I #BlameDrewsCancer for Telling Me I’m Fat
The guy on the left there? That’s my friend Drew. He has cancer.
And when I say friend, I don’t mean “we’re friends on Facebook”. We are, but he’s also a real friend. I miss talking to him when we don’t chat for a while, I want to know what’s up in his life, etc. We’re friends. In the very literal sense of the word.
Drew is helping to raise awareness for BeTheMatch.com and hoping that he can maybe find a donor for his own cure in the process. But I know Drew, and even if he didn’t find a donor, if he got 1 more person to sign up to be a donor, he’d be happy.
So I went, and I signed up. I entered all of the information and got myself ready to order a kit to be screened.
Then BAM! I got told by a website that I was too fat to be a bone marrow donor.
I’m too fat to help save my friend’s life.
What a kick in the junk that was.
I’ve always had problems with my weight, but I’...
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