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Bloodwork and Trying to Wake Up

I had to have fasting bloodwork done this morning. This is always an adventure since I am a rather difficult stick. Once the needle is in and set, I'm fine. The problem comes when (1) the phlebotomist cannot find a vein and keeps tightening the rubber strip, or (2) they think they found a vein, then miss and start digging around to hit it. Thankfully, the guy this morning found a vein quickly. Once he stuck, though, I felt the needle move and thought he was going to dig. However, it was only a slight shift of the needle, not a full-out excavation. After that, it was over.

My fiancee and I went to IHOP for breakfast, then back home at 8:45 for a nap. I have class at 12:30, and wanted to get some work done before class, so set my alarm for 10:15. I managed to get up and out the door with no problems, but I'm still groggy from the nap. I'm not in danger of falling back asleep. I'm just moving a little slow.

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teague
Feb. 14th, 2010 02:49 am (UTC)
AGH! I was once trying to donate plasma, and they had to dig. That was *horrible!*
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