So what I'm going to do, before I delete my MySpace account, is copy my old blogs here.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
(Okay, I haven't actually been tested, but I'm -pretty- sure that's an accurate statement.)
You were a member of the of the U.S. military, a civilian military employee, or a dependent of a member of the U.S. military who spent a total time of 6 months on or associated with a military base in any of the following areas during the specified time frames
....and we lived in Heidelberg from 1984 to 1989.
I'm digesting this piece of information as my number was called-- So I raise my hand, said, "That's me....but I think I just became ineligible...."
So she sat down beside me, and explained that it's an FDA ruling related to Mad Cow Disease, and they have no way to test for it in blood donations.
I'm taking this as the final sign that I'm simply not meant to donate blood.