I would gladly help out and contribute except that I cannot. You see, I lived in the UK for three months in 1988 during an outbreak of Mad Cow disease and therefore my blood is now deemed "risky."
Fine. I get that reasonable precautions need to be taken and I would not want to infect anyone with my possibly tainted blood. ("Tainted Blood" -- the lesser known, less danceable hit by Soft Cell.)
However, I find this screening system lacking in that not once has the blood donation center vetted me for prom dates, which in my estimation is probably a much greater threat to my blood quality:
|My prom date, Devin. A man who knew what he wanted and was not afraid to advertise it.|
Feeling stuck (how ironic),