Today was pin cusion day. I was victim for Joyce twice (she got the line started on me twice!) and Beth once. I am sorry to say that I did not get it first try. I tried Julia and she was in a lot pain, so I stopped. I tried on Carmen, but am still not successful. Part of the reason was that I was a little distracted becuase my laboring mom down in the clinic below, was in the the middle of very active labor and I knew that she was getting pretty close, so I skipped out a tad bit earlier than I would have otherwise.
We all sat around laughing and joking and looking a little faint. We were all eyeballling each other’s veins to see who had easy veins to try on. I went first, of the students, and had Joyce do it twice, successfully on me. I happened to know that she is the more expereinced of all of us stdents, as she drew blood at the hospital all winter!
She did a great job and here are some precious photos of me trying! I will try again another day when I am not so distracted with a labor. Good thing I came down stairs when I did, too!