about it - just wished I would have started donating earlier.
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    06-09-2009, 03:58 PM
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*offer a dish of cookies and a cup of milk*

Wow you're a great woman. Three words: I appreciate you. I think it's a great, very honorable way to help others and maybe you've already saved someone's life.
    06-09-2009, 04:46 PM
Wow are you still standing? You need to lie down
I have only given blood once, I should feel really bad
    06-09-2009, 04:57 PM
Congrats, congrats, congrats AND THANK YOU!

I could not donate in college (too small).

Started a few years ago. Unfortunately I have been severely anemic the last 4 times I have tried. They send me home with a sample box of Total cereal and tell me to come back. I have an uncommon blood type.
    06-10-2009, 09:41 AM
Originally Posted by Angel_Leaguer    
So today I gave blood and got my one gallon pin!!! I know it just a pin but I feel good about it - just wished I would have started donating earlier.
Good for you. Be proud of yourself for donating blood. With the surgeries I have had, the total amount of blood I have received is equivalent to a total of 12 visits from people like you who took the time to donate.

I joined the bone marrow registry a few years ago for that reason. You taking the time IS saving lives, thank you.
    06-10-2009, 10:20 AM
Good for you!!! That's really great!!
    06-10-2009, 03:20 PM
I really don't mind giving- my dad always gave so I decided that it is time for me too... I never know if I or someone I love may need blood- or even a few of you that have had to have it. I have a common blood type (good for me but not others that don't have a common type).
    06-10-2009, 03:32 PM
I gave when I was in high school. I passed out, on the gym floor. I spilled my juice all over myself and had to wear XXL scrubs and a shirt that said "be a champ give blood" for the rest of the day. I got to nap and skip the rest of my classes though, so all in all a good day lol.

Congrats! You're awesome, hooray for people like you!
    06-10-2009, 03:48 PM
Green Broke
Thank you AL and everyone else that have donated blood. Nine years ago, I had to recieve 6 units, so thanks to all that donate.
    06-10-2009, 08:05 PM
Congrats! :)

I really want to donate blood but they won't let me.

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