what i hate is that i am a very hard stick. i frequently make the joke that i'm a turnip, and you can't get blood from a turnip! One time it took 17 tries to get a single tube of blood from me, and that was WITH the specialist doing it. i finally lost patience and told them all to leave me the **** alone! They did, but only for half an hour or so... i was inpatient at the time, and they just HAD to get that test... i was black and blue all up and down my arms by the time they were done with me!