Blood being drawn today.

Having had anxiety, and panic attacks all my life, having blood work was a major problem.

The lady at the doctor’s office is amazing, and I have done well. Without Len being here, time to think about it too, I am praying that I do well.

Also going to Burger King after, for a breakfast sandwich, coffee, and water to take my meds will be the first time without him.


  1. Well done for going! Have you ever tried Emla cream? I don’t know the equivalent in US but it’s basically a topical anaesthetic that you apply 45-60 mins before with a special dressing. I use it all the time for cannulas etc and I never worry because I know it won’t hurt. When you’re suffering emotionally, the last thing you need is physical pain too. Everything you can do to comfort, protect and be kind to yourself is your way out of all of this. I’m sorry you will feel strange going to Burger King, but Len will definitely be there in spirit, sitting right next to you, and so are all the people who read your blog. Keep going x ❤️

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  2. Thank you for sharing!!… I am sure that because Len has a special place in your heart, he was with you every second!… 🙂

    Until we meet again..

    May flowers always line your path
    and sunshine light your way,
    May songbirds serenade your
    every step along the way,
    May a rainbow run beside you
    in a sky that’s always blue,
    And may happiness fill your heart
    each day your whole life through.
    (Irish Saying)

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  3. Thank you for your kind words. I don’t feel the needle. It’s the build up waiting to have it. Blood, needles, snakes start my anxiety, which used to bring on panic attacks.
    In the last few months Len was falling all the time, so I cleaned up blood every day. I took his sugar readings, so needles and blood. Towards the end I gave him his shots. When you have no choice you automatically do it 😊

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