Peter 'Happy' Thomas (happypete) wrote,
Peter 'Happy' Thomas

A new experience..

I've given platelets for years and never had this the collection site started to hurt, I started sweating, and I really just wanted to get out of there.

I finally had them stop the collection (they had enough for two units, but they always go a little over). Then I was dumb and got up too fast. I started to fade out and they had me lie back down. I think if I hadn't, I would have passed out.

Wow! The nurses speculate that I was dehydrated and maybe not well rested. Hmmm.

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    photognome died of heart failure yesterday. I don't have words right now.

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