Evidently blood donation is okay, but I've been told that organ donation is not. Not sure why - all my bits work just fine, and I'm pretty sure that MS has nothing to do with my heart or liver, but there you go.
I was just wondering about this... I used to donate pretty regularly, and just the other day got I of my invitation calls. I've always donated bc I had to have like 11-12 units transfussed during my back surgery in '02. This probly needs to be a new question, but...
I used to always feel better for a few days after giving... Seems like everything lately makes me wonder hmmmm? Cause I dont know where my minds gone to hide, but I sure wish I could think like I used to! I think??? lol
I dont think i will ever share my blood with others. Just because i just am not sure of if it is good or not and don't want to chance it in my mind to give someone something else possibly. My reasoning is no one can say where MS comes from and how you get it and they also do blood tests to detect MS so how i think of it is our blood probaly is fine and dandy but then again if they test for certain things for MS in your blood then yeah you know? And they cant say how you get it and why you get it so keeping my blood to myself is my idea! lol until they are absolutly 100 percent positive where it comes from and how poeple get this MS! Thats just how i reason it in my mind! lol Might not make sense but to me it does! lol
Strange how stuff happens really coincedental?? for me. Last night long after I had been reading this post my local Red Cross called to see about me donating...
I asked her and she wasn't sure, but said to call them at 800-236-3276 to talk with them about donor health. Weird... But I'm calling them later today.
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