This post originally ran on August 6, 2012. In light of the Boston bombings, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit this topic.
We all know that giving blood is important. I was raised believing it was my civic duty to give blood whenever I could. So I donated blood regularly since I was 18 years old and even gave plasma when I was in college (that is a different story though). However, I stopped doing it during my child-bearing and baby-raising years. Once I was past that time of my life I wanted to start giving again, but there was one thing I hadn’t considered.
During the years I stopped giving blood to raise my baby boys I started long distance running. Read more >>