August 6, 2009

Bloodwork

I went to the walk-in clinic today because Dad thinks I have lyme disease. Mom brought the results from my last blood test, a year ago. The doctor at the clinic took one look at the test and said that I didn't have fifth disease when the test was taken.
"what?"
"No acute antibodies. Only immunity."
I was shocked. That meant that all last summer, something was wrong with me, but not what I thought.
It was probably lyme disease. Which I could have treated the first week and been fine the rest of the time. Gaaaahhhhh.

Oh, and I'll answer my first question. How do people have green eyes?
"Green eyes are the product of low to moderate amounts of melanin and probably represent the interaction of multiple variants within the OCA2 and in other genes, including perhaps the red-hair geneGreen eyes are the product of low to moderate amounts of melanin and probably represent the interaction of multiple variants within the OCA2 and in other genes, including perhaps the red-hair gene"

answer curtesy of wikipedia.
Oh, and I am now on vacation. Posts will be somewhat sporadic through the 24th.

3 comments:

Gretchen said...

wait...so you don't have lyme disease right??

have fun on vacation!!

ps
i wish i had green eyes...brown is so boring.

Julie said...

i used to think having green eyes was the most unique thing in the world, but a ton of people have them. anything gets old after a while.

won't it take a while to get results?

ditto to gretchen: have fun! where are you going?

vicky/bruney said...

hahahah I have both red hair and green eyes!