Thursday, July 21, 2011

blood donation time again!

I have been a little slack recently sorry.

Last week in our local newspaper there was an article about a young man who requires a blood transfusion every 3 weeks for a condition he has had since he was 6 months old. He was appealing to everyone to go and donate blood this month.

It turns out that we actually know him through swimming and my daughter, the froglet is due to give blood.

She has created an event on face book and invited all her friends to go with her and donate blood, she has had a good response and I hope that they do go through with this and donate.

I personally are unable to give blood any more due to living in the UK and I could have mad cows disease, this totally frustrates me as I have O neg blood which is the universal donors blood. (think I said this last time I blogged about blood donating).

Anyway I know another lovely blogger who also needs blood regularly so please, please, please go and give blood... I will come and hold your hand if you are scared... it really doesn't hurt... you actually get a buzz from giving such a precious gift. The froglet couldn't stop smiling after she did her first donation and said that she felt a bit funny... I was worried for a moment and asked her if she needed to lie down and she said "no mum, I feel good funny, like I have done something really special" tears welled up in my eyes.....


CurlyPops said...

I hope the froglet gets a fantastic response from the facebook event! Go team froglet!

Maddy said...

I to would like to give blood but my iron count is extremely low. Son No.1. gives he has a uncommon type so they like it when he goes in. Good luck with froglets quest.