In school we had a wonderful professor who not only tolerated the uber-curious like me, but encouraged us to learn all we could!
Not only did I learn to draw blood and start an IV bag, I also found out that the hemotology lab was kept unlocked after our class let out for the...
and so as not to make the loss of blood a waste, I got out the microscope and the kids and I are examining my cells under a microscope. Makes the pain worthwhile to watch their eyes light up as they learn and explore.
yes, I bled
Red blood cells
are easy to tell,
they are round
and easily found.
Occasionally you may find
a White blood cell, don't mind,
since they keep us well
and bacteria they give hell.