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Thank you! Donated 57/125 used pints of red and donated 103/75 used bags of platelets (10/24/14)
Evlynn Marie Mahoney Reinke
(July 1, 1947 - February 26, 2011)
As my platelet donation of 11/28/14, I have donated another 6 bags (a triple) bringing the total to 103. Our girl used 75.
With Jacki's heroic effort, today, 7/1/14, 14 bags of red were collected. And that makes the score 57/125.
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Our Girl hated to owe anyone anything. In the last year of her life, she was always upset with the amount of fluids she was using. Say what you want about the American Medical Establishment, they never hesitated to give what she needed at the time. Even when it was clearly like pouring it down the drain! She was using AT LEAST 2 pints of packed blood and 1 bag of platelets. She got what she needed to stay alive.
Final score: 125 pints and 75 bags in a losing effort.
I always calmed her down with: "Don't worry. I'll replace it." "Promise?" "Yup!"