Wednesday, November 9, 2011

fuck i'm good, just ask me...

Behold, the fruits of my labours this morning! Total FIGJAM moment!



A-whoo-hoo! *happy dance* Not only was this my first blood test in over 15 years, I voluntarily rocked up for this without any medical need for it! (Crazy, non?) Cognitive behavioural therapy FTW!



Jasper gives me a congratulatory snuggle/funny face

xoxo

22 comments:

  1. YAY! I am so happy/proud for you!!! Hope the results are nice and positive too :)

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  2. first time commentor long time reader

    wow that must have taken a lot given your history of needles. but well done. I'm not a huge fan of them myself.

    love reading your blog
    emma

    um but is it a bit crazy to let ppl see your surname given all the whackos out there?

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  3. Thanks so much ladies :)

    Emma - thankyou SO much for saying that, I thought I had blurred all mentions of my surname on that photo but I missed one, eep! All fixed now, ta hun

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  4. Yaaaayyy! Congratulations! I can imagine how much of a triumph that is for you :)

    I've had so many needles and blood tests lately that I've become somewhat immune, which I'm proud of in sort of a weird way!

    xx

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  5. Congratulations! It must be an amazing feeling to have conquered your fear!

    Laura
    whitewinters.blogspot.com

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  6. Congrats! Good on you for taking the steps and succeeding!

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  7. Good on you hun! I am not scared of needles themselves but I have this awful phobia of blood and blood tests. I can have injections and drips etc but anything blood related- im out!

    Im trying to work up the guts to give a blood donation in the next month. Its such an important thing to do and I feel so silly that I can't give blood when Im perfectly healthy

    Congratulations agan hun!

    Joanne

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  8. WAHOO!!! congrats on such a big step Cate xo
    Well done you :D

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  9. Congratulations!! The last almost two years of my life have been punctuated (or should that be punctured?) by blood tests, needles and invasive medical procedures. I am so very lucky I am not needle phobic. Well done you for conquering your fear!

    K xx

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  10. Congratulations Cate! I know how hard it was for you. Isn't great to overcome something that you've been scared of?

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  11. CONGRATS!!!! You should be super proud of yourself!!!! Also glad to hear that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy works! We got taught a lot of behavioural stuff last year (to combat dental anxiety), but tbh we were all pretty cynical because the lecturer was extremely boring and a little annoying. I should go revise that material soon... :)

    PS Jasper is adorable!!!!!

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  12. Congrats!!! That is so well done.

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  13. you go girl! that's such great news and you should be so proud of what you've overcome. the mind is a powerful thing. well done lovely

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  14. You rock my socks off, as always, beautiful friend! xox

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  15. We love your blog is wonderful and we are always checking the news here.
    We wish you a great weekend.
    Super Glorinha kisses.
    http://sbrincos.blogspot.com

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  16. Congrats girl! It takes guts to do something that you are afraid of, good work :) Hope the results are a-ok!
    x

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  17. YAYE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you total legend. long time reader, first time poster but i am seriously doing a happy dance for you
    xxxxx
    chloe xxxxx

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  18. wahoo! Congrats, HUGE achievement! So great to see CBT in action, or successful, rather - always makes me happy, love it. You're a star.
    Heidi xo

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  19. I want to steal your cat please... cutest animal alive.
    Mads (immersedinme.blogspot.com)

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