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Am I getting better or just getting older...or both??????

KathiM
KathiM Member Posts: 8,028
Went for my semi-annual blood draw today. Normally it's a bit of a hassle...I have no fully working veins in my elbows anymore (thank you, cancer, for blowing them all!). This time, with the requested 'butterfly' pediatric needle, the tech hit the first time!!!! Good thing, too...the next try would have been the much more painful vein in my forearm, that always bruises, and I get asked about it for days after...

DANCING!!! (almost don't care what the results are...just happy the draw worked...how wacky is THAT??????)

Hugs, (yes, Virginia, there IS a life after cancer) Kathi

Comments

  • Lovekitties
    Lovekitties Member Posts: 3,364
    Dear Kathi
    Glad to hear that you escaped the "vampire" with ease this time, and hope that all the results are excellent.

    As to your question...Well my dear, as the saying goes...you are like a fine wine...aged to perfection!

    Hugs,

    Marie who loves kitties
  • KathiM
    KathiM Member Posts: 8,028

    Dear Kathi
    Glad to hear that you escaped the "vampire" with ease this time, and hope that all the results are excellent.

    As to your question...Well my dear, as the saying goes...you are like a fine wine...aged to perfection!

    Hugs,

    Marie who loves kitties

    Aw, Marie!
    You are very kind...*smile*...thank you!

    Hugs, Kathi
  • ron50
    ron50 Member Posts: 1,723
    I know what you mean Kathi
    I had a chest scan a few weeks back. The tech punctured me four times ,three on the left side and once on the right trying to get a good vein for the contrast,then he called a doctor in. The doc said I thought you said you have done this lots of times. I said that I had but that they always use the veins on the back of my hands. They did ,first go ,worked fine. They are experienced veins they took the all 48 infusions of 5fu. Why don't they just ask? Ron.