10.30 and we have started harvesting.

Well I have had the valcath put in and it was all very interesting. It was inserted in day surgery and I had three lovely nurses looking after me. One lady gowned up and I had to lay on a bed with one leg other the side whilst she inserted the tube. They had an ultra sound machine so she could clearly see where she was going. I was given a local anaesthetic so it was all pretty pain free.

So here I am now plugged into the machine which takes all my blood out washes it and separates it out into red cells, white cells and plasma. It then returns all the blood I need back into my body. Clever stuff really.


2 thoughts on “10.30 and we have started harvesting.

  1. you look lovely and for one second i thought you had one of those little pony tails going on haha… need my glasses xx.. well i know im reading blogs t backwards as I’ve been away but what a great success xx

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