[LMB] OT: chuckle from 30th October

Karen Hunt huntkc at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 12:27:25 GMT 2018


On Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 5:52 AM Alex Y. Kwan <litalex at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> 在 2018年11月3日週六 下午3:30,A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com 寫道:
>
> > I had some blood tests to collect for.
> > The phlebotomist looked at my elbow, saw scarring, and asked how
> long/much
> > had I been using (IV drugs).
> > I told her I’d given blood last week, and was in the ICU in early
> > September . . .
> >
> > She stopped asking and just took the blood
> >
>
> At least they managed to find your vein. The last time they had to draw my
> blood, they had to switch arms twice. :-P
>
> little Alex
>

One of my elbows is unusable (no vein anymore, it had too many hematomas
from ungentle medical practitioners), the other is getting there. Little
butterfly IV needles in the hand is what they do if they can't get the
elbow.

Karen Hunt


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