01 July 2009
Giving Platelets - 8 Units Later
I started my donations in March. I got infiltrated once (the return blood wasn't going into the vein), and I was delayed once (my hemoglobin level was too low, so I started on iron supplement). Eight donations and you earn the coin. Just in time for the end of my deployment.
My first donation we took a picture. That same photo is now being used on a flyer distributed around the base looking for volunteers. I thought it would be fitting to take a last donation picture as well.