Guys! I did something today that i'll admit, made me feel really good about the kind of human I am and generally want to be. I know I'm not supposed to say that, but I instantly felt I made an impact in the world today and it was honestly just so simple.
I have several friends who regularly donate blood, who even celebrate their birthday each year by doing so, and with a little nudge from my sister, was inspired to do my part too. This was my FIRST donation but it won't be my last. There were 3 people in my office today who I found out are not able to donate for various reasons and I realized how lucky I am to have the opportunity and ability to give! The 450mL delivered today may save someone's life tomorrow. Are you not totally moved by that thought?! In a moment while at the clinic that hit me and I fought the urge to burst into a teary group hug with everyone.
#CanadianBloodServices will often make a plea for shortgages but they are always in need. So for anyone who is capable and willing, please find the nearest blood donor clinic and give back!