replied to your post “in today’s episode of whining about things that aren’t that bad”

Papercuts SUCK! Worst thing about them is that they don’t bleed right away so you don’t notice until later. I don’t use Band-Aids much either, for reasons, but I also don’t work in a tattoo shop where cleanliness is an absolute MUST for business.

I checked it when it first happened, even squished my finger to make sure it wasn’t bleeding with pressure, but nothin’. So I started working again thinking it was nothing. Should’ve known better with a papercut. Those things are so different than other injuries. And they ITCH for SO LONG.

*whine whine* 😀

in today’s episode of whining about things that aren’t that bad

I got a papercut about two hours ago, and the stupid thing wouldn’t stop bleeding, but of course I didn’t realize it until I’d bled on several consent forms as I was inputting the data into the computer.

Thankfully I wasn’t helping any customers at the time or dealing with any of the supplies. Not that I have any diseases, but given the environment I’m in, bleeding isn’t a good thing for me or other people. Ugh.

Cleaned myself up and actually used a Band-Aid for a papercut. A PAPERCUT! I don’t even use Band-Aids when I get much deeper cuts and gouges. I don’t bleed a whole lot, they don’t bother me, and it stops much quicker exposed to air than beneath a bandage anyway, but yeah this time it didn’t wanna stop and I couldn’t bleed all over everything 🙂

mikkeneko: tinygaytracer: Here are some scientific facts about blood loss for all you psychopaths writers out there. This is actually very nice. I like the soda bottles as reference. (I remember when I was writing ‘Wizards of Ceres’ how I had to do a similar soda-bottle conversion to try to work out how much blood …