My blood is worthless.

  As most of you know my story you will understand why this situation angered and frustrated me:  My little part time under the table job dried up and after much thought I had thought I had come up with a perfect way to make a few bucks.  When I returned to college I listened to a couple of fellow students would told me about a blood clinic that paid money for blood and how they all supplemented their incomes with a  little "blood money".  I do not know why I had forgotten that but I had until I dreamed about it and thought it was the perfect way to make a little of what I needed.  I do not like the idea of "selling" blood but it seemed harmless as this was for research not for transfusions and it did help out in the long one so I did it whenever I was in need of cash.I probable did it for about 6 months until they hired a new doc who after asking me to do a physical refused to take my blood simply saying that I had an aneurysm so no more giving blood.   Yesterday I went back to the clinic and asked if I could resume giving blood for cash.  With the new computer era records last forever and it said no on a folder 7 years old!  I met with the doctor and we talked for almost two whole hours!!!!!She was delightful and could not believe I had survived all that I had.  I tried my best to smooze her into letting me donate for cash.  When we finally got done I asked her why I could not,she explained that the company could not afford a lawsuit if another aneurysm burst while giving blood.  I have lived through twelve operations including several brain surgeries, survived thirty car accidents, survived being shot, with rock salt, being cut, being jailed, being poor et al and all of the sudden my very blood was worthless?  OY vey iss mere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! E

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deleted_user
deleted_user

It\'s not about you at all...it\'s about them and their liabilities.

You\'d be surprised what you can sell on Ebay....not blood, either.
weinere46
weinere46

Dear Tiger,
That is why I am fighting with their cooperate offices today to get the policy changed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! E
firespinner
firespinner

red tape sucks, and thats the political correct world we live in, but you know if i was in there situation maybe i would say the same because their maybe a minority who do go please please ill be ok and then sue them for all the money they have, which means we have to suffer with red tape bah! they refused my sister giving blood (not for money though) she was prone fainting! i hope you can sort something out financially, i can see why its a piss of but maybe you got to see it from different perspective.
deleted_user
deleted_user

You can sell sperm? Here you can\'t sell blood because all the drunks were doing it
weinere46
weinere46

Dear 151 proof, hehehe,
I have never tried that?????????? No way? They pay you for sperm?????? Really? ERic
deleted_user
deleted_user

love the sprem idea
weinere46
weinere46

Dear Scarlet,
You and most of the women on this site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lollollol Eric
Slimpics
Slimpics

Eric, my friend, selling your blood doesn\'t pay that well, does it? In my opinion, it sounds like you need to keep your blood for yourself... after all you\'ve been through, you just might need it if something else (heaven forbid) happens to you!
LindaJean
LindaJean

Oh Eric - sweetheart - I\'m so sorry about the job loss and the information about your blood. I agree with Tiger - it\'s not that your blood is worthless - it\'s that this company is stupid. But I have to give you credit for continuing to look for every possible way to make your life better - we should all take a lesson on that from you.
deleted_user
deleted_user

Mr. Bubbles. If only these people knew you. They would use your blood for transfusions to make better people in this world. With your attitude and like ability, another job will come your way.
mpdsville1
mpdsville1

Eric!
I agree with those that came before me!
Off to the sperm bank with you and get your semen aboard!
The future is in your hands!
angel1313
angel1313

wow you have gone thru a lot thought I had with all my cancer & losing a kidney - im very proud of all you do.