I'm currently in the start-up process to become a volunteer at Banner Desert hospital (down on Dobson and Southern). I decided that I might as well do something worthwhile with all the glorious non-school time I have right now. So, today was step #3 (I think...somewhere around there): the health screening.
Dun dun DUNNN!!!!
Really, it wasn't that bad, but they did do a TB skin test (where they shoot you up with TB particles...or something...let me go consult my disease textbook and I'll get back to you on that one) and take what seemed to me to be a large amount of blood. Really, how much do you need to check for chicken pox antibodies? Whatever. The moral of the story is that I did it, did not pass out (I have a bad history with blood donation), and even went to a 2-hour orientation session afterward and drove myself home.
For some of you, this may seem like nothing special. But to me, it was a big deal. I actually feel like...an adult.
Haha, only took me 22-odd years.
3 months ago