[LMB] OT: chuckle from 30th October

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 17:57:58 GMT 2018


The vein in my right arm has taken to running away and hiding when I go in
to give, so, perforce, I have to use my left arm (and I am left-handed).
I've had blood drawn from my hands before, as well.

On Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 7:28 AM Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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