Donated blood for first time

Donating blood for first time

Originally uploaded by Declan!

When I was younger I was afraid of only 2 things. Spiders and Needles. So I never gave blood, and would run like a little girl at the site of a spider. Thankfully I’ve overcome these fears. I hate bugs, and spiders eat bugs. That’s a good thing.

As for needles, I think I was partially scared of them because I associated them with getting sick, drug use, and disease. I think too many years in Catholic school had me brain washed.

Well the past few years when I went to give blood at various blood drives, for some bizarre reason I was turned away each time. Each time they had reached their capacity. Maybe more people in the NY area give blood or something.

So today I finally paid some of my debt to society. They tell me I saved 3 people today so I feel good.

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